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23 April 2018 - 30 June 2019

Free admission

MUSIC

Medea ElectroniqueSoundscapes Landscapes / Rhizome II / Kerameikos/Metaxourgeio

An audio-visual and highly interactive walk at the neighbourhoods of Kerameikos/Metaxourgeio to discover parts of the city you were unaware of.

15 June 2018 - 31 July 2019

VISUAL ARTS

Tim EtchellsAll we have is words, All we have is worlds

Words inside and outside the OCC building: an invitation to discovery.

28 September - 7 October 2018

19:00Upper Stage
OCC Friends presale: from 5 SEP 2018, 12:00
General presale: from 8 SEP 2018, 12:00
Full price: 7 €
Reduced, Friend & Groups 5-9 people: 6 €
Groups 10+ people, People with disabilities & Companions, Unemployed: 5 €

Group ticket reservations at groupsales@sgt.gr

CINEMA

Babis MakridisPity

How pitiful! Babis Makridis award-winning tragicomedy premieres at the Onassis Stegi, with a lead performance of surgical precision by Yannis Drakopoulos and a screenplay co-written by Babis Makridis and Efthimis Filippou. #staysad

22 September - 24 September 2018

12:00Upper Stage
Athens Animation Agora | Participation is free, registration required.

Screenings | Admission is free and on a first come, first served basis.
The distribution of entrance tickets begins one (1) hour before each screening, at the Onassis Cultural Centre.

CINEMA

Athens Animation Agora (3A)

A unique opportunity for animation professionals to widen their knowledge, skills and contacts is offered by the parallel programme of the “Animasyros” international festival; three days of networking and innovation for those working in animation.

1 October - 31 December 2018

Free admission

SCHOOLS

DIY: Building our own musical instrumentsThrough "Interfaces", the international interdisciplinary new music programme

What is a DIY electronic musical instrument? Artists-coaches/instructors jam with us making music out of up-to-date technology.

1 October 2018 - 21 April 2019

Free admission

SCHOOLS

Onassis Youth Festival 2019Your new teachers are directors. Work with them for about a year, rehearse, play, experiment and put on your own show.

You and your schoolmates can create your own theatre group and produce your own show. Cry out loud, express your rebelliousness, and speak out about all the things that concern you. Your vehicle? The Onassis Youth Festival, your own festival.

1 November 2018 - 31 May 2019

Cost: Free admission

SCHOOLS

Cavafy Goes to SchoolLet’s explore Cavafy’s poetry, through technology, through our movement and our pencils.

What are your feelings when you read a poem? To taste classical literature in a different way, we fill our hands with color, release our body and play with technology.

7 October 2018 - 14 April 2019

10:00
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FAMILIES

From the parents’ arms into the arms of the groupA emotions workshop, open to the whole family

What does a group of worried infants look like? Come along, with your baby in your arms, to discover with us new worlds, new feelings, new challenges for your senses, through play. In this emotions workshop, parents and instructors share in the joy of the babies’ first steps, or even leaps.

10 October - 27 October 2018

20:30Main Stage
Watch live “Noises Off” in Greek with English subtitles. Tune in οn Saturday 27 October at 18:30 GMT (local time in Athens 20:30).

Onassis Stegi Friends & General Presale: from 10 SEP 2018, 12:00
Full price: 7, 8, 12, 18, 22 €
Reduced, Friend & Groups 5-9 people: 7, 10, 14, 18 €
Groups 10+ people: 6, 9, 13, 16 €
Νeighbourhood residents: 7 €
People with disabilities & Unemployed: 5 € | Companions: 7, 10 €

Group ticket reservations at groupsales@sgt.gr

Early bird from 19 JUL (14:00) to 10 SEP 2018 (11:59): 13, 16 €
limited number of tickets

THEATRE

Ektoras Lygizos“Noises Off” by Michael Frayn

This year, there’ll be all manner of "Noises Off", on and round the Onassis Stegi stage. The actors forget their lines, the director rages, the costumes fall apart, and everyone and everything’s always in the wrong place at the wrong time. A play within a play, a farce within a farce, cock-ups piled on cock-ups. Michael Frayn's classic British farce directed by Ektoras Lygizos as a hymn to all the myriad things that can go wrong.

12 October - 14 October 2018

20:30Exhibition Hall
Onassis Stegi Friends presale: from 19 SEP 2018, 12:00
General presale: from 25 SEP 2018, 12:00

Full price: 7, 18 €
Reduced, Friend & Groups 5-9 people: 14 €
Groups 10+ people: 13 €
Νeighbourhood residents: 7 €
People with disabilities & Unemployed: 5 € | Companions: 10 €

Group ticket reservations at groupsales@sgt.gr

The audience will be moving among the performers. Only a limited number of seats is available.

MUSIC

WHO[‘S] IS WHO[ON]Michalis Siganidis

Michalis Siganidis meets the emblematic jazz sax player Evan Parker and his artistic fellow travellers. Beckett, Sachtouris, musicians in shop windows; the audience circulates freely among them influencing the sound and the aesthetic outcome. The OCC exhibition hall meets Amsterdam’s Red Light district.

17 October - 18 October 2018

17:00
Participation cost: 20 €

ADULTS

Music for DIY ElectronicsA music workshop for educators with John Richards, Dirty Electronics

What can soldering and hammering possibly have to do with scales or an electric jack? Obviously, music's the connection! In this pioneering music course, participants will learn how to use digital tools and electronic circuits to send music education into orbit.

17 October 2018 - 13 February 2019

18:00
Cost: 96 € (for all 16 workshops in the cycle)

ADULTS

iDance: Choreographic experimentsMixed dance group for individuals with and without disabilities

Three choreographers and twenty dancers with and without disabilities who participated in previous workshops are ready for their next dance adventure. This year, three workshops come together into one large, mixed group, which will lead iDance to its dynamic crescendo, demonstrating yet again the power of dance.

19 October - 28 October 2018

Free admission

TALKS & THOUGHTS

Space, Sound and the ImprovisatoryMethods, Technologies and Theories for Improvising with Natural and Built Environments

Lectures, roundtables, performances and an exhibition at the Onassis Stegi and out in the city, focusing on the role of urban and rural-based sound art and other performance practices.

