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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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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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Bonjour Les Kids Kids and Youth

Jun 29, 2022

Join us for 30 minutes of stories, songs and dancing! Bonjour Les Kids is a casual and interactive space for …
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Jun 29, 2022

The most famous cycling event in the world takes place around France each year in July, crowning a winner with …
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Plein Air Concert Series: Isabelle Olivier and Nathalie Colas Plein Air Concerts Music

Jul 5, 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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