OCTOBER 13, 2016

Interview with Esther da Costa Meyer, curator of 'Pierre Chareau: Modern and Architecture' at The Jewish Museum

By French Culture Arts

Esther da Costa Meyer is professor of modern architecture at the Department of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University. Her research focuses on architecture in its interaction with globalization, neoliberalism, and environmental change, connections that challenge the anthropocentric, monographic models of traditional historiography. She also works on the architectural practices of colonial powers in the Global South, as well as the emerging cultures of resistance that were themselves highly hybrid, transnational, and diasporic.

OCTOBER 12, 2016

Pianist Simon Ghraichy at Brooklyn Music School

By Suzanne Buracas

In October 2016, French pianist Simon Ghraichy, led an energetic program of workshops and master classes at the Brooklyn Music School in Fort Greene, before returning at the Carnegie Hall with a unique recital celebrating his Mexican origins, My Hispanic Heritage.

OCTOBER 11, 2016

French Books USA: Week in Review

By Jeremy Albet

Tintin illustrator Hergé and Oscar Wilde celebrated at The Grand and Petit Palais, Ananda Devi featured in The Guardian and Lithub, The Passing of Illustrator and Scenarist Ted Benoit, List of nominees for the Grand Prix Goncourt & Grand Prix du Roman.

OCTOBER 2, 2016

French illustrators in New York!


The French Comics Framed Festival started this week! 18 talented graphic novelists cross the Atlantic to present their works. Look out for the booth #1558 at New York Comic Con, and for our panels all over the city.

SEPTEMBER 30, 2016

Rabah Ameur-Zaïmeche: a tour to present his work to American audiences


Rabah Ameur-Zaïmeche will be introducing and speaking about his work and on that occasion his previous and latest works will be screened in multiple locations. Find the full program of his tour below.

SEPTEMBER 29, 2016

Winners of our Call for Artists announced!


The French Consulate in San Francisco and The French American Cultural Society are pround to announce the winners of their Call for Artists, which offered the possibility for artists from the Bay Area and the Pacific Northwest to exhibit their art

SEPTEMBER 29, 2016

Interview with Sharon Fantl, Assistant Director, Redfern Arts Center, Keene State College, NH

By French Culture Arts

Sharon Fantl, Assistant Director, Redfern Arts Center at Keene State College, NH, attended the Dance Focus 2016 organized by Institut francais and ONDA (office national de diffusion artistique) from September 21 to 24, 2016, at the Lyon Dance Biennial. The 2016 edition of DANCE FOCUS -- designed for international presenters and curators - brought together more than 280 professionals from 50 different countries.

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


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

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.