Please note that our classes and programs are currently held both on-site and online on Zoom.
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What’s New

Late Fall session is here!

Late Fall session is here!

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Late Fall session is here! Classes start on November 15, claim your spot today!

Claim your spot here!

On-site Yoga Class - Saturday Fall

On-site French Yoga | Yoga en Français

Saturday, October 30, 2021 at 10:00–11:00 a.m.

Join us to practice slow flow yoga in French with yoga teacher Laure Tobiasz-Veltz every Saturday at 10:00 a.m. on-site at AF Chicago!

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French Halloween

French Halloween

Saturday, October 30, 2021 at 4:00–5:30 p.m.

Join us for some French-inspired spooky fun for kids (ages 3-12) as we celebrate Halloween at the Alliance Française de Chicago! We'll have a costume contest, cupcake-decorating, interactive stories, arts and crafts, and a fall-themed fête for parents. Register today, space is limited!

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Atelier de Théâtre

Molière 400 : Atelier de Théâtre

Lundi 1 Novembre 2021 à 13:00

Français, langue de Molière, mais la vôtre aussi ! Célébrez le 400ème anniversaire de la naissance de Jean-Baptiste Poquelin avec un atelier où tous les rôles sont permis, du Malade Imaginaire aux Précieuses Ridicules. 

Je m'inscris !

Yoga Class - Wednesday Fall

Online French Yoga | Yoga en Français

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at 8:30–9:30 a.m.

Join us to practice slow flow yoga in French with yoga teacher Laure Tobiasz-Veltz every Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. on Zoom!

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Jean-Paul Belmondo Workshop

Jean-Paul Belmondo Workshop

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at 12:00 p.m.

Join us to learn more about Belmondo's career and his significance in France's pantheon of actors. Through articles, movie excerpts, photos, and quotes, this workshop will share why he is part of the "monstre sacre" club. 

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Les Lumieres: Good city

Les Lumières : The Good City Panel

Thursday, November 4, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.

20 slides X 20 seconds: Odile Compagnon and Traci Wile tell us the story of the Good City Group, their work, and their methods, with a fun, spontaneous, informal, and silo-breaking 400-seconds presentation!

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Cabaret des Lumières

Cabaret des Lumières / Candlelit Jazz Cabaret

Friday, November 5, 2021 at 6:00 p.m.

Jazz, glamour, nostalgia and the romantic glow of candlelight--we have it all for you at the Cabaret des Lumières !

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Free Trial Classes - Late Fall 2021

Free Trial Classes • Late Fall 2021

Tuesday, November 9, 2021–Thursday, November 11, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.

Want to know what French classes are like at AF Chicago? Spend 30 minutes in one of our Free Trial Classes to get to know the Alliance. Meet teachers, experience the learning material, and ask any questions you'd like. 

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Author Talk: David Hoon Kim

Author Talk: David Hoon Kim

Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 11:00 a.m.

In a strangely distorted Paris, a Japanese adoptee is haunted by the woman he once loved... Join us for a dicussion with author David Hoon Kim about his book, "Paris is a Party, Paris is a Ghost", in conversation with Christine Sneed!

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On-Site Open House - Late Fall 2021

On-Site Open House • Late Fall 2021

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 at 6:00–8:00 p.m.

Want to win a free French class? Join the raffle during our Late Fall Open House! Get to know the Alliance, and the reasons why we are the place where French happens in Chicago!

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More about the Alliance Française de Chicago

All year round, skilled teachers, authors, performers and artists share their passion for the French language and its various cultures with curious minds like yours. No need to speak French to come participate! Our expertise in teaching is complemented by a rich array of public programs (most in English), our wonderful library and a community of welcoming like-minded individuals.

The Alliance Française de Chicago is an independent not-for-profit organization and is not a French government agency.