Stories in the Afternoon

Edgar Degas

Dancers in the Rotunda at the Paris Opera, 1895
Edgar Degas
French, 1834-1917
Oil on canvas
34-7/8 x 37-3/4 in. (88.6 x 95.9 cm)
Norton Simon Art Foundation

Edgar Degas

Date: Sunday, July 29, 2012
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speaker: Staff Educator
Type: Stories in the Afternoon

It’s not stretching the truth to say that Edgar Degas loved the ballet. Discover the beautiful dancers painted and sculpted by this artist, who was born in Paris in 1834. Using pipe cleaners, make your own sculptures based on the beautiful moves depicted by this beloved French artist. Recommended for children ages 4-8.

Meets in Entrance Gallery | Free with admission | No reservations needed