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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, May 22, 2017
Alliance Holiday Hours

The Alliance will be closed on Saturday, May 27 and Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day. 


Thursday, May 25, 2017
Chronique d'un été / Chronicle of a Summer

Film Rétrospective Paris/Chicago

With Judy Hoffman, University of Chicago & Gordon Quinn, Kartemquin Films

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

 In English



Thursday, June 01, 2017
Pardon My French

Open Mic Night!

All levels of French are welcome

Saturday, June 03, 2017
Being a Chef: Dinner with Marcel Proust

 With Chef Madelaine 

Wednesday, June 07, 2017
Taste and Toast: Rosé d'été / Summer Rosé

With Scott Komplin

Thursday, June 08, 2017
Le Salon: Émilie, Marquise du Châtelet


more events...

Learning Center

Spring session
4-Week Classes
May 15–June 12
Now Enrolling!

Download the current schedule in PDF.

New Initiation class
For brand new students to French.

Tues./Thurs. 7:45 p.m. May 16 - June 8
Register here

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.

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