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.

Buddy BoltonMichael Harold, and Diane Sustendal Labouisse are the current Louisiana Chapter Co-Chairmen. For further information or to learn more about Membership, please contact the Louisiana Chapter directly. Please email: fhs@frenchheritagesociety.org

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.

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 >

Grants