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.




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!

Abdellah Taïa in conversation about his novel Infidels

April 12, 2017 | 7:15 PM
Library Foundation of Los Angeles
April 12, 2017 | Los Angeles. In conversation with poet Steven Reigns, writer Abdellah Taïa will present his latest work: Infidels. Come over to Mark Taper's Auditorium to hear the meaning and the thoughts interwoven in the works's moving lyricism and heart-felt energy. Moroccan

Offenbach at the LA Opera

March 25 - April 15, 2017
LA Opera
March 25 - April 15, 2017 | Los Angeles. The sensational drama written by Jacques Offenbach, The Tales of Hoffmann, is coming to the LA Opera! This sensational tale is performed by a spectacular crew of performers including Diana Damrau and Tenor Vittorio Grigolo. Tickets are available now for this notable performance that you do not want to miss!

French artists at Coachella 2017

April 14 - 23, 2017 | Various Times
Empire Polo Club
April 14 - 23, 2017 | Indio. French artists at Coachella? Hooray ! This year's Californian music extravaganza will be its usual, amazingly spectacular self with promising performances by world-known musicians such as Beyonce, Radiohead, Kendrick Lamar, and Empire of the Sun. However, the stage will also be making room for French musicians! The excitement and anticipation is mounting for this yearly music festival as evidenced by the few tickets left available - order soon!

Links: Mambo Solo Exhibition

March 25 - April 23, 2017
Fabian Castanier Gallery
March 25 - April 23, 2017 | Los Angeles. As their first 2017 Fabian Castanier Los Angeles Gallery presents a special solo exhibition titled "Links", centered around the wildly fun and innovative French-street artist, Mambo. Opening reception on March 25 from 6 - 9 PM.

D'Arcangelo & Asher at the MAK Center

March 23 - April 23, 2017
MAK Center for Art and Architecture at the Mackey Garage Top
March 23 - April 23, 2017 | Los Angeles. With the support of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in Los Angeles, Simon Leung, Sébastien Pluot and Dean Inkster present an exhibition dedicated to Michael Asher and Christopher D'Arcangelo, You May Add or Substract From the Work at the MAK Center for Art and Architecture.

Genocides of the 20th Century Exhibition

January 24 - April 27, 2017
Scottsdale Community College
The exhibition, Genocides of the 20th Century is currently being presented at Scottsdale Community College in Arizona. Created and made possible by the Mémorial de la Shoah in Paris, this presentation seeks to bring together three of the most remembered genocides of the twentieth century - the Armenians of the Ottoman Empire, the Jews of Europe, and the Rwandan Tutsis - in order to not only heighten awareness of their effects in today's world, but also to pay homage to its lasting memory.

Lita Albuquerque and Desert X 2017

February 25 - April 30, 2017 | Coachella Valley (Palm Springs, Palm Desert Indio)
February 25 - April 30, 2017 | Palm Springs, Palm Desert & Indio. The Coachella Valley and its surreal desert landscape serves as medium to several artist as part of the Desert >< project. Featured artists include Will Boone, Claudia Comte, and Amanda Lerma.

Barrada & Boltanski in I Remember Not Remembering

February 11 - April 30, 2017 | Scottsdale
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art
February 11 - April 3 | Scottsdale. The current exhibition at Scottsdale Museum of Art brings together twelve internationally renowned who make art out of remembrance. In a show of multiple mediums, the viewer is encouraged to engage and rediscover the art of remembrance of things past, as Marcel Proust reminds us.

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!

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.
Cultural Service Consulate General of France Los Angeles

10390 Santa Monica Blvd.
Suite 410
Los Angeles, CA 90025

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