Villa Albertine and Ford Foundation Partner to Launch Custom-Designed Residencies in the US for Creators from the African Continent
Five leading creative thinkers selected to embed in the American city of their choosing this fall to explore themes including women’s liberation, land rights, the creativity of astronauts, and more
Creative Residency Program in Marfa, TX Fuels New Collective Imagination of Outer Space
Villa Albertine announces four international creatives selected for residency that re-thinks space exploration outside frameworks of conquest and resource extraction
Villa Albertine Announces Participants for 2023 Residencies
More than 70 international artists and thinkers will pursue customized residencies across the United States, exploring the urgent questions of our time.
Villa Albertine Announces Grantees Across Four Major Art Exchange Programs
$472,300 awarded to 42 projects uniting French and international artists and American institutions through Étant donnés Contemporary Art; FACE Contemporary Theater; FUSED: French US Exchange in Dance; and Jazz & New Music.
Paul-Aimé William Awarded 2022 Beauford Delaney-Villa Albertine Research Grant for Study of the Artist/Art Historian James Amos Porter
$20,000 grant will support William’s research in Washington, D.C. and other American cities in January - February 2023.
Glenn Lowry, Dawn Hudson, Laurent Le Bon Among Cultural Leaders Appointed to Selection Jury for Villa Albertine’s Artist Residency Program
Participants in pioneering residency program that places 70+ creatives across 10 US cities will be announced June 27, 2022.
Albertine Cinémathèque announces 2022-2023 Season and Opens Applications for Annual Festival Grant
The program, which makes French films accessible to students at US colleges and universities, enters its second season with a diverse list of films for on-campus festivals, plus two virtual film series for in-class discussions.
Films on the Green is Back for Summer 2022
The free outdoor French film festival returns to New York City June 3rd - September 9th. Also renewed in Chicago, Boston, and Washington D.C.
‘La carte postale’ by Anne Berest Wins First Ever ‘Choix Goncourt United States’
Jury of university students announced their selection at a ceremony co-chaired by author Siri Hustvedt.
Night of Ideas 2022: Patti Smith, Andre Dickens, Leïla Slimani, Joe Baker Join 250+ Artists and Cultural Visionaries in Marathon of Public Programs and Performances Across 19 US Cities
Registrations for Villa Albertine’s free in-person mega-event are now open.
Night of Ideas 2022: Goncourt-Winner Leïla Slimani and Lenape Center Director Joe Baker Highlight Nocturnal Marathon of Public Debate, Programs, and Performances in 19 US Cities
Villa Albertine partners with 50+ cultural institutions across the country for its annual in-person mega-event in May.
Young French Cinema 2022 Selection Spotlights Diverse Emerging Filmmakers
Ten feature films and six shorts are now available for in-person and virtual screenings throughout the US.
Seven French Podcasters Selected for Sounds of New York
Participants will attend a week-long learning expedition to NYC, the Podcasting Capital, as part of this new professional program from Villa Albertine.
‘And Their Children After Them’ by Nicolas Mathieu, translated by William Rodarmor (Other Press, 2020) Wins 2021 Albertine Prize
Author and translator share annual reader’s choice award.
Participants Announced for Digital Playgrounds — New Program Supporting the Creation of French Video Games and Immersive Experiences in New York
Three video games and three immersive experience projects were selected.
Villa Albertine Announces Founding Partnership with Art Explora
Art Explora supports the development of eight thematic Villa Albertine residencies across four geographic hubs.
Announcing Artist Residents and Partnerships for Villa Albertine
Reinventing the residency model, Villa Albertine will expand France’s global cultural footprint in its most significant form.
Announcing Villa Albertine
Welcoming more than 60 artists and thinkers for its inaugural season, this new French cultural institution in the U.S. is reinventing the traditional French residency model seen in the Villa Medici by hosting residents in 10 major American cities and exploring intersections between culture and the urgent questions of our time.
“10 in America” — 10 cities, 10 films, one America
Valerie Massadian, one of ten filmmakers participating in a residency to document America, is featured in Atlanta's Saporta Report.
International Creatives to Participate in Marfa Residency this Fall
Glasstire features Villa Albertine's new residency program in Marfa, all about re-imagining outer space.
‘It’s Impossible to Tell the Story of Morocco Without Employing Sensuality’: An Interview With Author Leila Slimani
Fresh from her keynote at this spring's Night of Ideas, Leïla Slimani sits down with Vogue to talk about her work and future Villa Albertine residency.
Céline Tricart: “I Want to Demystify Access to Culture”
Learn more about resident Céline Tricart's work to revamp the image of museums and culture in her article for France-Amérique.
Alain Gomis, in the footsteps of Thelonious Monk in the United States
Resident Alain Gomis describes his immersion in the American jazz scene in this interview with France-Amérique.
American Museums, a “Sounding Board” for Contemporary Issues
Annabelle Ténèze reflects on her Washington DC residency for France-Amérique.
Michel Risse: A Sonorous Stroll in Manhattan
What does resident Michel Risse notice when he walks through New York? Find out in his article for France-Amérique.
Villa Albertine and the French Embassy’s Role In Helping Artists Come to America
Villa Albertine's Residency Coordinator offers a look behind the scenes on the French Insider Podcast.
What do Oakland and a suburb of Paris have in common? New art exhibit draws comparisons
The new exhibition 'In the Banlieues/Centering the Margin: Oakland/Saint-Denis' earns a full page spread in The Oaklandside.
Films on the Green
WFUV's 'Cityscape', an inside look at the people, places, and spirit of NYC, features Films on the Green.
Outdoor Movies in NYC: all of the screenings in one easy calendar
Spot Films on the Green in this handy guide from TimeOut.
