MAY 16, 2016

Interview with Curator Béatrice Gross

By Dorothée Charles

Read an interview with Béatrice Gross, who has co-curated 'Drawing Dialogues: Selections from the Sol LeWitt Collection', on view at The Drawing Center through June 12, 2016.

MAY 11, 2016

Remembering François Morellet

By French Culture

We are saddened by the news that contemporary French painter, sculptor and light artist François Morellet died on May 11, 2016 in his native Cholet, France at the age of 90.

MAY 11, 2016

Interview with Dancer Alexandre Hammoudi

By Nicole Birmann Bloom

French dancer Alexandre Hammoudi has been a soloist at the American Ballet Theater since 2012. For the 2016 ABT Spring Season at the Met Opera, Alexandre will perform in several ABT repertory pieces and a new production, including works by Alexei Ratmansky.

MAY 10, 2016

"Echappés In The Streets" by Valérie Fourrier and Ursula Bensimon

By French Culture Arts

"Echappés In The Streets" is the result of both Valerie Fourrier’s original idea to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the City Ballet of San Diego (USA), and her encounter with a talented photographer, Ursula Bensimon.

MAY 5, 2016

Deserting the Site - Houston & Marfa


Deserting the Site is the first project of DUST (Desert Unit for Speculative Territories) a three-year series of transdisciplinary seminars, lectures, events and workshops co-organized by les Beaux-Arts de Nantes Metropole (France) and the School of Art at the University of Houston (TX) and conceived by Ida Soulard and Abinadi Meza in the wider context of Fieldwork: Marfa, with the support of the Cultural Service of the French Embassy in Houston.

MAY 3, 2016

Interview with Mary Rose Lloyd and Lindsey Buller Maliekel from The New Victory Theater

By Nicole Birmann Bloom

Read an interview with Mary Rose Lloyd and Lindsey Buller Maliekel, respectively Director of Artistic Programming and Director of Education / Public Engagement for the New Victory Theater, about their engagement with young audiences.

MAY 2, 2016

French Books USA: Week in Review

By Amy Martin

Celebrating Jean Genet's plays; interviews with Andreï Makine and Karim Miské; Olivier Wierviorka’s The French Resistance; the 2016 Best Translated Book Award shortlist and the 2016 Eisner Awards nominations; Michèle Audin on Oulipo and One Hundred Twenty-One Days; the Book Department is looking for an American communications intern to start July 1!

MAY 2, 2016

Wajdi Mouawad: New Director of Théâtre national de la Colline

By French Culture Arts

In April 2016, playwright, actor, and director Wajdi Mouawad was appointed director of the Théâtre national de la Colline in Paris.

APRIL 26, 2016

MegaCities ShortDocs Contest and Festivals


MegaCities ShortDocs international contest and festivals are held in Megacities (or metropolises) to support the production of short documentaries that raise awareness about urban challenges. Applications for 2016 edition are now open to 11 megacities: New York, Mexico, São Paulo, Paris, Cairo, Moscow, Delhi, Manila, Seoul, Shanghai and Tokyo.

APRIL 25, 2016

Sandtown Murals


The Cultural Services of the French Embassy is pleased to present the project Sandtown Murals led in partnership with CrossCurrents Foundation.

APRIL 25, 2016

Interview: Karim Miské, by his translator Sam Gordon


An interview between writer Karim Miské author of Arab Jazz, and his translator Sam Gordon

APRIL 25, 2016

France honors Edouard Duval-Carrie with the Order of Arts and Letters


Haitian artist Edouard Duval-Carrie received the Medal for Chevalier in the Order of Arts and Letters from the Consul General of France. He was awarded for his artistic accomplishments and his support of French and Francophone culture locally and internationally.