Agnès Troublé, a.k.a. Agnès b. © Sakiko Nomura

La Maison Française of NYU Virtual Gala to Honor Agnès b.

MAY 26, 2021

La Maison Française of NYU
16 Washington Mews
New York, NY 10003

La Maison Française of New York University will honor French designer, philanthropist, and arts promoter Agnès Troublé – a.k.a. Agnès b., a.k.a. “the fairy godmother of the fashion world” – at its annual benefit gala, to be held online on May 26 from 5-6:30 pm EST. The event will raise funds for La Maison Française’s program of lectures, readings, conferences, festivals, art exhibits, concerts, and special events.

The event will also feature renowned authors Catherine Cusset, Camille Laurens, Scholastique Mukasonga, Chantal Thomas, and Valérie Zenatti, and performances by composer Olivier Glissant, pianist Jay Gottlieb, playwright Koffi Kwahulé, and violinist Gabriel Richard.

One of the most active centers of cultural and intellectual exchange between the French-speaking world and the United States, La Maison Française of NYU has for over 60 years welcomed thousands of literary, artistic, scholarly, and political luminaries for events which are free and open to the public.