Chicago


The French Cultural Service office in Chicago 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: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

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.


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events

CCN-Ballet de Lorraine in Minneapolis & Chicago

Feb 16 & Feb 18-19, 2017
Minneapolis & Chicago
Making its Midwest debut, CCN-Ballet de Lorrraine presents a wide-ranging program to celebrate Merce Cunningham's legacy and new contemporary French choreographers on Feb 16-19.
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Prokofiev's Ivan the Terrible with Gérard Depardieu

Feb 23 - Feb 25, 2017
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
French actor Gerard Depardieu narrates as the Chicago Symphony Orchestra & Chorus performs Prokofiev's “Ivan the Terrible.”
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Louisville 2017 French Film Festival

Feb 2 - 26, 2017
The Floyd Theater & Speed Art Museum
2017 French Film Festival in Louisville organized by the University of Louisville & Speed Art Museum.
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Milwaukee Festival of Films in French

Feb 17-26, 2017
UW-Milwaukee Union Theatre
2017 Milwaukee Festival of Films in French is presenting a special selection of 20 films in celebration of its 20th anniversary.
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Marcel Pagnol: City and Country

Feb 11 - March 1, 2017
Gene Siskel Film Center
From February 11 through March 1, the Gene Siskel Film Center presents “Marcel Pagnol: City and Country,” featuring the two most famous works associated with the French author/filmmaker.
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Kapwani Kiwanga: The Sum and its Parts

January 20 - March 12, 2017
Logan Art Center Chicago
For her first solo exhibition in the United States, Kiwanga presents a selection of newly commissioned work.
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Expo Chicago Announces 2017 French Curators | Florence Derieux & Katell Jaffrès

Expo Chicago, the International Exposition of Contemporary and Modern Art, announces Florence Derieux from Centre Pompidou as IN/SITU curator, as well as Katell Jaffrès from Palais de Tokyo for Hors Les Murs Exhibition in partnership with the Institut Français and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the US.
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Festival de la Francophonie 2017

March 1 - 28, 2017
Alliance Française Chicago

Fêtez le français avec le Mois de la Francophonie et la Semaine de la Langue Française, an annual worldwide initiative to highlight the French-speaking world and its cultural diversity!

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Ballet Biarritz in the Midwest!

March 25 - April 2, 2017
Northrop Auditorium
Malandain Ballet Biarritz makes their Midwest debut to present two works: the ethereal vision of Beauty and the Beast and Cinderella —unlike any other you have seen before.
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Kader Attia: Reflecting Memory

Jan 21 - April 16, 2017
Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art
Solo exhibtion by the internationally acclaimed French-Algerian artist Kader Attia at the Block Museum of Art-Northwestern University.
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Degas, Impressionism, and the Paris Millinery Trade

Feb 12 - May 7, 2017
Saint Louis Art Museum
A groundbreaking exploration of Edgar Degas' fascination with high-fashion hats and the young women who made them with key works by Degas that have never been exhibited in the US.
Cultural Service Consulate General of France Chicago

205 North Michigan Ave.
Suite 3710
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 327-5235

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