French schools of art and design exhibit in Milan

An experimental exhibition in Milan brings together remarkable projects around the theme of nature and environmentalism by students and young graduates from three prestigious French schools of art and design. Ambitious, stimulating and sometimes confusing, the exhibition offers food for thought and...

Published on 01/04/2019

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The Mobilier National puts French expertise on show in Mexico

From 9 to 13 February, the Mobilier National will present one of the latest projects designed by its workshops at the Zona Maco contemporary art fair in Mexico: the Nuage de pixels collection designed by Miguel Chevalier and A+A Cooren. This will be the first time the institution has travelled to...

Updated on 08/02/2022

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Night of Alter-realities 13 and 14 July 2021

On Tuesday 13 and Wednesday 14 July, the association Civic City is organising the Nuit des Alter-réalités (Alter-realities Night) as part of the 2021 Porto Design Biennale, which can be followed live.

Updated on 13/07/2021

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Collective open-studio at the Cité internationale des arts

18 artists in residence at the Cité internationale des arts open the doors to their workshops. Coming from all over the world, they will share with the public their work in progress and their experiences of residency in France.

Updated on 27/04/2022

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The Cité Internationale des Arts opens its workshops to the public

Around the world in 14 hours? It’s possible at the Cité Internationale des Arts! Embark on this new edition of the Traversées du Marais on 6th and 7th September 2019 and travel to the heart of workshops featuring all kinds of artists: photography, painting, sculpture, writing, music and performance...

Updated on 27/04/2022

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The opening of a new artists residence in Senegal: Villa Saint-Louis Ndar

Its inauguration scheduled for 8 June 2019 will be the starting point for a new artistic and cultural impetus in Senegal and throughout sub-Saharan Africa. A first call for applications was launched in the spring.

Updated on 27/04/2022

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Online open-studios #1 April 2020

On Thursday, April 2, 2020, the recipients of the Institut français / Cité internationale des arts programme shared their residency experiences on the social networks. Follow this digital journey to the heart of their studios!

Updated on 27/04/2022

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The results of the France-Romania Season 2019 in augmented reality

The Institut français presents the results of the France-Romania Season 2019 in augmented reality, following more than 8 months of multidisciplinary programming in France and Romania, followed by 2.5 million people in both countries

A free “France-Romania Results” app has been specially designed...

Updated on 27/04/2022

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Festival French Waves

The greatest French artists will be on-stage in your living room from 5th June to 16th July, as part of the French Waves online festival. 

Updated on 27/04/2022

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General Commissioner N'Goné Fall takes stock of the Africa2020 Season!

Africa2020 Season: an invitation to look at and understand the world from an African point of view.

The Africa2020 Season brought together civil society from the African continent around 13 major issues of the 21st century. A platform for encounters, it allowed us to symbolically follow the...

Updated on 09/05/2022

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March 8, 2020: International Women's Rights Day

On the occasion of March 8, International Women's Rights Day, the Institut français chose to highlight meetings, works, or portraits of women who, from Mexico to Tunisia, from Haiti to South Africa, from France to India, fight, through art and culture, for women's rights and explore the feminine...

Updated on 09/05/2022

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Jour dartistes, accounts from 25 artists on the effects of the health crisis

On Saturday 28 November 2020 from 5pm to midnight, Télérama and Le Centquatre have teamed up, in partnership with the Institut français, to give the opportunity to twenty or so artists to speak. The event has been named “Jour d’artistes” (Artists Day), and will be relayed on this page. 

Updated on 09/05/2022

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French Culture Month in Cuba visits Cubans at home

For the 5th edition of French Culture Month in Cuba organised from 18 to 31 May 2021, all the Cubans have to do is get comfortable in their living rooms to follow one of the unmissable events in their cultural calendar.

Updated on 09/05/2022

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The Lebanese artistic scene is in the spotlight!

In an intense crisis that is having a heavy impact on the Lebanese cultural scene, and in the continuity of the emergency aid to Lebanon announced by the French Head of State in September 2020, the Institut français is taking action to support Lebanese artists and creators. Following the launch of...

Updated on 09/05/2022

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