Thursday Summer Fun

Raised Surfaces

Branchini Madonna, 1427
Giovanni di Paolo
Italian, 1403-1482
Tempera and gold leaf on panel
72 x 39 in. (182.9 x 99.1 cm)
The Norton Simon Foundation
F.1978.01.P
© 2014 The Norton Simon Foundation

Raised Surfaces

Date: Thursday, July 10, 2014
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speaker: Educator
Type: Thursday Summer Fun

Whole workshops of artists once worked to create the intricate gold patterns found in the Museum’s 15th-century Italian paintings. Using slightly simpler methods, make your own metallic work of art with raised surfaces and intricate patterns of your own design.


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