Family Art Night

Creature Companions

Aldrovandi Dog, c. 1625
Giovanni Francesco Barbieri called Guercino
Italian, 1591-1666
Oil on canvas
44 x 68-1/4 in. (111.8 x 173.4 cm)
The Norton Simon Foundation
F.1984.2.P

Creature Companions

Date: Friday, June 07, 2013
Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Teacher: Staff Educator
Type: Family Art Night

From loyal dogs to curious cats, animals have long provided companionship to humans. Explore the galleries and discover how artists like Jacopo Bassano depicted animal companions. Pick your favorite creature, and make a puppet to take home.


Meets in Entrance Gallery | Free with admission. This activity is designed for families with children ages 4-10. | No reservations needed