Portraits in Polaroid: Word as Image
Mike Mandel (American, b. 1950), Mike Mandel, 1975, ink on paper, Norton Simon Museum, Gift of Calvin and Wendy Stewart, © Mike Mandel
- 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
- Hanna Meshell
In this workshop, learn how to collage a dynamic piece that celebrates your identity using both photography and text. With artist and educator Hanna Meshell, closely examine select works in the exhibition Word as Image. Then, using those works as inspiration, take Polaroid photographs and combine them with text and other materials to design your own compelling composition.
- This class is designed for children ages 9–13. Space is limited to 15 participants. All materials are provided.
- Free with Museum admission; advance registration is required. Please use the register button.
- Meets in Entrance Gallery
Tours & Talks:
Consider the relationship between language and image through a guided tour of text-based works in the Word as Image exhibition and the permanent collection. With a Museum educator, explore how artists such as Pablo Picasso and Ed Ruscha place text at the center of their compositions. MORE INFO