Lecture/Film: Celebrating Meret Oppenheim

Celebrate Meret Oppenheim with a film screening and lecture.

Explore the life and artistic legacy of Swiss Surrealist Meret Oppenheim (1913–1985). The evening begins with the Washington, D.C., premiere of Meret Oppenheim—A Surrealist on Her Own Terms (56 minutes) by filmmaker Daniela Schmidt-Langels. The film is in German with English subtitles.

Following the screening, the artist’s niece, Lisa Wenger, speaks about “Meret Oppenheim, My Aunt.” A question-and-answer session with both Wenger and Schmidt-Langels concludes the evening.


Reservations are required. The event is free.

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Presented in partnership with the Embassy of Switzerland and in conjunction with Meret Oppenheim: Tender Friendships exhibition.

National Museum of Women in the Arts