Family Day

Defining Movement

Little Dancer, Aged Fourteen, 1878-81
Edgar Degas
French, 1834-1917
copper alloy
37-5/8 x 13-3/16 x 9-15/16 in. (95.6 x 33.5 x 25.2 cm)
Norton Simon Art Foundation

Defining Movement

Date: Saturday, December 08, 2012
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Teacher: Staff Educator
Type: Family Day

Study the Museum’s collection of bronze sculptures by Edgar Degas, and then sculpt your own piece using lightweight, mess-free modeling clay. Add tissue-paper clothing or hair ribbons to your sculpture in the style of Degas’s famous "Little Dancer, Aged Fourteen," 1878.

Recommended for for families with children ages 4–10.


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