• Winter Term

    Winter Term

    The Alliance's Winter Term includes 10-week and 5-week classes that run January 7 through March 16, 2019. Winter Term offers classes at all levels for adults and children. Private lessons are always available.

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  • A Tribute to Charles Aznavour by Eric John Kaiser, January 11

    A Tribute to Charles Aznavour by Eric John Kaiser, January 11

    Join us for an evening of music as Eric John Kaiser salutes the late, great Charles Aznavour.

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  • French Night at the Blazers February 7 -- Be There!

    French Night at the Blazers February 7 -- Be There!

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  • Celebrate Galettes des Rois on January 27

    Celebrate Galettes des Rois on January 27

    Join us to hear all about galettes and sample them too.

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Bienvenue to the Alliance Française de Portland, a French language center and cultural community for everyone.
We're where Portland gathers to learn – and speak – French.

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Jan 07
12:00 AM to 11:59 PM
Winter Term at the Alliance Française offers French classes for all levels of student, from true beginner to advanced. Sign up online through the French Classes tab or in person at...
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On January 27 the Alliance will hold its annual celebration featuring tasty galettes des rois, in recognition of the traditional French holiday, la Fête des Rois (Feast of the Kings). Come...
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Feb 07
7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Looking for a last minute Christmas gift?  How about tickets to see the Blazers play the San Antonio Spurs on February 7? This nationally televised game is sure to light...
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  Frenchman Nicolas Quillé will hold a wine appreciation / education seminar with a curated tasting of select wines from Roussillon, France. The seminar (in English with some French vocabulary) will...
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Join us at La Petite Provence on NE Sandy on Wednesday, February 20, at 12 noon for a group lunch. All levels of French are welcome. You'll pick your meal from...
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The Champs-Elysées Festival is a unique French and American independent film festival and is the biggest film festival in Paris. In 2018 it was presented in Portland by Portland State...

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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