Professorship at the University of Missouri-St. Louis is proud to announce
the establishment of the Nicholas and Theodora Matsakis Hellenic Culture
Center on the UM-St. Louis campus.
The Nicholas and Theodora Matsakis
Hellenic Culture Center at the University of Missouri-St. Louis is a place where scholars, students, and community
members are welcome to immerse themselves in Hellenic culture and history and
to access political, educational, cultural, travel, and business information
The Center has five main constituents:
- The Mary
E. Critzas Gallery of Greek Art features a permanent exhibit of
ancient Greek and Byzantine art, as well as periodic exhibitions of artwork
by modern Greek artists.
- The Karakas
Family Library is filled with general-interest books and periodicals
on ancient, Byzantine, and modern Greece as well as a collection of
current brochures, informational booklets, and other printed materials
from Greek public and private organizations, including subscriptions to
major Greek newspapers and magazines.
- The Hellenic
Spirit Foundation Conference Room is available for a number of
events and activities related to Greek culture including lectures,
films, meetings, and performances.
- The Mary
E. Critzas Archives of the Greek-American Community details the
history of the local Greek-American community, including the documents
resulting from the Greek Chair’s Oral History project.
- The Andrew
Dimarogonas Media Center holds computers with access to the internet
and updated bookmarks for major Greek portals and Web sites. Also, the
Media Center features a projection area with Greek films and educational
and informational videos.
For a slide show of the Center, please click here.
Mondays and Wednesdays, and Fridays 1:00 am – 4:00 pm
and Thursdays 11 am- 2 pm
For more information please contact: Prof.
Michael Cosmopoulos, tel. (314) 516-6241