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The Alliance Française holds cultural events throughout the year, large and small. They are mostly in English and are open to the public. Come join us!

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Events Policy

The member discount is applicable for one ticket per member.
Guests must pay the non-member price. Please note that a reservation is only confirmed upon receiving payment.

If tickets are available, the Alliance can accept payment at the door by credit card, check, or cash.


  • Registration for Alliance Française events can be made in person at our office, over the phone, by mail, or through the web site.
  • Please make all checks payable to: Alliance Française de Portland. We accept Visa, Mastercard, and American Express.

Cancellations & Refunds:

  • Refunds will be automatically issued if the Alliance cancels an event.
  • If you need to cancel your registration for an event, you must do so at least 24 hours prior to the start of the program, and you will be fully credited toward a future event.
  • Refunds must be requested in writing no less than 24 hours prior to the scheduled event and will incur a 4% credit card processing fee.

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Build your French-American business connections / Etablir des liens commerciaux franco-américains
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 6pm - 7:30pm
Build your French-American business connections / Etablir des liens commerciaux franco-américains


Are you a French expat working in the Pacific NW? Are you an American interested in growing business ties with France? Join us on 20 August in Portland for networking with a Franco-American twist.

The French-American Chamber of Commerce of the Pacific Northwest partners with the Alliance Française of Portland to help you build international trade connections. Participants speak French, English or both.

Sectors represented typically include: technology, legal, marketing, banking/finance, publishing, education, hospitality, professional services, viticulture and more. Spread the word. Partagez l’invitation avec vos amis francophone et francophiles. The Honorary Consuls of France for Oregon and Washington state will be attending.

The event will be at the Cerulean Wine Bar (1439 NW Marshall St.) in the Pearl at 6pm. Free. Click here to sign up.


Location: Cerulean Wine, 1439 NW Marshall Street, Portland OR 97209
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Un week-end d’immersion pour les avancés B2/C1
Saturday, August 24, 2019 9:30am - Sunday, August 25, 2019 4:30pm
Un week-end d’immersion pour les avancés B2/C1

Venez vous joindre à nous cet été pour deux jours de perfectionnement au niveau avancé, 9h30-16h30. Commencez la journée avec les infos, suivies de la pratique de compréhension orale, des leçons de phonétique et de grammaire ainsi que des discussions thématiques. Déjeunez avec vos camarades et vos profs dans un restaurant du coin ou sur la terrasse de la Maison Kamm.

Contactez-nous au bureau par téléphone, en personne ou par courriel : 503.223.8388/ $310.

A bientôt !


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Fall Term Open House August 29 at 6:15pm
Thursday, August 29, 2019 6:15pm - 8pm
Fall Term Open House August 29 at 6:15pm

Mingle with teachers, fellow students and friends at the Alliance Française’s Fall Open House on Thursday, August 29, from 6:15 - 8 pm. Fall Term runs September 9 - November 16, and the Alliance offers classes at all levels.

Fall term includes the core classes in the Edito series, starting with Beginning French 101 at the A1 level through Advanced Edito at the C1 level. Most classes run for 10 weeks and meet once a week. Private tutoring and convo sessions are also available.

Click here to see the complete listing of classes. Sign up by midnight August 29 to get the 10% Early Bird Discount! Call the office at 503.223.8388 with questions.

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Paris 1900 - Exhibition Tour in French
Friday, September 06, 2019 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Paris 1900 - Exhibition Tour in French French Tour: Visite de Paris 1900

For those who want to work on their French language skills, Alliance Française educator and museum docent Elene Zedginidze leads a lively conversational tour of the Paris 1900 exhibition en français.

Tour dates:

July 28, 1:30 p.m. August 7, 12:30 p.m. September 6, 6:30 p.m.
Location: Portland Art Museum
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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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