Thursday Summer Fun

Indian and Southeast Asian Collection: Sculpting Workshop

Altarpiece with Multiple Jinas
India, Rajasthan or Gujarat, c. 1500
The Norton Simon Foundation
F.1975.17.22.S

Indian and Southeast Asian Collection: Sculpting Workshop

Date: Thursday, August 01, 2013
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speaker: Staff Educator
Type: Thursday Summer Fun

Many of the sculptures in the Norton Simon’s Indian and Southeast Asian collection were created in ancient workshops by groups of artists. These handcrafted objects depict religious narratives belonging to three of the region’s principal religions: Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism. Work alongside other artists as you sculpt a masterpiece inspired by works in the Asian galleries.


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