Past Highlights

  • The Marquis: Lafayette Reconsidered, luncheon lecture by author Laura Auricchio
  • Philadelphia Bastille Day Party
  • Gala dinner at Ardrossan, the Main Line estate in Beaux Arts style of the Scott family
  • Papier Peints, the Vogue of French Mural Decors in America: Trendsetters from Thomas Jefferson to Henry du Pont, lecture by Carolle Thibaut-Pomerantz
  • A lecture series about Benjamin Franklin in France

The Philadelphia Chapter organizes a variety of cultural and social events for its members throughout the year in order to raise funds for restorations projects that were voted by the FHS Board members. The current projects are listed below in bold.

Julia Ward and Anne Munch Jensen are the current Philadelphia Chapter Co-Chairmen. For further information or to learn more about Membership, please contact FHS Programs and Membership Officer Benjamin Wells.

Photos: Philadelphia Bastille Day celebration.

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. 

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Grants

 

  • The Rodin Museum of Philadelphia
  • Joan of Arc statue, Philadelphia
  • The Katrina Heritage Rescue Fund
  • Apotheosis of Saint Louis, MO
  • Abbaye de Reigny, France
  • Château de Caumale, France
  • Temple de Château-Thierry, France
  • Silversmith House, Philadelphia

 

  • The Rodin Museum of Philadelphia
  • Joan of Arc statue, Philadelphia
  • The Katrina Heritage Rescue Fund
  • Apotheosis of Saint Louis, MO
  • Abbaye de Reigny, France
  • Château de Caumale, France
  • Temple de Château-Thierry, France
  • Silversmith House, Philadelphia
  • Memorial Hall, Philadelphia
  • Degas House, LA