19 October - 28 October 2018

10:004th Floor Foyer
Free admission

TALKS & THOUGHTS

Exhibition: Urban Sound Art / Sound Art in Public SpacesIn the context of "Space, Sound and the Improvisatory"

Large sound installation projects created by sound artists in the city of Bonn since 2010 on exhibit at the Onassis Stegi foyer +4. An exhibition dedicated to sound art in urban public space.

19 January - 20 January 2019

11:00
Cost: € 20 (for both sessions)

CHILDREN

Gaming: designing our own games

Be afraid, Monopoly! Be very afraid! Because we're about to make our very own board game. We'll be using paper and glue, paint, a 3D printer and a computer for programming on. What for exactly? To play a game.

2 February - 3 February 2019

11:00
Cost: 12 € per child & 12 € per adult  (for both sessions) (for both sessions)

FAMILIES

Repair, reuse, recycleUpcycling: learn how to reuse materials to create new and useful objects and applications

Over a two-day workshop, we learn the 3Rs—repair, reuse, recycle—by dismantling old computers and making something spectacular out of the bits, plus other materials.

20 October - 21 October 2018

Outside the Onassis Stegi
Participation is free. Reservations should be emailed to infotickets@sgt.gr and include the full name of the participant and a contact number.

TALKS & THOUGHTS

Rewriting the text of the cityParallel programme in the context of "Space, Sound and the Improvisatory"

An extra muros program exploring sound improvisations, methodologies, technologies and intersections.

20 October 2018 - 16 February 2019

10:00

FAMILIES

Music loves autismWhen words are written out as musical notes

Communication without words͢ - that is, music. In this workshop, sounds and musical instruments help kids free up their emotions and develop their social skills.

20 October 2018 - 16 February 2019

16:00
Cost: Free admission

FAMILIES

Come along, paint the notesChildren with mental disability, together with their parents, create colourful melodies

The saxophone and the piano bring together musicians, children and grown-ups; they all become one big crowd and create shapes and colours while developing their skills and learning the basics of music.

26 October - 9 December 2018

VISUAL ARTS

ANTI-Athens

In the spirit of its own ANTI-thetical path—from politics to online culture, from video games to Netflix, Žižek to Rihanna—the Onassis Stegi is delighted to support the Biennale.

26 October - 27 October 2018

19:30Upper Stage
Onassis Stegi Friends presale: from 2 OCT 2018, 12:00
General presale: from 9 OCT 2018, 12:00

Full price: 7 €
Reduced, Friend & Groups 5-9 people: 6 €
Groups 10+ people, People with disabilities - Companions & Unemployed: 5 €

Group ticket reservations at groupsales@sgt.gr

DANCE

Be CarefulMallika Taneja

What’s it like to live as a woman in one of those countries where, no matter how much violence is directed at you by men, you are considered the only guilty party? And, how many clothes you have to wear in order to prevent manly violence? Mallika Taneja forcefully and with irony combats this reality in her art.

26 October - 27 October 2018

20:30Exhibition Hall
Full price: 7 €
Reduced, Friend & Groups 5-9 people: 6 €
Groups 10+ people, People with disabilities - Companions & Unemployed: 5 €

Group ticket reservations at groupsales@sgt.gr

DANCE

Macho DancerEisa Jocson

A “macho” man performed in a woman’s body, that of Eisa Jocson. Is this “gender loop”, this androgynous dancing image enough to question our clichés about sexuality, economy and social mobility?

26 October - 27 October 2018

22:00Upper Stage
Onassis Stegi Friends presale: from 2 OCT 2018, 12:00
General presale: from 9 OCT 2018, 12:00

Full price: 7 €
Reduced, Friend & Groups 5-9 people: 6 €
Groups 10+ people, People with disabilities - Companions & Unemployed: 5 €

Group ticket reservations at groupsales@sgt.gr

DANCE

FARCI.ESorour Darabi

How can a person who doesn’t want to have a gender speak of identity? What is the relationship between our native language and our understanding of gender? A daring artistic proposal from Sorour Darabi, whose native language, Farsi, makes no distinctions on the basis of gender.

29 October - 30 October 2018

19:30Upper Stage
Onassis Stegi Friends presale: from 2 OCT 2018, 12:00
General presale: from 9 OCT 2018, 12:00

Full price: 7 €
Reduced, Friend & Groups 5-9 people: 6 €
Groups 10+ people, People with disabilities - Companions & Unemployed: 5 €

Group ticket reservations at groupsales@sgt.gr

DANCE

And So You See...Robyn Orlin

The art of the South African choreographer Robyn Orlin is a loaded machine gun. Always political, but never without humour, irony, inventiveness, and profound, transformative power. Together, the choreographer and the work’s ideal performer, Albert Khoza, will lure us into a unique “one man show” about racism and freedom.

29 October - 30 October 2018

20:30Exhibition Hall
Onassis Stegi Friends presale: from 2 OCT 2018, 12:00
General presale: from 9 OCT 2018, 12:00

Full price: 7 €
Reduced, Friend & Groups 5-9 people: 6 €
Groups 10+ people, People with disabilities - Companions & Unemployed: 5 €

Group ticket reservations at groupsales@sgt.gr

DANCE

Quartiers LibresNadia Beugré

A mountain of empty plastic bottles, a powerful performer who sings and dances, the audience on stage: these are the ingredients of a high-voltage performance which startles with its immediacy and its imagery. Nadia Beugré from far-off Ivory Coast, just a breath away.

29 October - 30 October 2018

22:00Upper Stage
Onassis Stegi Friends presale: from 2 OCT 2018, 12:00
General presale: from 9 OCT 2018, 12:00

Full price: 7 €
Reduced, Friend & Groups 5-9 people: 6 €
Groups 10+ people, People with disabilities - Companions & Unemployed: 5 €

Group ticket reservations at groupsales@sgt.gr

DANCE

To Rest on a SlopeDanya Hammoud

Can a body make visible the forms of violence hidden in a gesture, a gaze, or in the distance we maintain from one another? Danya Hammound articulates a choreographic language of her own, in a spare, contemporary performance.

1 November 2018 - 31 January 2019

Cost: Free admission

SCHOOLS

Deconstruction ToolsSchools walk around the neighbourhood

From the schoolyard to the city streets and squares. A smart toolbox comes to your school and it contains tools that will help you release your imagination and creativity. Create your own work and send your own message out to the city.

