Events Calendar

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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Lecture

Parisian Charm School

New Date! - Book Talk and Signing with author Jamie Cat Callan

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 6:30 PM To 8:45 PM

We are pleased to welcome Jamie Cat Callan back to the Center for the release of her latest book, Parisian Charm School:  Secrets for Cultivating Love, Joy, and That Certain Je Ne Sais Quoi.

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Workshop

Un Mois, Un Livre: Poèmes à Lou

by Guillaume Apollinaire

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 2:00 PM To 3:30 PM

Join Benjamin for an in-depth discussion of Poèmes à Lou by Guillaume Apollinaire.

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Wednesday, February 21, 2018 6:00 PM To 8:00 PM

In February, we invite you to choose a book from our Blind Date with a Book event for our monthly book club.

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Tasting

Clear the Cave

An Evening of Fine Wine from Our Collection

Thursday, February 22, 2018 6:15 PM To 8:45 PM

Calling all wine lovers! Join us for an unique tasting featuring a special selection of wines from our very own cellar.

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Saturday, February 24, 2018 12:45 PM To 1:30 PM

Philosophy for kids! We invite parents and children 4-8 to gather in the children's room of our médiathèque for a themed discussion group in French.

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Wednesday, February 28, 2018 5:30 PM To 6:00 PM

Discover our film collection through written and visual format, all while learning new vocabulary words that will help with future french movie nights!

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Celebration

Le Mois de la Francophonie Launch Celebration

Meet and Greet with Boston’s Francophone Institutions

Thursday, March 1, 2018 6:00 PM To 8:45 PM

Join us at the Center as we celebrate the launch of this annual celebration of the French language and francophone cultures with a special meet and greet including a number of Boston's Francophone institutions.

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Saturday, March 3, 2018 12:45 PM To 1:15 PM

Philosophy for kids! We invite parents and children 4-8 to gather in the children's room of our médiathèque for a themed discussion group in French.

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Performance

L’Alchimie du Verbe

An Exclusive Interpretation by Laurent Godet

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 7:00 PM To 9:00 PM

Join us for an exclusive interpretation of the play L’Alchimie du Verbe performed by Laurent Godet. His take on the classic play has received critical acclaim in Paris and beyond.

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Exhibition

Migrating Colors - Opening and Cocktail Reception

with Haitian Artists Assembly of Massachusetts

Thursday, March 8, 2018 6:30 PM To 8:45 PM

Join us for an enlightening panel discussion and presentation on Haitian art and culture as we celebrate the Le Mois de la Francophonie 2018 and the opening of Migrating Colors, our March exhibit on view in our gallery.

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From Mar 9, 2018 To Apr 2, 2018

This March, the gallery takes us to Haiti in celebration of Le Mois de la Francophonie. We proudly welcome several artists from the Haitian Artists Assembly of Massachusetts for an impactful and beautiful exhibition.

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Screening

Festinema Junior 2018: Les quatre saisons de Léon

March 13 and March 20, 9:30 AM and 12:00 PM Screenings

From Mar 13, 2018 To Mar 20, 2018

A free screening of Les quatre saisons de Léon as part of the 5th annual Festinema Junior, a national French film festival and educational outreach program for children and adolescents. For ages 4 - 6.

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Screening

Festinema Junior 2018: Le roi et l'oiseau

March 14 and March 21, 9:30 AM and 12:00 PM Screenings

From Mar 14, 2018 To Mar 21, 2018

A free screening of Le roi et l'oiseau as part of the 5th annual Festinema Junior, a national French film festival and educational outreach program for children and adolescents. For ages 7 - 12.

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Lecture

Author Talk and Book Signing with Marie-Josée Duquette

Histoire d’une vie trop courte & Une Québécoise à Boston

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 6:30 PM To 8:45 PM

Le Mois de la Francophonie continues with an evening of literature, en français, featuring Québécoise author Marie-Josée Duquette. Learn how she came to call Boston her home, then view Beantown through her eyes, including her favorite hidden spots.

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Screening

Festinema Junior 2018: Polina, danser sa vie

March 15 and March 22, 9:30 AM and 12:00 PM Screenings

From Mar 15, 2018 To Mar 22, 2018

A free screening of Polina, danser sa vie as part of the 5th annual Festinema Junior, a national French film festival and educational outreach program for children and adolescents. For ages 13 - 15.

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Screening

Festinema Junior 2018: Swagger

March 16 and March 23, 9:30 AM and 12:00 PM Screenings

From Mar 16, 2018 To Mar 23, 2018

A free screening of Swagger as part of the 5th annual Festinema Junior, a national French film festival and educational outreach program for children and adolescents. For ages 16 - 18.

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Saturday, March 17, 2018 12:45 PM To 1:15 PM

Philosophy for kids! We invite parents and children 4-8 to gather in the children's room of our médiathèque for a themed discussion group in French.

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Workshop

Un Mois, Un Livre: Les anciens canadiens

by Philippe Aubert de Gaspé

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 2:00 PM To 3:30 PM

Join Benjamin for an in-depth discussion of Les anciens canadiens by Philippe Aubert de Gaspé.

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Exhibition

The Art of Revolution

Protest Posters from May '68

From Apr 3, 2018 To May 1, 2018

Join us on April 3rd at 6:30 PM as we celebrate the opening of the second exhibition in our "May '68" series with graphic art historian and author Michel Wlassikoff. Michel will lead a discussion on his book, Mai ’68: l’Affiche en Héritage, and our exhibit of ten original posters, along with nearly two dozen small reproductions.

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Festival

May '68 Film Festival: Milou en mai (May Fools)

A Special Screening at the Center

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 6:00 PM To 8:00 PM

Join us for a special screening of the film Milou en mai as part the May '68 Film Festival in partnership with Northeastern University and Harvard University. Watch as an eccentric family is re-united during the 1968 general strike in France, after the death of the grandmother.

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Lecture

Dancers of the Nightway: Navajo Weavings with Ceremonial Themes

Gallery Opening and Book Signing with Rebecca and Jean-Paul Valette

Thursday, May 10, 2018 6:30 PM To 8:45 PM

Join us for an illuminating evening in our gallery with Rebecca and Jean-Paul Valette, as they share with us part of their collection of Navajo weavings featuring ceremonial dancers.

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Member Event

Time Travel Cocktail in Beacon Hill

A unique cocktail experience on Charles Street

Thursday, May 17, 2018 6:30 PM To 8:00 PM

All Mosaïque members are invited to join us for an exciting evening at Devonia Antiques on May 17th, from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM. Space is very limited, so RSVP early.

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