Please note that most of our French classes and events are held live on Zoom while our building is partially closed until further notice.  

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

What’s New

Café d'Albi 1028

Café d'Albi

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 6:30–7:00 p.m.

Keep your French fresh while you're cooped up in the house: Join our online conversation!

Je m'inscris!

The Young Emperors

The Young Emperors: Reimagining the Fashion Influencer

Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.

What does the future of the fashion influencer look like over a decade after its emergence? Photographers and image-makers Young Emperors, Nelson Tiberghien and Isabelle Chaput, may hold the answer to that question. 

Register now!

Open House - Late Fall 2020

Open House - Late Fall 2020

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at 5:30–6:15 p.m.

Come to our Open House and see all that we offer from French classes, events and films, to cooking classes, wine tastings and more. 

I'm going!

Free Trial Classes - Late Fall 2020

Free Trial Classes - Late Fall 2020

Wednesday, November 11, 2020–Monday, October 12, 2020

Want to know what french classes are like at AF Chicago? Spend 30 minutes in one of our Free Trial Classes!

I'm Interested!

Gala 2020 - Un Air de Provence

2020 Virtual Gala · Un Air de Provence

Friday, November 13, 2020 at 6:00–7:00 p.m.

Pour a glass of rosé and be virtually transported to Provence for a free 45-minute party to support the Alliance. Hear from special guests such as the Ambassador of France to the U.S., Russell Kelley about the Allure of Provence, and Michel Picaud about the Rise of the Cathedral of Notre Dame. 

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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.