February 2, 2018

Janet Bishop receives the insignia of Chevaliers des Arts et des Lettres, January 30th, 2018

Janet Bishop, SFMOMA curator for painting and sculpture and first FACS Curatorial Travel Grant recipient received the insignia of Chevaliers des Arts et des Lettres, the highest distinction awarded by the French Minister of Culture and Communication.
December 20, 2017
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photo by Ryo Mitamura

Ryoji Ikeda: Premiere in San Francisco
January 9 – 21, 2018

Paris based Ryoji Ikeda will be starting San Francisco’s Artistic year with the presentation of a diptych project at Gray Area and Minnesota Street Project. The project is presented by Ars Citizen who also curated last year’s Sophie Calle’s exhibition in San Francisco. Ryoji Ikeda (b. 1966 in Gifu, Japan) is one of the most renowned artists working at the intersection of art and sciences. Over the last twenty years, […]
December 18, 2017

Call for application for writer’s residency: “A Room With A View”
Now – February 4th

After welcoming Martin Winckler and Dominique Fabre in 2017, FACS, in partnership with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, the Consulate General of France in San Francisco, and the Institut Français are continuing their writer’s residency program to help bring french writers to San Francisco. During their stay, our guest will be invited to spend 5 weeks at the Consul’s residency and to partake in activities led by the Cultural […]
October 6, 2017
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Special Event at the Napa Valley Fim Festival: “Back to Burgundy”
November 12, 2017

From November 8 – 12, the Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF) lights up the valley during the most colorful time of year. NVFF features over 120 new independent films, studio sneak previews, and filmmaker Q&A’s in gorgeous winery venues and theaters across the valley. A special event co-organized with the French American Cultural Society will present the screening of “Back to Burgundy”, by Cédric Klapisch.
May 5, 2016

SFMOMA Reopening!
May 14, 2016

On May 14, 2016, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) will reopen to the public and become the largest museum of modern and contemporary art in the United States. A meeting place where all can discover new inspiration and creativity, the SFMOMA will connect more people than ever with the expansive possibilities of modern and contemporary art.
April 30, 2016

Jean-Michel Othoniel – SF Artworks

Two large-scale sculptures from French artist Jean-Michel Othoniel were installed last week: La Rose des Vents at the Conservatory of Flowers in the Golden Gate Park, and Peony.