Stories in the Afternoon

Creative Coloring

The Artist's Garden at Vétheuil, 1881
Claude Monet 
French, 1840-1926
Oil on canvas
39-1/2 x 32 in. (100.3 x 81.3 cm)
The Norton Simon Foundation

Creative Coloring

Date: Sunday, January 26, 2014
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speaker: Staff Educator
Type: Stories in the Afternoon

Artists like Monet ignored conventional notions of color and chose to paint what they saw in nature, often with surprising results. Listen to a story about a little girl who learns this lesson for herself, and then let it inspire your own creatively colored landscape.


Meets in Entrance Gallery | Free with admission. This activity is designed for families with children ages 4–8. | No reservations needed