Congratulations to our Essay Contest Winner Demetrios Maroutsos! On this Greek Independence Day, read on to learn what this Greek-American student had to say about the ‘Hellenic Spirit’.
Welcome back to Jewel School! Spring is wedding season! So let’s talk about bridal jewelry in ancient Greece. If you’re about to tie the knot, and even if you’re aren’t, check this out!
Welcome back to our series celebrating Women’s History Month! Meet Anna Komnene – a Greek Byzantine princess AND the first female historian.
It’s Women’s History Month! This week, Author Elaine Cotsirilos Thomopoulos profiles several pioneering Greek-American women in Illinois. Read their stories.
The Greek-American story is also the great American story. Click to learn more about National Hellenic Society’s initiatives to make American Greek again.
It’s story time at Jewel School! Did you know there was an Ancient Greek gemologist? Read on to learn more about him, and about gems in myth and lore.
Happy Valentine’s Day! Let’s celebrate this day of love by revisiting one of the best love stories in Greek mythology — Eros & Psyche.
Welcome to Jewel School! In this series, Jewelry Designer Paraskevi of Paul’s Jewelers will explore Classical Greek themes in jewelry and adornment.
Today is the 150th anniversary of the Holocaust of Arkadi. This little known event is actually a significant date in Hellenic history. We remember the brave souls who lost their lives on this day.
On October 28, 1940, Metaxas gave his legendary answer to Mussolini. His “OXI” was not simply an act of defiance. It was a matter of principle. And it changed the course of WWII.
The National Hellenic Museum’s Kouzina is a celebration of Greek food, wine, & culture. Meet the Kouzina chefs — some of Chicago’s best — who’ll serve twists on classic Greek dishes.
September 14 marks the 94th anniversary of the Smyrna Fire & the Great Catastrophe, which ended 3000 years of Greek presence in Anatolia. We honor the heroes and those whose lives were lost.