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Individual Membership

Ian Douglas

Individuals are invited to engage with Villa Albertine at the local, national, and international level.

Villa Albertine is made possible through the generous support of individual donors, including Daphne Recanati Kaplan and Thomas S. Kaplan, Marie-Josée and Henry Kravis, Béatrice Stern, Sana Sabbagh, Elizabeth and Jean-Marie Eveillard, Stephan Haimo and Veronica Bulgari, Michel and Hélène David-Weill, and Mamadou-Abou and Catherine Sarr.

Friends of Villa Albertine

Major supporters of Villa Albertine are invited to join the Friends of the Villa Albertine network, bringing together a distinguished group of supporters who share a passion for the Villa’s mission. Join a visionary community of friends dedicated to promoting dynamic cultural exchange and new relationships between France and the United States. Members of the Friends of Villa Albertine network enjoy insider access to innovative creators and thought leaders at work across the US and play an essential role in shaping transatlantic cultural dialogue, as well as a tailored selection of exclusive benefits and privileges, including: 

  • Recognition on program materials, including website, online and print communications, event materials, and press releases 
  • Naming opportunities around Villa sites and residency programs  
  •  Integration into media outreach plans 
  •  Privileged invitations to public and private Villa Albertine and Cultural Services events throughout the year 
  • Opportunities to enjoy customized, exceptional experiences at leading cultural institutions 

Young Friends of Villa Albertine

Young Friends of Villa Albertine brings together a dynamic group of French culture enthusiasts passionate about the fine and performing arts, music, and literature. An integral part of the Villa, they support the transatlantic exchange of new ideas and enjoy exclusive access to cultural institutions and programming featuring emerging creators and thinkers from France and across the world.

Young Friends of Villa Albertine (35 and under):

  • Invitations to Young Friends programming throughout the year, including receptions and film screenings
  • Privileged access to Villa Albertine’s partner cultural institutions
  • Acknowledgement in the Villa Albertine Annual Report

Contact Us

For further information about the Friends of Villa Albertine, please contact:

Anne Bourgois

Director of Partnerships & Development

Local Villa Albertine Patrons’ Circles 

Guided by the offices of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy present in 10 cities across the US, supporters of Villa Albertine at the local level are invited to become members of the Patrons’ Circle associated with their city’s Villa. Patrons’ Circle members are leaders in their communities who share a commitment to French American exchange in the arts and culture. They enjoy exclusive, behind-the-scenes access both at the Villa and with local cultural partners, as well as a range of tailored benefits that may include:

  • Invitations to exclusive Villa Albertine private dinners and events
  • Opportunities to meet with local Villa Albertine residents and discover their work in progress in an intimate setting
  • Privileged access to local partner cultural institutions  
  • Preview access to local exhibitions and events
  • Recognition on the Villa Albertine digital platform and in the Annual Report

Contact Us

For further information about your Local Villa Albertine Patrons’ Circle, please reach out to your local Villa Albertine Director.

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