• Welcome to Guillaume Lacroix, Consul General in Chicago

    29 August 2017

    Welcome to Guillaume Lacroix, Consul General in Chicago

    On August 29th, 2017, Mr. Guillaume Lacroix became Consul General of France in Chicago with jurisdiction over the 13 States of the Midwest. He succeeds to Mr. Vincent Floreani. Read Mr. Lacroix’s biography.

  • Palais de Tokyo | Singing Stones Exhibit at The Roundhouse, DuSable Museum (...)

    25 August 2017

    Palais de Tokyo | Singing Stones Exhibit at The Roundhouse, (...)

    Chicago (IL). Singing Stones, curated by the Palais de Tokyo’s Katell Jaffrès, brings together 11 emerging artists from both the French and Chicago art scenes, as part of the first Hors les Murs exhibition in the United States, in partnership with the Institut français. Presented within The Roundhouse—a 17,000 sq. ft space built in 1881 and designed by Burnham & Root—at the DuSable Museum of (...)

  • Sept. 19 - 23, 2017, James Thierrée's "The Toad Knew"

    4 August 2017

    Sept. 19 - 23, 2017, James Thierrée’s "The Toad Knew"

    A World’s Stage Production from France! After a decade, Chicago Shakespeare Theater welcomes back James Thierrée to open its new theater, The Yard. His latest creation, "The Toad Knew," combines dance, cirque nouveau, music, and mechanical creations in a theatrical experience unlike any you have ever encountered.

  • Films on the Lake 2017

    3 August 2017

    Films on the Lake 2017

    Enjoy free French cinema in Chicago parks this summer! Presented by our Cultural Service, don’t miss the six great movie screenings in partnership with Chicago Park District: Movies In The Parks.Free music performances and cheese too!

  • Bijoux Parisiens Exhibition at Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha NE: June 4 - (...)

    1 August 2017

    Bijoux Parisiens Exhibition at Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha NE: June (...)

    The objects presented in Bijoux Parisiens reveal the wealth and social fabric of France as the country’s shifting tastes and ever-changing political situations, from the reign of Louis XIV (r. 1643–1715) to World War II, impacted how jewelry was worn and by whom. Necklaces, pendants, bracelets, and brooches made with precious and semi-precious materials like platinum, gold, diamonds, and (...)

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    "Oui" Run 5K - Registrations Open!

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    The Lycée Français de Chicago invites all to participate in the second annual “Oui” Run 5K (we run 5K), Kids Races and Post Race Picnic on Sunday, September 24, 2017.

    à la carte

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    à la carte is a celebration of contemporary French food, wine and art of living, designed to excite and inspire food lovers of all ages.
    The 3rd Annual à la carte will take place October 5-15, 2017 in Chicago and throughout the Midwest. Stay tuned!
    @alacarteChicago #alacarte2017

    Share Your #StoryofFrance!

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    Share your favorite memory from your time in France and you could win a prize!