• French Tour: Visite de Paris 1900

    French Tour: Visite de Paris 1900

    There are 3 more opportunities to visit Paris 1900 exhibit in French! Check out tour schedule.

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  • Danse & Culture Seminar

    Danse & Culture Seminar

    Find out more about this Cultural Seminar, starting in the Kamm House and ending in Newmark Theater, for CNDC-Angers' performance of two masterworks by the legendary Merce Cunningham: “Biped” and “Beach Birds”, brought to Portland by White Bird.

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  • Fall Term Open House Thursday, August 29, at 6:15

    Fall Term Open House Thursday, August 29, at 6:15

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  • Un week-end d’immersion pour les avancés B2/C1

    Un week-end d’immersion pour les avancés B2/C1

    Venez vous joindre à nous cet été pour deux jours de perfectionnement au niveau avancé.

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  • Le Networking August 20 in the Pearl

    Le Networking August 20 in the Pearl

    The Alliance joins with the French-American Chamber of Commerce for a networking event from 6-7:30.

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  • Eric John Kaiser Salutes Georges Brassens September 20

    Eric John Kaiser Salutes Georges Brassens September 20

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  • Check out our first-ever English language Cultural Seminar: Le goût du vin - A delicious journey through the wine regions of France

    Check out our first-ever English language Cultural Seminar: Le goût du vin - A delicious journey through the wine regions of France

    This 5-week seminar is offered as a series of two and may be taken in sequence or stand-alone. Part I runs Sept. 9 - Oct. 7. Part II is Oct. 14 - Nov. 11.

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Bienvenue to the Alliance Française de Portland, the French language center and cultural community for everyone.
Where Portland gathers to speak – and learn – French.

Coming Up

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Venez vous joindre à nous cet été pour deux jours de perfectionnement au niveau avancé, 9h30-16h30. Commencez la journée avec les infos, suivies de la pratique de compréhension orale, des leçons...
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Aug 29
6:15 PM to 8:00 PM
Mingle with teachers, fellow students and friends at the Alliance Française’s Fall Open House on Thursday, August 29, from 6:15 - 8 pm. Fall Term runs September 9 - November...
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Sep 06
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
French Tour: Visite de Paris 1900 For those who want to work on their French language skills, Alliance Française educator and museum docent Elene Zedginidze leads a lively conversational tour of...
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Le goût du vin - A delicious journey through the wine regions of France Explore and taste French wines through the lens of history and culture. Learn to read and demystify...
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Sep 20
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
French singer songwriter Eric John Kaiser salutes Georges Brassens' life and legacy with songs and stories about his life and his career. The presentation will be primarily in French, with...
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Sep 21
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
The conversation group will take a break in August. The next monthly conversation group meeting at the Alliance will be on Saturday, September 21, at 1 p.m. with Natacha from...
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Flashback to Reykjavik in 1986: George Shultz, the U.S. Secretary of State at the time, said that it was “the poker game with the highest stakes ever played.” It was...
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Oct 04
6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Maison Hardy, established in France in 1863, is famous worldwide for its premium cognacs. Bénédicte Hardy, CEO & brand ambassador, is coming from France to Portland on Friday, October 4...
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Frenchman Nicolas Quillé, Head Winemaker and Operations Officer for the Crimson Wine Group, will hold a wine appreciation/ education seminar with a curated tasting of Chenin Blanc and Malbec on...
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Oct 22 - Nov 23
  Following a celebrated seminar in partnership with PAM, we will next honor dance in partnership with White Bird as they present France's National Center for Contemporary Dance/Angers, under the direction...

More about the Alliance Française de Portland

All year round, our dedicated teachers, visiting authors, and enthusiasts of French culture share their passion for the French language and its culture with curious minds like yours. Our expertise in teaching is complemented by a rich array of programs for the public (most in English), our wonderful library and mediatheque, other resources, and a community of welcoming like-minded individuals.

 

Parking Information

Street parking on SW 20th St. facing the Kamm House is limited. Free parking is available in Lot A at SW 18th and SW Columbia. Please obtain a parking pass from the office.

After 6 pm weekdays, students may park in the Willamette Dental lot at SW 20th and SW Jefferson as available.

Office Hours

Monday - Friday 9:00-5:00
Classes are held until 8:30
Saturday 9:30-1:00
or by appointment

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