Please note that all our French classes are held live on Zoom while our building is closed until further notice.  

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Tell me a French story
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What’s New

La Collection

La Collection

Wednesday, June 3, 2020–Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.

From seeing wonderful exhibitions online, to discovering new places in France, you want to know what's going on en français ? Click to see online content for you to enjoy à la maison.

See our picks of the week!
The Eggceptional Egg Cooking Workshops

The Eggceptional Egg Cooking Workshops

Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 9:45 a.m.

The unassuming egg contains exceptional properties. 'Cyber Chef'' Madelaine Bullwinkel takes you inside the shell to show you how and why this inexpensive staple lifts a souffle, binds a silky hollandaise, and much more. Add eggcitement to your summer Saturdays with this series of three, one-and-one-half hour interactive classes.

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Bastille Day Cine-Club: Marie Antoinette

Bastille Day at Ciné-Club: Sofia Coppola's Marie Antoinette

Monday, July 13, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.

Joyeux Quatorze Juillet! Well, treize. For this special Bastille Day (eve) session of Ciné-Club, we'll be taking a look at one of the more unorthodox portrayals of l'Autrichienne, the inimitable and extravagant guillo-teen... Marie Antoinette (2006)

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Bastille Day- Online!

Bastille Day- Online!

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.

See all that's happening for Bastille Day!

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Paris on Air for Bastille Day!

Paris on Air for Bastille Day!

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 1:00 p.m.

Meet Oliver Gee, an Australian podcaster who’s taking Paris by storm. Oliver runs The Earful Tower podcast, a weekly escape to Paris that has just been recommended by the New York Times as one of the best travel podcasts on earth. Oliver will join us on Bastille Day to talk about his new book, his podcast, and this very special day in French history. Buckle up tight, this will be an entertaining ride!

Bastille Day Here!

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.