The National Hellenic Museum hosts many engaging and educational events throughout the year that appeal to a wide range of audiences. Browse through our upcoming events two months at a time. The best way to stay informed about upcoming events is through our E-News.
The National Hellenic Museum invites you to also participate in other events that present aspects of Greek history, culture, and the arts. You can learn all about these upcoming events in the Chicago area at The Greek Star.
ThuDec05December 05, 2013 - Thursday, 6:30-8pm; Doors open at 6pm
Mykonos After Midnight By Jeffrey Siger Thursday, December 5th, 6:30-8pm MURDER IN MYKONOS, the first in the series, was Greece’s #1 best-selling English-language novel, a best seller in several U.S. markets, and picked by some reviewers as among the “best of 2009.” The second novel in the series, ASSASSINS OF ATHENS, instantly became a [...]
FriDec06December 06, 2013 - Friday, 6:30-8p; Doors open at 6pm
Crete: The Roots of the Mediterranean Diet By Nikki Rose Friday, December 6th, 6:30-8pm Join us for an intriguing glimpse into Crete’s culinary heritage. The concepts of the Mediterranean Diet originated in Crete. Chef Rose, founder of the award-winning Crete’s Culinary Sanctuaries Eco-Agritourism Network, demonstrates that Cretan cuisine is not just a diet, but is [...]
SatDec14December 14, 2013 - Saturday, 1-4pm
Make-your-own Kilkantzaroi (Christmas Goblins) Make-your-own Christopsomo (Christ Bread) Design a pine-cone Christmas Tree Design your own Karavaki (Christmas Boat) Get your picture taken with Santa Claus Watch song/dance performances by GLCC and Dionysos Dance Troupe Greek snacks like Spanakopita and pastries will be provided
SatJan11January 11, 2014 - Saturday, 11:30am - 12:30pm; Doors open at 11am.
Join us for the traditional cutting of the Vasilopita (New Year’s bread) Celebration on Saturday, January 11th! The blessing and cutting of Vasilopita will be open to the public at 12:30pm. Before the blessing of the Vasilopita, 11:30am to 12:30pm, Peter Manaki will present his new cookbook, The Everything Mediterranean Cookbook. Greek-Canadian foodie Peter Minaki (www.kalofagas.ca) [...]
WedJan29January 29, 2014 - Wednesday, 6 - 9pm
After the tremendous success of our Trial of Socrates in early 2013, we are staging another classic retrial with the same all-star judicial line up. The (re) Trial of Orestes will feature Judge Richard A. Posner presiding, William J. Bauer, former Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals, and Anna Demacopoulos, Circuit Court Judge. Arestes will be [...]