Art in Paris
Explore Paris’ museums, both great and obscure, and reflect on the art scene in this cultural capital of the world. Consider how the French present and look at art from all ages and genres, and compare these experiences with what you have encountered at home.
Gain an understanding of the history and evolution of French cinema by watching movies from different decades and seeking out theaters in different neighborhoods and of different styles. This will allow you reflect on your experience with French cinema culture, and how it compares with such culture and traditions in the United States.
The Invasion of Paris
Explore the diverse neighborhoods of paris by seeking out the works of a popular French street artist. You are encouraged to seek out and photograph his work in each of Paris’ 20 districts, engage with each of these spaces and write about your impressions of the various neighborhoods, and how they contribute to the concept of Paris as a city.
France Benevolat is a French non-profit organization whose goal is to promote community engagement in France. Through them, you can participate in a wide range of events and activities throughout the semester. You will then be asked to write a reflective paper on your experiences.