Best of CH 2022: Travel

The realization of longtime dreams and magnificent returns to much-loved places

In 2022, many of us eagerly returned to travel for inspiration and education—to destinations within the US as well as countries and continents far away. After years strict precautions, many borders once again opened to tourists. Now, as we take to the road or jettison into the skies, it’s important to consider the impact travel has on the planet and to always be respectful to …

An American in Provence: Art, Life and Photography

From acclaimed commercial and fine art photographer Jamie Beck, An American in Provence: Art, Life and Photography chronicles the beauty of the French countryside with profound texture, wonder and majesty. Beck moved from NYC to Provence for a one-year journey that’s since blossomed into five years of breathtaking moments—including the birth of her daughter, Eloise. More than a photo book and memoir, An American in …

Villa Albertine’s Extensive 2023 Residency Program Marries French and American Cultures

An inspiring international program helping more than 70 artists realize their dream projects

Villa Albertine, a comprehensive cultural platform organized by the French Embassy in the US, encompasses a custom residency program, events, grants, an online media hub, a forthcoming physical magazine-book hybrid and so much more. Of their vast and inspired offerings, Villa Albertine’s residency—which has already opened pathways for 70+ artists, creators, cultural leaders and thinkers—is unlike anything that has come before it. Though it draws …