FRench American Museum Exchange (FRAME) is a consortium of 32 major museums in France and North America that promotes cultural exchange in the context of museum collaborations. FRAME fosters partnerships among its member museums to develop innovative exhibitions, educational and public programs, and professional exchanges among museum staff, and maintains a website to reach global audiences.
FRAME'S 20th Anniversary Video
Co-President North America, FRAME
Coprésidente de FRAME, France
The FRench American Museum Exchange (FRAME) promotes cultural exchange in the context of museum collaborations between North American and French institutions. It is a vibrant bilateral organization founded in 1999 by Elizabeth Rohatyn and Françoise Cachin, and remains the only organization of its kind. The FRAME network began with 18 museums and has nearly doubled in size in the past two decades. Plans are actively underway to further expand this network, and broaden and deepen its impact.
Claude Monet, Water Lilies, ca. 1914-1917, oil on canvas, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Museum purchase, Mildred Anne Williams Collection, 1973.3. Image courtesy of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.
Our Member Museums
On November 21, the Museum of Fine Arts Houston (MFAH) opened the Nancy and Rich Kinder Building, designed by Steven Holl Architects. The new 237,000-square-foot
Le Monde à portée de sens: A cabinet of curiosities at Christophe-Paul de Robien’s in the 18th century
The Musée des Beaux-Arts in Rennes has published Le Monde à portée de sens: A cabinet of curiosities at Christophe-Paul de Robien’s in the 18th
Jean-François Chougnet, President of the Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilizations (MUCEM) in Marseille, France, will be one of two keynote speakers at the FRAME
You may contact FRAME in a number of ways.