• Events
Nov 16
French Film Director Euzhan Palcy in Houston The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston 1001 Bissonnet St Houston, TX 77005
Nov 14
Lyonel Trouillot 4654 N Racine Ave, Chicago, IL 60640
The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales at MoMI Museum of the Moving Image - Redstone Theater 36-01 35 Avenue (at 37 Street) Astoria, NY 11106

Press Room

  • 11 Innovative Young Culture-Focused French Startups come to New York and Montreal for Le Créative Lab North America, 5th edition
    This month the French Embassy, in partnership with Business France, will conduct the fifth annual Le Créative Lab North America, an incubator program for highly innovative French startups with a focus on the arts and culture. The program aims to help these young companies build lasting connections in the US and Canada. 
  • Bill McKibben Curates Festival Albertine 2019
    The Cultural Services of the French Embassy and Albertine Books, the singular bookshop and cultural center operated by the French Embassy in New York, today announce celebrated author and environmentalist Bill McKibben as the curator of the sixth annual Festival Albertine, centered on climate chaos, and the race to prevent civilization-scale collapse (November 8-10). McKibben will lead prominent thinkers, politicians, activists, artists, and authors from across the U.S., France, and the francophone world in discussions and debates about environmental justice, what we eat and how we grow it, whether local governments can step into the policymaking void, how we can get people to care about climate change, and more. The weekend-long Festival Albertine 2019 exemplifies Albertine Books’ commitment to intellectual exchange between French-speaking cultures and America.
  • The French Embassy & FACE Foundation present Brooklyn Falls for France
    This fall, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and FACE Foundation, in partnership with 17 Brooklyn venues, will inaugurate Brooklyn Falls for France, a cross-disciplinary Francophone cultural season running from September 18, 2019, to February 1, 2020, and featuring 26 projects including seven American premieres.  
  • 'Fly Away With Books’ a New Series of Creative Workshops for Children just Launched
    The Cultural Services of the French Embassy launches Fly Away with Books, a four-day festival that aims to (re)introduce children of all backgrounds to the unique pleasures of reading.
  • Négar Djavadi’s Disoriental Wins 2019 Albertine Prize
    Disoriental, Négar Djavadi’s novel that explores the epic journey of a family over three generations between Teheran and Paris; was named winner of the Albertine Prize 2019, co-presented by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and Van Cleef & Arpels.
  • 2019 Films on the Lake in Chicago Parks Series Unveiled
    Films on the Lake, the free outdoor French film festival produced annually in Chicago parks by the Cultural Services at the Consulat General of France and Chicago Park District as part of Movies in the Parks, announces this year’s line-up for its 4th edition taking place from June 21 to July 16, 2019.
  • Cupid on Loan at The Met for Another 10 Years
    The Cultural services of the French Embassy and The Metropolitan Museum of Art announce the renewal of a loan agreement pertaining to one of the earliest known works by Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475–1564) that is also his sole marble sculpture on view at a museum in North America. Originally loaned to The Met in 2009 for a 10-year period, Cupid will remain at the Museum for another decade.
  • Oui Design 2019 Returns to New York City this May
    Oui Design is returning to WantedDesign New York for a fourth edition. This year, it will present several sets of collaborative projects from May 10-22, 2019 at NYCxDesign: Transatlantic Creative Exchange, returning on popular demand, Design Education, focusing on design at an academic level and Game ChangeHer, shedding light on female designers. These projects simultaneously bring together designers from France and the US while exploring new methods of production at the intersection of design, art, and craft.