Family Day

Dress the Part

Portrait of a Lady, 1641
Johannes Corneliszoon Verspronck
Dutch, 1606/9–1662
Oil on canvas
The Norton Simon Foundation
© 2012 The Norton Simon Foundation

Dress the Part

Date: Saturday, May 17, 2014
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speaker: Staff Educator
Type: Family Day

Looking through the paintings and sculptures in the Museum’s galleries, one can find a wide range of costumes, from suits of armor to fancy frocks. Taking these as inspiration, design a costume of your own using collage and drawing.


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