The Greek Diner and the Making of American Cuisine

Online IL

In this hour-long class, we will explore the history of the Greek diner and its profound influence on American food culture. On the eve of World War I, Greek immigrants began buying up the diners abandoned by German Americans facing anti-German persecution brought on by the war. In these kitchens, the new Greek owners would […]

Free

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

Online IL

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

NHM Virtual Book Club – The Minotaur Takes a Cigarette Break

Online IL

Join the National Hellenic Museum’s Virtual Book Club! In December, we will be discussing The Minotaur Takes a Cigarette Break by Steven Sherril.  Book Club is free to join and meets on the third Thursday of each month at 7 PM CST via Zoom.   More about The Minotaur Takes a Cigarette Break: Five thousand years out of the labyrinth, the Minotaur […]

Free

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

Online IL

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