Important Announcement

All our group and private classes are running and will be taught online throughout the end of April. We will then evaluate the safety of switching to in-person classes. If you have any questions please contact

  • Spring term registration is now open

    Spring term registration is now open

    Highlights of this term focus on remote learning as all our classes go online through April. We're making lemonade!

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  • French Hour

    French Hour

    Want to keep up with your French without a long term commitment? French Hour is the best and most affordable way to practice and learn while maintaining your social distance. Just drop in the class and enjoy. We have a class for each level. Choose from grammar for Beginning and Intermediate levels, or culture and art for Advanced.

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  • ABRAHADABRA: Alliance Cinema Film Available Online April 6 - 12

    ABRAHADABRA: Alliance Cinema Film Available Online April 6 - 12

    Watch this film chez vous anytime during the week from April 6 to 12. The first ten registrants will join us the next week for a free group discussion with Nathalie Gerts.

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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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Mar 30
10:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Spring Term run March 30 to June 6. Given the restrictions we all face in this crazy time, the Alliance is happy to have a way for our students to...
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Paris Chansons returns to Portland with a fresh, exciting program in partnership with the Alliance Française de Portland! Featuring French favorites from Aznavour, Dassin, Piaf, Macias, Adamo, Dalida to Zaz...
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On a ranch-style farm in south west France, Jane Cavalieri, 14, lives protected by the love of her father Ludovic and grandfather Papifou. The sudden death of her father in...
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  This event has been cancelled. Meet Léo Quievreux, French author, illustrator and pioneer in the comic book industry, on April 10, at 6 p.m., at the Kamm house. Léo is on tour...
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New date for this event TBD. Thank you.Where Claudine Fisher's trilogy of The Reluctant Paris Rebel, Southbound French Settlers and The Breton Black Foot evoked 19th century France and its...
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Originally scheduled for March 18 - April, this seminar has been postponed until May 6. Le goût du vin - A delicious journey through the wine regions of France Explore and taste...
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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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The annual gala has been rescheduled for October 10, from its original date of April 18. Join the Alliance Française's staff, teachers, and board at the seventh annual gala on October...

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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