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30 November 2017 - 15 February 2018

18:00
Cost: 63 € (for all ten workshops in the cycle)

ADULTS

Movement workshop for people with and without intellectual disabilityiDance: Dance that doesn’t discriminate

Have you ever wondered what “choreography” really means? Is it the perfect pirouettes and the theatrical moves? No, we don't believe this. If you too think that every person is unique, just like their movement, join our group and lets discover together what contemporary choreography means!

20 January - 21 January 2018

11:00
Cost: 20 €

ADULTS

A robotics workshop for people 65+

If your friends ask you for help with their smartphones and ipads, if they use words you've never heard before and look disappointed when you don't understand, here's your chance to get back up to speed. After this robotics workshop, you too will be in a position to actively participate in the magical world of technology.

10 February - 11 February 2018

11:00
Cost: 20 € (for the whole series)

CHILDREN

Make a robotic... arm!

Are you a hacker and a scientist? Then this is your workshop! Together, we'll make a robotic arm from scratch that can pick up a bottle of water and even compete... in a race!

22 February - 3 May 2018

18:00
Cost:
80 € (for all ten workshops in the cycle)

ADULTS

New dancers 65+An advanced dance workshop that starts from scratch.

At 65+, we're not just people dancing. We're the choreographers of interlinking stories about everything our bodies dare express.

14 March - 19 March 2018

16:00
Participation cost: Free

CHILDREN

The "Odysseys" in Greece

A music workshop for children led by the internationally celebrated cellist Sonia Wieder-Atherton. Taking as its subject the "Odyssey" and personal narratives, the participants will work with sounds from our everyday environment.

17 March - 18 March 2018

11:00
Cost: 20 € (for the whole series)
 

CHILDREN

Green Technology Revolution

Did you know that the energy saved by recycling a single glass bottle could power a computer for 25 minutes? In this workshop, we'll make child's play of recycling and make intelligent robots that can sort the materials in our rubbish for us.

17 March 2018

11:00Exhibition Hall
Participation cost: Free

ADULTS

Workshop with Steven McLaughlin: Large-scale digital preservation under adversarial conditions

A workshop about distributing and preserving large-scale data collections under adversarial conditions.

17 March 2018

14:00Exhibition Hall
Participation cost: Free

ADULTS

Workshop: A fun time with Dina Kelberman | RULES!

A workshop which focuses on intuition and whim, and create work within a game-like structure.

17 April - 20 April 2018

17:30
Participation cost: Free

Addressed to: People with intellectual disability and Down's syndrome who love music

ADULTS

A music workshop for people with intellectual disability and Down's syndrome

A 3-day music workshop aimed to develop new ways of musical expression for people with disabilities. No theory, just music practice and active involvement of participants that leads to a public concert.

25 April - 16 May 2018

Free admission

SCHOOLS

FFF5 |The Park ElvesPuppets made of natural materials and recyclable trash.

What are these elves and figures strolling around Pedion tou Areos? Who's summersaulting and dancing on the benches? Inspired by Pedion tou Areos, primary school pupils are transformed into Park Elves with the help of puppets they will make from natural materials and recyclable trash during the workshop.

28 April - 29 April 2018

11:00
Cost: 20 € (for the whole series)

TEENAGERS

"I see sounds": Creating a device to help the visually impaired get around

Is it possible to see sounds? Perhaps not. But what is possible is seeing with the help of sounds. Which is exactly what we'll be working on in our workshop: a navigation device which processes sounds to make it safer for people with impaired vision to move through space.

16 April - 16 May 2018

Free admission

SCHOOLS

FFF5 | The Park and the cityTogether with groups of high school students, we get to know Pedion tou Areos and its myths

What do you know about Pedion tou Areos? About its past and the myths that surround it? High school students together with their teachers explore the park and create their own manifesto on the question of how the park connects to the city.

8 May 2018

Participation cost: Free

ADULTS

FFF5 | Revival a new lease on life

Can an old magazine get a new lease on life? Can it be remoulded into a useful object of high aesthetic value? In the "schedia art" group workshop we transform the old issues of the street paper "schedia", giving new form to something ostensibly useless.

1 October 2017 - 30 June 2018

ADULTS

Digital Programmes at OCC

How do we make art in an era during which we create, flirt, communicate, and overall live in an environment of continuous and ubiquitous networking? What is the position of art in important social and financial issues? How can it help us deal with technology and science in a critical manner?

