Family Day


Beauregard Madonna, c. 1455
Attributed to Desiderio da Settignano
Italian, 1429–1464
White Carrara marble
20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
The Norton Simon Foundation
© 2014 The Norton Simon Foundation


Date: Saturday, August 16, 2014
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speaker: Educator
Type: Family Day

From the smooth surfaces of 15th-century Italian marbles to the intricate depiction of jewelry and flowing drapery in South Asian bronzes, a variety of surfaces and textures can be found in the Museum’s sculpture collection. With these artworks as inspiration, use different tools and materials to create a variety of patterns and textures in a sculpture of your very own.

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