Did you know that the Institut was founded in 1910 by a woman, Marie d’Orliac? Or that it welcomed Charles de Gaulle and the Free French Forces during the Second World War?
Learn all about the Institut’s fascinating history and gorgeous Art Deco architecture including its Grade II listed library and recently renovated foyer with guided tours and archives exhibition to the sound of jazz by John Edwards (double bass) and Sue Lynch (tenor saxophone), as part of Open House London.
Sat 11 & Sun 12 Sept | from 1pm-5pm | free (registrations for hourly tour on the day only)
La Médiathèque will be operating a full service from 1pm to 6pm, on Sun 11 Sept (TBC)