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.

Become a Member

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

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Exhibition

The Charlie Archive Exhibition

Works from the Charlie Archive at the Harvard Library

From Jan 6, 2017 To Jan 30, 2017

Opening Reception : Thursday, January 5 at 6:30 PM. A gallery talk will be held at 7:00 PM during the opening with the co-founders of the Charlie Archive at Harvard Library: Lidia Uziel, Virginie Greene, and Nicole Mills. An advance RSVP is required for this gallery opening.

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017 6:00 PM To 8:00 PM

This month's book club will focus on the literary works of Simone de Beauvoir, France's acclaimed feminist existentialist.

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Thursday, January 19, 2017 6:30 PM To 8:30 PM

The story of how the famous author Michel Houellebecq is kidnapped and held for ransom by three men during a promotional tour in 2011.

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