Atget's Paris

Atget's Paris

Eugène Atget (French, 1856–1927), Eclipse, 1912, printed 1956 by Berenice Abbott from Atget's negative, toned gelatin silver print, Norton Simon Museum, Gift of Mr. Shirley C. Burden, in memory of Flobelle Fairbanks Burden

DATE:
TIME:
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
SPEAKER:
Educator

Eugène Atget is known for his photographs documenting the city of Paris in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Take a closer look at his photographs of small tradesmen, individuals whose way of life was coming to an end with the birth of the modern city.

EVENT DETAILS

Fee:
The program is free with admission and limited to 20 participants.
Details:
Please sign up at the Information Desk no later than 15 minutes prior to each session.
Location:
Meets in Entrance Gallery

Related Events

CANCELLED: Toulouse-Lautrec and the Stars of Paris

Lectures:

CANCELLED: Toulouse-Lautrec and the Stars of Paris

*This lecture has been cancelled. MORE INFO

Filming Paris in Pasadena: A Teen Arts Filmmaking Workshop

Family, Youth & Teens:

Filming Paris in Pasadena: A Teen Arts Filmmaking Workshop

Paris may be 5,633 miles away, but students can still make minimovies set in France by filming on the Museum’s grounds. Taking inspiration from the exhibition By Day & by Night: Paris in the Belle Époque, filmmaking instructor Kim Adelman demonstrates storytelling shortcuts and in-camera techniques before leading teams of teens armed with iPads to shoot two-minute adventures set in the French capital. MORE INFO

Paris in the Belle Époque

Special Events:

Paris in the Belle Époque

Paris comes to Pasadena in a lively evening program focused on the exhibition By Day & by Night: Paris in the Belle Époque. Throughout the evening, enjoy live music in the galleries, art-making activities for visitors of all ages, French-themed food and wine for sale in the café and more. MORE INFO