San Francisco

The French Cultural Service office in San Francisco 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: Northern California, Oregon, Washington, Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Utah, Northern Nevada, Alaska and Hawaii.

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.



Rameau: The Temple of Glory

April 29, 2017
Zellerbach Hall
Philarmonia Baroque Orchestra

The Albertine Prize

Ongoing - April 30, 2017
United States
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Hélène Berr: A Stolen Life

March 1, 2017 - April 30, 2017
Northwest Reno Library
An exhibition based on the journal written by a young Jewish French woman

Stéphanie Solinas: Identité at FraenkelLAB

March 31, 2017 - May 13, 2017

Fraenkel Lab is pleased to present "Identité", the first US exhibition of the French artist Stéphanie Solinas from March


Not Reconciled: The Cinema of Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet

January 26, 2017 - May 14, 2017
A retrospective of Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet's work

Peter Brook's "Battlefield"

April 26, 2017 - May 21, 2017
American Conservatory Theater
"A production of stunning beauty"

Writing Residency in San Francisco: Martin Winckler has been selected by the jury!

Writing Residency in San Francisco: Martin Winckler has been selected by the jury!

TV5 Monde channels now on Sling TV

TV5MONDE has entered into an agreement with one of the leading streaming providers in the United States: Sling TV.

Monet: The Early Years

February 25, 2017 - May 29, 2017
Legion of Honor
The first major US exhibition devoted to the initial phase of Claude Monet's career.

SFMOMA: Matisse/Diebenkorn

March 11, 2017 - May 29, 2017
The first major exhibition to explore the profound inspiration Richard Diebenkorn found in the work of Henri Matisse.

Marc Johnson | YúYú

April 14, 2017 - June 30, 2017
Manetti Shrem Museum
Presented in collaboration with the Kramlich Collection
Cultural Service Consulate General of France San Francisco

88 Kearny Street, Suite 600
San Francisco, CA 94108

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