New show finds common ground with artists, activists from Oakland and Saint-Denis in France
The SF Chronicle covers Villa Albertine's ambitious cross-continental exhibition 'In the Banlieues/Centering the Margin: Oakland/Saint-Denis'.
Kaouther Ben Hania begins prestigious Villa Albertine residency in California
Moving Image Middle East features Kaouther Ben Hania's fascinating Villa Albertine residency project.
Villa Albertine's Innovative Residency Welcomes 70+ New Artists and Creators To Their 2023 Cohort
Read all about Villa Albertine's 2023 residents in this article from Broadway World.
Bill Fontana Recorded the Vibrations of Church Bells Inside Fire-Damaged Notre Dame. Now, He’s Taking His Sound Installation on Tour
Artnet reports on a new public exhibition at Villa Albertine's Manhattan HQ.
There’s no need to wait for the parade to celebrate Pride
The Washington Post includes Films on the Green in their Pride Month events roundup.
A Grab-bag of All Things French Cinéma NOW
Frenchly features Films on the Green in their cinema roundup.
French playwright David Lescot's 'Dough' is a hilarious, piercing probe of life in a capitalist world
Stellar review in StageBuddy for 'Dough', co-produced by Villa Albertine and the New Ohio Theater.
New Orleans Jazz Museum Director Greg Lambousy Honored By The French Republic
Offbeat Magazine covers Greg Lambousy's induction into French Order of Arts & Letters.
Exploring Borders, an audacious project supported by the Villa Albertine San Francisco
A trio of Villa Albertine residents is features in this in-depth article from Merci SF.
Ford Foundation’s Darren Walker gets France’s highest honor
The Associated Press reports on Darren Walker's induction into France's Order of Arts and Letters, at a ceremony hosted by Villa Albertine.
'A great joy': punk laureate Patti Smith granted France's highest honor
Patti Smith was inducted into the French Légion d'Honneur at this year's Night of Ideas. Learn what the honor means to her in this article from AFP.
With “Night of Ideas,” French diplomacy delivers an evening of pure Atlanta innovation
A rich account of Atlanta's first Night of Ideas from Atlanta Magazine.
“Transforming Our Divisions into Connections” in San Diego
France-Amérique features Villa residents Chloé Jarry (XR producer), Aude-Emilie Judaïque (documentarian) and Anne-Laure Amilhat-Szary (political geographer).
Florida and the Caribbean through a Child’s Eyes
Villa Albertine resident Simone Lagrand reports on her Miami residency for France-Amérique.
Villa Albertine Announces an in-person ‘Films on the Green in Brooklyn and Manhattan Parks in 2022
All things Films on the Green in GothamToGo!
Design Spotlight: French Quarters
A behind-the-scenes peek at Villa Albertine San Francisco with the Nob Hill Gazette.
The Night of Ideas Returns: (Re)building Together
France Today features some of San Francisco's exciting Night of Ideas programming.
The Age of French-American Shows
Villa Albertine shares analysis of the transatlantic film and TV industry with France-Amérique.
Grad students and nonprofits are learning from each other in a partnership for the public good
Princeton takes a behind-the-scenes look at Villa Albertine's residency program.
Villa Albertine Offers New Orleans Residency For Musician In French Jazz Scene
OffBeat Magazine, a New Orleans favorite, spotlights Villa Albertine's Jazz residency program.
Fatoumata Kebe: Texas
France-Amérique shares a new dispatch from Villa Albertine resident Fatoumata Kebe.
Villa Albertine: A New French Cultural Model in the United States
Villa Albertine's unprecedented residency model is featured in the Gazette Drouot.
France Invented The Modern Artist’s Residency. Here’s How It’s Redefining It 350 Years Later
Forbes interviews Villa Albertine Director Gaëtan Bruel.
Villa Albertine et Unifrance annoncent la sélection Young French Cinema 2022
The 2022 selection of Villa Albertine's Young French Cinema is featured in this article from Le Petit Journal.
Olivier Gabet Says the Future of Museums Relies on Youth Culture
WWD spotlights Olivier Gabet's Villa Albertine residency.
Villa Albertine San Francisco Gives Artists A Space To Create New Work
Watch this in-depth feature on Villa Albertine SF from CBS San Francisco.
Reinventing French Soft Power at Villa Albertine
Villa Albertine is France-Amérique's January cover story.
From ‘Titane’ to ‘Emily in Paris,’ Demand For French Content Increases Worldwide
Read how Villa Albertine is supporting artists from France and beyond in this article from Variety.
A Spinning Acrobat Learns to Love Change
FACE Contemporary Theater grantee Compagnie Libertivore featured in the New York Times.
Connecting Cultures through Music
Sélène Saint-Aimé's Villa Albertine residency is highlighted in French Quarterly.
French astrophysicist Fatoumata Kébé finds inspiration in the skies as Marfa’s first Villa Albertine resident
The Big Bend Sentinel covers Villa Albertine's launch in Houston.
The Roundup: France In New York, Reggie’s New Book, A Fantastic Roblox Magazine
Digital Playgrounds featured in the the New York Videogame Critics Circle.
PEAK Performances presents the U.S. premiere of Cie Libertivore’s "Fractales" in December
New Jersey Stage highlights work made possible by the Villa's 'FACE Contemporary Theatre' program.
ARTnews in Brief
ARTnews features the inaugural season of Villa Albertine in their October 25th news roundup.
France to send creatives on the ultimate American road trip
Gaëtan Bruel, Director of Villa Albertine, discusses the Villa's vision and structure with The Art Newspaper.
Bolstering its transatlantic ties, France announces new cultural residency in the US
Read more about the launch of Villa Albertine in this feature from France 24.