Sarah Bernhardt: The Art of High Drama


Wednesday, May 22 at 11:30 a.m.
Individual Lecture Tickets: $45
54 W Chicago Ave

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Coffee at 11:00 a.m., lecture at 11:30 a.m.

Dubbed "the greatest actress of the Western world," Sarah Bernhardt graced global stages and screens for well over half a century.

Writer, performer, and curator, Carol Ockman is the Robert Sterling Clark Professor of Art at Williams College. Her focus is modern and contemporary art with special interests in the body, trauma, and live performance. Ms. Ockman was Curator of the eponymous award-winning exhibition (Jewish Museum, New York, 2005-6) Sarah Bernhardt: The Art of High Drama.

The Symposium on the Arts of France is not only a museum quality lecture program at the Alliance, it provides funding for our Cultural, Educational and Outreach programming each year.