1 November 2018 - 31 May 2019

11:00
Cost: Free admission

SCHOOLS

A Brief Guide for prospective tightrope walkersA Puppet Theatre for the brave

Jumping-in-the-air-and-gravity-defying puppets come to meet you and tell you their big secret: “Nothing ties you to the ground; dance, you shan’t fall!”

2 November - 30 November 2018

17:30
Participation cost:
45 € (for all five workshops in the cycle)

TEENAGERS

From self-portrait to selfieDirecting ourselves

You must already know how to take a selfie. But do you know how to take an ‘anti-selfie’? In this workshop, we talk about…ourselves. Or rather, we talk about our own image—a favourite subject for many great painters in the history of Art. What were they looking for? What are we looking for?

3 November 2018

20:30Main Stage
Onassis Stegi Friends presale: from 4 OCT 2018, 12:00
General presale: from 11 OCT 2018, 12:00
Full price: 7, 12 €
Reduced, OCC's Friends & Groups 5-9 people: 10 €
Groups 10+ people: 9 €
Νeighbourhood residents: 7 €
People with disabilities & Unemployed: 5 € | Companions: 7, 10 €

Group ticket reservations at groupsales@sgt.gr

MUSIC

Thinking ThingsGeorges Aperghis

A robotic totem. Two voices. A dancer. A percussionist. They participate in a ritual of burial and resurrection; they form part of a new work. It’s “Thinking Things” by Georges Aperghis, a remarkable composer who keeps reinventing musical theatre in his own unique way.

8 November - 11 November 2018

20:30Main Stage
Onassis Stegi Friends presale: from 12 OCT 2018, 12:00
General presale: from 19 OCT 2018, 12:00

Full price: 7, 15 €
Reduced, Friend & Groups 5-9 people: 12 €
Groups 10+ people: 11 €
Νeighbourhood residents: 7 €
People with disabilities & Unemployed: 5 € | Companions: 7, 10 €

Group ticket reservations at groupsales@sgt.gr

THEATRE

The FactoryOmar Abusaada – Mohammad Al Attar

On the sidelines of the Syrian conflict, there are those who accumulate great profits.The flipside of the war in Syria as seen through the sharp eye of two important artists from Syria.

13 November - 27 November 2018

Exhibition Hall
Free admission

VISUAL ARTS

SWEAT – AthensAlice Potts

Artist and recent Royal College of Art Graduate, Alice Potts states: “One day we will be able to grow our own accessories on our skin” while she exhibits in the Onassis Stegi crystalline accessories created by the sweat of dancers and athletes.

16 November 2018

21:00Upper Stage
Onassis Stegi Friends presale: from 19 OCT 2018, 12:00
General presale: from 25 OCT 2018, 12:00

Full price: 7, 18 €
Reduced, Friend & Groups 5-9 people: 14 €
Groups 10+ people: 13 €
Νeighbourhood residents: 7 €
People with disabilities & Unemployed: 5 € | Companions: 10 €

Group ticket reservations at groupsales@sgt.gr

MUSIC

Improv 1RSLG Quartet, Glue & Ignaz Schick

Two groups, the Athenian RSLG and Glue, in collaboration with Ignaz Schick of Berlin, embark on a gripping musical journey of unexpected encounters between jazz and electronic music.

17 November - 18 November 2018

20:30Main Stage
Onassis Stegi Friends presale: from 23 OCT 2018, 12:00
General presale: from 30 OCT 2018, 12:00
Full price: 7, 18 €
Reduced, OCC's Friends & Groups 5-9 people: 14 €
Groups 10+ people: 13 €
Νeighbourhood residents: 7 €
People with disabilities & Unemployed: 5 € | Companions: 7, 10 €

Group ticket reservations at groupsales@sgt.gr

DANCE

CrowdGisèle Vienne

A rave party revelation. A work about the dark relationship between violence and having a good time. Gisèle Vienne, a choreographer and director drawn to ecstasy, fantasy and human behaviour, making her Onassis Stegi debut.

21 November - 22 November 2018

Main Stage & Upper Stage
The entrance is free and on a first come, first served basis - except the morning screenings at schools.
The distribution of entrance tickets begins one (1) hour before each event.

CINEMA

I’m PositiveTwo days of information and acceptance to fight prejudice around HIV

For World AIDS Day 2018, Οnassis Stegi and the group "Positive Voice" host a series of interactive events, bringing individuals with HIV and their stories to the forefront.

24 November - 25 November 2018

Upper Stage
Free admission
Registration is required. Please reserve at digital@sgt.gr & 213 017 8289

TALKS & THOUGHTS

VR @ GRVirtual Reality – Research and applications in Greece today

Meeting Virtual Reality at the Onassis Stegi. Two days dedicated to the ones who create VR and to those who wish to take it one step further. Researchers, artists, organizations, and companies discuss today the reality of tomorrow.

24 November 2018 - 21 April 2019

19:005th floor - Young Theatre Workshop
OCC Friends presale: from 29 OCT 2018, 12:00
General presale: from 5 NOV 2018, 12:00

Full price: 12 €
Reduced, Friend & Groups 5-9 people: 10 €
Groups 10+ people: 9 €
Νeighbourhood residents: 7 €
People with disabilities & Unemployed: 5 € | Companions: 10 €

Group ticket reservations at groupsales@sgt.gr

The performances can take place only with a specific number of viewers.

THEATRE

Bubble JamDaniel Wetzel (Rimini Protokoll)

The interactive installation “Bubble Jam” leads a group into an experiment with itself. On this digital stage, the characters don’t exist in space, but on our screens. We follow and respond to their messages. Who is it on the other end? And who are we in this cloud?

29 November - 2 December 2018

20:30Main Stage
Onassis Stegi Friends presale: from 29 OCT 2018, 12:00
General presale: from 5 NOE 2018, 12:00

Full price: 20 €
Reduced, Friend & Groups 5-9 people: 16 €
Groups 10+ people: 14 €
Νeighbourhood residents: 7 €
People with disabilities & Unemployed: 5 € | Companions: 10 €

Group ticket reservations at groupsales@sgt.gr

THEATRE

Ithaca – Our Odyssey 1Christiane Jatahy

The new star of the French stage, Christiane Jatahy, presents a daring multimedia spectacle about migration. Cinema, theatre, new technologies and a story that is present and past.

