SEPTEMBER 29, 2016

French-American Jazz Exchange Grantees Announced

By French Culture

FACE Foundation and Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation have just announced the 2016-2017 French-American Jazz Exchange (FAJE) program grantees. The program is designed to foster the creative and professional development of jazz artists from both countries through their collaborative investigation of artistic practice and exposure to new audiences, musical concepts, and professional relationships.

SEPTEMBER 28, 2016

Pierre Huyghe, Winner of the 2017 Nasher Prize

By FRENCH CULTURE HOUSTON

The Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas, TX announces French artist Pierre Huyghe as the winner of the 2017 Nasher Prize. In its second year, the $100,000 Nasher Prize is the most ambitious international award in sculpture honoring a living artist who elevates the understanding of sculpture and its possibilities.

SEPTEMBER 28, 2016

French Books USA: Week in Review

By Jeremy Albet

The month-long Festival, French Comics Framed, started on Monday! Most anticipated books in translation by women this year. Nathalie Léger featured in the Paris Review. Sarah Kaminsky's biography on her father, an expert in forgery. Passing of writer, editor and journalist Gilles Carpentier.

SEPTEMBER 26, 2016

Jean-Marc Ayrault Launches France Alumni USA

By HIGHER EDUCATION NY

On Wednesday, September 21, 350 students, alumni, university representatives, CEOs, and high-ranking France Alumni professionals gathered at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York for the launch of

SEPTEMBER 26, 2016

Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault Launches New Projects for Fieldwork Marfa

By French Culture

Joint Project in Contemporary Art between the Nantes School of Art, the University of Houston School of Art and Geneva School of Art and Design

SEPTEMBER 21, 2016

Upcoming Performances from Harpist Melanie Genin

By Francerocks

Hailed by the Epoch Times as a “singular virtuoso with an exquisitely sensitive playing” Mélanie Genin, is a French harpist currently based in New York. She has recently made her debut at Carnegie Hall as a soloist in the Debussy Dances for harp and orchestra as the first prizewinner of the International Shining stars series.

SEPTEMBER 21, 2016

President Hollande Announces Creation of $100M Fund for Safeguarding Threatened Global Heritage Sites

By French Culture

On Tuesday, September 20, 2016, on the occasion of United Nations General Assembly Week, French President François Hollande delivered a speech at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City on the importance of protecting and preserving cultural heritage sites.

SEPTEMBER 21, 2016

Lecture by Jean-Marc Ayrault at Columbia University

By HIGHER EDUCATION NY

On Thursday, September 22, Jean-Marc Ayrault, Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Development, will give a lecture at Columbia University on The World Today and the Future of France-U.S. Relations.

SEPTEMBER 21, 2016

Jean-Marc Ayrault launches France Alumni USA

By HIGHER EDUCATION NY

A new online platform and network for students and professionals who completed part or all their studies in France.

SEPTEMBER 20, 2016

Director Abbas Fahdel presents “Homeland: Iraq Year Zero” in a special tour of US Universities

By FRENCH CULTURE FILM

Director Abbas Fahdel will be presenting his latest film Homeland, Iraq Year Zero, in multiple universities on the East coast of the United States.

SEPTEMBER 20, 2016

French Minister Vallini awards Label to PS110 in Brooklyn

By FRENCH LANGUAGE NY

French Minister André Vallini awarded the Label FrancEducation to P.S.110 the Monitor School in Greenpoint, Brooklyn and its principal, Anna Cano Amato.

SEPTEMBER 20, 2016

New York's Bilingual Fair 2016

By FRENCH LANGUAGE NY

Our favorite event of the year is coming up and we want you to be part of it.

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