Please note that our classes and programs are currently held both on-site and online on Zoom.
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What’s New

Bonjour Les Kids 09/22

Bonjour Les Kids

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at 10:00–10:30 a.m.

Join us for stories, songs and dancing! Bonjour Les Kids is a casual and interactive space for preschoolers and their caregivers. 

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Symposium Event II

Jardins en Exposition

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Join us for the second Symposium on the Arts of France lecture, where we'll discuss the unprecedented experience of « Jardins » at the Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais with Laurent Le Bon, President of the Centre Pompidou!  

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September Chic & You

Chic & You : The Film Series

Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.

Put your best foot forward when we roll out the red carpet for you with the chic-est film series in Chic-agoEt Dieu créa la femme... / And God Created Women (1956, Roger Vadim) launched Brigitte Bardot’s career, making her the epitome of the Femme Fatale… The BB phenomenon was helped by the amazing designs by the French couturier Pierre Balmain—join us!

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September Cafe du Monde

Café du Monde : une conversation multiculturelle!

Vendredi 24 Septembre 2021 à 09:00

Rencontrez des étudiants comme vous venant d'Hyderabad en Inde, de Falun en Suède, d'Amsterdam aux Pays-Bas, de Miami aux États-Unis, et bien plus encore; tout en pratiquant votre français !

Je m'inscris !

Partner Program w/Amy Fine Collins

Partner Program

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at 11:30 a.m.

An exclusive opportunity to attend a lunch on-site & talk online at the beautiful Arts Club, usually reserved for members. Very limited seating available for your safety, register early!

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La Littérature de la Sérénité

La Littérature de la Sérénité

Mardi 28 Septembre 2021 à 15:00

Participez à une série d'ateliers sur la grande littérature donnée par des sommités des départements de français des universités de Chicago et Pennsylvanie. Une occasion unique d’apprendre mais aussi d’échanger avec des participants qui partagent la passion de la littérature et de l’histoire !

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Symposium Event III

Les Jardins des Vicomtes du Bizarre

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Join us for the final installment of the 2021 Symposium on the Arts of France series, where we discuss the behind-the-scenes of the gardens of the Vicomte de Noailles with Mitchell Owens, Writer and Historian! 

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Corporate Open House · Fall 2021

Corporate Open House · Fall 2021

Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 6:00–8:00 p.m.

Join us for a meet & greet, cocktail demo, and free class to experience why the Alliance Française is the perfect fit for your company to start their French learning journey!

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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.