The Alliance Française d'Annapolis is a non-profit local branch of the international organization dedicated to the promotion of French language and culture. We in Annapolis have been in existence since 1969, bringing together francophones and francophiles in an atmosphere combining conviviality with cultural curiosity.

We welcome new members and your ideas to further our goals. Although as yet too small to support our own French language courses, we have many activities including French conversation groups.

What is new?

Our alliance member Laure Seynhaeve has made some beautifull Nantucket baskets. She is willing to sell them. For further information and photos click here.

The 2018 "Noël"/Holiday dinner is in December at the Eastport Yacht Club. Le Dîner de Noël: Il aura lieu le dimanche 9 décembre à 17h au
Eastport Yacht Club , 317 First Street, Annapolis MD 21403.
Des hors d'oeuvres seront servis avant le dîner.
Les deux plats principaux sont au choix:
Bouillabaisse: poisson frais et fruits de mer dans une sauce provençale avec
 aioli et pain grillé.
Coq au vin: poulet rôti dans une sauce au vin rouge avec légumes et purée
de pommes de terre.
Le dessert sera une bûche de Noël faite par deux membres de l'Alliance.
Il y aura un cash bar pour les boissons.
Le nombre total de participants ne peut être plus de 40/45. Le prix par personne est de $45 pour les membres et $60 pour non-membres.
Click here to sign-up for Holiday Dinner

As a member of the Alliance Française Annapolis you can attend events at the Alliance Française de Washington


Happy Hour: Generally, the first Monday of the month, from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM at BIN 201 Wine Cellar at 201 Harker Place in Annapolis Town Center at Parole. Wine is $6.00 per glass and outstanding cheese and crackers are provided by the Alliance. Free parking is available just next door near Whole Foods at Parole. We have lively French conversation while tasting some wines and cheese. A member of the BIN 201 staff provides a vivid description and history of the wines provided. Check the newsletter for details

Special Events: Special events such as cooking demonstrations, visits to museums, lectures about adventures in France and embassy receptions occur about once a month, September through June. They are announced by email to all members. Events which are planned long enough in advance and announced in the newsletter.

Conversation Groups:
Four separate groups meet once a month at the home of one of the members. The members take turns hosting these groups in their homes and discuss current events or a pre-assigned book chosen by the group. Check the newsletter for details

Cine Club:
Films are occasionally recommended in the newsletter. Check the newsletter for details

What does it cost to join?
Annual memberships are as follows:
$25 Individual -- $30 Family -- $20 Student
Click here to join or renew on the sign-up page.