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A new episode of Myths & Misadventures is available now!
The next episode Myths & Misadventures is now live!

In this online educational series, NHM staff member Cairo Dye tells a tale (or several) about gods, heroes & monsters from Greek Mythology in each episode.

In this episode, Cairo tells more about some of the Olympian Gods, discussing Hestia, Poseidon, Hades, & Hera

Above image of Hestia is by illustrator Christina Balit from Treasury of Greek Mythology by Donna Jo Napoli and published by National Geographic
Our October Book Club Selection is
Rain in the Valley by Helen Papinkolas

Helen Papinkolas was one of the first (and most important) 
historians of the Greek American experience. Rain in the Valley is
a fictionalized account of her important work. The novel follows three generations of the Demas family as they struggle and thrive among the
vibrant Greek community of the Inner-Mountain West. It is a story
that finds universal resonance in its daring specificity. Rain in the Valley will change how you think about the Greek American
experience and the “American Dream” forever.
Our upcoming Book Club selections:
October 15th – Rain in the Valley by Helen Papanikolas
November 19th – The Odyssey by Homer, as translated by Emily Wilson
December 17th – Calypso by David Sedaris

NHM Virtual Book Club is free to join and is held on the third Thursday of each month at 7pm CDT on Zoom 

Email any questions about NHM Virtual Book Club to cdye@hellenicmuseum.org

Visitors to NHM exhibitions and tours are invited to interact hands-on with culture and to reflect about making their own place in history. The legacy of Hellenism lives on through active learning at the Museum!


NHM has developed a variety of online educational content, including online videos and our first digital exhibition, Snapshot of Life: The George Phillos Photograph Collection.


NHM members receive benefits all year long. Enjoy free admission, discounts to programs and lectures, a membership gift and much more.

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