New York Chapter

The New York Chapter organizes a variety of cultural and social events for its members throughout the year. Past highlights have included special receptions at the French Consulate; a private visit to Old Westbury gardens; and their Annual Gala Dinner at the Metropolitan Club and the Union Club.

Proceeds from Chapter benefits are designated for specific grants which members have voted to support. The New York Chapter has raised funds for restoration projects at the Petite Malmaison and the Château de La Roche Courbon in France, as well as for the Morris Jumel Mansion and New York City Hall and the French Consulate in New York. Currently the New York Chapter is funding grants to Monticello, Jardins d’Albertas, Château de La Bussière and Deyo House in New Paltz, NY. Future Chapter events are being planned in order to support a grant to the Church of Saint-Germain-des-Pres in Paris.

Guy N. Robinson and Odile de Schiétère-Longchampt are Co-Chairmen of French Heritage Society's New York Chapter.

For further information or to learn more about Membership, please contact the New York Chapter directly.

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New York Region Chapter - Save the Dates

September 25, 2014, Thursday, 6:30 PM:
David Garrard Lowe, lecture at New York Junior League ~ 
“Napoleon III and Baron Haussmann: Creators of the City of Light”

November 17, 2014, Monday, 6:30 PM:
Bettee Pardee, lecture at New York Junior League ~
“Living Newport: Houses, People, Style”, the title of her new book,
which will be on sale.

December 11, 2014, Thursday, 6:30 PM:
Olivier Bernier, historian, lecturer, author, at New York Junior League ~
Lecture Topic to be announced.

Odile de Schiétère-Longchampt
& Guy N. Robinson
Co-Chairs ~ FHS New York Region Chapter

For further information call: 
FHS Events Manager at 1-212-759-6846


Highlights from the New York Chapter Season 2013 ~ 2014

Eiffel SmallMonsieur Eiffel and His Wonderful Tower: Illustrated Lecture and Reception
Presented by David Garrard Lowe, President of the Beaux Arts Alliance
Monday, September 30, 2013
Hosted by Heritage Auctions
445 Park Avenue, New York

Grand Luce SmallA Visit to the Château du Grand-Lucé: 
Restoring and Decorating a Great Country House
Presented by Timothy Corrigan, Award-winning Interior Designer
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Hosted by Bonhams
580 Madison Avenue, New York

Guy Robinson and Olivier Bernier SmallMarie Antoinette: An Illustrated Lecture
Presented by Olivier Bernier, Author and Metropolitan Museum of Art Lecturer
Monday, December 2, 2013
Lecture at 6:30pm, followed by cocktails
Hosted by the Consulate General of France in New York
934 Fifth Avenue, New York

Madame de Pompadour PPT SmallMadame de Pompadour: Mistress of the Arts
Presented by Olivier Bernier
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Lecture at 6:30pm, followed by cocktails
New York Junior League
130 East 80th Street, New York

GJ CeCe Natalie Dessay SmallDinner Honoring French Artists Natalie Dessay & Philippe Cassard
In celebration of their Carnegie Hall Concert on March 12th
Hosted by Ambassador Gérard Araud, Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations, at the Ambassador's Residence, New York
In support of the 50th Anniversary Season of the Fondation Royaumont and
In memory of Patricia Selch
With generous support from Hermès
Thursday, March 13, 2014

DSC 0443-31William Christie Orchestra SmallConcert by Les Arts Florissants and Reception
Supporting the Festival Dans les Jardins de William Christie

Thursday, April 10, 2014
Hosted by the French Consulate


Sarah BernhardtSarah Bernhardt: Actress to an Age
Lecture by David Garrard Lowe, President of the Beaux Arts Alliance
Monday, May 5, 2014
Lecture 6:30 PM, followed by cocktails
The New York Junior League

Champagne Reception SmallA Grand Tour of Design: Collecting Across the Globe
Lecture by Brian J. McCarthy, Celebrated Author of "Luminous Interiors"
Monday, June 2, 2014
Lecture 6:30pm, followed by cocktails
The New York Junior League