• 13 January 2020

    Night of Ideas

    JANUARY 30, 2020 | 6PM-MIDNIGHT. The Field Museum and the Consulate General of France in Chicago are thrilled to present Chicago’s first ever Night of Ideas. Free and open to the public, this global celebration of thought will welcome bright minds from academic, artistic, scientific, and civic communities for a six-hour marathon of ideas on this year’s theme “Alive!”.

  • 12 January 2020

    ONE EACH: Still Lifes by Pissarro, Cézanne, Manet & Friends at the Toledo Museum of Art

    The exhibition of French still lifes will be on view from January 18 to April 12, 2020. Organized in partnership with the Cincinnati Art Museum, the exhibition promises to be a focused but rewarding experience of a selection of richly evocative still lifes painted by French artists in the 1860s.

  • 12 January 2020

    French Comedian Kev Adams in Chicago

    January 23 at 8PM. ONE NIGHT ONLY! Don’t miss the sensational French comedian, Kev Adams at the Laugh Factory in Chicago. For 10 years, at age of 27, he has already achieved phenomenal success as both an actor, stand-up comedian, writer and producer. His new show "Sois 10Ans" is 100% in French!

  • 11 January 2020

    Ballet Biarritz to perform in Des Moines and Detroit

    French contemporary dance company Malandain Ballet Biarritz returns to the Des Moines Civic Center on February 13 with Cinderella and will make its Detroit Opera House debut on February 15 with a repertory program performing works from classic composers including Vivaldi, Chopin and Ravel.

  • 7 November 2019

    Welcome to Nathalie Zugazagoitia, our new Honorary Consul in Kansas City

    Welcome to Nathalie Zugazagoitia, France’s new Honorary Consul in Kansas City. She succeeds to Cyprienne Simchowitz who has accomplished a successful mission on all accounts, with dedication and passion.


    Actualités Diplomatiques

    Culture - Education

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    Notre Dame rebuilding efforts - Together with Notre Dame Public Solidarity Concert


    On Saturday, June 8th, the Consulate General of France in Chicago, in collaboration with St. John Cantius Church, hosted a musical moment of reflection for Notre Dame de Paris.

    The program featured a combined choir of over 100 voices and talented organists and conducts from all over Chicagoland. The repertoire included French works composed in Paris at Notre Dame.