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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.

Fall into French with Alliance Française de Chicago! Recently voted “Best Language Instruction” in the windy city, we offer a friendly, engaging, and immersive learning environment. Join us now for la rentrée !

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Atelier de littérature : Annie Ernaux #2 Atelier de littérature : Annie Ernaux En français

Feb 15, 2023

“En m’accordant la plus haute distinction littéraire qui soit, c’est un travail d’écriture et une recherche …
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The Great Churches of Paris: Notre-Dame de Paris The Great Churches of Paris Lectures and Workshops

Feb 16, 2023

This week: The Cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris In 1163, Bishop Sully laid the first stone of his cathedral on …
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Trintignant & Co: The Film Series • Trois Couleurs : Rouge / Three Colours: Red (1994, KIESLOWSKI) Trintignant & Co: The Film Series Film

Feb 16, 2023

“Red,” the beautifully spun and splendidly acted tale of a young model’s decisive encounter with a retired …
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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 ?
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French-Language Exams

The Alliance Française de Chicago is proud to be Illinois’ only official French examination center.
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Médiathèque

With over 18,000 items, our library is the largest private collection of Francophone media in the Midwest.
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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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