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Virtual Roanoke STEAM Day

Friday, October 23, 2020

Celebrate Science, Technology , Engineering, Arts and Math virtually with Roanoke STEAM Day on Friday, October 23!

Area museums and organizations - including the Taubman - are partnering together to offer a fun and engaging way to get students excited about learning.

Did you know that the Taubman is home to one of the largest full-length portraits ever painted by the renowned artist John Singer Sargent? It's titled Portrait of Norah Gribble, and is on view in the exhibition Outside Eyes: New Perspectives on the Collection.

Check out the videos and images below to learn more about this painting - including the mystery hidden beneath the top coat of paint! - then download the activity sheets to create your own masterpieces. And don't forget to visit the Museum soon to see Norah for yourself in person!



Download the Portrait of Norah Gribble Coloring Sheet by clicking on this line!

Download the Grid for Portrait of Norah Gribble by clicking on this line!



John Singer Sargent (American, 1856-1925), Portrait of Norah Gribble, 1888, Oil on canvas, Acquired with funds provided by the Horace G. Fralin Charitable Trust, 2000.021