Press Room

The Alliance Française de Chicago is over 100 years old and is part of an international network of over 1,100 Alliances worldwide. There are 140 Alliances in the US alone. Like all Alliances, we are an independently financed 501c (3) not-for-profit institution and the Chicago Alliance must raise 40% of our operating budget each year through donations.

Our Mission is to be Chicago’s center of French language and French culture—to promote exchange, understanding, and friendship between Americans and French speaking people—including Europeans, Canadians, Africa, the Caribbean and the Middle East—a world of more than 150 million French speakers. Through study of another language and its associated cultures, we help to develop a global view of the world. 



Press Articles

Date Source Topic Author Media
5/22/2016 Classic Chicago Magazine Gala 2016 Judy Carmack Bross web
5/17/2016 Chicago Parent School Marie-Edmonde Parisien web
3/2/2016 Chicago Tribune School John von Rhein web
3/1/2016 American Libraries Magazine Collections Phil Morehart web
08/16/2015 Chicago Architecture Foundation Open House Chicago Chicago  Architecture Foundation web
05/30/2015 IontheScene Ready, Set, Fête Meleika Gardner web
10/06/2014 uniFrance Films Cinema n/a n/a web
07/02/2014 Modern Luxury Gala 2014 Brian Dukerschein print
05/23/2014 Suntimes Gala 2014 Sydney Epstein web
05/22/2014 Ask Miss A Gala 2014 Megan Davison web
05/20/2014 Chicago Tribune Cooking Tribune Staff Web
05/13/2014 Chicago Tribune Cooking Heather Schroering web
04/07/2014 Chicago Tribune Cinema Nina Metz Print
04/01/2014 La Voix de France Music Romain Brunet web
01/13/2014 CBS Chicago School Jodie Jacobs web
10/15/2013 Chicago Tribune Cooking Joe Gray Print
03/20/2013 Chicago Reader Cinema Ben Sachs web
03/20/2013 French Consulate Festival de la francophonie   web
03/02/2013 examiner.com Festival de la francophonie Janet Ariva web
03/01/2013 http://www.consulfrance-chicago.org/ Festival de la francophonie   web
02/21/2013 myfrenchlife.org Festival de la francophonie Aimee Thompson web
09/21/2012 DePauliaOnline Cinema Maggie Dziubek Web
08/01/2012 Chicago Social Gala 2012 Matt Lee Print
06/27/2012 France-Midwest Express School   web
06/26/2012 L'Express.fr Music Laurence Liban web
05/17/2012 Red Eye / Metromix Wine tasting Julia Borcherts Print
05/15/2012 BizBash Gala 2012 Jenny Berg Web
05/01/2012 Chicago Social Gala 2012 Schroeder Katie Print
04/18/2012 Red Eye / Metromix Wine tasting   Print
04/03/2012 Chicago Sun-Times Gala 2012 Stella Foster Print
04/02/2012 Sheridan Road Magazine Gala 2012 Stacy Flannery Web
04/02/2012 Chicago Sun-Times Gala 2012 Stella Foster Web
03/28/2012 Make it better Gala 2012 Beth Engelman Web
03/14/2012 Red Eye / Metromix Wine tasting Julia Borcherts Print
03/14/2012 Red Eye / Metromix Wine tasting Julia Borcherts Print
03/09/2012 St. Rita of Cascia High School Cooking n/a n/a Web
11/06/2011 Felt Like a Foodie Cooking Barbara Felt-Miller Web
09/14/2011 Reader School Bob Gendron Web
08/19/2011 Reader School Bob Gendron Web
08/01/2011 Reader Yoga S.L. Wisenberg Web
07/14/2011 Time Out Chicago Bastille Day Joanna Batt Print
07/13/2011 Gapers Block Fête de la musique Megan Marz Web
06/07/2011 WCIU Fête de la musique Janes Monzure Web
06/01/2011 Culture Communication / Le magazine du ministère de la Culture et de la Communication / n°192 Fête de la musique Odile Lefranc Print
05/06/2011 The College Magazine / Arts and Sciences at Indiana University / Spring 2011 School Bruce Lilly Web
03/30/2011 abc7/Time Out Chicago Summer Camps Joanna Batt Web
03/10/2011 Chicago Tribune Cinema Michael Esposito Print
03/10/2011 InfoHaiti.net Festival de la francophonie   Web
03/10/2011 france-amerique.com Festival de la francophonie Delphine Pointvieux Web
12/01/2010 Volunteer Volunteer Patricia Tennison Print
12/01/2010 TCW Today's Chicago Woman School Audrey Leon Print
11/23/2010 Pioneer Press Depardieu 2010   Print
