Past Highlights

  • Gala dinner at the Beauregard-Keyes House in support of its FHS grant (along with other FHS Chapters) – photos above
  • Lectures, private museum tours, wine tastings, special dinners
  • Day trips to surrounding homes and plantations
  • Dinner at the Residence of the French Consul General of France in New Orleans honoring FHS long-time patron Matilda Gray Stream
  • Welcome parties for FHS Student Interns at nearby cultural institutions

“We are dedicated to fostering and preserving the French culture of Louisiana and opening our doors to interns”  Diane Sustendal-Labouisse, Co-Chairman, Louisiana Chapter

The Louisiana Chapter organizes a variety of events for its members throughout the year, and raises funds for the grants that FHS Board members have voted to support. The current projects are listed below in bold.

Michael Harold and Pierre Villere are the current Louisiana Chapter Co-Chairmen. please contact FHS Programs and Membership Officer Benjamin Wells.

Events

Paris Chapter: Visit of the Mobilier National

Wednesday, March 13, 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

The Paris Chapter invites you to tour the Mobilier National, which furnishes the official palaces of the French Republic, various French embassies, and presidential residences.

Paris Chapter: Day Trip to Champs Sur Marne

Thursday, March 14, 9:15 am - 5:00 pm

Paris Chapter members are invited to take part in a day trip to Champs sur Marne. This includes a visit to the Maison des Compagnons du Devoir et du Tour de France, an organization emblematic of French craftsmanship and a lunch.

Paris Chapter: Annual Presentation

Wednesday, March 20, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Members and partners are invited to attend FHS’ Annual Presentation on March, 20, 2024 at the Cercle de l’Union Interalliée.

We cordially invite you to join us for a celebration of French heritage and joie de vivre on April 8, 2024, at our Palm Beach “April in Paris” Luncheon at The Colony.

Grants