Important Announcement

All group and private classes are taught online until further notice. The Alliance office is also virtual, and Kamm House is open only by appointment. Please contact us at info@afportland.org. 

  • Edito Review Workshops in December

    Edito Review Workshops in December

    2-hour long review workshops, one for each Edito 101 through 206 class.

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  • Apéro-Conversation Group Meets Weekly Wednesday at 5:15pm

    Apéro-Conversation Group Meets Weekly Wednesday at 5:15pm

    The Alliance Française holds its Wednesday night drop-in Apéro-Conversation group at 5:15pm. This ongoing online group is open to all levels.

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  • Try Someting New in December

    Try Someting New in December

    Exclusive seasonal workshops, 07-11 December.

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  • Save the Date!

    Save the Date!

    Streaming Gala Saturday, December 5

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  • ***Winter Specialty and Cultural Classes Are Open For Registration***

    ***Winter Specialty and Cultural Classes Are Open For Registration***

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  • How to Take an Online Class

    How to Take an Online Class

    A short guide and tips for using Google Classroom and Zoom for your online class. And Zoom for events!

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  • ***Winter Core Classes Are Open For Registration***

    ***Winter Core Classes Are Open For Registration***

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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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French for True beginners, Art Studio, Nature Explorers - Who’s ready for fun? After the online school day has ended and with few after-school programs available this winter, your child may...
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  The Alliance Française de Portland cordially invites you to our Merry & Bright Gala Saturday, December 5, from 6-7pm.  It's an evening affair streaming to you at home. We'll remind...
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Oct 29 - Mar 13
Winter Term core classes are now open for registration. Choose from two five-week long modules, Winter 1: January 4 to February 6, or Winter 2: February 8 to March 13....
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This winter choose from two five-week long modules, Winter 1: January 4 to February 6, or Winter 2: February 8 to March 13. Sign up for both parts, or choose...
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Nov 19 - Dec 18
Fall term is nearly over and our regular classes are set to resume January 4, 2021. To enrich and maintain your French, the Alliance has planned two weeks of exciting...
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Nov 26 - Feb 26
  Bibliothèque. Médiathèque. Culturethèque.   Alliance Française de Portland is pleased to offer our members Culturethèque, a digital library at your fingertips. You will have access to a world of French language content...
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  The Merry & Bright Online Auction is now live and runs from Black Friday, November 27, to midnight December 10. You'll find vacation homes in France for that eventual trip...
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 Join William Drozdiak, author of The Last President of Europe: Emmanuel Macron's Race to Revive France and Save the World, as he discusses his new book in conversation with Simon...
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Gail Durham is a retired French and Spanish teacher whose involvement in the arts goes back decades. She has worked in clay, bronze, letterpress, weaving, paper making, bookbinding, enamel, felt,...
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Dec 10
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Only during "Try Something New Week", you will learn about the author Sylvie Weil and her 2013 book, Le hareng et le saxophone (The Herring and the Saxophone). In this...
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In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, French women's magazines began portraying a new kind of ideal, “la femme moderne.” She wore elegant, form-fitting clothes, but she also played sports, read books, and even wrote them. Critics...
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This holiday season give yourself or a loved one the gift of wellness and self-care. Let Elisabeth Perucca, a French-born, certified yoga therapist and cancer survivor, guide you through an...

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

The Alliance office is virtual
during the COVID pandemic.
Contact us at info@afportland.org.
Call 503.223.8388 from 12-3pm,
Monday through Friday, or leave
a message anytime.

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