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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:


Thursday, July 13, 2017
Marie Antoinette

Film Rétrospective Paris/Chicago

With Gloria Groom, the Art Institute of Chicago

Friday, July 14, 2017
Bastille Day Chicago 2017

Come celebrate France's Fête Nationale!

Thursday, July 20, 2017
After-work Fun • Electric Eclairs: A perfect mix

 In English

Thursday, July 27, 2017
Special lecture • French and English, an ongoing love story

Je ne sais quoi, repertoire, à la carte… do you already speak French without knowing it?

Saturday, July 29, 2017
Being a Chef: The Pleasures of Confitures!

 With Chef Madelaine



Saturday, August 05, 2017
Being a Chef: Knife Skills / Summer Vegetable Dishes

  With Chef Madelaine

Thursday, August 10, 2017
Special lecture • Electro-Shock!

 The history of French electronic music (Daft Punk, Justice, Air and more)


more events...

Learning Center

Summer Session
Jun. 24 - Aug. 22
Now Enrolling!

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