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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

Francophonie · Kick-off

Francophonie · Kick-off

Friday, March 2, 2018 at 6:30 pm

Enjoy a world of regional delights and libations from Belgium, Benin, Canada, France, Haiti, Quebec, Romania, and Switzerland, and don't miss the sugar shack, or cabane à sucre, in our courtyard, whatever the weather!

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Francophonie · Cartoons for Freedom

Francophonie · Cartoons for Freedom

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 6:30 pm

By demonstrating how freedom of expression continues to be expressed around the world, whether it relates to censorship, the internet, or revolutions, this exhibition will make you think...and laugh, too.

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Versailles en Scène · Gala 2018

Versailles en Scène · Gala 2018

Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 7:00 pm

The evening is inspired by the epic banquets and magnificent fêtes at the court of Louis XIV. Stroll through lush box gardens, enjoy moments theatrical surprise, dine on the stage in the hall of mirrors, and dance under the fireworks in l’Orangerie. Exclusive live and silent auctions bring the richness of French style and culture into the spotlight.

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Tell me a French story

Tell me a French story

Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 10:45 am

This week's theme is les dinosaures / dinosaurs! Whoever said dinosaurs could only be scary? Not us! This week we dive right into stories and adventures about our prehistoric friends. Rawr!  

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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.