The Alliance will be closed during memorial week-end (Saturday 25, Sunday 26 and Monday 27).

Bienvenue à l'Alliance Française de Chicago, home for all things French, for all Chicago!

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

What’s New

Notre Dame

Notre Dame de Paris : Devastation and Reconstruction

Monday, May 20, 2019 at 6:30 pm

UChicago professors Jean-Luc Marion and Thomas Pavel discuss the Notre Dame fire, and the past, present, and future of the building. 

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salon airs

Salon Series · Airs de Cour, a recital

Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Our Salon Series celebrates a certain art of conversation invented by free-thinking women in their Parisian salons during the Age of Enlightenment.

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Apero Dining

Apero Dining

Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 11:15 am

Learn to prepare an aperitif dinatoire of assorted tartines, verrines, and tasty finger food. 


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.