Los Angeles

The French Cultural Service office in Los Angeles 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: Arizona, Colorado, Nevada (S.), New Mexico, and Southern California. 

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.




"Music Without Borders" by Bridge to Everywhere

January 20, 2017 | 7:30 PM
Raymond Kabbaz Theater
January 20, 2017 | 7:30PM Come listen to the chamber ensemble, Bridge to Everywhere, perform their show Music Without Borders! This incredible performance features world premiere songs inspired by traditional music from around the world!


October 11, 2016 - January 22, 2017
Alyce de Roulet Williamson Gallery
October 11, 2016 - January 22, 2017 | Los Angeles UNCERTAINTY is a science-meets-art exhibit that will include work by nine artists, including French visual artist Marc Fichou. The artworks all have an element of mystery, and symbolize the human search for knowledge. You may remember Marc Fichou from his recent exhibit 'Outside-In.' Check out this cool event!

The Night of Ideas: 'Utopias'

January 26, 2017
Bergamot Station
January 26, 2017. As the new year opens, come hear leading speakers from different fields take over the night and reflect on the times we have and want to have in this exciting and cutting-edge event organized by the French Cultural Services in Los Angeles at Bergamot Station. This "Night of Ideas" will explore the theme of "utopias" with a wide-ranging program of intellectual debates with star thinkers such as Norman Klein, Achille Mbembe and performers like Prieur de la Marne! The night will give free reign to ideas, art, performances through a lively and profuse program which you do not want to miss! Be sure to be at Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, between 7 PM and 2 AM on January 26th, for this ground-breaking event!

Picasso Lithographs 1945–1960

October 14, 2016 - February 13, 2017
Norton Simon Museum
October 14, 2016 - February 13, 2017 Drawing on the Norton Simon Museum’s holdings of over 700 Picasso prints—among the deepest collections of its kind anywhere in the world— the exhibition 'States of Mind' focuses on a less well-known aspect of Picasso's work: his practice as a printmaker. Do not miss the opportunity to cast a new light on the father of cubism!

Bouchardon: Royal Artist of the Enlightenment

January 10 - April 2, 2017
The Getty Museum
January 10 - April 2, 2017 Come see the works of the incredible 18th century French artist Edme Bouchardon!

Dubuffet at the Hammer

January 29 - April 30, 2017
Hammer Museum
January 29 - April 30, 2017 Works by the leading French artist of the 20th century, Jean Dubuffet, will be on display at the Hammer this January!

Chapuisat Brothers recreate the Neutra House!

Neutra VDL House
February 2 - April 30, 2017 The Chapuisat Brothers are coming to Los Angeles! These two brothers are famed for their architectural styles and creations.

Picasso and Rivera at LACMA

December 4, 2016 – May 7, 2017
December 4, 2016 – May 7, 2017 'Picasso and Rivera: Conversations Across Time' at LACMA presents a cross-cultural dialogue on the works of Picasso and Rivera, two contemporary painters who were also two pillars of modernism, through their approach of antique sources.

Shock Wave: Japanese Fashion in Paris

September 11, 2016 – May 28, 2017
Denver Art Museum
September 11, 2016 – May 28, 2017 | Denver, Colorado Shock Wave: Japanese Fashion Design, 1980s–90s, shows work by Japanese designers who started a fashion revolution in Paris. The exhibition features 70 looks by powerhouse designers Issey Miyake, Kenzo Takada, Kansai Yamamoto, Yohji Yamamoto, Comme des Garçons, and Junya Watanabe, whose impact on fashion still resonates today.

Extra Concerts Happening NOW!

Various Times
Los Angeles

Various Times | Various Locations


French Corners At Book Stores

Book lovers will get their reading lists ready! Independent libraries across the United States and more specifically in Los Angeles (Book Soup) and Denver (Tattered Cover Book Store) will soon be providing curated "French Corners", designed to bring you the best of French and Francophone literature!
Cultural Service Consulate General of France Los Angeles

10390 Santa Monica Blvd.
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Los Angeles, CA 90025

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