Date(s) - Oct 16
17:00 - 18:30

Presentations will be in French and English, and will be simultaneously translated into two languages.

On the occasion of the 30th anniversaries of both the Mona Bismarck American Center and the National Museum of Women in the Arts (Washington D.C.), NMWA Director Susan Fisher Sterling will introduce a round table discussion about the role of women artists in history and today. 

Joining the discussion will be Fabrice Hergott, Director of the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris; Camille Morineau, Co-founder
and President of AWARE (Archives of Women Artists, Research & Exhibitions); Floriane de Saint Pierre, businesswoman & art collector; and contemporary artist Elsa Sahal. Comparing the situation of women artists in France and in the United States, and recent initiatives to improve their visibility in public institutions and galleries, this panel will share key perspectives on this important subject. A reception will follow the event.

Moderator : THOMAS SCHLESSER, Directeur de la Fondation Hartung-Bergman et professeur d’histoire de l’art à l’École polytechnique.

10 €*
* Free: members of the Cercle du Mona Bismarck American Center and Les Amis du NMWA. Contact :