Family Art Night

Preparing for the Journey

The Flight into Egypt, c. 1544-45
Jacopo Bassano (Jacopo da Ponte)
Italian, 1510-1592
Oil on canvas
framed: 60-5/8 x 90 in. (154.0 x 228.6 cm); canvas: 48-1/2 x 77-1/4 in. (123.2 x 196.2 cm)
Norton Simon Art Foundation

Preparing for the Journey

Date: Friday, September 27, 2013
Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Teacher: Staff Educator
Type: Family Art Night

The artist Jacopo Bassano was well known for his rich paintings of biblical scenes. His picture The Flight into Egypt is a wonderful example of his ability to tell stories through art. Mary, the Christ Child and Joseph make their way through unknown territory, guided by an angel. Create and decorate a paper bag basket to take on your next family trip.


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