A Night in Versailles: 2015 Fundraiser Gala

September 25, 2015 | 6:00pm – 11:30pm
General’s Residence, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, CA.

Join the French American Cultural Society for a Gala Dinner and Celebration supporting French American Cultural and Educational events.
A Night in Versailles will feature Art, Music, Silent and...Read More »

Barthes Vision: an online image collection


Roland Barthes would have turned one hundred years old in 2015 ! To celebrate this, the Institut Français is inviting Internet users to take part in a unique digital experience: viewing reality through Roland Barthes’ eyes, by contributing to a major image collection.

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Prix Cube 2016 Call for Entry now open !

Applications Open Until September 14, 2015

Applications are open for Prix Cube 2016, an international digital art prize for emeriging artists, highlighting innovative practices in today’s art.

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Night Begins the Day: Rethinking Space, Time, and Beauty

Ongoing – September 20, 2015
Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA.

French artist Laurent Grasso‘s video art piece “Soleil Noir” is featured in the collective exhibition “Night Begins the Day: Rethinking Space, Time and Beauty”, presented by the Contemproary Jewish Museum, in San Francisco.

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French Films at the 35th San Francisco Jewish Film Festival


July 23, 2015 – August 9, 2015>
Multiple Locations, San Francisco, CA.

The 35th edition of the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival will take place from July 23, 2015 to August 9, 2015. French films are part of the program this year.

SFJFF35 honors depth and complexity...Read More »

Street Artists Ador and Semor in San Francisco

Ongoing – August 24, 2015
Rocha Art, San Francisco, CA.

Rocha Art presents Indexus, the first West Coast exhibition of French street artists Ador and Semor, and the first U.S. gallery exhibit presenting their collaborative artwork since forming a creative partnership two years ago....Read More »

Mobile Film Festival : Act on Climate Change


Submit Films Before September 28, 2015

The Mobile Film Festival is a unique concept based on three simple rules: 1 Mobile • 1 Minute • 1 Film. The special theme for this 11th edition will be: Act on Climate Change.
The 11th edition of the...Read More »

The American Bach Soloists Festival & Academy

August 7, 2015 – August 16, 2015
The San Francisco Music Conservatory, San Francisco, CA.

The American Bach Soloists Festival & Academy will be held at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music from August 7-16 and the the theme of the festival is, Versailles & The...Read More »

Thanks to Henri Langlois: A Centennial Tribute

June 11, 2015 – July 26, 2015
Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA.

Pacific Film Archive‘s tribute to Henri Langlois includes French silent cinema as well as work by his favorite auteurs, Tod Browning, Ernst Lubitsch, Jean Renoir, Erich von Stroheim, and others.

The French film...Read More »

A Theater Near You

June 12, 2015 – July 24, 2015
Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA.

This film program proposed by the Pacific Film Archive honors the memories of several recently departed filmmakers with screenings of their work: Albert Maysles, Michael Glawogger, Manoel de Oliveira, and Alain Resnais.

French films...Read More »

Cinema According to Víctor Erice

June 25, 2015 – August 2, 2015
Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA.

Acclaimed Spanish director Víctor Erice, a committed cineaste, critic, scholar, and theorist, has selected some of the films that have most inspired his journey in cinema, and in life, to accompany the screenings...Read More »

Gods and Heroes : Masterpieces from the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris

June 13, 2015 – September 13, 2015
Portland Art Museum, Portland, CA.

Portland Art Museum presents Gods and Heroes, a rich overview of masterpieces from the École des Beaux-Arts—the original school of fine arts in Paris and a repository for work by Europe’s most renowned...Read More »

Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist

June 20, 2015 – July 26, 2015
Petaluma Arts Center, Petaluma, CA.

The Petaluma Arts Center announces Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist, Works on Paper by the Artist and his Circle, on view from June 20 through July 26, 2015.

Featuring more than 100 works on...Read More »

High Style: The Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection

March 14, 2015 July 19, 2015
Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA.

Explore the glamour and sophistication of one of the world’s preeminent costume collections. These fashions worn by American women reflect the nation’s tastes and transformations over the course of the 20th century. High Style,...Read More »

French Sculptures in the United States Inventoried on a Digital Platform

Website Live

The website “frenchsculpture.org”, live since December 11, 2014, aims to present a free platform that records French sculptures in the United States. Available in French and in English, the platform targets professionals, researchers, historians, collectors, art dealers, and “all those who...Read More »

Albertine Books in French and English Available Across the U.S.

February 2015

A new reading room and bookshop, Albertine Books in French and English, opened in September 2014 at the French Embassy in New York with 14,000 titles from 30 French-speaking countries. An accompanying online shop (albertine.com) has just launched and offers the...Read More »

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