cultural events & Activities

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Please note that all in-house cultural events have been postponed until further notice due to the current pandemic and NSW government restrictions. In the wake of this, we are offering numerous online French events and activities to explore through our curated list of cultural resources.

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Video Conference Talk: Colours of Impressionism

Video Conference Talk: Colours of Impressionism

During this online conference, Marie Chrétien revisits for a second time an extraordinary exhibition from the Musée d’Orsay, which includes 65 of the museum’s most treasured paintings by Monet, Manet, Renoir, Pissaro and others.

Video Conference Talk: Matisse & Picasso

Video Conference Talk: Matisse & Picasso

Marie Chrétien (Master of Art at Sydney University) returns with another powerful and insightful installement of her art lecture Matisse and Picasso

Daily French Activities

Daily French Activities

Discover our new online cultural programme starting from Monday 6 April, featuring fun and interactive French activities taking place every single day of the week. These include Q and As with distinguished French authors, our top book recommendations and more.

Refunds for the Festival

Refunds for the Festival

Please ensure you have lodged your refund application form by 5pm Friday 12 June for tickets to the Alliance Française French Film Festival.

ONLINE French Events & ACTIVITIES

Virtual Tour: Le Louvre

Virtual Tour: Le Louvre

Discover the world's largest art museum and a historic monument in Paris with this virtual tour of its exhibition rooms and galleries! See artworks from masters like Delacroix, Rembrandt or Tintoretto or the collections from the Pharaonic period displayed on the east side of the Sully wing. 

Virtual Tour: Musée d'Orsay

Virtual Tour: Musée d'Orsay

Experience this important cultural landmark and its beautiful collections, completely online! The museum is hosting the virtual exhibition "From Station to the Renovated Musée" as well as several collections of oil paint, canvas, modern art, Impressionism and Post Impressionism. 

Explore France Tv Spectacles Et Culture

Explore France Tv Spectacles Et Culture

Stream cultural events, festivals and concerts! Discover an exciting and diverse selection of "Culturebox" videos, including live streaming of music festivals like Rock en Seine, Vielles Charrues, les Inrocks, Lolapaloosa Paris. You can also find streamed theatre plays such as the Festival d'Avignon, Opera productions and more.  

Virtual Tour: Musée des Arts Et Métiers

Virtual Tour: Musée des Arts Et Métiers

The Musée des Arts et Métiers follows the footsteps of inventors and pioneers of progress and explores a one-of-a-kind repository of scientific and technical knowledge. Explore the seven collections including Scientific instruments, Materials, Energy, Mechanics, Construction, Communication and Transport.

Discover Arte Concert

Discover Arte Concert

Explore a fantastic selection of concerts from electro to classical, jazz to world music, live and on demand. ARTE Concert broadcasting a selection of ARTE’s programmes on the Internet, with English, Spanish Polish and Italian subtitles. It is the first cultural international broadcast of this kind in Europe.

Watch Jacques Tati Movies on SBS On Demand

Watch Jacques Tati Movies on SBS On Demand

Discover classic films from the French comic trailblazer – and a contemporary animation based on one of his unproduced screenplays. French mime-turned-filmmaker Jacques Tati wrote, directed and starred in only five feature films (spanning from 1949's Jour de fête to 1971's Trafic) but the influence of his brand of elaborate visual humour is immense.

Listen to Radio Henri Dès

Listen to Radio Henri Dès

Listen to a beloved children's songwriter's dedicated radio station! You may already be familiar with Swiss artist Henri Dès. Boasting an impressive 50 year-long career, 250 songs, 4.5 million albums sold, 30 schools bearing his name, 100 times appearing on the Olympia stage, 15 gold records and a mention in the Petit Larousse 2012 - Henri has certainly made his mark!

Institut de France: Online Cultural Resources

Institut de France: Online Cultural Resources

During this time of confinement following the health crisis of the Coronavirus Covid-19, you're invited to discover these diverse digital cultural resources offered by French institutions in the fields of visual arts, architecture, music, cinema, literature and more. 

French Wine School presents  Rhône Valley virtual Wine Masterclass

French Wine School presents Rhône Valley virtual Wine Masterclass

Virtually immerse yourself in the Rhône Valley, learn and taste wine with experts, buying tips and more.

Scalp care is the new self-care!

Scalp care is the new self-care!

Klorane’s new Aquatic mint range is everything you need to clarify & detoxify your scalp.

Exclusive offer for cookie lovers!

Exclusive offer for cookie lovers!

Shop Byron Bay Cookies online and get a taste of Byron delivered to your door.

VIP Zoom Apero with Ben L'Oncle Soul

VIP Zoom Apero with Ben L'Oncle Soul

Win access to a VIP Zoom Apero with soul singer Ben L’Oncle Soul!

SUPPORT LOCAL FRENCH RESTAURANTS & FOOD RETAILERS

Sacrebleu ! Canelés & Co

Sacrebleu ! Canelés & Co

Enjoy 10% off all orders over $60 on these authentic Canelés, Madeleines and other delicious treats made with French quality and savoir-faire.

Restaurant Hubert

Restaurant Hubert

Restaurant Hubert is pleased to announce that they are now open for exclusive dining!

Le Petit Louvre

Le Petit Louvre

From Thursday 21 May, Le Petit Louvre is welcoming you back for dinner! Bookings are essential. 

Délidoor by Délisse

Délidoor by Délisse

The popular French café Délisse is launching a Food Box delivered straight to your door. Enjoy 50% off your first order!

Four Frogs Crêperies

Four Frogs Crêperies

The Crêperies are now open in Randwick and Mosman for Dine-in, Takeaway and Delivery.

Fine French Food

Fine French Food

Colder weather means time to get your Raclette on! Melted cheese on boiled potatoes and cured meats – what could be better…?!

Wholegreen Bakery

Wholegreen Bakery

If you’re missing their delicious delights, you might like to know that you can still enjoy Wholegreen Bakery by visiting their Waverley bakery – or ordering online.

LoLuk Bistro

LoLuk Bistro

Inspired by the French culinary, their Mother’s recipes, the authentic southern French cuisine; Luc & Loic revealed their own Bistro: LoLuk.

Bistro Cocotte

Bistro Cocotte

Bistro Cocotte is a cosy restaurant located in the Western Suburbs, in Haberfield.

Choc & Moi

Choc & Moi

Join Choc & Moi to their next chocolate classes & workshops for kids and adults!

Sweet Rendez-vous Pâtisserie

Sweet Rendez-vous Pâtisserie

Delivery and pick up available to satisfy your sweet French craving!

Le Coq Healthy Rotisserie

Le Coq Healthy Rotisserie

Rozelle’s favourite French Rotisserie is open once again!