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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.

Explore The Creole Corridor In The Mid-Mississippi River Valley

Pierre Menard Home

Photo credit: Pierre Menard Home

The French Consulate General in Chicago and the Alliance Française de Chicago invite you to explore the Creole Corridor in the mid-Mississippi River Valley with Les Amis. This region from Saint Louis to Sainte Genevieve, Missouri and Cahokia to Chester, Illinois has been nominated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Cultural Events

Featured coming events:


Tuesday, July 26, 2016
French Summer Camp

Still enrolling for the week of August 1-5

Saturday, July 30, 2016
Summer in a jar


French cooking class with Madelaine Bullwinkel



Saturday, August 13, 2016
Provence flavor secrets


French cooking class with Madelaine Bullwinkel


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Learning Center

Four week
Summer Session
July 26 - August 22
Now enrolling!

Download the Summer schedule PDF.

Take the free online placement test.

Online Registration

Click here for more information.

To register today, call (312) 337-1070

Four week session classes

Initiation level classes

Mon./Wed. 7:45 p.m.
Adam / Jamal12.1c

Tues./Thu. 10:00 a.m.
Adam / Marie12.1d

Movie-Making Workshop (Intermediate level and up)

Mon./Wed. at 5:40 p.m.

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

Tutorat CNED

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

Pour plus d’informations cliquez ici.

Bastille Day Chicago
July 14, 2016
at Montrose Beach

See more photos here and here.

Learn French in France

Chicago CollectionsSee Alliance Française on the Chicago Collections site.