CULTURAL EVENTS



The Alliance Française de Denver offers more than just language classes, we host many cultural events and programs throughout the year. Whether you are a student, a member, or a newcomer all are welcome to participate and experience a the culture of France and Francophone countires through our cafés, book clubs, screening, lectures, exhibitions, workshops, lectures, discussion groups, and special events. 

Event Calendar


Upcoming Events

CONCERT Georges Brassens by Nicolas Busquet!

CONCERT Georges Brassens by Nicolas Busquet!

Join us for a Georges Brassens concert performed by Nicolas Busquet! [...]

French Story Time @AFD!

French Story Time @AFD!

Discover French Through Stories! Join the Alliance Française de Denver for a French story, song, and activity! This time, it will take place at the Alliance Française. [...]

European Book Club

European Book Club

Join us to discuss "The Kites" by Romain Gary. [...]

Wine & Paint!

Wine & Paint!

Join us for our second WINE & PAINT with Emmanuelle Auzias about abstract art! [...]

FRENCH BOOK CLUB February

FRENCH BOOK CLUB February

Book of the month: "Félix et la source invisible" de Eric Emmanuel Schmitt[...]

5 à 7 HAPPY HOUR

5 à 7 HAPPY HOUR

Join us for our monthly Happy Hour! [...]

FIRST FRIDAY with Emmanuelle Auzias!

FIRST FRIDAY with Emmanuelle Auzias!

Join us for the Santa Fe Art District First Friday with Emmanuelle Auzias! "Nude Addiction"[...]

La Chandeleur! Crêpe Party!

La Chandeleur! Crêpe Party!

Join us for some homemade crêpes to celebrate la Chandeleur! [...]

French Story Time @AFD!

French Story Time @AFD!

Join us for Story Time fun at AFD![...]

Philippe Guinet, theatrical reading about trees

Philippe Guinet, theatrical reading about trees

Une lecture théâtrale sur les arbres par Philippe Guinet, en Français! [...]

WINE & CHEESE TASTING with Ashley Hausman & Devin Lamma!

WINE & CHEESE TASTING with Ashley Hausman & Devin Lamma!

Join us for the much anticipated wine & cheese pairing event! [...]

Valentine's Day PARENT'S NIGHT OUT

Valentine's Day PARENT'S NIGHT OUT

Drop off your kids at the Alliance to enjoy a date-night out! No need for a babysitter :)[...]

European Book Club

European Book Club

Book of the month: "Lost Luggage" by Jordi Punti[...]


  Events Calendar


Past Events


Atelier Théâtre

Atelier Théâtre

You are starting to have a very good level in French. However, you are not very comfortable when you need to speak in public. You just need to become more confident to express yourself more efficiently and fluently. The best way to reach this goal: to join our new workshop![...]

Louis Pasteur, Artist

Louis Pasteur, Artist

Louis Pasteur, Artist - it is little known that he was a highly talented artist who wanted a career in the arts. As a teenager, he produced many fine images, in pencil, charcoal, pastel, and lithography, mainly portraits of friends, relatives, and town notables. [...]

French Storytime @AFD! (no longer Children's Museum)

French Storytime @AFD! (no longer Children's Museum)

Discover French Through Stories! Join the Alliance Française de Denver for a French story, song, and activity! This time, it will take place at the Alliance Française. [...]

Galette des Rois!

Galette des Rois!

Enjoy the French culinary tradition of Galette des Rois! A fun event celebrated by French families which traditionally dates back to Roman times.[...]

Art Show with Emmanuelle Auzias

Art Show with Emmanuelle Auzias


The Alliance Française de Denver presents "Nude Addiction" by Emmanuelle Auzias beginning January 10th 2020 through February 2020. [...]

French Book Club January

French Book Club January

Livre du mois: "Khalil" de Yasmina Khadra presented by Monique. [...]

5 à 7 JANUARY

5 à 7 JANUARY

Parlez Français at our monthly French conversation happy hour 5 à 7![...]

AFD Young Pros Happy Hour

AFD Young Pros Happy Hour

Monthly Happy Hour Meetup for Young Professionals at Diebolt Brewery[...]

Wine & Paint!

Wine & Paint!

We are now offering a Wine & Paint session!
Led by artiste-peintre Emmanuelle Auzias (https://emmanuelleauzias.wixsite.com/home), you will be able to attend a Masterclass about Claude Monet and answer questions such as "Qu'est ce qui caracterise la peinture impressioniste?". You will also learn some of his famous painting techniques through an analysis of some of his renouned pieces. You will then be able to create your own version of a landscape, Monet style! All this while sipping on a gorgeous French wine and munching on some French cheese and saucisson, bien sûr... For beginners and master painters alike!

The event will last approximately 3 hours. It will take place here, at the Alliance Française de Denver. 
[...]

First Friday with Adrienne Sommers

First Friday with Adrienne Sommers

Make a stop on your First Friday Art Walk to see "Perspectives Through the Paint Brush" by Adrienne Sommers [...]

European Book Club - November

European Book Club - November

This month's selection is "The Painter of Birds" by Lidia Jorge (Portugal)
[...]

French Book Club - December

French Book Club - December

Livre du mois: "La Fêlure" de Thomas de Hugues Corriveau[...]

French Storytime

French Storytime

Discover French Through Stories! Join the Alliance Française de Denver at the Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus for a French story, song, and activity! [...]

AFD Closed for Thanksgiving

AFD Closed for Thanksgiving

AFD Offices will be closed and there are no classes the week of Thanksgiving.[...]

French Chef Series

French Chef Series

Experience French Cuisine Hands-On! Join the Alliance Française de Denver at the Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus on the last Tuesday of every month to learn how to make French treats such as crêpes, pastries, and more! [...]

Café des Arts: Monet Series

Café des Arts: Monet Series

The Life and Work of Claude Monet[...]

French Storytime

French Storytime

Discover French Through Stories! Join the Alliance Française de Denver at the Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus for a French story, song, and activity! [...]

Le Petit Prince - Sunday Night

Le Petit Prince - Sunday Night

Sunday November 17th, 2019 7:00pm[...]

Le Petit Prince - Sunday Matinée

Le Petit Prince - Sunday Matinée

Sunday November 17th, 2019 2:00pm[...]

Le Petit Prince - Saturday Night

Le Petit Prince - Saturday Night

Saturday November 16th, 2019 7:00pm[...]





WHAT OUR MEMBERS ARE SAYING

Brenda N.

"Great classes, great events, great people."


Brenda N.

Kevin T.

"What an awesome place to meet people who enjoy French Culture! I have never seen so many people from different countries get together at Alliance Française for the World Cup Final! Everyone was welcome and had a blast, thanks to the director Martin Lafitte!"


Kevin T.

Sue T.

“Anne is fantastic! The material is fast paced for this ‘old dog’ to learn new tricks, but we couldn’t go slower. It’s been very helpful to prepare me for my trip to France.”


Sue T.

Cristina G.

“A great place to learn and practice French while getting acquainted with French culture and interesting people. I definitely recommend AFD and their events. Je parle français! Et vous?”


Cristina G.

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