Please Note: Our office is closed but we are open for online enrollment (below) and phone calls at 401-272-6243 .


The Alliance Française of Providence is happy to welcome you among its more than 2,500 friends and members in Rhode Island. Join us at our Language Center, clubs, and cultural and social events. Become a part of a vibrant, open and curious group of Francophone and Francophile people as we share in some unique and fun experiences. Come discover Paris in your backyard!

Our Language Center offers French classes at all levels and in individual or group settings for adults and children alike. In the spirit of international openness, we also welcome students of Spanish, Italian, Arabic, and Haitian Creole. All teaching is conducted by native speakers.


Stuck at Home? 

Learn a New Language or 

Improve Your Language Skills!


April 6 - June 27 (12 weeks)

Learn French, Spanish, Italian, Arabic, or Haitian Creole

Classes and Private Lessons Available For All Ages

Online Classes and Private Lessons on line with ZOOM

To access Zoom:

Join Us...It's fun, it's easy, it's socializing from a distance!

Francofête 2020

Friday, OCTOBER 23rd, 2020

Save the dates for our

   upcoming on line events!


Weekly on Line

  • Café Croissant - online, Thursdays at 11:00 AM

  • Le Salon Français - on line Wednesdays 5:30-7:00 

  • L'Apéro - on line Tuesday June 16th 5:30 - 6:30

Special Events: 

  • Book Club - online, Monday, June 8th at 6:00 PM to discuss Khalil               by Yasmina Khadra 

  • Immersion WORKSHOP- Saturday, May 30th 11:00 with Rym Bel Kefi                I    “Le Monde Francophone Aujourd’hui” des pays et des jeux, et puis de la culture…

  • Immersion WORKSHOP - Saturday, June 6th 11:00 with Dominique Gregoire           Café-Philo – “Live Free OR Die / Live Free AND Die”
  • Immersion WORKSHOP - Saturday, June 13th 11:00  with Flavien Collet                    “Le Street Art – Mouvement artistique du 21eme siècle” Art Urbain ou Vandalisme?
  • Immersion WORKSHOP - Saturday, June 20th 11:00 with Cyrielle Faire and                Greg Oliynyk   "Special Fete de la Musique! Chantons ensemble!"  
  • Francofête 2020, cocktails, dinner, dance and more!

    • Friday, October 23rd, 6:00 - 10:30 PM, The Squantum Club

    • $50 for Members, $55 for non-members

Our Recommendations!

Amusez-vous bien !

Looking for Francophone content online to pass the time? Check out this list compiled by the Alliance Française team! Presented for your convenience in a PDF format that can be downloaded, printed and read from the viewer below. You can directly visit these websites by clicking on the underlined, blue links.


928 Smith Street

Providence, RI



Monday:        10AM - 4PM      Thursday:   11AM - 6PM

Tuesday:        11AM - 6PM      Friday:        10AM - 4PM Wednesday:  12PM - 6PM      Saturday:      9AM - 3PM


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