Michael and Mary Jaharis Make Major Gift to Chicago Museum
Constantine S. Sirigos
Special to The National Herald
NEW YORK - The new Mary and Michael Jaharis Galleries of Greek, Roman and Byzantine Art at the Art Institute of Chicago were introduced to the art world, the city of Chicago, and the Greek-American Community with a special preview and gala dinner on Saturday evening, November 10. Friends, including Archbishop Demetrios of America traveled, from New York and points more distant to congratulate and thank the Jaharis family for their latest philanthropic offering in the form of new spaces in American’s leading museums dedicated to the presentation and appreciate of the art and spirit of the Greco-man and Byzantine world. The Art Institute, where Mary Jaharis studied, joins New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art as a beneficiary of their generosity and commitment to art. Michael Jaharis, a Chicago native, was also thrilled to make a gift his hometown.
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