Coming of Age: A Film Series at The French Embassy in Washington DC

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy present the French film series "Coming of Age.” From the 1950s to today, the films in this series present various views of the tumultuous time that is...

Macaron Mecca Comes to Los Angeles

Among all the mouthwatering French pastries, the Ladurée macaron is iconic. Quite simply, Ladurée macarons are magical. The good news: no longer do Angelenos need to fight that irresistible urge to hop on a plane...

The Carrefours of France in San Francisco: Hayes and Gough/Octavia

During the 1849-50s Gold Rush, many French came to San Francisco to find their fortune.  It was San Francisco that grew rich with the addition of French culture, and that continuing influence is seen...

Le Français: The Common Language in the New World

Nearly a century before the Pilgrims sailed on the Mayflower in 1620 to Plymouth, now Cape Cod, the French ran a thriving fur trading business from eastern Canada and southward into what became the...
AFMO celebrates the Musée d’Orsay's 30th anniversary inside the museum

American Friends of the Musée d’Orsay: Promoting Franco-American Friendship through the Arts

Entering the grand nave of the Musée d'Orsay one immediately notices Lady Liberty, Auguste Bartholdi’s small-scale version of the colossal statue gracing New York Harbor. The conservation of this world-famous icon, which was deteriorating...
Richard Diebenkorn. Ocean Park #79

Matisse/Diebenkorn at the Baltimore Museum of Art

More than 90 paintings and drawings by Henri Matisse (1869-1954) and Richard Diebenkorn (1922-1993) show the French modern master’s enduring influence on one of the greatest post-war American painters. Diebenkorn’s long engagement with Matisse’s work...
Chocolate chip cookie dough soufflé at Kinship

The Michelin Stars Arrive in Washington D.C.

The dining scene in Washington has exploded in recent years, with so many new restaurants opening that we’re enjoying a level of quality and diversity never seen here before. Yet with so many new...
Opening night of French Truly Salon

French Truly Salon: New Series by the Seattle International Film Festival

On Bastille Day, Seattle’s International Film Festival (SIFF) crew debuted its French Truly Salon, in collaboration with Virginie Paradis, a native of Vienne and founder of French Truly, a  "très cool" French language, event...
Café de la Presse

The Carrefours of France in San Francisco: Bush and Grant

During the 1849-50s Gold Rush, many French people came to San Francisco to find their fortune. It was San Francisco that grew rich with the addition of French culture, and that continuing influence is...
AFMO Gala at Ambassador's Residence/Paris

The American Friends of the Musée d’Orsay Fetes the Museum’s 30th Birthday

The Elysée Palace will be the venue on Saturday evening, October 22nd for a gala event hosted by the American Friends of the Musée d’Orsay (AFMO). The night will celebrate 30 years of the Musée...