The College of LAS Alumni Association and the
Modern Greek Studies Program
The Greeks from Agamemnon to Alexander the Great
A Private Viewing at the Field Museum, Chicago
Friday, December 4, 2015
Join us for an exceptional journey through 5,000 years of Greek history and culture to explore The Field Museum’s limited-time exhibition, The Greeks from Agamemnon to Alexander the Great. Enjoy a private viewing of this once-in-a-lifetime exhibition featuring over 500 priceless treasures from 21 Greek museums—many of which never have been displayed outside of Greece.
At this exclusive event you will not only experience a private viewing of rare Greek antiquities; but also, you will explore the museum’s Egyptian exhibit, enjoy Greek hors d’oeuvres, beverages, meet fellow alumni and enthusiasts of Greek culture, and learn about the College of LAS Modern Greek Studies program. One of the highlights of the evening will be a presentation by the exhibition’s project manager, Susan Neill, and remarks by the Consul General of Greece in Chicago, Ms. Ioanna Efthymiadou.
We are excited to offer this amazing opportunity to our alumni and friends. Please join us on Friday, December 4 for an evening of culture, fun, and friendship.
REGISTER TODAY! Registration ends on Sunday, November 29.
Registration fee: $75 per person
Gary and Debbie Greenspan
The Law Office of George C. Xamplas
Omega Restaurant Pancake House & Bakery
European Union Center at UIUC through US Dept. of
Education's Title VI
Stefanos Katsikas, Director of the Modern Greek Studies Program
Leslie and Dan Vermillion
Flesor’s Candy Kitchen
The Greeks is co-presented in Chicago by The Field Museum and the National Hellenic Museum, and made possible by the generous contribution of The John P. Calamos
Foundation and John P. Calamos, Sr., Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the National Hellenic Museum.
An exhibition developed by the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports (Athens, Greece), The Field Museum (Chicago, USA), the National Geographic Museum (Washington, DC, USA), Pointe-à-Callière, Montréal Archaeology and History Complex (Montréal, Canada), and the Canadian Museum of History (Gatineau, Canada).
Transportation provided by PACART