Family Day

A Monkey Celebration

Exotic Landscape, 1910
Henri Rousseau (French, 1844–1910)
Oil on canvas
The Norton Simon Foundation
© The Norton Simon Foundation

A Monkey Celebration

Date: Saturday, February 06, 2016
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speaker: Educator
Type: Family Day

In 2016, Chinese New Year begins the year of the monkey, a very auspicious year. Monkeys are witty, smart, inventive and have a fun personality. How might you describe the monkeys in Henri Rousseau’s Exotic Landscape? Share what you see, and make a paper-bag monkey puppet or another animal puppet of your choice.

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