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Adopt the French attitude

CULTURE

French Art will rock Houston, Texas

Claire Obry

French Art will rule Houston from Thursday, March 2 through Sunday and 2 of our artist members, Carole Jury and Lo Breillat have been selected to be featured in the curated selling exhibition!

FRANCE PAVILION will exhibit for the first time in Houston at Winter Street Studios (2101 Winter St.). They will also open the Texas French Culture Festival Month which presents a large selection of art & cultural events in Texas, in partnership with American cities, major
cultural museums and art centers as well as French institutions.

Over 25 French contemporary artists spanning all art forms - including paintings, sculptures, photographs and mixed media artworks with a unique and innovative curating perspective - will be showcased by French curator Sebastien Laboureau in collaboration with houston-based curator Yvonamor Palix. 

Highlights of the event include: 


 Thursday, March 2 -School Day (10 am – 4 pm) 
Schools and their students have been invited by FRANCE PAVILION to visit and participate in workshops with FRANCE PAVILION artists.  


 Thursday, March 2 VIP OPENING (6 pm – 8 pm)
Under the High Patronage of H.E. Sujiro Seam, Consul General of France in Houston and First French Lady Jane Ren, FRANCE PAVILION will host an invitation-only reception. 
 
 Friday, March 3 French-American Chamber of Commerce Lunch (12 pm – 2 pm)
Arts & Business, presented by FRANCE PAVILION Curator Sebastien Laboureau


 Friday, March 3 NUIT DU CHAMPAGNE CELEBRATES the 30-YEAR CAREER OF SEBASTIEN BOILEAU (aka Mr.D)  (7 pm – 9 pm)
In addition to tasting several Roederer Champagnes, Seven Master Pastry-Chefs from Bordeaux (7 Entremetteurs) will share with the guests their passion for the creative art of “patisserie”. 
 
 Saturday, March 3 Open to the Public hours (11 am – 8 pm) with a special art talk from France Pavilion curators at 2 PM
 
 Sunday, March 4 - Family Day (11 am – 4 pm)
Children will have the opportunity to participate in workshops which will allow them to create their own works of art in the style of FRANCE PAVILION artists 

For more information about the event, including a full event schedule and list of exhibiting
artists, visit http://francepavilion.com/houston/