The French Cultural Service office in Houston develops cultural and educational projects and initiatives. Under the direction of the French Ambassador to the United States and the Cultural Advisor in New York, its mandate is to promote and sustain high-spirited exchanges between the most promising French and American artists, writers, thinkers and educators in the jurisdiction: Texas, Arkansas and Oklahoma. 

Programs, projects or initiatives benefitting from the support of the Cultural Office, in conjunction with the Embassy of France in the United States are usually also supported by the non-profit partner FACE and Institut Francais.

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Dr. Myriam Met at Mark White Elementary School

On Wednesday November 2nd, Dr.

Pierre Huyghe, Winner of the 2017 Nasher Prize

The Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas, TX announces French artist Pierre Huyghe as the winner of the 2017 Nasher Prize. In its second year, the $100,000 Nasher Prize is the most ambitious international award in sculpture honoring a living artist who elevates the understanding of sculpture and its possibilities.

​Presenting... The K-12 French Education Newsletter!

The Educational Affairs Department of the French Embassy has created a brand new email newsletter--K-12 French Education in the

Chateaubriand Fellowship 2016/2017 call for proposal is now open !

The Higher Education department of the French Embassy is pleased to inform you that the Chateaubriand Fellowship Call for applications for the academic year 2016/2017 is now open. Every year, it allows doctorate students enrolled in American universities to conduct research in France for up to 9 months.


MAY 15 - JUNE 4, 2017

With a 2017 theme of "Dreams and Illusions," SOLUNA International Music & Arts Festival will be held


Il n'est pas encore minuit by Compagnie XY | U.S. Tour

June 2 - July 22, 2017
Various Locations
Renowned French circus collective Compagnie XY bring their mesmerizing new piece "Il n'est pas encore minuit (It’s Not Yet Midnight)" to United States (Houston, Charleston, New York) throughout June and July 2017.

New French Cinema Week in Austin, TX

April 16-23, 2017

For the third year, the Austin Film Society (AFS) is partnering with Premiers Plans, a film festival and organization located in the Loire Valley c

authors on tour

Ivan Jablonka at Texas A&M

April 18-20, 2017
Texas A&M, College Station, TX

In the past five years, Jablonka has produced three highly acclaimed books: Histoire des grands-parents que je n’ai pas eus (Seuil, 2012; published in English translation by Stanford in 2016 as A History of the Grandparen


Performances from France at the Dance Salad Festival

1. World Premiere by Paris Opera Ballet Etoile, Marie-Agnès Gillot @ The Menil Collection.


Eisenhower International School Awarded the LabelFrancEducation

Eisenhower International School is an elementary school in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with a French dual language program since 1993, from PreK to 5th grade.

Interview with Art-Act

French artists Gaspard and Sandra Bébié-Valérian, laureates of the 2015 American Residencies program of the Institut Français, were invited to Centraltrak, the University of Texas at Dallas Artists Residency, in November and December 2015.
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