11 Past Lectures

Wednesday, September 20, 2023 6:30 PM To 8:00 PM

Join us to learn how Disney storytellers researched and restyled high art from the French Middle Ages, Renaissance, and eighteenth century. From courtly love poetry to Rococo porcelain, from illuminated manuscripts to palatial architecture, French literature and art is pervasive in Disney filmmaking.

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Saturday, June 24, 2023 10:00 AM To 11:30 AM

Join Anastasia Sokolow, founder of la Maison Sulékó and member of the French Society of Perfumers, from her Parisian showroom, to discover the mysterious world of roses.

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Thursday, May 18, 2023 6:30 PM To 8:00 PM

Often categorized as “technicians” or “ambitious seductresses” by the official Paris Salon, women painters were at the heart of the 19th century Impressionist movement.

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Thursday, April 27, 2023 6:30 PM To 9:00 PM

How the Louvre Evolved Over 800 Years From A Medieval Fortress Into The World’s Largest Museum.

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Wednesday, April 12, 2023 6:30 PM To 8:30 PM

The French Library is honored to welcome French Rimbaud’s specialist Alain Borer for a poetic night dedicated to one of the most well-known and talented French poet, Arthur Rimbaud.

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Musiciennes de légende by Marina Chiche

Author talk and book signing

Friday, April 7, 2023 6:30 PM To 8:00 PM

The French Library is pleased to welcome award-winning French violinist and author Marina Chiche. Marina will tell us more about her work on making classical music accessible to the widest audience possible and highlighting exceptional women performers forgotten by history because of their gender.

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