Female visitor looking up at a roughly 20 foot tall carved cedar sculpture.
Ursula von Rydingsvard, For Natasha, 2015; Cedar and graphite, 9 ft. 1 in. x 6 ft. 7 in. x 3 ft. 6 in.; ©Ursula von Rydingsvard, Courtesy of Galerie Lelong & Co.; Photo by Michael Bodycomb

Related Programs and Events

Opening Party

MAR 21 2019

7:30–9:30 p.m. Enjoy a first look at the exhibition, behind-the-scenes spotlight tours, and light refreshments.

Firsthand Experience Workshops

APR 13 2019 Collage
MAY 25 2019 Making and Sculpting Paper

9:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. Join us for hands-on workshops inspired by The Contour of Feeling. Reservations required, price per workshop.

Film: Ursula von Rydingsvard

MAY 01 2019

6:30–9 p.m. Join us for the Washington, D.C. preview of the feature documentary by Daniel Traub and Ken Kobland. Reservations required. 

Ursula von Rydingsvard: The Contour of Feeling is organized by The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, and guest curator Mark Rosenthal. 

Ursula von Rydingsvard: The Contour of Feeling is supported by the National Endowment for the Arts; Heidi and Tom McWilliams; Agnes Gund; Harvey S. Shipley Miller, the Shipley Miller Foundation; the Arcadia Foundation; Barbara B. and Theodore R. Aronson; the Maxine and Stuart Frankel Foundation; Katie Adams Schaeffer and Tony Schaeffer; Maja Paumgarten and John Parker; The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts; ForGood Fund; Henry S. McNeil; Constance H. Williams; Jill and Sheldon Bonovitz; Tony and Lynn Hitschler; and Anonymous Donors.

Presentation of the exhibition at NMWA is made possible by RBC Wealth Management and City National Bank, an anonymous donor, Sue J. Henry and Carter G. Phillips Exhibition Fund, Clara M. Lovett, Share Fund, Bloomberg Philanthropies, and Galerie Lelong & Co.


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