French-American Jazz Exchange
Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation
Founded in 1979, Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation (“MAAF”) is one of six regional arts organizations in the United States. MAAF has a strong record of supporting jazz and international cultural engagement through such programs as Jazz.NEXT, Jazz Touring Network, BNY Mellon Jazz Living Legacy Award, Southern Exposure: Performing Arts of Latin America, USArtists International, and its regional performing arts touring programs ArtsCONNECT, Mid Atlantic Tours, PennPAT, and Special Presenters Initiatives.
FACE (“French-American Cultural Exchange”) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting contemporary creative work in the context of French-American cultural and educational exchange. FACE administers programs and projects in dance, secondary and higher education, film, music, theater, and the visual arts. FACE is overseen by a Board of Trustees and works in partnership with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States.
Cultural Services of the French Embassy
The Cultural Services of the French Embassy provides a platform and resources for cultural exchange between French and American artists, intellectuals, curators, and arts professionals. Based in New York City, Washington D.C. and eight other cities across the United States, the Cultural Services' principal fields of action are the arts, literature, cinema, French language programs and higher education.
FAJE is made possible with generous support from:
The Florence Gould Foundation
The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
Société des Auteurs et Compositeurs de Musique
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication
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