Bold Byzantine Women: Empress Theodora, Anna Komnene, and St. Kassia

Online IL, United States

Join NHM Discussions as we explore the lives and legacies of three of the Byzantine Empire's most influential figures: Empress Theodora, Anna Komnene, and St. Kassia. Theirs are stories of palace intrigue, spiritual seeking, and intellectual vibrancy. In the man’s world of the Byzantine Empire, these three women left a legacy for us today.

Free

The Greek-Turkish Conflict: 500 Years Ago and Yesterday

Online IL, United States

Since the Greek state declared its independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1821, the Greek-Turkish conflict has in many ways defined the history of modern Greece. In this NHM Discussion, we will explore the history of this conflict from the Ottoman Empire to the Balkans War to Cyprus. If you feel like you are missing […]

Free

What Did Homer Sound Like?: A Brief History of the Greek Language

Online IL, United States

Greek may well be the world’s oldest continuously spoken linguistic tradition. In this hour-long class, we will explore the long life of the Greek language, from Proto-Greek speakers arriving in the Greek peninsula thousands of years ago to the "Greeklish" of the Greek diaspora.

Free

The Greek-Turkish Conflict: 500 Years Ago and Yesterday

Online IL, United States

Since the Greek state declared its independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1821, the Greek-Turkish conflict has in many ways defined the history of modern Greece. In this NHM Discussion, we will explore the history of this conflict from the Ottoman Empire to the Balkans War to Cyprus. If you feel like you are missing […]

Free

Newberry 101: An Introduction to Research at the Newberry

Newberry Library 60 West Walton Street, Chicago, IL, United States

This workshop will be held in-person at the Newberry. Interested in exploring the Newberry’s vast collection of rare books, maps, manuscripts, and primary sources but not sure where to start? Then this session is for you. In an informal orientation, Newberry librarians will introduce you to the Newberry and break down how to use our […]

FREE

Chinese Traditional Blue and White Dragon Painting Workshop

3500 S Morgan Street 3500 S Morgan St 3F, Chicago, IL, United States

The Chinese Traditional Blue and White Dragon Painting Workshop is an engaging and exciting activity that offers a unique opportunity for individuals to learn about and practice the art of Chinese dragon painting. This workshop typically takes place in a studio setting. It is led by an experienced and skilled instructor who has in-depth knowledge […]

$15

Newberry Transcribathon: Social Activism Collections

Newberry Library 60 West Walton Street, Chicago, IL, United States

This program will be held in-person at the Newberry and livestreamed on Zoom. Please register below. In Person Registration: https://reg.learningstream.com/reg/event_page.aspx?ek=0057-0014-2f2f81d2b8ce47f4ba6295f3d1b6ffa2  Livestream Registration: https://reg.learningstream.com/reg/event_page.aspx?ek=0057-0014-5786c78d15a14da5ae397bb4a85e7f10 If you're attending the in-person event, please bring your own laptop. Refreshments will be provided. Join as we transcribe handwritten letters from the Newberry's collections for National Volunteer Week! You'll get a […]

FREE

Windows on Design Workshop

Chicago Architecture Center 111 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL, United States

Stained glass has been enhancing buildings around the world for thousands of years. Discover how these windows are designed and then make your own acrylic stained-glass window. This hands-on session […]

$25

GongFu Tea Ceremony Talk

Heritage Museum of Asian Art 3500 S Morgan St, Chicago, IL, United States

Join the Heritage Museum of Asian Art for a hands-on tea experience guided by GongFu tea expert! Enjoy the tea and have fun with friends.

Free – $8

German Intercultural Classes

DANK Haus German American Cultural Center 4740 N. Western Ave., Chicago, IL, United States

Are you looking for an intercultural program for your employees which will prepare them for their stay in a German-speaking country? Then contact us at [email protected] for more information.

BRAND-NEW LEGO NINJAGO Event at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago, 601 N Martingale Road Suite 130, Schaumburg, IL 60173 601 N Martingale Road Suite 130, Schaumburg

Find your 'Dragon Power!' Families can become Spinjitzu masters with powered-up activities, experiences and LEGO builds during the all-new LEGO NINJAGO Dragon’s Rising Event happening February 9 - March 10, […]

$24.99

Valentine’s Day Card Making

Chicago Architecture Center 111 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL, United States

Join us to make a handmade Valentine for someone special on your lunch break, Thursday, February 9 from noon to 2 PM. Stop by the CAC Design Studio to create […]

Free

DIY Valentines: A Maker Event

Newberry Library 60 West Walton Street, Chicago, IL, United States

Join us and the Chicago Calligraphy Collective for an interactive and family-friendly Valentine’s Day-themed maker event.