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Symposium 2023

La Sculpture: L’Art de la Séduction

All lectures will be in English.


To join the 2023 Symposium Patron Committee as a Patron or Grand Patron, please click here.

If you are interested in supporting the 2023 Symposium on the Arts of France as a Corporate Sponsor, please contact Conery Hoffman at [email protected].

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Lascivious Statues: Galatea’s Animation in Eighteenth-Century France
April 26 - With Alicia Caticha, Assistant Professor, the Department of Art History at Northwestern University.
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Camille Claudel: Art, Love, and the Battle for Independence
June 7 - With Emerson Bowyer, Searle Curator, Painting and Sculpture of Europe, at the Art Institute of …
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Grand Patrons

Virginia Bobins
Myriam Bransfield
Betsy H. Karp
Anne T. Krauss
Janis W. Notz
Betsey N. Pinkert
D. Elizabeth Price
Carole R. Sandner
Cheryl L. Sandner
Laraine P. Spector
Liz Stiffel
Mary K Swift
Nancy Traylor
Leslie Zentner


Elisabeth Adams
Mary H. Anderson
Lisa W. Bailey
Frances Blair
Suzette Bulley
Mary Ellen Connellan
Jean P. Elting
Annie Ergas
Libby Horn
Virginia B. Lawless
Judith Scholl Lee
Jeanne and Fred Lewin
John G. W. McCord
Suzanne C. McCormick
Donna P. McKinney
Carol Montag
Dr. Virginia Mullin
Jody E. Pelletiere
Lindsay Roberts and Richard Shepro
Diana M. Senior
Beth Smetana
Blair Thrush Lele
Margaret Abbott Trboyevic
H. Randolph and Nancy S. Williams

2023 symposium steering committee

Myriam Bransfield, Chair
Solange P. Brown
Gloria Gloom
Janis W. Notz
Betsey N. Pinkert
Mary K. Swift
Isabelle de la Vauvre