At this exclusive event over 200 attendees experiences a private viewing of rare Greek antiquities (over 500 priceless treasures from 21 Greek museums – many of which never have been displayed outside of Greece), explored the museum’s Egyptian exhibit, enjoyed hors d’ oeuvres, beverages, met fellow alumni and enthusiasts of the Greek culture, and learned about the Program in Modern Greek Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Highlights of the event were a presentation by the exhibition’s project manager, Susan Neill, and remarks by Consul General of Greece in Chicago, Ms. Polyxeni Petropoulou
Event’s sponsors: Giordano’s Pizzeria; Gary and Debbie Greenspan; The Law Office of George C. Xamplas; Omega Restaurant & Pancake House; Dr. Stefanos Katsikas, Director of the Program in Modern Greek Studies, UIUC; Leslie and Dan Vermillion; Flesor’s Candy Kitchen; UIUC European Union Center through support from US Department of Education’s Title VI NRC Program
MGS Director Dr. Stefanos Katsikas addressing the attendees before the private showing of the exhibition “The Greeks: From Agamemnon to Alexander the Great” 12.04.2015 Field Museum, Chicago
A packed audience listens to Dr. Pavlos Kavouras of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens deliver his lecture “Video-Life Stories of Migrants in Greece” 11. 04. 2015 Urbana
Dr. Pavlos Kavouras of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens delivers his lecture: “Video-Life Stories of Migrants in Greece”11. 04.2015 Urbana.
14 March 2011
Aegean Light: Watercolors and Sketches from the Greek Islands
Public lecture by Paul Laseau, award-winning architect, artist, and author, Professor Emeritus of Architecture, Ball State University