• Puccini's Madama Butterfly: Special Discount for Alliance Members

    Puccini's Madama Butterfly: Special Discount for Alliance Members

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  • Exploring France by Boat: A personal guide to traveling by canal, November 15 from 6:30-8 pm.

    Exploring France by Boat: A personal guide to traveling by canal, November 15 from 6:30-8 pm.

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  • Le Networking in Portland, October 30, 6 - 7:30 pm

    Le Networking in Portland, October 30, 6 - 7:30 pm

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  • Beaujolais Nouveau, Friday, November 22, from 6-10pm, Headwaters at the Heathman in Portland

    Beaujolais Nouveau, Friday, November 22, from 6-10pm, Headwaters at the Heathman in Portland

    Tickets now available for the Beaujolais Nouveau Festival and the Air France Raffle.

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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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  • A Cultural Seminar in English: Le goût du vin - A delicious journey through the wine regions of France

    A Cultural Seminar in English: Le goût du vin - A delicious journey through the wine regions of France

    Enrolling now for Part II, a five-week seminar about French wine in English from Oct. 14 - Nov. 11.

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  • Come Practice Your French with Natacha October 26

    Come Practice Your French with Natacha October 26

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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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Oct 14
6:15 PM to 8:30 PM
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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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...
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Experience the rapture of Madama Butterly, Puccini's poignant opera of love and betrayal. Hear Japanese soprano Hiromi Omura in her US debut as Butterfly. 15% off Madama Butterly for Alliance members...
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Oct 26
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Note that the next monthly conversation group meeting at the Alliance will be on Saturday, October 26, at 1 p.m. with Natacha from LeMans. This reflects a  schedule change. The...
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Oct 30
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Are you a French expat working in the Pacific NW? Are you an American interested in growing business ties with France? Join us on October 30 in Portland for networking...
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The Champs-Elysées Film Festival celebrates independent film. After Paris in June, the festival tours a retrospective of its program in select cities in America. Read more about the Portland festival...
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Nov 15
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Discover the fascinating inland waterways of France. Cruising the canals and rivers of this historically, culturally and gastronomically rich country is simultaneously relaxing and stimulating. Experience Burgundy, with its medieval...
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Nov 22
6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
The 18th Annual Beaujolais Nouveau festival will be held on Friday, November 22, 2019, at 6pm at the Heathman Hotel in downtown Portland. Culinary partner, Headwaters at the Heathman, under the leadership of...

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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