Wednesday, July 29, 2009 (7)

Jul 29, 2009
June 1, 2009
  • Treasures of Napoleon in Philadelphia

  • Jun 1, 2009 at 2:00pm to Sep 7, 2009 at 3:00pm
  • Location: National Constitution Center
  • Description: Bien sur, c'est a Philadelphie, mais n'est ce pas a deux heures de route de New York?NAPOLÉON EXHIBITION AT THE NATIONAL CONSTITUTION CENTERThe seller behind the greatest real estate deal in American history – the Louisiana Purchase – which doubled the size of the country at a cost of $15 million, or approximately four cents per acre, Napoléon Bonaparte (1769-1821) remains an undeniably powerful and enigmatic figure in world history. Opening on May 29 at the National Constitution Center, and running through September 7, 2009, NAPOLÉON offers visitors a rare opportunity to explore the private life of the Emperor of France and to see beyond the legend to gain an understanding of this complex political leader whose actions reshaped the landscape of Europe and America.Created from the extraordinary collection of First Empire authority and author, Pierre-Jean Chalençon, NAPOLÉON showcases rare, personal belongings of Napoléon I, as well as some of the most famous depictions of him by import
  • Created by: Daniele Thomas Easton
June 14, 2009
  • Pen and Parchment: Drawing in the Middle Ages

  • Jun 14, 2009 to Aug 23, 2009
  • Location: MET
  • Description: Pen and Parchment: Drawing in the Middle AgesJune 2, 2009–August 23, 2009Galleries for Drawings, Prints, and Photographs, 2nd floorSee the exhibition's blog for more information, including curatorial comments.Learn more about a special one-day lecture event.Search the calendar for related events.Visit the online Met Store for related publications, reproductions, and other products.With strokes of genius, artists in the Middle Ages explored the medium of drawing, creating a rich array of works ranging from spontaneous sketches to powerful evocations of spirituality to intriguing images of science and the natural world. This exhibition, the first to examine in depth the achievements of the medieval draftsman, includes many works that have never before been lent outside their home countries. Through some fifty examples created in settings as diverse as ninth-century monastic scriptoria to the fourteenth-century French court, the presentation considers the aesthetics, uses, and techniques
  • Created by: Louise Mathieu
July 5, 2009
  • Summer camp in French

  • Jul 5, 2009 to Jul 31, 2009
  • Location: The Language and Laughter Studio
  • Description: Summer Fun in FrenchJuly 6 - 31, 2009for children 3-5 and 6-8www.thelanguageandlaughterstudio.comOur third Summer Day Camp offers a creative, nurturing and relaxed experience for children ages three through eight.Campers learn from caring and supportive early childhood educators who possess strong backgrounds in the arts.At the Summer Arts and Science in French, children are encouraged to speak French through captivating workshops designed to both educate and entertain.Our integrated approach specifically engages the child in lively and creative activities to enhance developmentally appropriate skills in a foreign language.We encourage children to explore their environment and express themselves through all modes of expression including words, movement, drawing, building, sculpture, shadow play, collage, dramatic play, and music.The projects are designed to involve hands-on investigation, finding the answers to questions, reading about a topic, and visually representing their learning
  • Created by: Pascale Setbon
July 24, 2009
  • Concours de dessins sur la Police

  • Jul 24, 2009 at 2:00pm to Aug 31, 2009 at 3:00pm
  • Location: France - Bordeaux
  • Description: Jusqu'au 31 AOUT, l'association policière 911-17, organise un concours de dessins ouvert aux membres de la police, de la gendarmerie et des polices municipales.Le but est de réaliser des dessins ayant attrait au monde policier.POur en savoir plus sur les conditions du jeu concours, dirigez-vous sur la page de l'association à l'adresse suivante: vous êtes policiers du NYPD, n'hésitez pas à nous envoyer les dessins de vos enfants. If you are NYPD's Officers, don't hesitate to send us your children's draw.
  • Created by: French Police association 911-17
July 28, 2009
  • Mostly Mozart Festival @Lincoln Center, Opening Night with Louis Langrée

  • Jul 28, 2009 at 4:00pm to Jul 29, 2009 at 6:00pm
  • Location: Lincoln Center
  • Description: “Mr. Langrée has achieved a wonderful rapport with these players, and he led them with supple understatement, yielding alert performances of a springy resilience that seemed particularly Mozartean.”—The New York Times on Langrée and the Mostly Mozart Festival OrchestraLouis Langrée, conductorLeif Ove Andsnes, pianoAlice Coote, mezzo-sopranoBeethoven: Piano Concerto No.3 in C minorHaydn: Berenice, che fai?Mozart: Symphony No.41 in C major, K.551 ("Jupiter")Pre-concert lecture by Elaine Sisman on July 29 at 6:45 in the Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse
  • Created by: Audrey Cruz-Mermy
July 29, 2009
  • Soirée de lancement Hot & Cool Guide

  • Jul 29, 2009 from 2:30pm to 7:00pm
  • Location: Bubble Lounge, Champagne Bar
  • Description: Evening of bubbles and music to celebrate the launching of the French Culture Guide to New York.'"A celebration of the diversity of Frenchspeakers in the New York area. Packed with culture, this Guide spotlights the people,places, achievements, and events that make French life in NY so unique.'"Come and join!RSVP @
  • Created by: Audrey Cruz-Mermy