Please note that most of our events and classes are held online via Zoom while our building is partially closed. 
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What’s New

French Fun: Kids Activity Fair

French Fun: Kids Activity Fair

Saturday, May 15, 2021 at 1:00–3:30 p.m.

Join us for an afternoon of FREE French activities, food, and games for kids ages 3+ and see why families are enrolling in our upcoming French Summer Camp and Fall Kids Programs! 

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Ciné-Club: La Haine

Ciné-Club: La Haine

Sunday, May 16, 2021 at 1:00 p.m.

This week at Ciné-Club, we'll be looking at one of the most powerful movies made about an oft-ignored population in French filmmaking, the inhabitants of Paris's infamous banlieues. Join us for a discussion of Mathieu Kassovitz's edgy, ground-breaking drama: La Haine (1995)

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Bonjour Les Kids

Bonjour Les Kids

Wednesday, May 19, 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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New French Architecture: The Center in Paris Project

New French Architecture: The Center in Paris Project

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 6:00 p.m.

The Center in Paris Project will create a new hub for scholarship and cultural exchange in Paris’ rapidly-developing 13th arrondissement. Comprising an academic center for the University of Chicago and a mixed-use residential building, the project will bring vitality to its neighborhood with biodiverse green spaces and an architecture that weaves the block—both physically and intellectually—into the fabric of the city.

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Café du Monde #2

Café du Monde : une conversation multiculturelle!

Jeudi 27 Mai 2021 à 09:00

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

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Lupin Literary Workshop

Gentleman Writer Workshop

Saturday, June 5, 2021 at 10:00–11:00 a.m.

Join us to find out about the Arsène Lupin books and their place in the French cultural landscape! See how their relevance inspired and influenced the hit Netflix series, Lupin

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French Summer Camp 2021

French Summer Camp 2021

Monday, June 7, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.

This year, our French Summer Camp is back and better than ever before! We will offer fun activities like yoga, cooking, dance, theatre, and more! Both in-person and Zoom options are available. Click to know more!

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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.