Clubs and courses are an excellent way to make friends, learn new skills, and learn about your new surroundings. If you have a specific interest or are looking for a way to connect, look for colleges, community centers, and Paris expat forum. Post announcements about your interests in courses or programs you may be interested in and look out for classes offered.
Atelier Alupi - Art Courses in Paris in composition, drawing, color, 3rd dimension, etc. Classes are taught in French and English.
Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts - Fine arts school that provides training in foundations in artistic process and the stakes of contemporary art production.
Enseigne Moi la Photo - Private photography academy that teaches techniques and skills to all levels of students, from beginners to advanced photographers.
Laboratoire du Voyage Imaginaire - Drawing classes, explore different areas of Paris, while developing your painting skills. Several workshops are organized throughout the year.
Atelier Gastronomique de Alain Ducasse - The cooking school of superior chef Alain Ducasse.
Ecole Ferrandi - Paris's school for professionals who want to cook, classes in English and French.
Ecole Lenôtre - One-day classes for home cooks, and professional programs.
Cucina di Terresa - Organic & vegetarian cooking classes.
Patricia Wells - Week long cooking programs.
Anke Vrignon - Jewellery making courses held at several venues. Studio is base in Fourqueux.
Paris Danse - Reputable danse school and offers a wide variety of courses from beginners to professional dance classes.
Belly Dancing - Listings for belly dancing classes in Paris.
See also our article on Language courses.
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