MAY 18, 2016

2016 Summer Performing Arts Festivals in France

By French Culture Arts

From the cutting-edge proposals of the Rencontres Chorégraphiques Internationales de Seine Saint-Denis to the street shows of the Festival International de Théâtre de Rue in Aurillac, here is our French festival round-up in dance and theater.

MAY 18, 2016

Oui Design During NYCxDESIGN Draws Thousands

By French Culture

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.

MAY 11, 2016

Remembering François Morellet

By French Culture

We are saddened by the news that contemporary French painter, sculptor and light artist François Morellet died on May 11, 2016 in his native Cholet, France at the age of 90.

MAY 10, 2016

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

By French Culture Arts

"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.

MAY 2, 2016

Wajdi Mouawad: New Director of Théâtre national de la Colline

By French Culture Arts

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

APRIL 25, 2016

Sandtown Murals


The Cultural Services of the French Embassy is pleased to present the project Sandtown Murals led in partnership with CrossCurrents Foundation.

APRIL 4, 2016

Tilt Kids Festival

By French Culture Arts

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!

APRIL 4, 2016

2016 Grantees | French-American Fund for Contemporary Theater

By French Culture Arts

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy in partnership with FACE Foundation is pleased to announce the 2016 Grantees of the Contemporary Theater Fund. This year, $125,000 in grants was allocated to 10 institutions for French projects in the U.S. Each project reflects the vibrant state of artistic creation.

APRIL 4, 2016

Arts for Young Audiences | Professional Forum

By French Culture Arts

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.

MARCH 29, 2016

Apply for Fall 2016 Admission to Le Fresnoy Studio national des arts contemporains

By French Culture Arts

Applications are being accepted through April 29, 2016 for fall 2016 admission to Le Fresnoy Studio National des arts contemporains.

FEBRUARY 29, 2016

Hervé Koubi U.S. Tour in March

By Bailey Holtz

Hervé Koubi, one of Europe's most distinctive and celebrated choreographers, will be touring in the U.S. with his acclaimed dance performance, Ce que le jour doit à la nuit (What the Day Owes the Night).

FEBRUARY 9, 2016

Call for Proposals: Artistic Residency-Mission in France

By Mathilde Favre

Saint-Omer conurbation is launching a call for proposals toward artists from all domains of expression for a 4 months Residency-Mission in France.