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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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2017 AF-Chicago Gala

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Cultural Events

Featured coming events:


Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Taste and Toast: Les Blancs du Printemps / Spring Whites

With Scott Komplin

New date!

Saturday, April 29, 2017
Being a Chef: Grilled Cheese à la française

 With Chef Madelaine 



Tuesday, May 02, 2017
The Genome Editing Revolution

Thursday, May 04, 2017
Black Holes, Supernovae, Big Bang

Wednesday, May 10, 2017
The 2017 Symposium on the Arts of France: The History of the French Château

In English

Feasts and Banquets: Luxurious Designs for the Aristocratic Tables from Château to Garden

Saturday, May 13, 2017
Being a Chef: Become a Quiche Pro

 With Chef Madelaine 

Wednesday, May 31, 2017
The 2017 Symposium on the Arts of France: The History of the French Château

Chambord comme vous ne l’avez jamais vu/Chambord as you’ve never seen it: Inventing the basis for sustainable development in a historic, cultural frame


more events...

Learning Center

Spring session
April 15–June 12
Now Enrolling!

Download the current schedule in PDF.

Alliance Française de Chicago 2017 Summer Camp

Let us treat you to a FREE French lesson!

Call us (312) 337-1070 to register as a GUEST and attend any French class for FREE!
Currently a student? Refer a GUEST and get a discount on your next class.

Alliance Française
de Chicago Blog

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