• Check out our first-ever English language Cultural Seminar: Le goût du vin - A delicious journey through the wine regions of France

    Check out our first-ever English language Cultural Seminar: Le goût du vin - A delicious journey through the wine regions of France

    This 5-week seminar is offered as a series of two and may be taken in sequence or stand-alone. Part I runs Sept. 9 - Oct. 7. Part II is Oct. 14 - Nov. 11.

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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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  • Eric John Kaiser Salutes Georges Brassens September 20

    Eric John Kaiser Salutes Georges Brassens September 20

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  • Hardy Cognac Dinner on Oct. 4 at the MAC

    Hardy Cognac Dinner on Oct. 4 at the MAC

    Exclusive cognac tasting and gourmet dinner with brand ambassador Bénédicte Hardy

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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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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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Sep 09
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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Flashback to Reykjavik in 1986: George Shultz, the U.S. Secretary of State at the time, said that it was “the poker game with the highest stakes ever played.” It was...
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Oct 04
6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Maison Hardy, established in France in 1863, is famous worldwide for its premium cognacs. Bénédicte Hardy, CEO & brand ambassador, is coming from France to Portland on Friday, October 4,...
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Frenchman Nicolas Quillé, Head Winemaker and Operations Officer for the Crimson Wine Group, will hold a wine appreciation/ education seminar with a curated tasting of Chenin Blanc and Malbec on...
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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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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 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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