Final Weeks for “The Greeks” at The Field Museum

Final Weeks for “The Greeks” at The Field Museum

Chicago, Illinois – Don’t miss the opportunity to experience The Greeks – Agamemnon to Alexander the Great at the Field Museum. This stunning exhibition of more than 500 priceless treasures covering 5,000 years of Greek history and culture will only be in Chicago for a few more weeks. Join the National Hellenic Museum and receive free admission at The Field.

The National Hellenic Museum is co-presenting The Greeks, which was made possible by a generous donation from The John P. Calamos Foundation and John P. Calamos, Sr., Chairman of the Board of Trustees at the National Hellenic Museum.

Members of the National Hellenic Museum receive reciprocal benefits at The Field Museum through April 10. Members also enjoy free admission to NHM, discounts on programs, and more. The support of members plays a vital role in the Museum’s mission and helps sustain the Museum for future generations.

The National Hellenic Museum is supporting the exhibit at The Field Museum with cultural programming, exhibitions, and lectures that offer a fresh, modern approach to presenting art, culture, politics, and economics from the Greek vantage point. The National Hellenic Museum is where the journey of The Greeks continues.

The newest exhibition at the National Hellenic Museum, Aegean: Creation of an Archipelago, on exhibit through August, explores the ways in which the Aegean Sea and its islands were shaped by volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, tectonic shifts, and violent weather phenomena over 20 million years. Experience the tumultuous history and evolution of the beautiful sea and its dazzling islands that were home to Sappho, Homer, Pythagoras, and Hippocrates and inspired fantastic mythical creatures, such as the Cyclops, Circe, and the Sirens.

Reciprocal member benefits to The Field Museum through April 10, 2016 include:
Free basic admission to The Field Museum
Free admission to The Greeks (tickets are limited; available on a first-come, first-served basis)
Discounts on other ticketed exhibitions
Discounted 3D movie tickets
Discounts on purchases at The Field Museum stores and restaurants
For questions about reciprocal benefits, please contact the National Hellenic Museum at or 312.655.1234 ext. 21.

Bring your Field Museum ticket stub to the National Hellenic Museum and receive 20% off admission. Tickets to the National Hellenic Museum are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and students, and $7 for children 3-12 years. Special rates are available for groups of 10 or more.

(National Hellenic Museum)

phot. EPA/Yannis Kolesidis

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