Public Events

We are happy to welcome everyone in our beautiful auditorium to celebrate Francophone cultures. Check out our amazing program events including movie nights, panel talks, concerts, and more!


PANEL TALK | The Evolution of the Human Brain (What Makes Us Human!)

Monday, October 2nd | 6:30pm

[Brain Week]

Join us for a panel talk organized by the Lycée Français de New York and its new partner, the Paris Brain Institute
Moderated by Time magazine senior health correspondent Alice Park, the panel will include guests such as Paris Brain Institute Scientific Director Bassem Hassan, and NYU Silver Professor of Biology and Neural Science Claude Desplan.

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Wednesday, October 4 | 6:30pm

[Brain Week]

The Brain is a Swiss and French documentary film directed by Jean-Stéphane Bron, released in 2021.
As researchers gradually uncover the mysteries of the human brain, the race is on between human intelligence and artificial intelligence. Jean-Stéphane Bron immerses us in the heart of today's science, discovering the work of five scientists, at the crossroads between the brain, consciousness and artificial intelligence...

In French with English subtitles

PLAY | Colette et la musique (in French)

Thursday, October 19 | 6:30pm

The concert-show seeks to shed light on the relationship that the writer Colette, whose 150th birthday we are celebrating, maintained with music through her work, and her relationship with the great composers of the time with whom, for some of them, she formed a real friendship: Ravel, Debussy, Fauré, Messager…
Her masterpiece "The Tendrils of the Vine" is on the Baccalaureate program 2023 and 2024.

Tickets: $15 at the door