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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.

We’re approaching 25 years of our Outreach Program, empowers Chicago students by refining their French language skills, encouraging global perspectives, and opening new doors to educational and cultural experiences.. Learn More >

French Classes Donate 25 Years of Outreach

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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Plein Air Concert Series

Explore la belle musique with your friends while sipping rosé wine in our jewel-box courtyard!
Upcoming Events
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With over 18,000 items, our library is the largest private collection of Francophone media in the Midwest.
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Cooking Class: Étouffée with Chefs Colleen Karsted and Jane Worthington School Wine and Gastronomy Lectures and Workshops

Aug 13, 2022

Enjoy an afternoon in our kitchen learning the culinary techniques behind traditional Cajun and Creole cuisine …
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MOLIÈRE 400 : ATELIER DE THÉ TRE Lectures and Workshops Lectures and Workshops

Sep 19, 2022

Back by popular demand from last year! Avec Park Krausen, comédienne et directrice artistique du seul théâtre …
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Plein Air Concert Series: Nathalie Colas & Eugenia Cheng Plein Air Concerts Music

Sep 20, 2022

Our Plein Air Concerts return to our jewel-box courtyard! Enjoy an hour of music with your friends while …
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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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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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