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  • 24 Jan 2020 8:49 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Did you know that WICE is always looking for talented volunteers to contribute and join our team? We’re a membership organization run by members for members. Your work, dedication, and interests help make WICE vibrant and flourish.  

    New volunteers are always needed and welcome. Would you like to take part? You can find out more by visiting our Volunteer information page here >>

  • 17 Jan 2020 8:00 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Embroidery is not just for prim ladies in Jane Austen novels. It’s is (and has always been) a fine art and craft that takes skill and technique. Indeed, Fiber Arts, have recently taken new prominence in the world of art having a firm place in museums, galleries, fashion, and as chosen past times. And we should also add that working with fiber and thread is not just for women. Actor Henry Fonda, was a master embroiderer often working on his Bayeux tapestry between movie takes.

    WICE offers several courses and visits to develop this wonder and useful skill ranging from working with printed fabrics, pre-printed patterns, and more advanced techniques. We also offer a field trip to the Cluny!

     … And who knows? Maybe a WICE sewing circle club!

    View our full list of visual arts classes or here or find more info and registration below:

  • 11 Jan 2020 8:28 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Learn French at WICE!

    What are you waiting for? Deepen your cultural connection, give your brain a boost, and open up your world. Jump in to this class and get started.

    WICE’s French 1 is geared towards those with little or no knowledge of French. Classes are small, personable, and supportive. Plus members benefit from free French-English conversation exchange sessions .

    Information and Registration here >>

  • 06 Jan 2020 9:34 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Happy New Year!

    Sharpen your pencils, Paris people , because we're off to a new start with lots of interesting, enriching, educating and fun new classes.

    Improve your language skills, develop your inner artist, become a wine connoisseur or finish that novel – take a gander at our course calendar to see what's new and cool.  Classes are underway, so register soon as to not miss out :-)

  • 31 Dec 2019 6:02 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
  • 24 Dec 2019 1:59 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Happy Holidays to all from all of us at WICE!

    Get ready for a new course calendar, social events, posts showcasing student work, and so much more! We'll have plenty to share with all of you in 2020. For now, wishing you a warn and cozy one this holiday season.

  • 06 Dec 2019 3:37 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Let’s face it. You’re a culture vulture who knows Paris can’t be beat when it comes to seeking out art, music, history, and architecture. Yet, it can be overwhelming at times, which is why it’s so wonderful WICE has you covered – complete with well-informed guides and a supportive atmosphere.

    This December, there’s a selection of cultural opportunities for everyone:

  • 30 Nov 2019 9:04 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Hone up your photography skills this month with several engaging courses suitable for both newbies and seasoned shutterbugs.

    Our instructors are knowledgeable and professional artistes who offer in-depth training in supportive small group settings.

    Classes are frequently taught on location giving you an opportunity to capture scenes from this most beautiful of cities as you learn.

    Don’t delay. These courses are starting soon! Register online ...


  • 25 Nov 2019 9:07 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Wine and champagne enthusiasts will enjoy this upcoming masterclass taught by Champagne expert, Cynthia Coutu, who is also the founder of Delectabulles, a champagne networking club for women.

    This class will give you the know-how to choose champagnes you prefer and why – factoring quality and price. Learn tips for storage, service, food pairing, and gain an overview of the history and geography of Champagne. You will try 4 very different bubbly beverages. A generous buffet of charcuterie and other small bites will be provided so join us with an appetite! ... I’m in!

    December 4, 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
    Location: Instructors Private Residence (nearest metro: Emile Zola)

    Register and info >>

  • 18 Nov 2019 11:00 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Curious about wines and looking for a class to get you started? Tanisha Townsend of Girl Meets Glass is a passionate wine professional ready to guide you through the Grand Crus of France. Receive tips from Bordeaux to Burgundies and refine your wine wisdom. This is 2-hour evening course that is wonderfully entertaining and educational. Cheese and charcuterie will be served in addition to wine so come hungry.

    Tastings are not only educational, but a great way to socialize and meet other WICE members of the English-speaking community in Paris who are also interested in local culture. 

    Confirm your spot now!!
    Tuesday November 19, 7:30-10:30PM

    Registration >>


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