How to Celebrate 50 Years of Francophonie with Alliance Française USA

March is Francophonie Month, but the official celebration starts March 20, designated as International Francophonie Day. Because it’s the 50th year of feting this event, the Organization International de la Francophonie (OIF) will celebrate...

JR’s Digital Mural Tells the Moving San Francisco Story

To say that French artist JR’s Chronicles of San Francisco mural is moving is an understatement. It actually moves. Not only does each person in the mural move, but the mural itself continuously scrolls...

Dining at Frevo in New York City

One of the most delicious ways of discovering the character of any big-city neighbourhood is by eating in its restaurants, since they often reveal so much about the locals and a full spectrum of...

Degas at the Opéra at the National Gallery of Art in Washington

Over 100 works by the celebrated artist are now on view in Washington D.C. through July 5, 2020 Edgar Degas (1834-1917), one of the most beloved French artists, was passionate about everything at the Paris...

Chef Josiah Citrin Cooks Up Two New Restaurants in Los Angeles

Having had the pleasure of experiencing 2-star Michelin chef Josiah Citrin’s acclaimed fine dining restaurant Mélisse in Santa Monica, I (along with many Los Angelenos) salivated for the reopening of the new Mélisse and...

France in Florida: Exploring the French Food Scene in Palm Beach

Visit these standout restaurants and you’ll feel transported right back to France Escaping the frosty, gloomy weather at home, I embraced the New Year in style with a trip to Palm Beach, Florida — a...

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...