Year of the Rat
Ganesha with Siddhi and Buddhi, 1164, India: Madhya Pradesh, rust colored sandstone, The Norton Simon Foundation
- 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
January 25 marks the beginning of the Year of the Rat; in celebration of the Chinese New Year, view a sculpture that includes the elephant-headed god Ganesha’s vehicle, a rat, which symbolizes Ganesha’s ability to overcome obstacles of all sizes. Then create a small stuffed animal toy of your choice as a reminder that you can overcome anything.
- Free with museum admission. This activity is designed for families with children ages 4–10.
- No reservations needed.
- Meets in Entrance Gallery