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.




MythoErotics at Boite Noire Gallery

Until February 24, 2017
Boite Noire Gallery
Until February 24, 2017 | Los Angeles. The MythoErotics exhibition is still going on at Boite Noire Gallery by artists Diane and Theodore. Don't miss out on this enchanting chance to explore the diverse degrees to which beings correlate, manifested through a series of prisms of erotism and mythology.

Hélène Grimaud & the LA Phil

February 24 - 26, 2017 | Various times
Walt Disney Concert Hall
February 24 - 26, 2017. World renowned pianist Hélène Grimaud will be performing with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra and conductor James Gaffigan at the Walt Disney Concert Hall. Her program will focus on Brahm's powerful Second Piano Concerto, continue to James Matheson's latest orchestral piece and finish with Ravel's sensual second suite.

Brahm's, A Quintet of Love

March 5, 2017 | 4:00 PM
Le Salon de Musiques
March 5, 2017 | 4:00 PM | Los Angeles. A masterpiece of Chamber Music, Le Salon de Musiques presents the next concert of their season, Brahm's, A Quintet of Love. This particular performance honors four genius European masters - Johannes Brahms, Max Bruch, Eric Zeisl, and Julius Rontgen. Performed in an intimate and cozy setting, this performance is sure to be one of the greatest Le Salon de Musiques has hosted yet!

Van Gogh's 'Bedroom'

Until March 6, 2017
Norton Simon Museum
Until March 6, 2017 | Pasadena. On loan from the Art Institute of Chicago, the Norton Simon Museum presents the exhibition entitled "Van Gogh's 'Bedroom'". A symbol of the artist's relationship with France, and his growing solitude as a struggling artist looking for acceptance in the competitive art market, 'Bedroom' not only marks Van Gogh's growing popularity as an artist, but also his delicate mastery that welcomes the rupture between French Impressionism towards the future.

Sacred/Profane at M.E.C.

March 6, 2017 | 8:00 PM
Monday Evening Concerts
March 6, 2017 | 8:00 PM | Los Angeles. Well into the third concert of the season, M.E.C. presents two beautiful programs of the composers, Michael Pisaro and Guillaume de Machaut. Using a combination of instruments to produce their works, both composers touch upon the delicacy of classical music, despite their diverging styles.

LACMA Talk on Cubism

March 11, 2017 | 2:00 PM
LACMA Bing Theater
March 11, 2017 | Los Angeles. Stop by the LACMA on Saturday afternoon for a very special talk on Cubism's influence across the globe. The talk, entitled "Cubism's Audience and Interpretation, Paris to Mexico City," will explore a selection of Cubist paintings, pondering possible meanings and different ways to view these works that appear to progressively head into the direction of abstraction.

Tchami on tour!

March 7 - 12, 2017
Various Locations
Mark your calendars to catch Tchami during his tour in Colorado, Nevada and California! You'll be in for a thrilling show by the renowned Parisian DJ and producer!

Thibaudet with the LA Phil

March 17 & 18, 2017 | 8:00 PM
Walt Disney Concert Hall
March 17 & 18, 2017 | Los Angeles. One of the greatest pianist for over three decades, Jean-Yves Thibaudet is coming to the LA Phil! Having performed across several countries, as well as producing over 50 notable albums, Thibaudet magnificently continues to move the spirit of audiences.

Malandain Ballet Biarritz performances

March 18, 20, & 22, 2017
San Diego Civic Theater
Deeply linked with the concept of "Ballet" as an aesthetic movement, Malandain Ballet Biarritz has created some of the most exquisite works of today's contemporary world, celebrating sensuality and humanity. Don't miss the remarkably choreographed 'The Beauty and the Beast' and 'Cinderella', adapted in musical form, a promisingly wonderful show.

Séverine Ballon playing at M.E.C.

March 27, 2017 | 8:00 PM
Monday Evening Concerts
March 27, 2017 | 8:00 PM | Los Angeles. Presenting their third installation of its "New Voices" series, Monday Evening Concerts will be featuring several notable avant-garde musicians. Amongst these incredible artists will be the brilliant French cellist, Séverine Balon. Get your tickets soon as they are going fast!

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!
Cultural Service Consulate General of France Los Angeles

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

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