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City/Cité: ATLiens Visit Planet MARS 

Chastain Arts Center & Gallery 135 Chastain Park Ave NW, Atlanta

Photography exhibition  Opening event September 22 5-8pm   Exhibition will run from September 22–October 20  Join us this Friday, September 22 from 5-8pm at Chastain Arts Center and Gallery, Atlanta for the opening of ATLiens Visit Planet MARS, including a discussion with the artists and curators, as well as a DJ set with DJ Djel (Marseille) and Salah […]

Lost in Traplanta 

Tara Theatre 2345 Cheshire Bridge Road NE, Atlanta

Free and open to the public A screening of the short film series, Lost in Traplanta, about the quest of a young Frenchman to reunite the famous rap duo Andre 3000 and Big Boi, known as Outkast, and his discovery of the Atlanta Hip Hop scene. Screening will be followed by discussion with filmmaker Mathieu Rochet; […]

City/Cité: Theater of Life 

Hotel Row 205-235 Mitchell St SW, Atlanta

Photography Exhibition Opening event October 4, 6-8:30pm   Exhibition will run from October 4–October 27 Photographers Ken West and Yoanne Lamoulère present selected images that show the similarities of the human condition in Atlanta and Marseille, despite obvious differences in the built and natural environments of those cities. In Theater of Life, these photographs draw connections between […]

21st Century Museums: A Conversation with Malick Ndiaye and Lauren Tate Baeza 

Michael C. Carlos Museum at Emory University 571 South Kilgo Circle, Atlanta

Talk In the second installment of the Villa Albertine conversation series, 21st Century Museums, Lauren Tate Baeza speaks with art historian and residency participant El Hadji Malick Ndiaye about the arts ecosystem in Dakar, reshaping the function of institutions in Senegal, and the role or art and performance in nation-building.  This event is organized by the Michael […]

Lost in Translation: Rap Around the World

ATLANTUCKY 170 Northside Dr SW, Atlanta

Performance Free and open to all! Explore the global reach of rap music and the diverse soundscapes that have organically grown internationally! This intercultural exchange brings together hip-hop artists from around the world to explore  what persists above the limitations of language, latitude, and longitude. Through the collaboration of Atlanta's freestyle rap collective  Soul Food Cypher, […]

City/Cité: The Art of Metropolitan Trails 

Fourth Ward 505 N Angier Ane NE, Atlanta

Exhibition Free and Open to the public Exhibition created by the Pavillon de l’Arsenal, Paris, 2020. From Bordeaux to Boston, Istanbul, Milan, Marseille, and beyond, metropolitan trails have generated a new creative space that lies at the crossroads of urban planning, art, tourism, and environmentalism. Mixing the urban with the cultural, these projects involve many […]


City/Cité: Where the rivers meet

Fourth Ward 505 N Angier Ane NE, Atlanta

Exhibition Free and open to the public The rediscovery of urban rivers is part of a global movement to reclaim territories and nature in the city, made possible by the practice of walking. The exhibition presents photographic explorations of the Flint River (Atlanta) with Virginie Drujon-Kippelen and the Aygalades River (Marseille) with Geoffroy Mathieu, as […]

City/Cité: Terrestrial Cities

Fourth Ward 505 N Angier Ane NE, Atlanta

Conference Use promo code FRANCE2023 for 50% off registration for the Creative Futures Conference. If cities are partly responsible for the ecological crisis, they can also become a lever for solving  it. Municipalities are well-positionned to implement changes. Starting from the notion of "terrestrial cities", this series of talks invites experts from Marseille and Atlanta to […]

City/Cité: Walking on Earth: Designing a Metropolitan Trail in Atlanta 

Fourth Ward 505 N Angier Ane NE, Atlanta

Talk $ 75 (as part of Creative Futures Conference) Use promo code FRANCE2023 for 50% off registration for the Creative Futures Conference. This event is part of the Creative Futures Conference 5 days of studio work and field explorations to imagine a metropolitan trail in Atlanta. Along rivers, through forests, from urban farms to cultural venues, […]

City/Cité: Walking on Earth: Public Walk

FREE Come along for this urban hike through the South River watershed as we imagine a radical new kind of trail experience for Atlanta—a path devised to experience the culturally rich and ecologically diverse tapestry of the city on foot. Led by metro Atlanta natives Hannah Palmer and Carley Rickles, with partners from Marseille (France), Alexandre Field, Paul-Hervé Lavessière, Geoffroy Mathieu, […]

Rap in France: DJ DJEL at MODA 

MODA 1315 Peachtree Street, Atlanta

Talk $10 | $5 for MODA Members We all know that Atlanta changed hip-hop — and, by extension, American music — forever.  But have you ever considered our city's international impact? For example, how has Atlanta influenced hip-hop in France? On October 19, MODA (Museum of Design Atlanta) is partnering with Villa Albertine for a […]

Smart and Sustainable Mobility 

Metro Atlanta Chamber 191 Peachtree St NE Ste 3400, Atlanta

Panel Discussion Join us for an engaging panel discussion that delves into the key aspects of building sustainable smart cities. Our esteemed panel of experts will explore innovative logistics partnerships, the role of sustainable mobility, and the importance of fostering bilateral collaboration in research and innovation between France and Georgia. Discover how these critical elements […]

Launch of La Synapse 

Metro Atlanta Chamber 191 Peachtree St NE Ste 3400, Atlanta

Luncheon, networking event  La Synapse is a transatlantic deeptech accelerator that will connect brilliant minds in France and the USA to work together towards solving human, social and environmental grand challenges. The activity of La Synapse will involve 10 cutting edge technological fields across 7 US locations, among which the Consulate General of France in […]

Prix Goncourt award-winning Author, Mohamed Mbougar Sarr in Conversation

Conversation October 23, 2023 12:30-1:45 at Georgia Tech Price Gilbert Memorial Library, Scholars Event Theater (Room 1280), 686-704 Cherry St NW, Atlanta, GA 30332 October 23, 2023 6-7:30pm at Emory University, Whitehall 208 Join us for two exciting conversations with Senegalese author Mohamed Mbougar Sarr, 2021 winner of the Prix Goncourt for his novel La plus […]

Crystal Peach Awards Gala

Cherokee Country Club 155 W Paces Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta

Since 2005, the Crystal Peach Awards have recognized the most significant inbound and outbound investments between France and the Southeastern United States.

Addressing the Climate Crisis from Atlanta to the World:  A Global Urgency that Demands Locally-Led Multi-Lateral Responses

Goizueta Business School Room W525 1300 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta

Panel Discussion Lunch will be provided- Parking Passes will be provided.Virtual/Zoom Webinar option available for attendees: https://emory.zoom.us/j/99177565332 Impacts of the climate crisis are being felt across the globe, magnifying long-standing vulnerabilities, inequities, and conflicts. Resilience is not about maintaining the status quo. It entails transforming our relationships with nature, people, things, and money and recognizing […]

Simuvaction on AI 2024

Conference Would you like to experience being a Head of State, Journalist, or Lobbyist and influence AI policies? Do you want to see how you can impact negotiations? Would you like to draft an international-level recommendation on an important AI policy? If so, join us for this exercise replicating a meeting of the Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence […]

Ethics and Governance of Data and AI: International Perspectives

Conference A fundamental challenge posed by the wide range of AI and data-sharing regulatory proposals occurring at different governance levels in Europe, Canada, and the US is finding ways to maintain innovation and ethical accountability simultaneously. How do we create a robust, safe, and responsible international AI regulatory system? How will concerns about interoperability among […]