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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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par Isabelle David

Andreï Makine

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Cultural Events

Featured coming events:


Friday, June 24, 2016
French Summer Camp

Still enrolling for the week of June 27-July 1 and the week of August 1-5

Friday, June 24, 2016
Nomades et Palais Rouges

by Virginie Houdet


Exhibition through July 23

Saturday, June 25, 2016
Quick breads from Morocco


French cooking class with Madelaine Bullwinkel



Thursday, July 07, 2016
The Artisans of Couture


A lecture series with Nena Ivon

Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Film Retrospective 2015-16

''Midnight in Paris / Minuit à Paris''

With guest speaker Vincent Floreani, Consul of France in Chicago

Wine will be served after the screening 

Thursday, July 14, 2016
The Artisans of Couture


A lecture series with Nena Ivon

Saturday, July 16, 2016
Gratins from the garden


French cooking class with Madelaine Bullwinkel


more events...

Learning Center

Summer Session 2016
June 25–August 22
Enrolling now!

Download the Summer schedule PDF.

Take the free online placement test.

Free Online Registration

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To register today, call (312) 337-1070

Summer Camp 2016
June 20–August 5

Enroll Today!
Make your child’s summer
a French one!

For more info — Summer Camp.

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