interview

Rebecca A. T. Stevens : Curator of exhibition "Stories of Migration: Contemporary Artists Interpret Diaspora"

Rebecca A. T. Stevens is Consulting Curator, Contemporary Textiles at The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum, which present exhibition "Stories of Migration: Contemporary Artists Interpret Diaspora" from April 16 to September 4, 2016, with the support of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy.
interview

Wilfried Zeisler: A Curator of 19th Century Art at Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens

The exhibition Splendor and Surprise: Elegant Containers, Antique to Modern at Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens in Washington, DC is the first major exhibition by French curator Wilfried Zeisler, curator of 19th century art. He is a graduate from the Sorbonne University and from the Ecole du Louvre, Paris, and is a scholar of French and Russian art.
interview

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.
news

Oui Design During NYCxDESIGN Draws Thousands

From May 7 through 20 in New York City, Oui Design, the French Embassy’s program that fosters creative exchange in design between France and the U.S., co-presented over 20 events within the framework of NYCxDESIGN, New York’s official city-wide celebration of design. Oui Design brought the work of 27 international designers and curators as well as 15 manufacturers and institutions to New York.
news

Barbie celebrated in Paris

The Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris is presenting an exhibition from March 10 to September 18, 2016, around the iconic doll, Barbie, whose story has many dimensions and has made an indelible mark on the socio-cultural history of toys in the 20th and 21st centuries. More than 700 Barbie dolls are deployed next to works from the collections of the Museum (dolls, gowns), but also works by contemporary artists, documents (newspapers, photos, video) that contextualize the « Barbie’s lives ».
interview

Interview with Curator Béatrice Gross

Read an interview with Béatrice Gross, who has co-curated 'Drawing Dialogues: Selections from the Sol LeWitt Collection', on view at The Drawing Center through June 12, 2016.
interview

Interview with Dancer Alexandre Hammoudi

French dancer Alexandre Hammoudi has been a soloist at the American Ballet Theater since 2012. For the 2016 ABT Spring Season at the Met Opera, Alexandre will perform in several ABT repertory pieces and a new production, including works by Alexei Ratmansky.
news

"Echappés In The Streets" by Valérie Fourrier and Ursula Bensimon

"Echappés In The Streets" is the result of both Valerie Fourrier’s original idea to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the City Ballet of San Diego (USA), and her encounter with a talented photographer, Ursula Bensimon.
interview

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.
news

Wajdi Mouawad: New Director of Théâtre national de la Colline

In April 2016, playwright, actor, and director Wajdi Mouawad was appointed director of the Théâtre national de la Colline in Paris.
events

dance2016 in June

June, 2016
Various Locations (France)
Stay tuned for june events as part of dance2016! dance2016, a bridge between France and The United States, is built on the long-standing and fruitful relationship between multiple partners on both sides of the Atlantic.
— Roland Barthes