Family Art Night

The Art of Building

The Piazzetta, Venice, Looking North, early 1730s
Giovanni Antonio Canal called Canaletto
Italian, 1697-1768
Oil on canvas
29-7/8 x 47-1/8 in. (75.9 x 119.7 cm)
The Norton Simon Foundation
F.1964.2.P

The Art of Building

Date: Friday, May 17, 2013
Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Teacher: Staff Educator
Type: Family Art Night

Canaletto and Giovanni Pannini were known for their paintings of Italian cityscapes. Both artists had a profound admiration for architecture, and they created images of famous landmarks found throughout Italy. Explore paintings of old Venice and design a unique building of your own.


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