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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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La Grande Guerre Exposition Documentary

Exhibition on display on the 2nd floor until
February 1st

Cultural Events

Featured coming events:


Tuesday, December 09, 2014
1914–2014: Olive Hulbert, Solange Brown: The First World War Through the Eyes of Two Présidentes of the Alliance


From October 8, 2014 to February 1, 2015


Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Travel the French Way with Florence Landureau

3 Special Travel Offers

Sainte Geneviève, MO / Morocco / Southwest France

Saturday, December 20, 2014
Being a chef: A Holiday Menu of Casual Extravagance

  with Madelaine Bullwinkel



Saturday, January 10, 2015
Family Cooking Class (Ages 7-10): La galette des Rois

Let's celebrate the spirit of Winter holidays with two traditional French recipes!

Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Le Workshop Bon Chic, Bon Genre : Yves Saint-Laurent

Nena Ivon returns with her behind-the-scenes comments on the French Fashion World…

Wednesday, January 14, 2015
From the Kimono to Couture: Week 2 Comme des Garçons

 With Nena Ivon

Saturday, January 17, 2015
Being a Chef: The Basics of Everyday French Cooking

With Madelaine Bullwinkel

Three session series: January 17, 24 & 31


more events...


French Classes

Fall/Winter 2014
Nov. 19–Jan. 31

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online free placement test

Free Trial Classes

Initiation Level
December 15, 16, 18

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Free Online Registration
Fall / Winter Session

To register today, please call us at 312.337.1070

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Early Bird Prices

Register Early and receive
"Early Bird" pricing!

Enroll before 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 20th and receive early bird pricing.

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Give the gift of French – Buy gift certificates here

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Special Holiday Hours

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