Julie Kent and Victor Barbee of The Washington Ballet share their thoughts on what they love about French-American culture.
This is a wonderful message of unity from Ambassador Philippe Étienne. Here’s to the continuation of the vibrant French-American relationship in 2020.
A Francophile since his teenage years, French-American Cultural Foundation board member Aaron Lewis has spent the last decade and a half in a dream job, one that has engaged another youthful passion of his, space travel.
Happy New Year! Bonne année! We wish you a new year filled with peace and happiness.
Happy Holidays! Joyeuses fêtes! Best wishes from the board and staff of the French-American Cultural Foundation for a wonderful holiday season.
During a private dinner at the National Archives in Paris on September 19, 2019, guests were treated to a special performance by “Garde républicaine.” The dinner was part of a conference hosted by Mount Vernon.
New York Times writer Elaine Sciolino’s book, “The Seine: The River That Made Paris,” explores the famous river “through its rich history and lively characters: a bargewoman, a riverbank bookseller, a houseboat dweller, a famous cinematographer known for capturing the river’s light.”
As a life-long Washingtonian, becoming involved with the French-American Cultural Foundation has represented an opportunity to invite and reinvigorate French-influenced social, cultural and business relationships into my activities and has renewed my interest in an old love, French culture and style.
The Paris, Capital of Fashion exhibit at the Fashion Institute of Technology’s museum in New York City explores how and why Paris became the international capital of fashion.
Proust’s Duchess: How Three Celebrated Women Captured the Imagination of Fin-De-Siècle Paris is a “beguiling group biography of three aristocratic salonnières of Parisian high society in the Belle Époque.