French Heritage Society intervenes to ensure that the treasures of our shared French architectural and cultural heritage survive to inspire future generations to build, dream and create.

Guided by the belief that the most enduring expression of a culture is to pass on its highest achievements, French Heritage Society is dedicated to protecting the French architectural and cultural legacy both in France and the United States, with emphasis on raising funds for preservation, restoration and education.

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Preservation

We preserve the rich French architectural and cultural heritage throughout France and in the United States by raising funds for restoration, preservation and cultural grants.

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Education

We transmit and safeguard the skills, knowledge and love of heritage through hands-on transatlantic educational programs for university students and in the field architectural research and study for professional heritage architects.

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Cultural Activities

We foster Franco-American friendship and cross-cultural exchange through enriching exclusive tours in France and the U.S., distinguished lectures and dazzling galas on both sides of the Atlantic.

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Join Us

Join us as a member and help support our restoration grants and educational programs. You will be part of a vital network of transatlantic Francophiles who share their love of French heritage and culture.

Events & News

The Great Churches of Paris – The Series with Russell Kelley

Thursday, January 12 - Thursday, February 16

Russell Kelley Returns! A Special Offer for FHS members from the AF-Chicago. The Great Churches of Paris - The Series Every Thursday from January ... Read More >

Chicago-Midwest Chapter: Bouillon Dansant Gala

Friday, February 3, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Chicago Chapter of French Heritage Society invites you to celebrate at its Fourth Annual Gala - an 18th century-style French country Fète!

SOLD OUT: Palm Beach Gala Dinner

Sunday, February 19, 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

We invite you to join us for an elegant evening in celebration of French heritage and joie de vivre at our Annual Palm Beach Gala Dinner on Sunday, February 19th, 2023, at Club Colette. We will toast French Heritage Society’s achievements at the first major event of 2023, which is always a particularly festive gathering.

Northern California: Cocktails and Camaraderie

Sunday, February 26, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Northern California Chapter of French Heritage Society cordially invites you to a cocktail party hosted by Julie and David Helfrinch in their Presidio Heights residence.

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Chapters

Our 11 dynamic Chapters across the US and one in Paris form a vibrant network to support our restoration projects and promote French culture.