Night of Ideas is a World Event but Very Local

Once a year, the Institut Français invites the world to Nuit des Idées or Night of Ideas. This is an annual all-night celebration of sharing ideas between cultures, disciplines, generations and countries. Its goal?...

Flying to France? Miljan Suknović’s Must-See Art at JFK Airport

Miljan Suknović’s "Studio Visit" lights up the Air France VIP Lounge in the JFK Terminal 1 through March 2020 On the coldest evening in November 2019, Miljan Suknović’s enormous installation of 35 paintings warmed the...

Van Cleef & Arpels Reopens Renovated Beverly Hills Boutique

Van Cleef & Arpels celebrated its 50th anniversary with the reopening of its renovated flagship boutique in Beverly Hills. Originally opening its doors in 1969, the boutique has remained one of the most elegant...

Bonnard to Vuillard: Must-See Exhibit at The Phillips Collection in DC

Now showing through January 26, 2020: Bonnard to Vuillard, The Intimate Poetry of Everyday Life, The Nabi Collection of Vicki and Roger Sant A generous gift from Phillips Collection supporters Vicki and Roger Sant, these...

American Friends Musée d’Orsay Celebrates 2019 Gala in Paris

American Friends Musée d’Orsay (AFMO) once again showcased the beauty and grandeur of Paris at this year’s spectacular long weekend Gala entitled “A Weekend in Paris.” From Thursday, October 17 to Sunday, October 20,...

France in Los Angeles: Major Art Exhibitions Open in Southern California

Calling all francophiles in southern California. Two new exhibitions are shining the spotlight on artist Édouard Manet and Paris in the Belle Époque. The J. Paul Getty Museum Presents Manet and Modern Beauty For the first...

The 130-Year Birthday Celebration for Alliance Française San Francisco

Language bots and on-line lessons are part of today’s French language educational toolkit, but they don’t replace the value of actually talking to someone in French. So says Noëmie Causse, Alliance Française de San Francisco...

Get Your Tickets for the COLCOA French Film Festival 2019

The COLCOA French Film Festival, considered the most important event dedicated to French Cinema in the world, will take place in Los Angeles at the Directors Guild of America (DGA). From September 23rd –...

San Francisco Fetes 2019 Bastille Day as a French-American Day of Celebration

San Francisco first celebrated Bastille Day in 1880, the year that France established July 14 as the national holiday to honour the French Republic. Over the last 139 years, the French community in the...

French American Business Awards Highlight French Economic Success

The Sixth Annual French American Business Awards (FABA) ceremonies Host was Clara Bijl who calls herself an internationally-unknown French stand-up comedian from America. She balanced with humour the serious parts of the awards dinner,...