Join the French-speaking community in the heart of Chicago!
We invite you to become a member of Chicago’s vibrant French-speaking community. Whether you wish to enhance your language skills, follow courses in cooking and wine tasting, watch award-winning films or browse our library of over 19,000 volumes – it’s all available to you six days a week and just steps from North Michigan Avenue.
Discounts on all Alliance language classes
Free borrowing privileges at the Brown Library
Unlimited access to the online library, Culturethèque
Discounts on Cultural Events
Membership is valid for 1 year from the date of purchase.
Teachers of French $60
CPS French teachers can enjoy this membership for FREE! Call us for more details.join or renew
AFC members receive the same rate as the members of AFFC for all events organized by
More information on AFFC: ufec.info
Special Offer for AF Members: Experience the ambiance and charm of a quaint, French
countryside bistro right here within the city limits at Lincoln Square's Bistro
Campagne. Winner of Open Table's 2012 Diner's Choice award, this local gem is sure
to please the most discerning palates. AF members receive a special discount of 10%
off when you present your membership card at the restaurant. Bon Appétit !
For more information: www.bistrocampagne.com
Bistronomic is LE nouveau restaurant with a French touch. Chef Martial Noguier
(former Chef at Sofitel's Café des Architectes) has opened his own restaurant and
proposes a modern take on the classic bistro menu. Receive 10% off of your check
when you present your membership card.
840 N. Wabash Chicago, IL 60611
The Chicago Council on Global Affairs
$10 discount on any membership level at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs.
Please contact Allie Kehoe, Membership Services Coordinator at (312) 821-7540 to receive your discount.
More information on membership benefits: www.thechicagocouncil.org
Reduced price tickets to French language films* at Facets Cinémathèque
($8 instead of $10) for Alliance Française members. Present your membership
card at the box office to receive discount. Join Facets French
Email list to receive updates about upcoming French films.
1517 W. Fullerton Ave., Chicago.
*Some special events not included.
Hendrickx Belgian Crafter
10% discount at Hendrickx Belgian Bread Crafter located at 100 East Walton Street.
Come and discover Belgian Country Bread, Belgian White Chocolate Bread, Real
Croissants, Belgian Muffins... Baked everyday, on the premises by Renaud Hendrickx
our Belgian Bread Crafter.
Opening Hours: Tue-Sat 8:30 a.m.–7:00 p.m., Sun: 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
15 minutes blinking-light parking in front of bakery. Check out on Yelp.
IRIS International Jewelry
Iris brings its curation of the most unique and cutting edge jewelry designs from around the world - France included - just steps from us in the historic Water Tower Place. Each piece carries a unique message through designs inspired by times and places from around the globe. Members receive 15% off purchases in-store or online at iristrends.com with the code AFCHI. www.iristrends.com
Take advantage of a wonderful new Belgian chocolatier/café right around the corner
from the Alliance: Leonidas on Chicago Ave. at Rush St. A great way to prep for
class, or continue the conversation after, Leonidas offers café, latté, croissant,
Belgian waffles and crêpes—mmmm! Fresh chocolates are flown in from Belgium every
week. Current special is a small latté and croissant for $5.55. All AF members
receive 10% off regular prices. Enjoy a true Euro-style café.
Leonidas: 59 E. Chicago Ave. Hours: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. www.leonidas-usa.com
A Little Photo Studio
AF members enjoy an exclusive $50 discount towards a
$250 Mini Session or head shot session at A Little Photo
Studio. This studio focuses on children’s photography and provides a
unique experience for kids and families. Located in Lincoln Park they have an
incredible, welcoming set up. Last but not least they offer a Milk & Cookie Happy
Hour with live entertainment the last Friday of every month!
Chef Michael Mina’s love note to Paris, Margeaux Brasserie celebrates French cuisine with an elevated menu highlighting bold, craveable flavors, locally-sourced ingredients and prepared using classic technique. AF members receive a special discount of 10% off when you present your membership card at the restaurant. Bon Appétit ! margeaux-brasserie
Music Box Theatre
All tickets to Music Box Theatre’s French foreign language films are $8.00 for
Alliance Française members. (Not valid for special events or with any other
Download the complete calendar from the Music Box website.
Members will enjoy a 10% discount on French table linens purchased at Occitan
Imports’ web site (www.occitanimports.com).
Occitan Imports offers a wide range of authentic, top quality French tablecloths and
table linens imported from Provence in Southern France. Just enter the Discount Code
AF-CHICAGO during checkout and the discount will be applied to your order
For more information: www.occitanimports.com
Odéon Livre brings French-language literature to an American audience. Enjoy classic novels in their original
text or sharpen your skills with our bilingual editions. AF members receive a free digital version of an
Odéon Bilingue book of choice after buying a print edition of any Odéon book. Send an email to
[email protected] for more information.
For more information: odeonlivre.com/
AF members can use the code AFCHICAGO to enjoy an exclusive 10% discount with TravelWifi! At Travel Wifi we offer the easiest solution to get Internet everywhere while travelling by renting out secure and reliable hotspots. A Travel Wifi Hotspot, also known as pocket wifi or MiFi, creates a 4G network around itself enabling to connect up to 10 different devices and works in 120 countries around the world. Rent your Travel Wifi here