The Alliance strives to provide a full range of activities for its members, students and guests: from French films to lectures to wine tastings and cooking classes, as well as art, photographic and didactic exhibits, and social events, including conversational get-togethers. For more details, call 713 526-1121
Special Photography Exhibition
One Week Only - September 14 - 21, 2017
Thursday, September 14th
Paris Fashion Week comes to Houston. Join us at the Alliance Française 427 Lovett Blvd. from 6-9:30 PM on September 14 for a reception in honor of photographer Jesse Greene.
The images are compiled from his coverage of Paris Fashion Weeks 2013-2017. The evening will feature a Best-Dressed Contest, crêpes and refreshments from Topo Chico! See the event on Facebook: Phone y Fashionistas.
Join us on September 28 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm for La Fête de la Rentrée our annual party to kick off the new session of French classes and the new season of cultural events. Enjoy live music from our favorite French duo, Kirby-sur-Seine, French wines and cheeses, and the opening of an exhibition featuring the works of Spring Street Studios artists, photographer Gary Watson and painter Agnès Bourely. There is no charge and all are invited.
The Wine School at the Alliance Française
Take advantage of our vente de livres d’occasion (used book sale) at the Alliance. As we continue to clean out our shelves to make room for new acqusitions, we have a wide variety of used books on offer; text books, novels, history and children’s books, and more. And all books are priced at just $1. (Oui! Un dollar!)
VENEZ EN PROFITER
Cannes Confidential: A Debrief on the 70th Festival International du Film
Grand Merci to Marian Luntz, curator of Film and Video at MFAH for her Cannes Confidential presentation on June 28. A full house enjoyed her first hand impressions of the Cannes Film Festival, as well as the rosé and the assortment of French cheeses.
The fun of our champagne reception for author Cara Black is over, and she has continued on her way with her summer book tour. But it's not too late to enjoy all 17 novels in her popular Aimée Leduc series of mystery novels which take place in Paris! Choose her for your summer reading, and you'll see why Cara Black always tops the Alliance Française staff and members recommended reading list!