Family Flag Fans

Family Flag Fans

Titian (Tiziano Vecellio, Italian, c. 1488/90–1576), Portrait of a Lady in White, c. 1561, Oil on canvas, Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Photo: Elke Estel/ Hans-Peter Klut

DATE:
TIME:
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
SPEAKER:
Educator

Look at Titian’s Lady in White and gather inspiration from her Renaissance flag fan to create your modern-day version of a rotating flag fan as a family.

EVENT DETAILS

Fee:
Free with admission. This drop-in activity is designed for families with children ages 4–10.
Location:
Meets in Entrance Gallery
No reservations needed

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