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Annual Meeting

It is that time of year again! It is time for the annual update of our fair chapter of L'Alliance Française. We will give a summary of the organization's activities this past year, a full financial report, introduce the newly elected board members, and re-kindle old bonds during the following reception.

When: Friday, June 2, 2023 from 6:00-8:00pm

Where: Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, 341 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14202

This is a members only event.

RSVP by clicking HERE.


Alliance Française de Buffalo (AFB) Receives

Funding from Erie County of New York!

We are happy to announce that AFB has been awarded funding from the Erie County of New York as a non-profit organization! This grant award will be instrumental in helping our great organization to host more cultural events to promote the mission of Alliance Française to spread the joy and richness of the French language and French culture here in Buffalo and Western New York. We are grateful for being selected for this honor!


La Fête de La Musique

Join us as we enjoy the various musical talents of some of Buffalo's best bands at 

La Fête de La Musique!

When: Wednesday, June 21, 2023 from 5:30 - 10:30pm

Where: The Cave, 71 Military Road, Buffalo, NY

Price: $10 at the door

If you want to volunteer to help coordinate the event, please email so that we can connect you with the committee!

This event is open to the public!

Alliance Française de Buffalo is grateful to Erie County of New York for helping to make this event possible!


Spring 2023 Adult French Classes

Registration for the spring courses is open!

If you are not a continuing student, please contact the instructor prior to registering. Links are below. 

New students who have never taken a French course with AFB are required to take one of the two placement tests (links below). Take a screenshot of the results, and email them to the corresponding instructor. Placement level will be confirmed with a short phone interview to ensure you are appropriately placed.

Option #1: Free French Placement Test

Option #2: Test de Connaissance Français

Email Nathalie (A101/A102) by clicking here.

Email Christine (A2) by clicking here.

Email Lena (B1) by clicking here.

Email Sophie (B2) by clicking here.


A101: Beginner I

Instructor: Nathalie Andraud

Wednesdays from 5:30-7:00pm

April 19, 26

May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

June 7, 14, 21

Cost for Members: $225

Cost for Non-Members: $275


A102: Beginner II

Instructor: Nathalie Andraud

Mondays from 5:30-7:00pm

April 17, 24

May 1, 8, 15, 22

June 5, 12, 19

Cost for Members: $205

Cost for Non-Members: $255


A2: Intermediate

Instructor: Christine Rieuf

Tuesdays from 11:30am-1:00pm

April 25

May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

June 6, 13, 20, 27

Cost for Members: $225

Cost for Non-Members: $275


B1: Upper Intermediate

Instructor: Lena Lippe

Wednesdays from 10:00-11:30am

April 26

May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

June 7, 14, 21, 28

Cost for Members: $225

Cost for Non-Members: $275


B2: Conversation Dirigée

Instructor: Sophie Dardaine

Thursdays from 5:30-7:00pm

April 13, 20, 27

May 4, 11, 18, 25

June 1

Cost for Members: $180

Cost for Non-Members: $230

Alliance Française de Buffalo is grateful to Erie County of New York for helping to make this event possible!


Membership Info

Culturethèque Free Access

Register Now

Culturethèque is a French online library, with access to e-books - magazines - documentaries - music... and it's FREE for Alliance Française members. 

AFB French Library

We have over 1500 titles in our little library at the AFB Office and would love to lend them to members! If you would like to check-out items, please email or call (716)352-5591. The current list of books can be found here.    

What's happening in WNY in the Francophone and Francophile community?

Wine tasting, Fête de la Musique, Summer Picnics, Christmas Parties for adults and children and more!  Why not join us and celebrate French Culture, Language, Music, Food and make a few new friends? 

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Alliance Française de Buffalo

2400 Main Street, Buffalo, NY, 14214

Mailing Address

Alliance Française de Buffalo, Inc.
P.O. Box 721
Buffalo NY 14207

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