On Monday, May 11, 2015, Meredith Monk, composer, choreographer, singer and performer, and Aimée Brown Price, art historian and specialist on the French painter Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, were awarded the Order of Arts and Letters by the Deputy Cultural Counselor of the French Embassy, Thomas Michelon, in a double decoration ceremony which took place at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York.
On Thursday, April 2, 2015, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and Albertine Books welcomed Michel Zink, Professor at the prestigious Collège de France, Permanent Secretary of the Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres, and world renowned expert on medieval literature, for a coversation on the Middle-Ages.
On Thursday, March 26, 2015, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and Albertine Books welcomed Annie Cohen-Solal and Alexander Stille for a discussion Cohen-Solal’s latest book Mark Rothko: Toward the Light in the Chapel. Deputy Cultural Counselor, Thomas Michelon, welcomed the guest speakers with the following remarks.
On Thursday, March 12, 2015, Thomas Michelon, Deputy Cultural Counselor of the French Embassy, honored Charles S. Cohen with the insignia of Chevalier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in ceremony at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York City.
On Thursday, February 19th, 2015, the French reading room and bookshop Albertine hosted a conversation and reception about Vaux-le-Vicomte.
On Friday, February 13th, 2015, Cultural Counselor Antonin Baudry unveiled a painting by French-Israeli Ron Agam, created especially for Albertine, the new French reading room and bookshop in the Cultural Services of the French Embassy.