What's On

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.   

Cultural Events

Alliance Française de Sydney Cultural Foundation

Discover cultural events relating to Film, Literature, Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Television and Radio.

Discover France's literary prize winners

The juries have deliberated and the results are in! As France announces the literary prize winners for the year, we're delighted to offer you access to many of these top titles.

The Festival is returning in 2022

Get ready to travel the globe with another powerful season of the Festival, serving up the crème de la crème of contemporary French cinema.

Exclusive Preview of 2021 Festival hit Delicious

Join us for an exclusive preview screening of the top film at this year's Festival, the mouth-watering historical comedy, Delicious

Talk: Matisse and Le Décoratif

Discover the colourful world of Matisse with this timely talk, coinciding with the Art Gallery of NSW's upcoming exhibition. 

Discover la rentrée littéraire

Become a Member and access the latest, best-selling French novels as they hit the shelves.

BASTILLE DAY is postponed

Travel with us to France, West Africa, Tahiti and New Caledonia in a celebratory evening of dance, music, fun and festivities.

Listen to Radio France International

Broadcasting daily, RFI covers a story making headlines in France (Focus on France) and each weekend broadcast a story on the world of French culture (Culture in France).

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.

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

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.

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.

Alliance Française de Sydney Activities

Get involved in our rich calendar of cultural events and activities.

A Special Gift for New Students

Take your new year's resolutions even further. 

Mystery box games

Solve the cases in our Mystery Boxes and identify the culprit of the assaults, unsolved murders and the mysterious haunted place as you put your skills of deduction to the test. 

French Events in Sydney

Explore exciting events offered by our partners and peers.

Australian Premiere, The Danish Collector: Delacroix to Gauguin

This beautifully realised documentary showcases a treasure trove of some of the finest Impressionist artworks ever painted, currently held at Denmark’s acclaimed Ordrupgaard museum.

Our Hearts Are Still Open: Tony Maniaty Photo Exhibition

At the peak of the Covid pandemic, Australian-born photojournalist Tony Maniaty documented the life of the French people as they tackled their greatest crisis in a generation.

Grand (re)opening of Frogs Frogs Crêperie Mosman

To celebrate the grand opening of the new Four Frogs Mosman restaurant space, Four Frogs are welcoming a series of special offers, events and surprises.  

Discover Sacreblue

Discover the newly-launched online platform made for Australian Francophiles.

So Frenchy So Chic tickets are on sale

Your favourite garden party festival is returning in 2022! Experience the joie de vivre as the French do, with plenty of fine food and wine, sunshine, fabulous music and great company.

Georges Brassens : A playlist for the centenary of his birth

Celebrate the centenary of the birth of the dearly missed Georges Brassens, world-renowned guitarist and song-writing genius.

The best of French TV is available online!

Enjoy access to a rich variety of French language programmes, subtitled in English. From prime time films, dramas, documentaries, lifestyle shows, live sports events, international news to kids' programmes, there is something for all tastes, interests and ages.

Sydney Film Festival Full Program Revealed

Discover over 200 films to transport you all around the world.  

Free Sample of the New Jean Paul Gaultier

Discover Gaultier’s glamorous world of boxing and get free samples of Scandal Pour Homme and So Scandal fragrances!

Become a member

Become a member of Alliance Française de Sydney for exclusive offers and discounts.