About this Event

In the Library

Check out the latest arrivals, learn more about upcoming library programs and discover Culturethèque, the online platform available for free to members that contains hundreds of magazines, eBooks, comic books, and children's picture books.

In the Education Corner

Take a placement test and register for a fall class. Attendees will enjoy discounts on French courses if they register during the Open House. Interested in getting a taste for a class before registering? We'll be offering 30 minute crash courses for B1 French Idioms at 6pm and for A1 Beginner French Core Language at 6:30pm as well as a 45 minute crash course for B1/B2 Let's Cook in French at 6pm.
Please RSVP at education@frenchculturalcenter.org if you want to attend a crash course.

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Join or renew your membership, and learn about our new membership program featuring new benefits and reduced pricing!

In the Gallery

Discover our current exhibition In Search of Lost Memory, a group show probing the effects of our growing dependence on digital technology on our memory. For this multi-media installation, curator Arlinda Shtuni invited artists on both sides of the Atlantic to contribute original or existing works on what has emerged as a germane topic in contemporary art, literature as well as in neuroscience research.

Upcoming Cultural Events

Learn about our fall line-up! With a variety of lively events featuring local and international artists, creative thinkers, innovators, and performers, our monthly programs include art exhibits, film screenings, debates, hands-on workshops, cooking classes and wine tastings, social evenings and holiday celebrations.

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 2:00 PM To 3:30 PM

Join Benjamin for an in-depth discussion of L’exposition coloniale by Érik Orsenna.

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Opening

May '68 Revisited

Special Series Opening

Thursday, February 1, 2018 6:30 PM To 9:00 PM

The French Cultural Center will host a reception to inaugurate the winter/spring series of May ’68 events. Our partners from Harvard and Northeastern universities will be on hand to highlight their activities, events and why they believe the seminal events of 50 years ago remain crucial to examine today.

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Exhibition

May '68: When Paris Erupted in Protest

Exhibition of photos by Marc Riboud

From Feb 2, 2018 To Feb 28, 2018

On May 3, 1968, Parisian students took to the street in protests that spread throughout France, quickly engulfing offices, factories and other places of work. This exhibition of works by the late French photographer Marc Riboud reminds us of both the passions of the moment and of the enigmatic playfulness that striking students and workers frequently displayed.

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