30 November 2018 - 31 May 2019

Outside the Onassis Stegi
Free entrance

THEATRE

A Brief Guide for Prospective Tightrope WalkersStathis Markopoulos (Ayusaya Puppet Theatre)

Jumping-in-the-air-and-gravity-defying puppets come to meet you and tell you their big secret: “Nothing ties you to the ground; dance, you shan’t fall!”

2 December 2018

11:30Upper Stage & Multiple Stages at the Onassis Stegi
The entrance is free and on a first come, first served basis.
The distribution of entrance tickets begins one (1) hour before each event.

TALKS & THOUGHTS

iDance #2Inclusive Dance Convention

For the second year in a row, guests from Greece and the rest of Europe discuss, inform, and educate individuals both with and without disabilities regarding the limitless possibilities and accessibility of contemporary dance.

3 December 2018 - 25 February 2019

12:00
Participation Cost: €27 (for the 3 meetings in each workshop)

ADULTS

New dancers 65+Dance narratives inspired by the city

The 65+ company is embarking on a new adventure. This year, artists from other disciplines will be visiting the workshop as guest artists to offer us their gifts of knowledge along with new expressive tools.

6 December - 7 December 2018

Exhibition Hall
Onassis Stegi Friends presale: from 6 NOV 2018, 12:00
General presale: from 13 NOV 2018, 12:00

Full price: 7, 10 €
Reduced, Friend & Groups 5-9 people: 8 €
Νeighbourhood residents, Groups 10+ people: 7 €
People with disabilities & Unemployed: 5 € | Companions: 5 €

Group ticket reservations at groupsales@sgt.gr

*Strobe lights will be used during the performance.

MUSIC

Ambient PressureΤΕΤΤΤΙΞ ensemble & Panagiotis Tomaras

Taking Giacinto Scelsi, the composer of the mysterious spirituality, as its starting point, this performance follows a path of music and light to the “godfather” of ambient, Brian Eno.

8 December - 9 December 2018

18:00Main Stage
Onassis Stegi Friends presale: from 8 NOV 2018, 12:00
General presale: from 15 NOV 2018, 12:00

Full price: 5, 10 €
Children (up to 15 years old), Reduced, Friend & Groups 5-9 people: 3, 8 €
Groups 10+ people: 2, 7 €
Νeighbourhood residents: 7 €
People with disabilities, Companions, Unemployed: 5 € | Companions: 3 €

Group ticket reservations at groupsales@sgt.gr

MUSIC

Musical Christmas Narratives for narrator and orchestraHELLENIC PROJECT: Repertoire Creation Cycle

This year, inspired by the Christmas spirit, we are creating two new musical Christmas tales for narrator and orchestra. These holidays, "I the elf" and "Dream with a red cap" are waiting all children 5-105 years old.

9 December - 10 December 2018

17:00
Participation Cost: € 20 (for both sessions)

ADULTS

Composing sounds using digital appsTeaching training workshop: get creative using music in class

This workshop teaches educators how to compose music digitally without notes. It's run in the context of the EU's Interfaces programme, which seeks to bring contemporary music to a wider audience.

12 December - 30 December 2018

21:00Upper Stage
Onassis Stegi Friends Presale: from 12 NOV 2018, 12:00
General Presale: from 19 NOV 2018, 12:00
Full price: 7, 15 €
Reduced, Friend & Groups 5-9 people: 12€
Groups 10+ people: 11€
Νeighbourhood residents: 7 €
People with disabilities & Unemployed: 5 € | Companions: 8 €

Group ticket reservations at groupsales@sgt.gr

THEATRE

"Who’s afraid of Virginia Woolf?" by Edward AlbeeDirected by Maria Panourgia

Two couples and their relationships hit rock bottom. A long, wild, brutal night. Marriage is no longer sacred. A legendary play, forever associated with Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton thanks to the film of the same name, is to be staged at the Onassis Stegi as a “living museum” of behaviours from decades past.

18 December - 21 December 2018

20:30Main Stage
The tickets are sold out. Thank you.

Early Bird presale from 6 November 2018, 12:00 | 25, 28, 32 €
Limited Early Bird tickets - Up to 4 tickets per buyer

General ticket sale from 18 November 2018, 12:00 | Up to 12 tickets per buyer
Full price: 7, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45 €
Reduced, Friend & Groups 5-9 people: 6, 20, 24, 28, 32, 36 €
Groups 10+ people: 5, 18, 21, 25, 28, 32 €
Νeighbourhood residents: 7 €
People with disabilities & Unemployed: 5 € | Companions: 5, 10 €

Tickets: Online at sgt.gr, through the tickets line 210 9005800, through the Onassis Stegi Friends line (for registered Friends) at the Onassis Stegi Box Office, at all branches of Public and at Ianos book store on Stadiou Street

DANCE

New Piece I - Since sheTanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch – Dimitris Papaioannou

A wonderfully visual, bitter-sweet, mysterious world emerges out of the unique collaboration between Dimitris Papaioannou and the extraordinary dancers of the Tanztheater Wuppertal, Pina Bausch’s legendary dance company. A first for everyone involved, an important partnership for the Onassis Stegi.

28 December - 30 December 2018

20:30Main Stage
Onassis Stegi Friends Presale: from 28 NOV 2018, 12:00
General Presale: from 5 DEC 2018, 12:00
Full price: 7, 15, 18, 24 €
Reduced, Friend & Groups 5-9 people: 12, 14, 19 €
Groups 10+ people: 11, 13, 17 €
Νeighbourhood residents: 7 €
People with disabilities & Unemployed: 5 € | Companions: 7, 10 €

Group ticket reservations at groupsales@sgt.gr



Onassis Stegi Friends Presale: from 28 NOV 2018, 12:00
General Presale: from 5 DEC 2018, 12:00

THEATRE

Crash Park: the life of an islandPhilippe Quesne

Christmas with a twist at the Onassis Stegi: A plane. A storm. A mysterious island. Two years on from “The Melancholy of dragons”, for which he transformed the Onassis Stegi into an Alpine landscape, the French director and visual artist returns with an equally bizarre and humorous spectacle that will transport us to more tropical climes.

