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Le monde entier rêve de Paris

There was once a French TV commercial for the Aéroports de Paris with the tagline, “Le monde entier rêve de Paris” (The entire world dreams…

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La Fête du Muguet / La Fête du Travail

The first of May is a two-in-one holiday in France! It is both May Day (La Fête du Muguet) and Labor Day (La Fête du…

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Fun with French Idiomatic Expressions

Has anyone ever told you they have the cockroach? Or that they drink like a hole? Idiomatic expressions can be funny to hear in another…

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Notre-Dame de Paris: Rebuilding Our Grande Dame

Yesterday, the world watched in despair as one of its most recognizable historic landmarks burned. The City of Lights was illuminated in the worst way…

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Fabulous French Inventions

This spring, the French Cultural Center will launch a new series on “French Innovation” highlighting advancements in medicine, fashion, and aerospace...all from France! This eye-opening…

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Meet Christine Smith

We love our members! In fact, we love them so much that we want you to get to know them and share in our community.…

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Re-Introducing Adèle : A Bilingual Conversation with Leïla Slimani

On Saturday, February 23, the French Cultural Center and the Consulate General of France in Boston were honored to welcome bestselling author Leïla Slimani for…

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Happy National Reading Awareness Month!

Happy National Reading Awareness Month! In addition to our global celebration of le mois de la Francophonie, March has many special observance days that match…

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A Toast to the Francophonie: How to Make a Ti Punch

Throughout March we are honoring diversity of the Francophone world!  What better way to celebrate than offering a toast to our Francophone friends with this…

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Chez Nous: A History of Our Home

Here at the French Cultural Center, members, students, and visitors often ask about the history of our building in Boston's historic Back Bay. As it…

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Upcoming Events

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 6:30 PM To 8:30 PM

WAITLIST ONLY - An evening of French desserts for our membership community! What could be sweeter?

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019 5:30 PM To 6:30 PM

Whether for the first or the hundredth time, dive into this classic en français with a new book club at the library!

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Thursday, May 23, 2019 6:30 PM To 8:30 PM

The second program in our French Innovation series will explore this French staple, from the fashion of its royal courts to the country’s indefatigable status as a pioneer in fashion and luxury innovation today.

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