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Classical Greece and Mies Architecture at Chicago’s National Hellenic Museum

The National Hellenic Museum (NHM) and the Mies van der Rohe Society will co-host an event on Thursday, May 19th that will explore the blend of classical Greek influences and constructivist form in Mies van der Rohe’s architecture. Titled "Classical...

The Story of Greek Spy Doundoulakis who Helped Defeat the Nazis

The story of Helias Doundoulakis is like a good war movie: The story of the Greek spy who helped Greece and the U.S. beat the Nazis

National Hellenic Museum Reopens with Exhibition by Prince Nikolaos

The National Hellenic Museum in Chicago, Illinois will reopen this fall on September 26th with a special photography exhibition titled "Resilience" by Prince Nikolaos of Greece and Denmark. The museum, the second oldest institution in America centered on Greek and...

Dr. George Korkos, Greek-American Founder of the Milwaukee Bucks Passes Away

Dr. George Korkos, a renowned plastic surgeon and the Greek-American co-founder of the Milwaukee Bucks, passed away at his Florida home on Friday, May 28. He was 90 years old. “Before Giannis there was another Greek. That was me,...

Museum’s Virtual Bookclubs, Films Take Readers Back into Greek History

Chicago's National Hellenic Museum takes readers back into Greek history with virtual bookclubs and videos, bringing the past alive.

National Hellenic Museum Celebrates Bicentennial of Greek War of Independence

The Bicentennial of Greece's War of Independence  will be celebrated all this week in programs sponsored by the National Hellenic Museum.

Frank Kamberos: The Greek Philanthropist Who Helped Preserve Chicago’s History

The Greek American community of Chicago is mourning the passing of Frank S. Kamberos, a leader of the community who died last week. He was 98. Kamberos, a native of Chicago, was a man of great generosity, and a businessman...

National Hellenic Museum Releases “Snapshots of a Life” Exhibition

The National Hellenic Museum released its digital exhibition, titled "Snapshots of a Life: The George Phillos Photograph Collection," in order to document the Greek immigrant experience in America. The photos, which were taken mainly between 1910 to 1930, provide a...

The Greeks of Colonial Florida Featured in National Hellenic Museum Lecture

The National Hellenic Museum in Chicago recently released their latest installment in their online lecture series, called "The Greeks of Colonial Florida," lead by Menios Papadimitriou. Menios Papadimitriou spoke with NHM's Resident Scholar Dr. Katherine Kelaidis about the history of...

Chicago’s National Hellenic Museum Launches New Oral History Program

The National Hellenic Museum in Chicago (NHM), the largest repository of Greek-American oral histories, announced earlier in the week that they will embark on a campaign to gather and archive more stories of the Greek-American experience, in partnership with the National...