Degas in Motion
- 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm
- Mariko Tu
Edgar Degas was a keen observer of movement. He often went to the racetrack in Longchamp and carefully examined photographs of horses in motion by Eadweard Muybridge. Examine Horse Galloping on Right Foot and create a sculpture in movement using wire and Sculpey.
- This one-hour program for middle school students (ages 11–14) is free.
- Meets in Entrance Gallery
Tours & Talks:
Join us for an evening exploring the work of Degas. Interact with the Museum’s staff to learn about Degas’s technique as a sculptor, painter and printmaker through the works on view in Taking Shape: Degas as Sculptor as well as in the Museum’s 19th-century galleries. Sketch dancers like Degas did, or work alongside fellow artists to create your own sculptures. End the evening listening to pop-up musical performances in the galleries. MORE INFO