FIAF Young Patrons

Meet, mingle, and enjoy exclusive events with a French twist with fellow young Patrons who are as passionate about French cultures as you!

If you’re between 21 and 45, and interested in French culture (whether or not you speak French) become a FIAF Young Patron. Besides receiving the many benefits of a FIAF Individual Membership, you’ll be invited to specially-curated Young Patron events around town and get privileged access to all FIAF cultural programs. Most events take place in English, with translation or subtitles provided for those in French.

The contribution portion of Young Patron’s membership provides vital support for FIAF’s cultural and educational programs.

Virtual benefits include:

  • FREE access to ALL livestreamed talks and performances
  • FREE access to recordings of livestreamed events on demand
  • FREE or discounted weekly French films* showcased in our CinéSalon series
  • 50% DISCOUNT to stream the Criterion Collection, Oct–Dec (limited availability)
  • FREE one-month subscription for Sundance Now to stream films and TV shows including the hit French spy series The Bureau
  • FREE tickets for members-only virtual events, including Rendez-Vous, Yoga en français, trivia parties, and talks with renowned authors, artists, and luminaries.
  • FREE access to Culturethèque digital library
  • FREE access to Library Grab and Go

Young Patron Memberships Perks:

  • Invitations to specially-curated Young Patron events like private gallery tours, wine tastings and culinary events, VIP cocktail receptions, film premieres, and more
  • Complimentary tickets for the Young Patrons Fall Fête

Enjoy special access to FIAF’s cultural programs:

  • Complimentary ticket to one FIAF cultural event of your choice per year.
  • Advanced ticket sales to select premium FIAF cultural events each season.
  • Invitation to select pre-performance receptions and exhibition openings.
  • Discounts on all FIAF events with personalized ticketing services and performance recommendations.
  • Free admission to Tuesday CinéSalon film screenings and wine receptions, and two guest passes per year to share with your friends.
  • Seasonal calendar of events in the mail and Members’ program highlight emails.
  • Discounts on dining, travel, beauty, and more with FIAF’s partners.

Practice your French:

  • Exclusive access to our digital library Culturethè
  • Unlimited borrowing privileges and access to events at the FIAF Haskell Library.
  • Invitation to monthly Rendez-Vous wine and conversation evenings.


100% tax deductible

Memberships take 1-2 business days to process.

Special Gift with Membership: Get a six-month streaming subscription to premier French network TV5MONDE when you join FIAF this month. Learn more.

Email or call 646-388-6607 if you have any questions.

Young Patrons
Co-Chair Committee

  • Stephanie Arsham
  • Markus Maximilian Buchmeier
  • Nicholas Coblence
  • Nicole-Juliet Friedman
  • Tiani Jones
  • Patrick Kirby
  • Barbara Luse
  • Patricia de Picciotto
  • Kristin Simmons