The French Cultural Service office in Boston develops cultural and educational projects and initiatives. Under the direction of the French Ambassador to the United States and the Cultural Advisor in New York, its mandate is to promote and sustain high-spirited exchanges between the most promising French and American artists, writers, thinkers and educators in the jurisdiction: Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. 

Programs, projects or initiatives benefitting from the support of the Cultural Office, in conjunction with the Embassy of France in the United States are usually also supported by the non-profit partner FACE and Institut Francais.




Trio SR9 present Corporels in Boston

May 27th, 2017, from 10AM to 4PM
Institute of Contemporary Art - Boston
TRIO SR9 present Corporels during a program of performances and workshops in Boston.

French Flicks in May!

All throughout May!
Brattle Theatre (and other venues)
There are plenty of opportunities to see French films in theaters throughout the month of May all across New England!

No Limits: Zao Wou-Ki at Colby College Museum of Art

February 4th - June 4th, 2017
Colby College Museum of Art
No Limits: Zao Wou-Ki is the first retrospective of the work of Zao Wou-Ki (1920–2013) in the United States, and the first museum exhibition of his work in the U.S. in nearly a half-century.

5e Webinaire de l'Université de Franche-Comté

Jeudi 15 juin, de 16h00 à 17h30 (Eastern time)
Université de Franche-Comté
Les Services Culturels de l'Ambassade de France aux États-Unis et le Centre de Linguistique Appliquée – CLA – de l’Université de Franche-Comté, sont heureux de vous annoncer le deuxième webinaire de l’année scolaire 2016-2017.

Boston Early Music Festival

June 11-18, 2017
Cutler Majestic Theatre at Emerson College
The 19th biennal Boston Early Music Festival will start from June 11-18, 2017, to promote early music through a variety of diverse programs and activities in Boston.

French New Wave Class at the Coolidge Corner Theatre

Tuesday at 6:45pm May 30 - June 27 (5 sessions)
Coolidge Corner Theatre
More than half a century after its heyday, the French New Wave remains the most influential film movement in the history of cinema. French Connections: The New Wave looks back to a selection of innovative and engaging movies made within or directly drawing on the movement.

Matisse in the studio at the MFA

April 9th – July 9th, 2017
Ann and Graham Gund Gallery at the MFA
Inspired by the original museography of the Matisse Museum in Nice, “Matisse in the Studio” is the first major international exhibition to examine the importance of Matisse’s personal collection of objects, offering unprecedented insight into the great artist’s creativity.

The Complete Jean Renoir: a retrospective at the Harvard Film Archive

June 9th - September 1st, 2017
Harvard Film Archive
Throughout the summer, the Harvard Film Archive will screen Jean Renoir's works. A unique occasion for cinema lovers to (re)discover this major figure, not only in French cinema but also internationally.

See the French Film "Elle" in Theaters Near You!

Don't miss this opportunity to see the new French film Elle, a psychological thriller about a young woman seeking to reclaim her life after a traumatic event in her past. This film will be shown at the West Newton Cinema and Merrill's Roxy Theatre, but don't wait long because this film won't be in theatres forever!

2016 ACTFL Convention

In November, four members of the French Embassy's Cultural Services presented at the 2016 American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Annual Convention and World Languages Expo, in Boston, Massachusetts.

Rendez-Vous at Moscou by Jean Claude Redonnet at PortFringe Theater Festival

June 22 at 6:30pm, June 24 at 10pm and June 25 at 3pm
Geno's Rock Club
A true story about war and memory represented as a Greek tragedy for our time. One morning of February 1917, two soldiers, Redonnet's grand-father and his brother-in-law find themselves face-to-face at an intersection of front trenches. A complete surprise.
Cultural Service Consulate General of France in Boston

31 St James Avenue
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Boston, MA 02116
(617) 832 4460

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