Stories in the Afternoon

Performing Arts

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
M.1968.25.P

Performing Arts

Date: Sunday, September 29, 2013
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speaker: Staff Educator
Type: Stories in the Afternoon

Artist Edgar Degas was fascinated by dancers and performers. He visited dance schools and the ballet in order to capture ballerinas in action. Listen to stories of aspiring performers, and spend some time drawing the dancers from Degas’s sculptures and paintings.


Meets in Entrance Gallery | Free with admission. This activity is designed for families with children ages 4–8. | No reservations needed