Thursday Summer Fun

Helen Pashgian: Discovering New Materials

Untitled, 1969
Helen Pashgian 
American, 1934-
Cast sphere, clear polyester resin with insert of clear acrylic rod
7 in. diameter (17.8 cm)
Norton Simon Museum, Gift of the Artist

Helen Pashgian: Discovering New Materials

Date: Thursday, June 27, 2013
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Teacher: Staff Educator
Type: Thursday Summer Fun

Helen Pashgian was one of only a few women associated with a group of California minimalists known as the Light and Space artists. Her interest in the perception of light led her to experiment with new materials like glass and liquid plastics. Decorate your own plastic orb to hang in a sunny place.


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