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.

Francis de Marneffe, François Bardonnet and Christina Sayare are the current Boston Chapter Co-Chairmen. For further information or to learn more about Membership, please contact the Boston Chapter directly. Please email: fhsboston@frenchheritagesociety.org

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

Events

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.

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.

Save the Date: 40th Anniversary Celebration

Tuesday, October 11 - Saturday, October 15

Please save the date for our 40th Anniversary Celebration Saluting American Philanthropy in the City of Lights.American philanthropy has a long and storied history in ... Read More >

Gilded Age Gala

Thursday, November 17, 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

On Thursday, November 17th, 2022, French Heritage Society invites you to join us for our Gilded Age Gala at the a private club in New York City in honor of FHS’s 40th Anniversary.

Grants