• Spring term registration is now open

    Spring term registration is now open

    Highlights of this term include three brand new cultural seminars (about dance, design, and racial questions in visual arts), online and fast-paced beginning French classes and more.

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  • French Field Trips in the Arboreteum, Starting March 19

    French Field Trips in the Arboreteum, Starting March 19

    Clara-Julia Péru vous emmène à l'Arobretum Hoyt pour des visites personalisées

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  • Danse Macabre, a theatre preview evening, Wednesday, March 4 at 6pm

    Danse Macabre, a theatre preview evening, Wednesday, March 4 at 6pm

    Danse Macabre: The Testament of François Villon is presented by Hand2Mouth Theatre.

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  • Goût du vin is back! Part 1 runs February 12 - March 11. Part 2 is March 18 - April 15.

    Goût du vin is back! Part 1 runs February 12 - March 11. Part 2 is March 18 - April 15.

    Single sessions available by calling the office at 503.223.8388.

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  • French For Travelers workshops return in February!

    French For Travelers workshops return in February!

    Check out the schedule for beginner and intermediate levels in Events.

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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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This intermediate workshop in French will teach you useful expressions and vocabulary to use while traveling in a francophone country.Topics & dialogues will cover: Transportation, Lodging, Dining, Shopping, Finding your...
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Monday March 2nd 2020, 6:30-7:30 p.m. the Alliance Française will begin hosting a FREE Monthly Conversation Group for Beginners. If you need to strengthen your conversational skills, gain confidence and/or...
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This intermediate workshop in French will teach you useful expressions and vocabulary to use while traveling in a francophone country.Topics & dialogues will cover: Transportation, Lodging, Dining, Shopping, Finding your...
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Join a highly accomplished international group of Portland-based theatre and music makers for an intimate show-and-tell just prior to the premiere of their latest creation, Danse Macabre. The show is an...
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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 wines from the Right...
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Mar 14
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
  Do you love to speak French and knit? Join us on Saturday March 14, for an afternoon of conversation and knitting. All levels are encouraged to attend. Come, relax, knit and...
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Mar 19
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Starting this spring equinox, visit the Hoyt Arboretum, the most amazing living museum right here in Washington Park, Portland, with Clara-Julia Péru for the first in a series of monthly nature walks...
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Mar 21
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
The monthly members' conversation group meeting at the Alliance will be on Saturday, March 21, at 1 p.m. with Natacha from LeMans. The group is free for AF members. Not a...
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Where in Europe can you find woolly mammoth paintings, Roman villas, medieval castles, Romanesque churches, Renaissance chateaux, lush river valleys, and countless cobble-stoned villages, in an area of France about...
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Have you ever wondered how artists, designers and other creative professionals use digital media in their work? Would you like to know how a product is created and what tools...
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Join the Alliance Française for its seventh annual gala on April 18, 2020, at the Multnomah Athletic Club. This year’s theme is the unique cuisine and culture of the historic...

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 B 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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