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Sarah Bernhardt

View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

5 Fast Facts: Sarah Bernhardt

Posted: May 26, 2021
Category: Sarah Bernhardt
Impress your friends with five fast facts about actor and artist Sarah Bernhardt (1844–1923), whose sculpture Après la tempête (After the Storm) (ca. 1876) is in NMWA's collection.
A sepia-toned photograph of a light-skinned woman dressed opulently in a beaded and patterned gown and wearing a beaded, luxurious headpiece.

Allons-y! Exploring Francophone Sculpture in NMWA’s Collection

Posted: May 6, 2019
Category: Sarah Bernhardt
Visitors from the Young Women’s Francophone Meetup Group explored the collection galleries to learn more about Francophone women artists while practicing their French. The group found common threads among three...

The Contour of an Artist: Ursula von Rydingsvard’s Beginnings

Posted: May 1, 2019
Category: Sarah Bernhardt
For Ursula von Rydingsvard, sculpture is personal—a way to heal and process her innermost feelings. But it is also a way to connect to the outside world, to engage people...