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September 2018

George Kokines: Layers Revealed

September 20, 2018 @ 11:00 am - July 31, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
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In September 2018, the National Hellenic Museum opened the first ever retrospective and largest exhibition of the artist George Kokines (1930-2012). Using loaned objects and those from the NHM Collections, this exhibition traces Kokines’ artistic development and accomplishments in Abstract Expressionism as well as his journey to embrace his Greek American identity. Kokines’ art employed free-form organic and geometrical forms, abstract figures, and intense spaces of color. He inserted humor, references to Greek mythology and his life experiences into his…

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March 2019

Modern TRADITIONS Curator Statement – American Indian Center

March 8 @ 6:00 pm - June 28 @ 5:00 pm
American Indian Center, 3401 West Ainslie Street
Chicago, IL 60625 United States
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This exhibit by the Indian American Center, challenges the ideas of what is considered tradition is important to help us take a critical look at our histories and how those narratives have been influenced for particular agendas throughout history. Today, in this group exhibit we are voicing and expressing our histories as we experience them and are looking ahead for the future generations to know that we are imparting the importance of self-representation. This diversity is reflective of the richness…

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April 2019

Reaching For The American Dream: The Greek Story In America Exhibition Gifted by Angela G. Paterakis

April 1 @ 11:00 am - May 31 @ 5:00 pm
Chicago, IL United States + Google Map

The National Hellenic Museum’s core exhibit has been refreshed to include more objects, photographs, and personal stories that reflect the Greek American experience. In tracing the path of Greek immigration to America, Reaching for the American Dream: The Greek Story in America teaches about our shared heritage and preserves our history for generations to come. The Greek Story in America encompasses thousands of unique experiences that portray the successes and hardships that contribute to the American mosaic. While creating communities,…

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Remembering Killing Fields Exhibit

April 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - April 1, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
Chicago, IL United States + Google Map

Visit the "Remembering Killing Fields Exhibit" with the National Cambodian Heritage Museum and Killing Fields Memorial to learn about the 3 years, 8 months and 20 days, that led to more than two million Cambodians dying from ruthless slaughter, starvation, and disease. This exhibition honors not only those who died but also those who survived to keep their memory alive. Learn More

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May 2019

Summer German Language Classes

May 5 @ 9:00 am - July 31 @ 10:00 am
DANK Haus German American Cultural Center, 4740 N. Western Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625 United States
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Registration is now open for Summer German Language Classes at the DANK Haus. These classes are for adults and are great for beginners, intermediate, and advanced learners. We also offer online courses for anyone unable to attend regular classes on site. Our summer semester will begin the first week of June and runs through the end of July. Classes are filling up fast, so be sure to reserve your seat today. Unsure which class is the right fit for you?…

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