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 Philadelphia Chapter of French Heritage Society celebrates the Barnes Foundation and Auguste Rodin!We will begin our afternoon at the Barnes Foundation, where we will enjoy ... Read More >

Chicago Chapter: Hidden in Plain Sight Conference

Sunday, October 2, 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

In the tradition of the French Salon, we look forward to spending an engaging morning learning about the French influence in the Illinois country through the lens of four French explorers deeply tied to Chicago’s identity.

The co-chairs of the Boston Chapter of French Heritage Society invite you for an evening at Gore Place with Dr. Rebecca Tilles on “Marjorie Merriweather Post’s Passion for France." 

American philanthropy has a long and storied history in France, and French Heritage Society has played an important role in this special relationship since our founding in 1982. Join us as we honor forty years of evolution and achievement. We will celebrate together with an exquisitely curated series of visits, ceremonies, and glamorous receptions in Paris and its surroundings. It all culminates with an unforgettable gala at the Petit Palais, a Belle Epoque masterpiece, on Saturday, October 15th, 2022.

40th Anniversary Gala in Paris

Saturday, October 15, 8:00 pm - Sunday, October 16, 12:00 am

Celebrating American Philanthropy in the City of LightsAmerican philanthropy has a long and storied history in France, and French Heritage Society has played an important ... Read More >

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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.