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

Bienvenue à l'Alliance Française de Chicago, the place for all things French in Chicago!

Tell me a French story
Tell me a French story
Tell me a French story

What’s New

La Collection

La Collection

Thursday, May 28, 2020–Tuesday, June 30, 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!
Café d'Albi with AF Boston

Café d'Albi with AF Boston

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at 6:30–7:15 p.m.

Keep your French fresh while you're cooped up in the house, join our online conversation! Hosted by two native speakers, Noémie and Victoria, Café d'Albi is a moment of casual exchange for all French levels, so no pressure!

Register here!
Online Cooking Class · Summer Quiche

Online Cooking Class · Summer Quiche

Saturday, June 6, 2020 at 9:45–11:00 a.m.

Quiche makes a wonderful French meal for summer dining al fresco. Learn the essentials of preparing the crust and filling in an interactive one-hour online class. Recipes include Pâte brisée; Salmon with spinach filling.

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Join our Online French Summer Camp

Join our Online French Summer Camp

Monday, June 8, 2020–Friday, June 26, 2020

Ages 6–12 · Have fun, make friends, learn French.

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Langue française: Evolution et Révolution

Langue française: Evolution et Révolution

Mardi 9 Juin 2020 à 16:00

Un atelier incontournable avec exercices ! Sylvette Nicolini expliquera comment l’Académie française a finalement accepté la féminisation des noms de métiers, confirmant ainsi que la langue de Molière est bien vivante. Elle partagera aussi avec nous les règles de l’écriture inclusive. Aimée Laberge quant à elle vous révèlera comment trouver la version française des nouveaux mots.

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Summer Session

Summer Session

Saturday, June 20, 2020–Saturday, August 15, 2020

Want to virtually travel to France and improve your French from the comfort of your home? Join our Summer session starting soon! All of our classes will be online, sign up now!

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Join our Online French Summer Camp - Second Session

Join our Online French Summer Camp - Second Session

Monday, July 6, 2020–Friday, July 31, 2020

Ages 6–12 · Have fun, make friends, learn French.

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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.