Please note: The Alliance Française will be closed on Saturday, May 28 and Monday, May 30 for Memorial Day.
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Celebrating 125 Years

Since 1897, the Alliance Française de Chicago has fostered a vibrant community of Francophones and Francophiles discovering the joie de vivre of French language and culture.

Our Woman’s Board hosted its biennial gala to celebrate our 125th anniversary, 125 Le Bal!

French Classes Donate Gala

The Place for All Things French in Chicago

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French Classes

Whatever your age, level, or schedule, we have the perfect French class for you. Ready to parler français ?
Class Catalog
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Culture & Events: Symposium

Explore French art spanning over three centuries at Symposium on the Arts of France.
Upcoming Events
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Médiathèque

With over 18,000 items, our library is the largest private collection of Francophone media in the Midwest.
Library
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Panel: the beauty of something ripped Lectures and Workshops

Jun 1, 2022

POSTPONED: WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1 Panelists: Scarlett Reliquet, art historian, Director of Cultural Programs at the …
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L'Atelier des Impressionnistes #2 Lectures and Workshops

Jun 6, 2022

Join your guide, Marie-Pierre Rondeau, for a class and apéritif that will take you through the sites from …
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Cezanne: Truth in Art Symposium 2022 Lectures and Workshops

Jun 8, 2022

In anticipation of the upcoming exhibition Cezanne (opening May 15, 2022 at the Art Institute of Chicago), Dr. …
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Youth Programs

Our kids' and teens' classes and French immersion preschool are the perfect way to jumpstart (or continue) your child’s French journey.
Chez Kids Academy
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Educational Outreach

For 25 years, our partnership with Chicago Public Schools has provided an after-school enrichment program to students from core neighborhoods.
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Membership

Our members enjoy discounts on French classes, free entry to most cultural events, borrowing privileges at our library, and more. Join AF–Chicago today!
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