1 October 2017 - 13 May 2018

10:00

FAMILIES

Emotions: Shared sensations for all the familyFrom the parental to the group embrace

Movement is one of the loveliest forms of non-verbal communication. So, movement and dance for babies, children and parents, with lots of hugs, exercises and stimuli for the young ones' senses and reflexes, and games and fun for the whole family.

3 October - 19 December 2017

17:30

ADULTS

Memory ExercisesPhotography and movement workshop for people over 65

This workshop combines photography and dance in an innovative way, opening up new and creative ways for you to tell your story. We will use photography and dance exercises (you don't need to know anything about either!) to 'revisit' your memories so we can narrate them in the present and, as a group, create a landscape of human stories.

4 October 2017 - 28 February 2018

11:00
5 €  per student

SCHOOLS

The Incredible Journey

3, 2, 1… Let’s go! This year your school turns into a film studio for a journey that is both incredible and real: surrealism, cinematic effects, live music, movement, and video with you as the protagonist.

6 October 2017 - 4 May 2018

17:30

TEENAGERS

Let’s make a filmFilm workshop for teens

Cinema is our passion. If it's yours, too, we want you in our team so we can get to know three different film genres together and co-create crazy movie projects.

9 October 2017 - 11 May 2018

09:30
Free admission

SCHOOLS

Contemporary Art: experiencing is understanding!Get up close and personal with contemporary art. The OCC opens its doors to schoolchildren, so they can take a new look at the art and culture of today.

It's contemporary and it's definitely the art that addresses our present. So don't be scared of contemporary art—get to know it, talk about it, and let it win you over.

10 October - 22 December 2017

10:00
3 € per student

SCHOOLS

Science Fiction: A Journey into the Unknown

Who can decide what the future will look like? Every idea you have and does not exist yet is science fiction... until it happens. A big journey to the unknown has begun at the Onassis Cultural Centre.

16 October 2017 - 14 January 2018

Free admission

SCHOOLS

Dismantling ToolsSchools become places of encounters, collaboration, and artistic creation

A small van parks at the schoolyard. You can draw phrases on its surfaces. They will travel through the streets of the city. What will be your message?

23 October 2017 - 15 April 2018

Free admission

SCHOOLS

Backpack JournalismFor independent journalists!

You've already got a backpack, a smartphone and a laptop. This year, you'll get the training and the inspiration you need to start out as a reporter.

29 October - 26 November 2017

12:00

TEENAGERS

From the self-portrait to the selfieReconstructing the image of our self

The #selfie is powerful, as you well know! But how about learning how to use selfies to express yourself artistically? In this workshop, you'll learn what the self-portrait means as a concept. That way, you'll know what a #selfie is really all about, apart from likes!

1 November - 16 November 2017

17:00

ADULTS

Workshop for educators | Say it with theatrePlaywriting techniques and tools for understanding and fully exploiting the curriculum

Shakespeare wrote that "All the world's a stage". So if there's room for the whole world on stage, why don't you get up there, too, and take your students with you?

4 November - 16 December 2017

11:00

CHILDREN

The wall tells your own storyA workshop on wall drawing for children with the internationally acclaimed painter Stelios Faitakis

You and your new group of friends at OCC will create your own wall drawings, inspired by Ulysses’ adventures! Initially you will draw on paper. Later, all together you will transfer your sketches on a bigger scale in order to dress… a wall that will from now on tell your own story!

6 November 2017 - 22 May 2018

11:00
Free admission

SCHOOLS

Driples & TripletsFor yet another year, a production of the Onassis Cultural Centre goes to schools throughout Greece.

You are holding your ticket. The space is ready. There are a lot of people, all in their places. Here are the protagonists too, ready to do their best! You are clapping your hands. What will happen? What are you going to see? Will it be a match or a show?

9 November 2017 - 18 May 2018

09:30
Free admission

SCHOOLS

The Genuine Play

There is a game that does not need screens, dolls, balls, paraphernalia, manuals, and batteries. It only needs bodies, sliding, somersaults, and laughter.

9 November 2017 - 30 March 2018

11:00
5 € per student

SCHOOLS

"Summerfolk" by Maxim Gorky

Gorky's holiday makers cannot stop talking, complaining, arguing, rambling, but in no time at all they'll be forced to take a stance on social injustice and the change that's on its way... Will they manage to escape themselves? Can anyone?

