Honoring the Future
by Preserving Our Past
The Hellenic-American Cultural Center & Museum (HACCM) is the leading 501(c)(3) museum and cultural center of its kind in the Western United States. It is located on the second floor of the Fr Elias Stephanopoulos Center.

HACCM was created to:

  • Gather, preserve and share the Hellenic (Greek) American experience in Oregon and SW Washington
  • Celebrate the rich cultural tradition brought to this region by Hellenes
  • Honor the activities and accomplishments of Hellenic Americans.

Upcoming Events

Preview Opening July 25th, 2021
Special Exhibit: “In the Shadow of the Acropolis”
will be on display at the museum.


The Hellenic-American Cultural Center & Museum is pleased to sponsor the Opa Volta 5K Walkathon on Saturday August 21st, 2021.
Starting at 8:00 the walkathon route will start and loop back to finish at the parking lot of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral at 3131 NE Glisan Street.
Entry fee is $25.00 per person, and includes an Opa Volta T-Shirt, Opa Volta Tote Bag, Opa Volta Water Bottle and more! Food will be available from onsite vendors!
All net proceeds will benefit the Hellenic-American Cultural Center & Museum.
Click here for more info and to register!


Museum Grand Opening September 11th, 2021
“How Athens Got Its Name”

5:30 – 6:15pm – Cocktail Hour
6:15 – 7:00pm – Museum Tour
7:00pm – Special Presentation by Dr. Effie Pilouni Albrecht


A Night Under the Acropolis Gala – May 14th, 2022 – More info to come


Events Coming Soon:
Greek Cinema Nights
Book Nights
Tavli Night
History of Greek Liquors
Cooking Classes


Job Opportunity – Full Time Executive Director
HACCM is looking for a full time Executive Director. After being closed for over a year due to the pandemic the museum is opening up and is making plans to resume full operations by the end of the year. HACCM is ready to fill the position of Executive Director. For a detailed job description and to apply for the position Click here.


Job Opportunity – Part Time Temporary Office Clerical
Click here to learn more!

Recent Events

The Philhellenes of the Western Hemisphere and the Contribution of the Americans to the Greek Revolution of 1821 – Special Webinar by Demetrios Stavrakas

Since ancient times, Philhellenes, friends of Greece and Greek culture, have existed worldwide. In 1821, four hundred years after the fall of the Byzantine empire and the Ottoman occupation, the Greeks decided to fight for their independence and freedom. Many people in Europe and the Americas were inspired by the Enlightenment era of the West. During that time they believed that philosophy, science, the arts and many aspects of daily life had their foundations in ancient Greece. Learn more about this pivotal time in Greece’s history!
Click here to watch the recording of the presentation!


click to view exhibit

Vases & Verses Online Exhibit

Visit our online Vases and Verses exhibit and experience the theater and literature of ancient Greece! Learn about masks, costumes, and the role of the chorus. View the renowned Epidaurus theater and learn how the sanctuary led to the building of the theater.


HACCM  is currently open every Sunday from Noon to 1:00 pm and by appointment only on Tuesdays from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.
You may contact us either by phone (503) 858-8567 or by email at haccmpdx@gmail.com.