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Join us on the Kids Trail!

Designed as a yearlong artistic journey, Kids Trail offers children and adults the opportunity to explore French arts and culture through a variety of disciplines: cinema, theater, design, dance, visual arts, philosophy, music and literature.
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Démos: Philharmonie de Paris enlarges access to culture

Launched in 2010 by the Philharmonie of Paris, DEMOS is an initiative aiming to give access to musical and orchestral education to children coming from rural and low-income communities.
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Oh Boy! in the press

Following the U.S. premiere of Oh Boy! in Broadway, at the Duke on 42nd Street presented by the New Victory Theater, French newspaper Le Monde published a very special article about the fabulous adventure of director Olivier Letellier's original play, translated into English and recreated with an American actor, Matthew Brown.
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The Teens Library

On Nov 19, 2016 French artist Fanny de Chaillé created a unique performance project at the NYPL in Washington Heights, The Teens Library, inspired by the idea that anyone can be the author of knowledge and share it with others. Visitors were invited to choose from a catalogue of “books”—actually, people—each of whom related their individual story.
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Editions Volumiques at the Bronx Museum

On Oct 24-29, 2016, Editions Volumiques led a series of game workshop with students from The Salome Urena School (IS218) at the Bronx Museum of the Arts.
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Pianist Simon Ghraichy at Brooklyn Music School

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.
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Philosophy for Kids

On March 19, 2016, as part the Tilt Kids Festival, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York initiated a one-of-a-kind event for children, inspired by the French books "Les Goûters Philo". Under the starry ceiling of Albertine Books, 80 children gathered in small groups to deep dive into philosophy and express their thoughts on subjects such as friendship and the infinite. The workshops were led by Critchley’s PhD students, who shared their experiences with us following this first-time event.
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Interview with Mary Rose Lloyd and Lindsey Buller Maliekel from The New Victory Theater

Read an interview with Mary Rose Lloyd and Lindsey Buller Maliekel, respectively Director of Artistic Programming and Director of Education / Public Engagement for the New Victory Theater, about their engagement with young audiences.
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Tilt Kids Festival

The first edition of Tilt Kids Festival ended on April 3, 2016, after a month of outstanding performances, exhibitions and workshops, featuring artists from France and around the world. Initiated by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF), the festival brought to thousands of children and families in New York the opportunity to let their imagination go wild!
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Arts for Young Audiences | Professional Forum

In conjunction with Tilt Kids Festival in New York City, the French Cultural Services organized a professional forum on April 1, 2016 on the theme "Arts for Young Audiences". The forum brought together 60 professionals, from various institutions and disciplines, to discuss various topics: Engaging young audiences through art; Presenting challenging subjects such as violence, war, racism, gender; Networks and Circulation of international projects for young audiences.
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Interview with Olivier Letellier by Jose Solis, for StageBuddy.com

Read an interview with Olivier Letellier. Oh Boy!'s director tells Jose Solis about his process, making grown-up stories for children, and what's next for him.