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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:


Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Chanson d'amour / Love Songs

Film Rétrospective Paris/Chicago

With Fabrice Rozié, French cultural attaché in Chicago

Thursday, January 19, 2017
Pardon My French

Open Mic Night!

All levels of French are welcome

Saturday, January 21, 2017
Potato Power

with Madelaine Bullwinkel

Thursday, January 26, 2017
Book Beats: Making of a Masterpiece!

L'Étranger by Camus


With Elaine Harris and Randy Williams



Wednesday, February 01, 2017
Winter Open House!


Come learn about the Alliance!

Saturday, February 04, 2017
Les Contes d'Hoffmann / Tales of Hoffmann

Wednesday, February 08, 2017
Taste and Toast: Fête des Bulles/Sparkling wines for Valentine's Day

With Meghan Vandette


more events...

Learning Center

Winter session
Feb. 6 — Apr. 1

Download the current schedule in pdf

Winter Open House
Feb. 1, 6:30 p.m.

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Kids Open House
Feb. 4, 9:00 a.m.

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Free Trial classes
Jan. 31 — Feb. 3
Initiation, Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced

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Fast Track Classes
Jan. 30 - Feb. 2
Initiation, Advanced beginners and Intermediate

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Online Registration

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To register today, call (312) 337-1070

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