• Events
DANCE: The School for Temporary Liveness Philadelphia Art Alliance University of the Arts 251 S. 18th st., Philadelphia, PA
Sep 25
Authors on Tour
An Evening with Scholastique Mukasonga Albertine 972 Fifth Avenue New York, United States
Sep 19
Jean-Baptiste Del Amo Politics and Prose Bookstore at Union Market, 1270 5th St NE, Washington DC 20002

Press Room

  • '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.
  • New Podcast: The Thing About France
    For the first time ever, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy will release a bi-weekly podcast, The Thing About France, in which Bénédicte de Montlaur, Cultural Counselor to the United States, will interview distinguished American cultural figures with notable connections to France about their experiences in both countries. 
  • 2019 Films on the Green Program Unveiled
    Films on the Green, the free outdoor French film festival announces this year’s line-up for its 12th edition that will focus on female directors in French and Francophone cinema through a selection of 13 movies. From May 31st to September 3rd, Films on the Green will screen films around New York City, with one screening in Fort Lee, New Jersey.   
  • Public Solidarity Concerts for Notre-Dame de Paris in the US
    To celebrate the spiritual and cultural significance of Notre-Dame de Paris in the world, the French Embassy in the United States has organized a series of concerts in New York City (April 26), Washington DC (April 26), San Francisco (April 29), and New Orleans (May 5), offering the opportunity to come together around this drama and to reflect on the importance of world heritage and culture.  In the spirit of French-American friendship, each concert will be held at an American Cathedral and will feature a French organist.