29 December 2018

15:00
Participation cost: 12 €

ADULTS

Masterclass by Philippe Quesne and François-Xavier Rouyer

3 hours spent with the French theatre director, Philippe Quesne. A masterclass – opportunity for arts professionals. An open discussion about scenography as a world by itself.

1 January - 30 June 2019

TALKS & THOUGHTS

Commons / UncommonsSeries of workshops and talks on Digital Culture and Arts

A journey through talks, workshops, performances and commissioned works in the world of the digital dipole of Commons and Uncommons. An exploration, we consciously choose to embark from the position of the commons.

11 January - 13 January 2019

Participation cost: 20 € (will be paid after the confirmation of participation)

The number of participants is limited and final participants will be selected based on their motivation.
Apply now and until 20 December 2018, 12:00

TALKS & THOUGHTS

DIY Instrument Making & Hacking

How do you feel about DIY instruments, sensors, and controllers? This is a workshop open to musicians and aspiring hackers of all skill levels and disciplines, utilizing technology or not.

16 January - 27 January 2019

20:30Main Stage
Early Bird from 16 NOV 2018, 12:00 | 13, 16 €
(limited number of tickets)

OCC's Friends & General Presale: from 16 DEC 2018, 12:00
Full price: 7, 12, 18, 22 €
Reduced, OCC's Friends & Groups 5-9 people: 10, 14, 18 €
Groups 10+ people: 9, 13, 16 €
Νeighbourhood residents: 7 €
People with disabilities & Unemployed: 5 € | Companions: 7, 10 €

Group ticket reservations at groupsales@sgt.gr

THEATRE

“Three Sisters” by Anton ChekhovDimitris Xanthopoulos

Might fantasizing about a possible future prevent us from living fully in the present? By choosing to write "Three Sisters" as a comedy about expectations, Chekhov is asking himself "How should we live?". A full 117 years later, we're still asking ourselves the same question.

18 January - 20 January 2019

Exhibition Hall
Onassis Stegi Friends presale: from 17 DEC 2018, 12:00
General presale: from 24 DEC 2018, 12:00

Full price: 7, 15 €
Reduced, Friend & Groups 5-9 people: 12 €
Groups 10+ people: 11 €
Νeighbourhood residents: 7 €
People with disabilities & Unemployed: 5 € | Companions: 10 €

Group ticket reservations at groupsales@sgt.gr

DANCE

Erotikon / Higher States, part 3Kiriakos Hadjiioannou

A series of performative fragments that presents an ode to eros, or whatever remains of it. Vibrating between theory and lived experience, poetic language and the emancipated body, “erotikon / higher states 3” invites us to imagine eros differently.

19 January 2019

21:00Upper Stage
Onassis Stegi Friends presale: from 15 DEC 2018, 12:00
General presale: from 22 DEC 2018, 12:00

Full price: 7, 12 €
Reduced, Friend & Groups 5-9 people: 10 €
Groups 10+ people: 9 €
Νeighbourhood residents: 7 €
People with disabilities & Unemployed: 5 € | Companions: 7, 10 €

Group ticket reservations at groupsales@sgt.gr

MUSIC

Improv 2Zoi Efstathiou & Egil Kalman, Giorgos Varoutas, Nikos Sidirokastritis & Ko Ishikawa

Two international musical encounters. Greek and foreign soloists bring together the old and the new, the natural and the electronic sound and introduce us to the fascinating world of improvisation.

23 January - 6 February 2019

Panteion University

MUSIC

Music Connects the Onassis Stegi and the Panteion University, Vol. 4

Have you ever heard electric guitar in a contemporary music recital? Acoustic guitar with four extra strings? A solo oboe accompanied by the sound of crystal glasses or a harp? Have you seen scores containing only words, which anyone can play?

25 January 2019

21:00Upper Stage
Onassis Stegi Friends presale: from 15 DEC 2018, 12:00
General presale: from 22 DEC 2018, 12:00

Full price: 7, 12 €
Reduced, Friend & Groups 5-9 people: 10 €
Groups 10+ people: 9 €
Νeighbourhood residents: 7 €
People with disabilities & Unemployed: 5 € | Companions: 10 €

Group ticket reservations at groupsales@sgt.gr

MUSIC

Maria Polydouri - Kostas Karyotakis: A Musical CorrespondenceHELLENIC PROJECT: Contemporary Music and Poetry Cycle

For the first time, and for one night only, Maria Polydouri and Kostas Karyotakis' ill-starred love will become a concert. Experience a musical reading of the poetic texts exchanged by the two leading poets of the Twenties Generation, as viewed by the composers Chrysostomos Karantoniou and Kostas Makras.

28 January - 17 February 2019

Exhibition Hall

MUSIC

data.flux [12 XGA version]Ryoji Ikeda

The leading Japanese artist returns to the Onassis Stegi with an installation which challenges the limits of human perception and digital technology. How many patterns lie hidden in the universe around us and how many do we have deep within us? How random, ultimately, are the things we consider random? The latest work in Ryoji Ikeda’s “datamatics” series is a torrent of digits and data, a rift in the viewer's time and space.

1 February - 2 February 2019

Upper Stage & Out of the OCC

TALKS & THOUGHTS

Crafting the FutureLooking at new values for the future of fashion and design

A two-day programme that brings together crafts brilliance and expertise together with innovation and new technologies applied to fashion and design, with particular attention paid to the issue of sustainability.

6 February - 10 February 2019

20:30Main Stage

DANCE

A Quiet Evening of DanceWilliam Forsythe

Forsythe has outdone himself. Four works by the great choreographer make for a pleasurable evening as the bodies of the outstanding dancers coordinate, fly, find themselves again—in other words, dance—on an empty stage with no sound accompanying them except their own bodies.

8 February - 17 February 2019

Inside & Outside the Onassis Stegi

TALKS & THOUGHTS

Blockchain: Utopia or U-turn?

What is a blockchain? How might blockchain technology change our lives? Thinkers, artists and hackers at a festival that explores the economic and artistic applications—subversive and otherwise—of this exciting technology in our networked world.

