Supporting French-American Cultural Exchange in Education and the Arts
FACE Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization chartered by the state of New York. FACE and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States have created a unique partnership which allows these two institutions to promote cultural exchange between France and the U.S. through grant programs and special projects in all the disciplines of the arts and education. New and recent work of living artists remains the priority. Bilingualism and the promotion of the French language are the focus of programs in secondary education. An innovative program in higher education and research allows French and American universities to build institutional relationships and to create new curricula together.
French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF)
French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization incorporated in the State of New York. FIAF's mission is to create and offer New Yorkers innovative and unique programs in education and the arts that explore the evolving diversity and richness of French cultures. FIAF seeks to generate new ideas and promote cross cultural dialogue through partnerships and new platforms of expression.
The New Victory Theater
The New Victory Theater has been New York City's premier performing arts venue devoted to kids and families since 1995. Located on 42nd Street in iconic Times Square, The New Victory presents theater, dance, circus, opera and music from around the world to young New Yorkers, their families and schoolmates. Committed to bring kids to the arts and the arts to kids, The New Victory is the largest provider of live performance to New York City schools.
NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts
Through university events, presentations, and partnerships, the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts offers a unique multi-arts performance program in its intimate proscenium theater located on the south of Washington Square in the heart of Greenwich Village. Music, theater, and dance have a rich history in Greenwich Village. NYU Skirball Center continues this tradition of creativity and artistic discovery with a broad range of compelling performance events at affordable ticket prices for the NYU community and our neighbors in an evolving lower Manhattan.
The Invisible Dog Art Center
The Invisible Dog Art Center is a raw space in a vast converted factory building with a charmed history and an open-ended mission: to create, from the ground up, a new kind of interdisciplinary arts center. The Invisible Dog brings together artists of all career stages, offering them unique opportunities for involvement. Over the last two years, the art center has evolved organically, developing with and alongside its diverse roster of collaborators. Neither a commercial gallery nor a concept-driven non-profit, The Invisible Dog has a unique role in the New York arts scene. It has become a place where artists working in all media can do things they wouldn’t be able to do anywhere else in New York.
The New York International Children's Film Festival
The New York International Children's Film Festival was founded in 1997 to support the creation and dissemination of thoughtful, provocative, and intelligent film for children and teens ages 3-18. The Festival experience cultivates an appreciation for the arts, encourages active, discerning viewing, and stimulates lively discussion among peers, families, and the film community. The festival has grown from one weekend of films into the largest film festival for children and teens in North America. Screened over the course of four weeks at venues throughout NYC, the festival program is comprised of approximately 100 short and feature films, filmmaker Q&As, retrospective programs, parties, and premieres.
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