Concerts, exhibitions, theatre, films and lectures give a spotlight on the city of lights. From jazzy ballads to classical melodies, a guided tour will take you along the urban transformations the city had gone through during the 20th century, stopping to celebrate the anniversary of emblematic artist Camille Claudel: passionate, modern and genius sculptor, with her love letters staged by Torontonian group La Tangente. 

Dans les mots de Camille
Theatre

Dans les mots de Camille

October 3
4:00 pm
Featuring Bernard Meney and Louise Naubert from the theater La Tangente. In Camille Claudel’s letters can be read the pain caused by a break-up but mostly the pain not being heard creates…
Inspired by Camille Claudel
Concert - Jazz

Inspired by Camille Claudel

November 22
3:00 pm
Trifolia creates a musical mix inspired by Camille Claudel, French sculptor, combining jazz, romantic music and world rhythms.
Complicated Pleasures
Lecture

Complicated Pleasures

January 7
1:00 pm
Before Peter Sramek’s exhibition, join us for a lecture in English about Parisian urban design, with Keith Bresnahan.
Peter Sramek
Exhibition

Peter Sramek

January 7
2:00 pm
This exhibition compares different photographs of Paris from the nineteenth century to nowadays: photographs from Charles Marville, who worked under Georges Haussmann; from Eugène Atget, talented photograph from the early twentieth century; and from Peter Sramek himself. This project highlights the wealth and history of Paris' urban planning, its continuity as much as its shortages.
Paris 1900
Concert - Classical music

Paris 1900

January 9
3:00 pm
Featuring ISA Trio: Jacques Israelievitch (violin), Benjamin Smith (piano) and Jihyun Ahn (cello).
Samantha Clayton
Concert - Jazz

Samantha Clayton

January 16
3:00 pm
Samantha Clayton will offer her vision of Paris and will sing her fondness for the City of Lights, with her musicians.
Paris: Portraits and Notebooks
Exhibition

Paris: Portraits and Notebooks

June 25
2:30 pm
Jeff Jackson’s work at the Alliance Française Toronto on the theme of Paris is presented in paintings and drawings of the city.