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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, March 01, 2017
Francophonie Launch & Fundraiser

Live Performance

Irène & Francis Jacob in concert

Thursday, March 02, 2017
Festival de la Francophonie: Belgique

Ceci n'est pas qu'un peintre! Magritte's Writings

Saturday, March 04, 2017
Mastering No-knead Breads

 With Chef Madelaine

Wednesday, March 08, 2017
Festival de la Francophonie: Vietnam

Madam Phung's Last Journey

Friday, March 10, 2017
Festival de la Francophonie: Kick off

 Soirée commune

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Festival de la Francophonie: Russie

Gourmets, Exiles and Philosophers

Saturday, March 18, 2017
Festival de la Francophonie: Salon du livre

Café, croissants, book fair, and meet & greet!


more events...

Learning Center

Winter session
4-Week Classes
March 6–30
Now Enrolling!

Download the current schedule in pdf

Free Trial Classes

Mon., February 27 5:40–6:25 p.m.
Register here

Thurs., March 2 10:00–10:45 a.m.
Register here

New Initiation classes

For brand new students to French.

Tues./Thurs. 10 a.m. Mar. 7 – 30
Register here

Mon./Wed. 5:40 p.m. Mar. 6 – 29
Register here

Online Registration

Click here for more information.

To register today, call (312) 337-1070

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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