Past Highlights

  • Special receptions and dinners
  • Louis XIV and Versailles, lecture by James Caughman
  • “How Paris Became Paris, Making a Great Walking City”, lecture by Joan DeJean
  • Trip to Maine to visit Petite Plaisance, home of French author Marguerite Yourcenar
  • A dinner and book signing of “Dior and His Decorators” by Maureen Footer
  • The Boston Chapter organizes a variety of cultural and social events for its members throughout the year. Proceeds from Chapter benefits have been designated for specific grants that FHS Board members have voted to support. The current projects are listed below in bold.

François Bardonnet, Christina Sayare and Thomas Thaler are the current Boston Chapter Co-Chairmen. For further information or to learn more about Membership, please contact FHS Programs and Membership Officer Benjamin Wells.

Photos above: Boston Chapter dinner and book signing of “Dior and His Decorators” by Maureen Footer.


Members’ Trip to Paris

Wednesday, May 22 - Friday, May 24

Join FHS for a 3-day trip in and around Paris! From exceptional visits to the Galerie Kugel and Manufacture Nationale de Sèvres to one-of-a-kind receptions at Juan Pablo and Pilar Molyneux’s hôtel particulier, every moment of this trip will be unforgettable.

The Paris Chapter invites you to discover the new Sciences Po Paris campus, designed by architect Jean-Michel Wilemotte in the Hôtel de l'Artillerie.

Chicago-Midwest: Homage à Odilon Redon

Thursday, June 6, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The French Heritage Society and Galerie Fledermaus invites you to a live performance of Sandra ... Read More >

Paris Chapter: Visit to the Institut de France

Thursday, June 13, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

The Paris Chapter invites you on an exceptional private tour of the Institut de France, a symbol of knowledge and home to some of France's most prestigious academies. We will discover the session room, the library and the hemycle beneath the Institute's dome.