Family Day

The Language of Flowers

Vase of Flowers, 1880-1881
Paul Cézanne
French, 1839-1906
Oil on canvas
18-1/2 x 21-3/4 in. (47.0 x 55.2 cm)
The Norton Simon Foundation

The Language of Flowers

Date: Saturday, September 14, 2013
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Teacher: Staff Educator
Type: Family Day

The Museum has a rich collection of flowers in the gardens as well as in the artwork that fills the galleries. Examine how such artists as Courbet, Fantin-Latour and Cézanne expressed the beauty of flowers through paintings. Create your own floral composition inspired by the works of the masters.


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