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

The Philadelphia Chapter invites you to enjoy exclusive access to "Mary Cassatt at Work" in the form of a private, curator-led tour of the exhibition led by Laurel Gerber, the Philadelphia Museum of Art Park Family Curator of Prints and Drawings. Ms. Gerver will provide insights into individual images as well as an overall vision of Cassatt's contribution to the Impressionist Movement in Paris.

Summer Soirée in the Hamptons

Friday, July 19, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join FHS for the much-anticipated reprise of FHS's Summer Soirée! We are excited to be hosted by Maria and Kenneth Fishel at their incredible Bridgehampton residence for what promises to be an exceptional and unforgettable cocktail reception.

Chairman’s Circle Trip to the Côtes du Rhône

Thursday, October 17 - Wednesday, October 23

FHS is excited to present this year’s Chairman’s Circle trip to the Côtes du Rhône. Our six-night trip will begin in the dramatic ancient city of Avignon, which is renowned for its majestic Palais des Papes, a UNESCO World Heritage site. We will explore the splendid Provencal landscapes and monuments in the surrounding area, including the gorgeous 12th-centuy Romanesque Abbaye de Sénanques, and Gordes, renowned as one of the most beautiful villages of France. We will be hosted in style at individual homes for private receptions in Avignon and Gordes. 

French Heritage Society

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Grants