11/08/2010 SavoringChicago.com Cooking   Web
11/04/2010 France-Amérique Depardieu 2010   Print
10/14/2010 Skyline Depardieu 2010   Print
07/01/2010 New York Social Diary Gala 2010   Web
03/01/2010 Chicago Parent School Amy Bizzarri Print
02/26/2010 Chicago Tribune Cinema Nina Metz Web
01/06/2010 Citybuzz Cooking Courtney Lochner Web
11/14/2009 Chicago Tribune Cinema Nina Metz Print
08/25/2009 Chicagoist Cooking Jack Wojcik Web
08/22/2009 Gapers Block Music   Web
08/12/2009 Chicago Tribune Cooking Elizabeth Owens-Schiele Web
08/11/2009 Time Out Chicago School Emily Torem Web
08/11/2009 Time Out Chicago School Emily Torem Web
07/18/2009 France-Amérique Arts   Web
06/18/2009 Time Out Chicago AF Network Kevin Aeh Web
05/14/2009 Flavorpill Arts Suzanne Niemoth Web
05/11/2009 Red Eye / Metromix Cinéma Rebecca Palmore Press
04/22/2009 Centerstage School Stacy Warden Blog
03/20/2009 Chicago Tribune Festival de la francophonie Kevin Williams Web
03/16/2009 Chicago Tribune Cinéma Nancy Maes Web
03/16/2009 Chicago Tribune Cinéma   Web
03/11/2009 Chicago Tribune Cooking Elizabeth Schiele Web
03/07/2009 chicagosistercities.com Festival de la francophonie   web
02/13/2009 Chicago Tribune Cinéma   Web
01/21/2009 Chicago Tribune Cooking Elizabeth Schiele Web
01/20/2009 Chicago Tribune Cinéma   Web
12/01/2008 Town & Country Gala 2008 Cheri Eisenberg and Dan Rest Print
10/03/2008 Chicago Tribune Music John von Rhein Web
10/01/2008 Today's Chicago Woman Gala 2008 Sarah Osterman and C. Eisenberg and Dan Rest Print
09/08/2008 Red Eye / Metromix Cooking   Print
08/22/2008 Red Eye / Metromix Music Beth Geraci Print
08/21/2008 Time Out Chicago Cooking Julia Kramer Web
08/14/2008 Time Out Chicago School Kate Bonglovanni Web
08/13/2008 Chicago Tribune Cooking Elizabeth Owens-Schiele Print
08/06/2008 Chicago Sun-Times Cooking Denise I. O'Neal Web
08/03/2008 Le Monde School Christelle Barbier Web
08/01/2008 Town & Country Gala 2008 Cheri Eisenberg Print
08/01/2008 Le Nouvel Observateur AF Network Patrick Fauconnier Print
07/30/2008 Chicago Reader Cooking Misc.  Web
07/28/2008 Federation of A.F. USA Gala 2008 Séverine Giraud Print
07/16/2008 Pioneer Press Gala 2008 Cheri Eisenberg, Rest Print
07/16/2008 Pioneer Press Gala 2008 Elizabeth Owens-Schiele Print
07/09/2008 Chicago Tribune Cooking Emily Nunn Web
07/09/2008 Chicago Tribune Cooking Elizabeth Schiele Web
07/03/2008 Skyline Gala 2008 Cheri Eisenberg, Rest Print
07/01/2008 BizBash Gala 2008 Jenny Berg Print
07/01/2008 France Amérique Gala 2008 n/a  Print
07/01/2008 Chicago Social Gala 2008 Amalie Drury Print
06/28/2008 Rachel's bite Cooking Rachel  Blog
06/27/2008 Chicago Tribune Music Andy Downing Web
06/26/2008 Chicago Reader School Kathie Bergquist Print
06/18/2008 Daily Herald Cooking Deborah Pankey Web
06/06/2008 New York Social Diary Gala 2008 Jeff Hirsch Print
06/01/2008 France Amérique AF Network Emiland  Guillerme Print
06/01/2008 France Amérique Gala 2008 Marie Kostrz Print
06/01/2008 France Amérique Music n/a  Print
06/01/2008 France Amérique Arts n/a  Print
05/21/2008 BizBash Gala 2008 Jenny Berg Web
05/20/2008 Chicago Sun-Times Gala 2008 Susanna Homan Web
05/20/2008 Chicago Sun-Times Gala 2008 Susanna Homan Print
05/19/2008 Chicago Business Gala 2008 Shia  Kapos Web
05/14/2008 Chicago Tribune Cooking n/a  Web
04/01/2008 France Amérique Gala 2008 n/a  Print
04/01/2008 Pioneer Press Gala 2008 Dorothy Andries Print
04/01/2008 Chicago Sun-Times Gala 2008 Ann Gerber Web
03/27/2008 Challenges AF Network Patrick Fauconnier Print
02/08/2008 Chicagoist Cooking Chuck Sudo Web
02/08/2008 Chicago Tribune Cinéma Nancy Maes Print
12/07/2007 Chicago Social Gala 2008 Amalie  Drury Print
12/07/2007 Oprah Magazine School David King Print
09/21/2007 Pioneer Press Gala 2008 Ann  Gerber Print
08/01/2007 Chicago Magazine School Joanna  Topor McKenzie Print
01/26/2007 Serendipity Cooking Lindsay  Obermeyer Blog
06/15/2006 Time Out School David King Print

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