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Upcoming Programs

 

Join our Greek dance classes every Thursday from 7-8pm. All dance classes cover the basic Pan-Hellenic dances: Kalamatiano, Xasaposerviko, and Tsamiko at the beginning of the session. For students age 15 and up. Drops in welcome but registration is preferred. Register on our website.

 

 

 

February

 

Sweet Memories
Thursday, February 23 at 6pm
Join us for a gathering with Ann Beck from Flesors Candies. Let’s celebrate the sweetest parts of our lives – bring a recipe or story to share from your life or family. We will be sampling sweets from local candy makers and bakeries. The program will be recorded for all participants.

 

March

 

StoryCorps
Tuesday, March 14, all day
NHM is partnering with StoryCorps, a non-profit oral history project, to celebrate and honor the stories of our community. StoryCorps will be on-site all day to record 40-minute oral histories between two people. Click on the link above, email mbaker@hellenicmuseum.org,or call (312) 655-1234, ext. 24 to schedule a time slot.

 

The Trial of the Parthenon Marbles
Thursday, March 16 at 6pm
At the Art Institute of Chicago’s Rubloff Auditorium
Join well-renowned judges and attorneys as they take on another exciting court case from the annals of Greek history. You, the citizens, will be asked to cast your vote: Leave or Remain? Sponsorship opportunities are available. Tickets go on sale in January.

 

Independence Day Celebration
Saturday, March 25 at 1:30pm
Celebrate Greek independence with docent-led tours of our exhibitions, singing, dancing, and crafts. Free with Museum admission.

 

 

April

 

Gold and Power in the Peloponnese
Thursday, April 6 at 6pm
A presentation of old and new excavations at Messenia, Peloponnese, showcasing the richness of Greek soil to reflect on our ancient identity.

 

Night at the Museum
Friday, April 7 at 5pm until Saturday, April 8 at 10am
Join us for a sleepover, explore the Museum by flashlight, and dig through Greek history and culture. For children ages 4-14 and their parents and grandparents.

 

StoryCorps
Tuesday, April 11, all day
NHM is partnering with StoryCorps, a non-profit oral history project, to celebrate and honor the stories of our community. StoryCorps will be on-site all day to record 40-minute oral histories between two people. Click on the link above, email mbaker@hellenicmuseum.org,or call (312) 655-1234, ext. 24 to schedule a time slot.

 

Hellenic Heritage Parade
Sunday, April 30 at 2:30pm
Watch the 196th anniversary commemorating the Greek Declaration of Independence. The parade takes place on Halsted Street between Randolph and Van Buren. 50% off Museum admission all day!

 

 

 

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