Partnerships and Collaborations
The French-American Cultural Foundation is privileged to be partnered with some of the world’s most important historical sites and esteemed institutions.
For more than 130 years, the American Cathedral of the Holy Trinity has been a spiritual home to an international and multicultural community.
CECI is a nonprofit organization established in 1998 to provide financial support for the education of outstanding students from the developing world as they pursue their studies in journalism and communications.
The Society of the Cincinnati is the nation’s oldest patriotic organization, founded in 1783 by officers of the Continental Army and their French counterparts who served together in the American Revolution.
Congressional French Caucus
Founded in 2003, the French Caucus is a bicameral, bipartisan congressional member organization. It is dedicated to promoting partnerships and cooperation, enhancing US/French relations in all fields, and facilitating a better understanding of the essential relationship between the two countries.
The French Embassy and La Maison Française,in Washington, D.C., is the primary French diplomatic mission to the United States. Opened in 1984, with some 400 staffers, it is France’s largest foreign embassy.
Gold Leaf Studios is an internationally recognized authority on frame fabrication, conservation, gilding, and large-scale architectural gilding.
Located in the heart of Washington DC, the Jefferson is an award winning luxury five star hotel. It boasts an enviable collection of antiques, historic artwork, sculptures of the founding fathers, and a collection of original and signed documents from the American Revolution.
The Library of Congress is the largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, newspapers, maps and manuscripts in its collections. The Library is the main research arm of the U.S. Congress.
The Meridian House and the neighboring White-Meyer House, headquarters of Meridian International Center, were designed by American architect John Russell Pope who also designed the Jefferson Memorial, the National Gallery of Art (West Building), and the National Archives. Built in 1920 for Ambassador Irwin Boyle Laughlin, Meridian House was filled with his extensive collection of French paintings and Oriental porcelain.
Home to Thomas Jefferson, the author of the Declaration of Independence, Monticello is a World Heritage Site, museum, research institute, and presidential library. Since opening to the public in 1924, Monticello has attracted over 27 million visitors.
Once home to George Washington, it is one of America’s most visited historic sites. Purchased by the General in 1754, he expanded the house supervising every renovation and addition. The Museum collection includes paintings, prints, sculpture, furniture, ceramics, metals, glass, textiles, tools, clothing, and personal accessories. It is also home to the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington.
Located in Washington, D.C., The National Museum of Women in the Arts the world’s only major art museum solely dedicated to championing women artists.
Located in Philadelphia, the museum is dedicated to telling the story of the American Revolution. The museum has an impressive collection of several thousand objects, works of art, manuscripts, and printed works from the period of the American Revolution.
The National Gallery of Art was conceived and given to the people of the United States by Andrew W. Mellon (1855–1937). Dedicated on March 17, 1941, by the time of the museum’s 25th anniversary in 1966, 114 exhibition galleries were filled with great works of art. Each year private donors give additional works to the museum, ensuring that the collections of the National Gallery of Art continue to grow. The gallery has thousands of works from across the world and enjoys over 5 million visitors a year.
A World Heritage Site spread over 679,784 sq. ft. this magnificent Palace contains 2,300 rooms. Originally Louis XIII’s hunting lodge, it was greatly expanded by Louis XIV the ‘Sun King’ and become the home of French monarchs up until the French Revolution.
The ballet company of the nation’s capital reflects the diversity of Washington, D.C. and the nation through its dancers and repertoire, curated by Artistic Director Julie Kent.
Founded in 1961 by then First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy, its mission is to protect, preserve, and provide public access to the rich history of America’s Executive Mansion.