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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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Gala 2014, May 10th
Ritz-Carlton Chicago · Grand Ballroom

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French Summer Camp 2014

June 16–August 1

(Ages 6-12) 5 days a week, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Make your child's summer a French one! All levels welcome.

Enroll today at (312) 337-1070,
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To learn more:
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Cultural Events

Featured coming events:


Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Exposition Camus
A digital, multimedia & multilingual exhibition
Une exposition numérique, multimédia et plurilingue
Thursday, April 24, 2014
2014 French Decorative Arts Symposium: French Style in the New World
In English
Saturday, April 26, 2014
Being a Chef: Knife Skills - Learn to cut and chop like a pro!

With Madelaine Bullwinkel

Special guest from Wüsthof-Trident, Kathleen Lewiston

Saturday, April 26, 2014
Family Ciné Workshop (Ages 5 - 12): L'ours

by Jean-Jacques Annaud (France)

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Current Affairs: From the Eastern Question to the Middle East

With Henry Laurens, Chair of History of the Arab World at the Collège de France

In French with English translation
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Afternoon Café-Dessert: Crème anglaise et croquants d'Albi
With Catherine de La Chaussée


Saturday, May 03, 2014
Being a Chef: Le Printemps - Celebrate the arrival of spring
With Madelaine Bullwinkel

Special price


more events...


French Classes

Enrolling Now!
New Spring Session
April 19-June 16

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Listen to
our exclusive
French Podcasts

(vol 1 & 2 now available)

Winter 2014 PodCast