15 February - 16 February 2019

20:30Main Stage

MUSIC

"Symphonic Miniatures" by Dimitris PapadimitriouTHE HELLENIC PROJECT: “Repertoire Creation” Cycle

Expanding the Greek repertoire. This is what THE HELLENIC PROJECT does every year. So, be prepared for a new symphonic work for a large orchestra covering a range of forms and content.

18 February - 27 May 2019

17:00
Participation cost: Free

ADULTS

Entos: Kali tyxiMapping Dourgouti, the Onassis Stegi neighbourhood, with images

Dourgouti is a fixed point of reference for the Onassis Stegi. This time round, a group of young 20 participants aged 18–35 from the neighbourhood and the rest of Athens set out to map the unique features of this historic district in photographs and moving images.

22 February - 23 February 2019

20:30Main Stage

MUSIC

eror (The Pianist)Georgia Spiropoulos

“eror” is inspired by the word “λάθως” (lathos: in error), written on the walls of Athens. In a city without people, the only survivor is a pianist who repeats that same word— “λάθως”—over and over again.

1 March - 2 March 2019

Exhibition Hall

DANCE

6th Young Choreographers FestivalChoreographers in their first explorations

Dancers mount the stage at the Onassis Stegi to sweep us away with the energy of a new generation of Greek choreographers. Original creations, inventive choreography in a festival that, each year, makes us reconsider what dance is.

1 March - 31 May 2019

TALKS & THOUGHTS

The People: Public Art and Talks

A series of Public Art and Talks addressing urgent concerns related to urban development, culture, digital age and the hand-made.

4 March - 7 March 2019

Athens Conservatoire

MUSIC

A tribute to Olivier MessiaenOlivier Messiaen's multifaceted contributions to 20th-century music for four full days at the Athens Conservatoire.

A tribute with concerts, lectures, classes open to instrumentalists and composers, and guest artists including two outstanding figures from the French music scene: the pianist Florent Boffard and the composer Alain Louvier.

6 March - 10 March 2019

Main Stage

THEATRE

The TrialKristian Lupa

The giant of international theatre on a head-on collision with authority. Krystian Lupa revolts against the Kafkaesque reality of his homeland.

9 March 2019

21:00Upper Stage

MUSIC

L’Ensemble ensembleEve Risser

A unique musical quintet. Compositions that seek to liberate musical expression and enjoyment, with rhythms and dreamy sounds, from the most daring representative of contemporary French improvisation.

17 March 2019

Multiple stages & Outside the Onassis Stegi

MUSIC

Open Day | Heterotopies

Once again, the Onassis Stegi opens its doors to all. The 7th Open Day is dedicated to the avant-garde music of the East, the presentation of various composers and sounds that create a dialogue between East and West, an artistic adventure of reversals and transformations, through events, shows and concerts that will delight all ages.

21 March 2019

21:00Upper Stage

MUSIC

Cycle TransformationsTHE HELLENIC PROJECT

New listening experiences in a playful, experimental, challenging way. We are into our fourth cycle of "Transformation" concerts!

28 March 2019

21:00Upper Stage

MUSIC

Diotima Quartet“The new ruins of Athens”: Works by Béla Bartók and Alexandros Markeas

Both composers set out to combine traditional and art music, the sounds of their homeland with the feel of their era, and also look back–in their own way–to Beethoven. The concertsʼ works are performed by the internationally acclaimed quartet Diotima.

31 March 2019

Main Stage

DANCE

Dancing to connect

Think you know nothing about contemporary dance? That you’d fall flat on your face if you had to walk across the stage? Then you’re just what we are looking for. Because in “Dancing to Connect” we’re not looking for talented dancers—what we want are daring teenagers who want to express themselves.

1 April - 31 May 2019

Cost: Free admission

ADULTS

Workshop on the organization and access policy of archival sources“an unsigned watercolor”

At event, we will learn about best practices for the organization of and access to archival sources and literary documents, with the Cavafy archive as our point of departure.

3 April - 4 April 2019

Exhibition Hall

MUSIC

Data Mining / Live ScoringAlexandros Drymonitis – ARTéfacts ensemble

A multimedia performance which brings together new technologies and acoustic music, the random and the topical, sound and light. The ARTéfacts ensemble takes on a new challenge: performing a score generated in real time by an algorithm which draws dynamically on data from the internet.

5 April - 7 April 2019

Inside & Outside the Onassis Stegi

MUSIC

Borderline Festival 2019

In its ninth year, Borderline, the most adventurous music festival in Athens, returns more timely than ever. The Onassis Stegi, in collaboration with the Irtijal Festival of experimental music in Beirut, brings us the most contemporary and avant-garde sounds of the international musical stage, in concerts, dj sets, screenings, and talks.

7 April - 24 April 2019

Exhibition Hall

TALKS & THOUGHTS

For Ever More Images?Designing a cybermachine for the 21st century

Which images from the 21st century would we launch into space in a time capsule? Interactive exhibitions, lectures and workshops send us on a voyage into the universe of images all around us and explore the limits on their production, dissemination and signification.

12 April - 14 April 2019

Main Stage

DANCE

FadedIoannis Mandafounis

What materials make up a dancer’s life? Ioannis Mandafounis stages his own grand finale, with autobiographical elements and touches of humor, offering a secret peek at the life onstage and behind the scenes.

15 April 2019

19:00Main Stage

TALKS & THOUGHTS

Werner HerzogIn conversation with Paul Holdengräber

Versatile, impossible to pigeon-hole and always artistically unorthodox, Werner Herzog has never stopped finding ways to breathe new life into the conversation around film. The director of the LIVE lecture series broadcast from New York Public Library, Paul Holdengräber, takes the audience on a journey around the superbly restless mind of one of the contemporary arts’ great personalities.

19 April - 21 April 2019

Upper Stage

THEATRE

Onassis Youth Festival 2019

Students leave the schoolroom and hit the stage. They are “taught” by artists instead of teachers. Adventurous teens are inspired by three adventurous cities: Athens, Alexandria, Beirut. Their vehicle is their own festival, Onassis Youth Festival, which comes to rock the stage.

