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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:


Saturday, October 10, 2015
Family Cooking Class (Ages 7-10): Macarons aux amandes

Let's celebrate Fall with two traditional French tarts.

Saturday, October 17, 2015
Samedi à l'Opéra de Paris

La Traviata - Exclusive to the Alliance!

Saturday, October 17, 2015
Being a Chef: Mastering Julia's Crêpes

With Madelaine Bullwinkel

Online registration is closed. Please call (312) 337-1070 to register. Merci! 

Saturday, October 17, 2015
Story-Telling (Ages 3-7): Flocon trouve un ami by Marcus Pfister


Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Film Retrospective 2015-16

''Dior and I'' by Frederic Tcheng

With guest speaker Nena Ivon

Saturday, October 24, 2015
Story-Telling (Ages 3-7): Le nuage bleu by Tomi Ungerer


Saturday, October 24, 2015
Chicago International Children's Film Festival

All-ages, all day, all French!


more events...

French Classes

Fall Session 2015
New 4-Week Classes
October 12 –November 7
Enroll online now!

Download the Fall schedule PDF

Take free online placement test

Early Bird Rates!

Register by noon on Sat. Oct 10 and receive special "early bird" pricing.

Preschool French Classes (Ages 3-5)
– Enroll Today!

Click here for more information

To register: Call us at (312) 337-1070.

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