11 November - 12 November 2017

11:00

CHILDREN

A Revolution with Robotics, Technology, and Equal OpportunitiesA workshop for girls

One of the most incredible sciences of our times, robotics has hundreds of applications in our lives. Can you make your own robot paint or find its way out of a labyrinth? Everything is a question of creativity and knowledge. So come along, to learn and enjoy yourselves!

22 November 2017

11:00
Participation cost: Free admition
 

ADULTS

Workshop on human voice with Donatienne Michel-Dansac

A workshop on voice and voices, sung voice and spoken voice. How does song come from speaking, and how can speaking give us music? How can scores help us to discover them? The workshop will examine a wide range of examples, from Monteverdi to today.

23 November 2017

11:00
Participation cost: 12 €

ADULTS

Masterclass by Konstantin Bogomolov

Three hours with the innovative Russian director Konstantin Bogomolov. Subject of the masterclass? Always the theatre.

25 November 2017

16:003rd Floor Foyer
Participation cost: The entrance is free and on a first come, first served basis.

Register by Monday 21 November 2017 by filling in the form.

ADULTS

HEBOCON Athens at the OCC

Robot-sumo construction tournament for the technically ungifted (aged 12–96). In this contest, technical competence is a disadvantage and winning can be downright embarrassing!

29 November 2017 - 28 February 2018

18:00
Cost: 63 € (for all ten workshops in the cycle)
 

ADULTS

Movement workshop for people with and without physical disabilitiesiDance: Dance that doesn’t discriminate

Take part in a workshop open to people who want to express themselves through movement, whether they have or not any previous experience or physical disabilities. Don't hesitate, when people of all physical levels work together something magical is always born.

1 December 2017 - 2 March 2018

11:00

ADULTS

Here, now, togetherA theatre and cinema workshop for people over 65

In this theatre and film workshop, it's you that gets to play the lead. Bring your own story and learn, through a collective process, how to tell it creatively using tools and techniques from our two favourite art-forms.

4 December - 19 December 2017

17:00

ADULTS

Workshop for educators | The art of criticismTheatre criticism as a route to understanding

What is there after the "I liked it" or "I didn't like it" of a performance? Open up the discussion with your students and take the plunge together into the wonderful world of criticism.

8 December - 17 December 2017

Participation cost: Free

Complete the registration form by Monday 4 December, 2017. Participants will be notified on Tuesday 5 December.

ADULTS

Sci-Fi Game Development

An intensive workshop focused on the core principles of game design and their application.

9 December - 10 December 2017

11:00

TEENAGERS

A revolution with a bit of paper, a bit of 3D, and... our ideasA workshop for teenage inventors

Do you know that you can make furniture from paper? That you can design and fill your living room with your own creations? This is the time when we can make things, design and create what we need, thus protect the environment from needlessly flying products from all over the world.

16 December 2017

11:00
Participation cost: Free

ADULTS

Workshop with Michel van der Aa

Michel van der Aa will give a lecture regarding his music theater works and elaborate on his method and his relation towards technique.

27 December - 29 December 2017

11:00

TEENAGERS

Odyssey on Paper, Journeys on InkA comics workshop for teenagers

You must love comics! Would you like to find out how they are written, and how the text is put together with images? Come and draw inspiration from the exhibition "Science Fiction: A Journey into the Unknown", and write your own comics!

2 January - 4 January 2018

11:00
Cost: 27€ (for three meetings)

CHILDREN

A Science Fiction Story for 2018

Children at OCC not only watch animation films, but they also learn how to create their own!

10 January - 11 May 2018

Participation cost: Free

SCHOOLS

Discovering the art of sound and imageThrough "Interfaces", the international interdisciplinary new music programme

You might not believe it, you may never have heard of such a thing, but it's true all the same... Within the space of just four months, you can take a dive deep into the world of contemporary art and create contemporary music inspired by a work of art.

10 January - 28 March 2018

11:00
Cost:
96 € (for all twelve workshops in the cycle)

ADULTS

New visual artists 65+The journey of a line of colour, nylon, wire or cotton.

In this visual-arts workshop we will follow the thread… of a line. We will learn about its transformations, follow its narratives, design lines, and create small sculptures. We will also get to know Greek visual artists!

