• Jun 2, 2011 from 12:00pm to 3:00pm
  • Location: French Embassy's Cultural Services
  • Latest Activity: Aug 21, 2019

The French School Festival of Arts is a project that aims at opening the school on its environment, and bringing a new audience to the arts. It seeks to strengthen exchanges between French and American cultures, develop creativity, and encourage cross-disciplinary work among primary
schools which have an interest in the French language and culture.

 Dowload the French School Festival of Arts PDF.pdf

Watch last year's creations

The Embassy of France has invited the following schools to participate in its second annual French School Festival of Arts

Schools invited for 2011:
PS58 (Brooklyn); PS125 (Manhattan); PS84 (Manhattan); PS73 (Bronx); PS151 (Queens); PS84 (Brooklyn); PS133 (Brooklyn); PS770 (Brooklyn); PS20 (Brooklyn); PS242 (Manhattan), NYFACS (Manhattan); Lyceum Kennedy
(Manhattan), Lycée français de New York (Manhattan), French-American School of New York (Larchmont); Ecole Internationale de New York (Manhattan); International School of Brooklyn (Brooklyn); EFNY (Manhattan and Brooklyn), French-American School of Princeton (New Jersey); French ABC (New Jersey), Parlez-Vous Français (New Jersey);
United Nations International School (Manhattan)

Program Description:

  • The French School Festival of Arts was created in February 2010 by the Embassy of France on an original idea by Viviane Motard, pedagogical
    adviser at the Embassy's headquarter in Washington;
  • The French School Festival of Arts, is a time and a space given to children from various horizons so that they can discover and learn about
    each other through art.
  • The French School Festival of Arts is, first of all, about students meeting students over the internet, and communicating with visual,
    written, audio and oral presentations, about art exhibitions or about a
    specific work of art;
  • The French School Festival of Arts is, for each class, a time to create art from the works discussed with other students;
  • Finally, The French School Festival of Arts gives students the opportunity to meet other students «in vivo» during a collective
    exhibition of their work at the French Embassy's New York Payne-Whitney
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