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Welcome to the Alliance Française de Chicago

Chicago’s French cultural and learning center dedicated to the study of French language, cultural exchange, and friendship between Americans and French speaking people.
The Alliance Française de Chicago is a non-profit 501(c)(3) institution.

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Cultural Events

Featured coming events:


Monday, October 24, 2016
Lyon, Capital of French Gastronomy

With Pascale Remy, President of Les Amis de la place Antonin Poncet in Lyon

Wednesday, October 26, 2016
La Bataille de Solférino / The Age of Panic


Film Rétrospective Paris/Chicago 

With Justine Lévêque, Champs Elysées Film Festival

Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Discovering la confiserie

French confections

Friday, October 28, 2016
Book Beats: Florence Noiville

écrivaine et critique littéraire au Monde

Saturday, October 29, 2016
A Taste of the Aveyron

With Madelaine Bullwinkel

Sold Out!

Saturday, October 29, 2016
Entre les Bras / Step Up to the Plate

Hosted by Randy Williams

A special "à la carte" film event!



Saturday, November 05, 2016
Sunday Roast Chicken

with Madelaine Bullwinkel

Sold Out!


more events...

Learning Center

Fall Session
September 12–November 5

Download the Fall schedule PDF.

Take the free online placement test.

Four week session classes

Now enrolling!
Call today to register: (312) 337-1070

Online Registration

Click here for more information.

To register today, call (312) 337-1070

Alliance Française
de Chicago Blog

The Alliance team is proud to present to you its very own blog. Click here to know more...

Tutorat CNED

Un encadrement professionnel de la Grande Section au CM2 Inscriptions ouvertes pour septembre !

Pour plus d’informations cliquez ici.

Learn French in France

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