Statue of Greek-Italian Painter of Capitol Frescoes Raised in Annapolis, MD

A statue of Greek-Italian painter Constantino Brumidi - famous for his U.S. Capitol building frescoes - has been raised in Annapolis, MD to honor...

Exhibition on the History of Romaniote Jews Opens at Greek Consulate in NYC

A photography exhibition documenting the history of Greece's Romaniote Jews, or "Romaniotes," opens on Thursday, September 19 at the Consulate General of Greece in...

Anthony Kontaratos, The Greek NASA Scientist Who Saved the Apollo 13 Crew (video)

Anthony Kontaratos was truly one of the unsung heroes in the history of NASA, as he was not only the engineer responsible for saving the...

Chicago’s National Hellenic Museum Launches Free, Online Collections Portal (video)

The National Hellenic Museum (NHM) announced on Wednesday the launch of the NHM Collections & Archives Portal, which allows anyone to access the Museum’s...

George Dilboy, The First Greek-American who Fell in World War I

It was on this day in 1918 that George Dilboy was killed on a battlefield near Belleau, France after fighting so courageously that he...

Archbishop Elpidophoros Visits National Hellenic Museum in Chicago

His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America visited the National Hellenic Museum (NHM) in Chicago on Sunday, July 7. While being walked through the classroom space...

4th of July: Four Ancient Greek Ideals that Influenced American Independence

Greek Americans have one more reason to be proud on the Fourth of July each year, because they don’t only celebrate America’s Independence Day,...

“Nick the Greek,” The Immortal “Gentleman of Gambling”

On Christmas Eve 1966, “Nick the Greek” took his last breath, leaving behind an almost-mythical life spent as the high-stakes “Gentleman of gambling.” Imagine America...

Ernest Hemingway and his Connection with Greece and its Culture

Ernest Hemingway's restless spirit of adventure took him many places, where he so often received the inspiration to write his timeless books. He went...

A Little Corner of Ancient Greece in Alabama

Jasmine Hill Gardens in Elmore County, Alabama is far away from Greece but the Gardens will make you feel you are walking among ancient...

Thales of Turkey and Ataturk of Greece, According to MIT Media Lab

A new project by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) appears to be oversimplifying history, enlisting every single Greek philosopher who was born in...

Greek-American Art Exhibition at Holy Cross Church Whitestone, New York

An art exhibition was held Sunday, April 21 at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church in  Whitestone, New York. But it was no ordinary art...

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