• Beaujolais Nouveau 2018

    Beaujolais Nouveau 2018

    The 17th Annual Beaujolais Nouveau festival will be held on Friday, November 16, 2018, at 6pm at the Heathman Hotel in downtown Portland.

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  • Winter Workshops at the Alliance

    Winter Workshops at the Alliance

    Winter Intersession Workshops run November 26 - December 7 and feature review sessions, boot camps, lunch convos, and holiday specials too.

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  • Winter Term

    Winter Term

    The Alliance's winter term includes both 10-week and 5-week classes and runs January 7 through March 16, 2019. Winter term offers classes at all levels in programs for adults and children. Private lessons are also available at all times.

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  • Don't miss out on the 10% Early Bird discount

    Don't miss out on the 10% Early Bird discount

    Use the coupon code earlybird for 10% off group courses. Valid through the day of our Winter Open House on December 6th

  • Portes Ouvertes & Holiday Market at Kamm House December 6

    Portes Ouvertes & Holiday Market at Kamm House December 6

    Join us for our Winter Open House and Holiday Market December 6 from 6:30-8:00. Last day for the 10% Early Bird discount.

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.

Coming Up

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Frenchman singer Eric Vincent has a special passion for taking his music to every corner of the globe. He has  performed in more than 140 countries! Although his background is in classical...
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Join us at our Portes Ouvertes and Holiday Mart on December 6 from 6:30-8:00 pm. Meet the teachers and choose your Winter Term class as you enjoy a glass of...
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World Oregon welcomes Emmanuel Lebrun-Damiens, the Consul General for France, based in San Francisco, to Portland for a candid conversation on big picture issues facing Europe. From climate change and escalating...
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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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Jan 11
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Join Portland’s Parisian-born French Troubadour Eric John Kaiser for a musical retrospective of the late great Aznavour. Eric John Kaiser plays tribute to France’s great singer, lyricist, actor, political activist...

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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