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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.

Celebrate la fête nationale de la France, known as Bastille Day, with fun festivities at the Alliance! Learn More >

French Classes Donate Bastille Day

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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Afternoon Bastille Day Celebration Bastille Day Kids and Youth

Jul 9, 2022

We invite you and your whole family, from oldest to youngest, to celebrate Bastille Day at the Alliance with …
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Evening Bastille Day Celebration Bastille Day

Jul 9, 2022

C’est la soirée! Prepare for a night filled with entertainment, delicious fare, and games. Our DJ will have …
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Plein Air Concert Series: Isabelle Olivier with jazz percussionist Ernie Adams Plein Air Concerts Music

Jul 12, 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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