19 April - 20 April 2019

20:30Main Stage

MUSIC

GILGAMESH epicZad Moultaka

An artist from Lebanon and seven musicians from Greece and Italy grapple with the “Epic of Gilgamesh”, a text older than Homeric poetry. Sumerian King Gilgamesh fights the dark side of himself. An opera for eight musicians and video.

23 April 2019

21:00Main Stage

CINEMA

Awards by the Hellenic Film Academy2019 Iris – Award Ceremony

In this star-studded anniversary edition of the 10th Hellenic Film Academy Awards, we honour all the people who distinguished themselves while working in front of or behind the cameras in the most talked-about Greek films of the year, with the help of many surprise guests.

1 - 31 May 2019

Cost: Free participation

CHILDREN

The "Junior Robinson Crusoes" of the ELEPAP Rehabilitation Centre for People with Disabilities... at seaPrimary-school children with or without disabilities discover the art of sailing

"Haul up the mainsail", as the primary school pupils who have the opportunity to board a sailboat and learn the secrets of seamanship will soon be shouting. So what are the tiller, the jib and the mainsail? If the captain tells you to go to the stern asap, will you run forwards or backwards? Do you want to find out? Then become a Junior Robinson Crusoe

24 May 2019

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

SCHOOLS

BIG BANG FESTIVAL 5Experience an explosion of music!

Whether you are still a toddler or you are running the place down, in other words if you are aged between… 0 and 12 years old, you should know that this music festival was made especially for you; so that you can hear new stuff, so that you can play and discover sounds, tunes and rhythms.

25 - 26 May 2019

Multiple stages

MUSIC

BIG BANG FESTIVAL 5

Come through the doors of the Onassis Stegi and discover the wildest musical kaleidoscope. If your kids are between… 0 and 12 years old, there is a music festival made especially for them; sounds, tunes and beats that will intrigue them taking part into the adventure.

30 May - 2 June 2019

20:30Main Stage

DANCE

O MedeaTrajal Harrell

A seven-person Chorus in the role of Medea re-reads the work’s ethical and political issues, revising them for a contemporary context. How would Medea speak, dance, and take her revenge in 2019?

7 June - 9 June 2019

Inside & Outside the Onassis Stegi

MUSIC

Tectonics Athens 2019

With references to Fluxus, John Cage and no wave, Tectonics Athens 2019 traces avant-garde musical practice and explores their impact on the 21st century. Improvisation, sound art, traditional sounds, and electronic noise collide and combine, around the central core of the “here and now” of live music.

1 June 2016 - 31 December 2019

COLLABORATIONS

InterfacesNew Models and Practices for Audience Development in Contemporary Music in Europe

Eight countries join forces in this innovative interdisciplinary project which seeks to introduce audiences to cutting-edge work by musicians and sound artists.

1 September 2016 - 31 December 2018

COLLABORATIONS

iDanceProviding access to contemporary dance education for people with disabilities

People with and without disabilities dance as part of the European iDance programme, showing that we can all access culture through dance.

1 September 2017 - 31 December 2019

COLLABORATIONS

Europe Jazz Network

The Onassis Stegi has joined the Europe Jazz Network, the largest European network of music producers, artists and institutions specializing in contemporary music and the art of improvisation.

1 September 2017 - 1 September 2021

Send you application now for the "Open Call: European Media Artists in Residence Exchange 2019 by the European Media Art Platform". Click here to read more.

COLLABORATIONS

The European Media Art Platform - EMAP

11 European partners with the same goal: to support up-and-coming media artists in order to create new works.

1 September 2018 - 30 September 2019

COLLABORATIONS

RESHAPE

RESHAPE is a research and development project that brings together arts organizations from the Euro-Mediterranean to jointly create innovative organizational models and reflect on concrete answers to performing arts’ crucial challenges.

1 September 2018 - 30 September 2019

COLLABORATIONS

Europe Beyond Access

Europe Beyond Access is a four-year programme between seven major European theatre and dance organizations aiming to bring disabled performing artists into the mainstream of the European cultural scene.

1 September 2018 - 30 September 2021

COLLABORATIONS

Big Bang

The European network Big Bang brings together 12 cultural institutions around Europe aims to improve the quality of music for children, through exploration and adventure.

1 September 2018 - 30 September 2021

COLLABORATIONS

European ARTificial Intelligence Lab

The European ARTificial Intelligence Lab brings together AI related scientific and technological topics to general citizens and art audiences.

1 November 2018 - 31 May 2019

11:00Onassis Library (Amalias Avenue 56)
Cost: Free admission

SCHOOLS

The History of BookbindingLearn how to make pages into a book

You don’t have to be Harry Potter to change loose pages into a book. You just need to discover the secrets of bookbinding, the ways we can use to bind the pages so that they can take the form of a book.

16 October 2018

11:00
Cost: 5€ per student

SCHOOLS

“Noises Off” by Michael FraynEktoras Lygizos

This year at the Stegi all Noises are Offstage! The stage rotates by 180 degrees and the audience witness the pandaemonium that reigns backstage, as a troupe are trying to stage a theatrical farce.

1 November 2018 - 31 May 2019

​Cost: Free admission

SCHOOLS

The art of recyclingChildren and young people with or without disability become co-creators to discover all that unites them.

Can a seemingly useless object get a new lease of life? Sometimes, original ideas are born when one doesn’t take anything for granted, when one looks beyond what seems obvious.

1 November 2018 - 31 May 2019

Cost: Free admission

SCHOOLS

«Join us!»Your future colleagues sit next to you at school.

What’s your dream? How much are you weighed down by all those ‘musts’? Onassis Foundation Scholars come to your classroom to share the myths and truths of professional life.

1 November 2018 - 31 May 2019

Cost: Free admission

FAMILIES

Boarding pass for autismFrom check-in to take-off: Children and young persons with autism learn not to be afraid to “spread their wings”

How easy or difficult is it for a child or adolescent with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to be on a flight? How can we, as fellow passengers, help?

1 November 2018 - 31 May 2019

11:00Onassis Library (Amalias Avenue 56)
Cost: Free admission

SCHOOLS

The History of TypographyHave you always been curious about the way your schoolbooks and the books you love to read are printed? If so, this is your workshop.

Can you imagine how difficult it used to be to get a book? Spreading knowledge was hard and incredibly expensive. All that was before Gutenberg invented mass produced type, i.e. the mechanical reproduction of texts on paper. Would you like to know how he did it?

