Family Day

Ganesh's Sweet Tooth

Ganesha, c. 950-1000
India: Tamil Nadu, 925-1025
Bronze
16 x 8-1/2 in. (40.6 x 21.6 cm)
The Norton Simon Foundation

Ganesh's Sweet Tooth

Date: Saturday, March 16, 2013
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speaker: Staff Educator
Type: Family Day

The Hindu deity Ganesh is known for having a sweet tooth. Recognized throughout Asia as the overcomer of obstacles, he is often depicted holding a bowl of sweets, which represents his love for the delightful things in life. Decorate a small bowl to enjoy your favorite treats or to share them with others.


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