Past Highlights

  • Annual dinner at the French Ambassador’s residence (photos above)
  • Grand Châteaux and their Gardens in the Landscape of Greater Paris Today, by Stéphanie Celle French State Architect and Urbanist, Conservator of National Monuments
  • Various lectures about the French culture
  • Annual conference with a distinguished speaker
  • Garden parties in Spring or tour to an historic property in the Virginia or Maryland countryside to end the season
  • Private tours of museums for special exhibitions of French masterpieces

The Washington Regional 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.

Bobbie Brewster is the current Washington Regional Chapter Chairman. For further information or to learn more about Membership,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. 

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Grants

 

  • Chartres Cathedral, France
  • Hôtel de Talleyrand, Paris
  • Château de Thoiry, France
  • Abbaye de Fontefroide, France
  • Meridian House, Washington, D.C.
  • Corcoran Gallery of Art, Salon Doré, Washington, D.C.
  • Decatur House and Octagon House, Washington, D.C.
  • The houses of Sainte Geneviève, MO