10 January 2018

11:00
Participation cost: Free

ADULTS

Workshop with Gareth Davis & Frances-Marie Uitti

Are you musicians? Do you want to play with Uitti and Davis, the cutting-edge duo? Come and explore the possibilities of improvisation with two leading soloists.

13 January - 14 January 2018

11:003rd Floor Foyer
Participation Cost: Free

Register by Monday 8 January 2018 by filling in the form.

 

ADULTS

Satellite Hunting

Come to built reception antennae and automated signal reception stations, and use them to record signals from man-made satellites!

15 January 2018

11:00
5 € per student

SCHOOLS

RiskIoanna Portolou

Happiness in life presupposes a risk. But do we take the risk in order to be happy? What will happen, if you follow six dancers who do not fear plunging with great speed into the void, in pursuit of happiness?

17 January - 24 January 2018

17:00
Cost: 30 €

ADULTS

Workshop for educators | Play and Education: playing, designing and exploiting games in the classroomAn introduction to the world of electronic games and contemporary educational technology

Get some new helpers into your classroom: laptops, tablets, mobile phones and computers are all there, ready and waiting: now it's up to you to make the educational electronic games that will change the way you teach and your students learn.

19 January - 30 March 2018

18:00
Cost: 63 € (for all ten workshops in the cycle)

ADULTS

Movement workshop for people with and without visual impairmentsiDance: Dance that doesn’t discriminate

Exploring space and the body's potential in an original way, people with or without visual impairments will create, as a team, micro-choreographies based on techniques of contemporary dance and improvisation in order to compose our shared narrative.

2 February 2018

11:00
5 € per student

SCHOOLS

Christos PapadopoulosIon

Ten dancers interact, evading and being drawn to one another, tracing paths determined by the unexplored mechanisms of nature, the invisible and unceasing movement that underlies all things.

5 February - 8 February 2018

17:00

ADULTS

Workshop for educators | It starts with a bookAlternative ways of approaching and using books

There comes a time when every child will choose whether to turn the page or close the book. Be the teacher who shows them a way out of the dilemma.

24 February - 31 March 2018

12:00

TEENAGERS

Workshop for Teens on Digital Media and Online Art

What's the biggest museum in the world? Do you know? The Internet! As the visual artist Nikos Voyiatzis introduces you to the talented exponents of Net Art, you get to apply their methods and experiment with creating your own works!

14 March - 19 March 2018

17:00

ADULTS

Workshop for educators | Traditional songs in schoolIntroducing folk culture into the contemporary educational context

Traditional songs: You don't know when, where or by whom they were written, and you don't remember how and when you learnt them, because it's as if you've known them all your life. Now you can sing them to your students and teach them about the history of Greek folk songs.

16 March 2018

15:00Outside the OCC
Participation cost: Free

ADULTS

Workshop with David Desrimais: Archiving in Style, Part 1

A 3-hour workshop like a round-trip from digital to analog feelings, and back. Meet the most genuine qualities of the internet, as we love it.

18 March 2018

15:00Exhibition Hall
Participation cost: Free

ADULTS

Workshop with PEOPLE LIKE US (Vicki Bennett): Exquisite Corpse

A workshop inspired by the game of 'Exquisite Corpse' where you will be able to generate ideas for new work, using the internet search engines, forums and databases.

28 March 2018

11:00
5 € per student

SCHOOLS

“The Bacchae” by EuripidesAris Biniaris

Ancient tragedy as a rock show. The director Aris Biniaris plugs the Bacchae into the mains and puts the divine Dionysus in front of the mike.

13 April - 15 April 2018

Upper Stage
Free admission

SCHOOLS

Onassis Youth Festival 2018The festival for the most dynamic generation: teenagers. We give a voice to those who are already our future today.

Imagine Antigone as a teenager quarrelling with her family, Oedipus falling in love with his teacher, Helen of Troy suing for divorce, or Prometheus Bound punished for doing what he thought was right...

28 April - 10 June 2018

11:00

FAMILIES

Fancy a stroll through the city?Parents and children discover the city together

Children take their parents by the hand and walk with them through the OCC's local neighborhoods. Book your own family stroll round Neos Kosmos and Koukaki.

18 May 2018

10:00
Free entrance events and events with tickets (3-5 € per person)

SCHOOLS

Big Bang Festival 4Adventurous music festival for young audiences

Say Big Bang: A festival for young people and adventurous spectators, full of music, playing, and fun!