MARCH 27, 2015

An Evening with Annie-Cohen Solal and Alexander Stille

By French Culture

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.

MARCH 16, 2015

France Honors Charles S. Cohen

By French Culture

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.

FEBRUARY 27, 2015

France Honors Virgil de Voldère

By French Culture

On Thursday, February 26th, Ambassador François Delattre honored Virgil de Voldère, a proponent of French bilingual education, with the Order of Academic Palms.

FEBRUARY 19, 2015

A Conversation on France’s Historic Château de Vaux-Le-Vicomte

By French Culture

On Thursday, February 19th, 2015, the French reading room and bookshop Albertine hosted a conversation and reception about Vaux-le-Vicomte.

FEBRUARY 16, 2015

Ron Agam Painting Unveiled At Albertine

By French Culture

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.

FEBRUARY 9, 2015

French Voices 2015

By French Culture

Speeches given for the 2nd French Voices Ceremony, a translation and publication prize supported by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and FACE Foundation, on January 21, 2015.

FEBRUARY 5, 2015

Scholarship Ceremony for Dual Language Teachers

By French Culture

On Thursday, February 5th, 2015, nine individuals studying to be French teachers were awarded with the Dual Language Scholarship, created to encourage students to pursue Bilingual Education at the Master’s level.

FEBRUARY 4, 2015

France Honors Mark Pigott

By French Culture

On Tuesday, February 3rd, Mark Pigott, Executive Chairman of PACCAR, Inc., was honored with the insignia of the Order of Arts and Letters by Thomas Michelon, Deputy Cultural Counselor of the French Embassy.

JANUARY 16, 2015

France Honors Lydia Davis and Kent Jones

By French Culture

On Thursday, January 15th, translator Lydia Davis and film critic Kent Jones were respectively awarded Officier and Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters by Cultural Counselor Antonin Baudry.

DECEMBER 16, 2014

France Honors Richard Brody

By French Culture

On Monday, December 15, 2014, Antonin Baudry, Cultural Counselor of the French Embassy, conferred upon film critic Richard Brody the insignia chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters with the following speech.

DECEMBER 15, 2014

France Honors Lorin Stein

By French Culture

On Friday, December 12th, 2014, Lorin Stein, the Editor of The Paris Review, was honored with the insignia of the Order of Arts and Letters by Antonin Baudry, Cultural Counselor of the French Embassy.

NOVEMBER 7, 2014

French and American Journals: A Literary Salon

By French Culture

Ten French writers have made the trip to New York and I warmly welcome each of them to the Embassy. Their American counterparts have come from closer, but responded to our invitation with equal enthusiasm. So, bienvenue! Several sponsors have made this event possible and I thank them: the Institut francais in Paris, Mr. and Mrs. Guy Wildenstein, The French American Foundation and the Y.A Istel Foundation.

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