1 November 2018 - 31 May 2019

11:00Onassis Library (Amalias Avenue 56)
Cost: Free admission

SCHOOLS

Make a Digital BookLearn how to make an e-book step by step

A workshop to show us that thanks to new technologies we can change an Onassis Library book into an e-book.

1 November 2018 - 31 May 2019

11:00
Cost: Free admission

SCHOOLS

Music loves autismGroups of children, from within and outside the spectrum of autism, take up the ‘beat’, composing an interactive symphony of togetherness.

Communication without words͢—that is, music. In this workshop, sounds and musical instruments help kids free up their emotions and develop their social skills.

1 November 2018 - 31 May 2019

11:00Onassis Library (Amalias Avenue 56)
Cost: Free admission

SCHOOLS

The History of WritingDiscover symbols, systems and words

The history of writing is nothing but the history of humanity, whose aim has always been communication. Long before emails, sms, emoticons and messenger, people designed symbols and invented various systems to send their messages. Find out about them.

3 November 2018 - 4 May 2019

11:00Onassis Library (Amalias Avenue 56)
Cost: Free admission

SCHOOLS

The History of EngravingBooks are full of visual art treasures. Join us and we will discover them together.

This workshop is like a dual journey. The first stop is the Onassis Library and the second the School of Fine Arts. Let’s thumb through books and discover engravings that will make them more attractive. Above all, join us to discover the great art of engraving.

3 November - 11 November 2018

17:00
Participation Cost: 40 € (for all four workshops in the cycle)

ADULTS

Games in open spaces: design fascinating hybrid games with the aid of technologyThe Onassis Stegi invites the teachers to play

Are your students glued to their mobile screen? Now they can be set free while they combine the digital with the real world. Because now you can inspire them with interactive games, tell original stories of the city or explore events and various topics.

10 November 2018

11:00Onassis Library (Amalias Avenue 56)
Cost: Free admission

CHILDREN

Athens: City of the FutureCan you imagine how Athens will be in 100 years?

Robotics, artificial intelligence, collective intelligence, drones, 3-D printers, and augmented reality extend the city’s possibilities and limits. How will we live in the cities of tomorrow? Bring your ideas, suggestions, and imagination, and we’ll build a city of the future together.

22 November 2018 - 19 April 2019

11:00
Cost: 5 € per student

SCHOOLS

Bubble JamBecome the stars of the most cyber performance

This is a different performance. Bubble Jam is an interactive game that expects you and your schoolmates to shape a scenario live, with your smartphone in hand.

24 November 2018

11:00Onassis Library (Amalias Avenue 56)
Cost: Free Admission

CHILDREN

Paintelling: Signs and monsters in AthensInteractive versions of mythical stories

Run fast, we’ve got an important mission: to find the monsters that are terrorizing the city and hiding the rainbow. It’s no simple case, but a true adventure!

1 December - 15 December 2018

10:30Onassis Library (Amalias Avenue 56)
Cost: Free Admission

CHILDREN

Onassis Library Realities LabDiscover the multiple dimensions of art in four amazing activities.

What do you need to create your own virtual reality? Two hours in the Onassis Library, which offers you rich material, specifically consoles, tablets, VR and AR technology and the guidance of specialist educators, who will help you create your own works of digital art.

5 December 2018 - 30 April 2019

11:00
Participation Cost: 32 € (for all three workshops in the cycle)

ADULTS

The material gifts 65+We are introduced to the secrets of various materials and we create our own household objects and artworks

How can a material grow into a useful object or work of art? We draw inspiration and knowhow from artisans and artists; in this workshop we get to know, handle and work with a material until we transform it and give it a new lease of life.

1 January - 30 April 2019

Cost: Free admission

SCHOOLS

Composing sounds using digital appsDo you want to learn how everyday sounds may become music? Create your own composition using digital tools.

Did you know that music can be something like a Lego construction? That you can use plain, everyday sounds to build your musical composition step by step? In this workshop, we will show you how to do it through digital technology.

1 January - 30 April 2019

Onassis Library (Amalias Avenue 56)
Cost: Free admission

SCHOOLS

Life like an open bookA production created and performed by people with mental retardation

A production we build step by step as we leaf through the books of our lives together. Experiences, phrases, emotions and moments that have defined us, and which describe what disability means for each of us, provide us with the inspiration to write—and perform, of course!—our own original theatrical work.

11 January - 19 January 2019

17:00
Participation Cost: 40 € (for all four workshops in the cycle)

ADULTS

Instructing algorithmic citizensTeachers design activities on digital rights

Cyberspace has its own rules. In this workshop we familiarize ourselves with the new concepts that concern its function and our rights and we learn how to design educational activities to inform and protect the citizens of tomorrow.

22 January 2019

11:00
Cost: 5€ per student

SCHOOLS

"Three Sisters" by Anton ChekhovDimitris Xanthopoulos

There aren’t plays for grown-ups and plays just for kids. The Onassis Stegi makes its theatrical performances accessible to high school students and invites them to meet and talk to the people staging them. Because everything that Chekhov’s characters can’t get off their minds matters to us all.

31 January - 30 June 2019

Onassis Library (Amalias Avenue 56)
Cost: Free admission

ADULTS

Cavafy Archive Research Seminar Series for 2018-19Researchers of Cavafy’s work share their findings with the public

Join the intellectual current of important researchers of Cavafy’s poetry, follow work-in-progress talks by scholars and academics, and take part in the conversation.

1 February - 31 March 2019

Cost: Free admission

CHILDREN

Create a bag with your imaginationA visual arts workshop where children grasp the power of teamwork through the magic of creativity

What materials do you need to make an ‘imaginary’ bag? In this visual arts workshop, children become a team, give free rein to their creativity and hone their unique skills.

1 February - 31 May 2019

Cost: Free admission

SCHOOLS

We turn works of art into soundsFind your own music with the help of musicians and visual artists drawing inspiration from a contemporary work of art.

A picture is not only a thousand words, it is a thousand sounds. And we are here to prove it. Come and observe a contemporary work of art from up close and then turn it into music. Isn’t that really something? Visual artists and musicians will join you in the museum and at your school and they are there to help you imagine new sounds and make your own composition.

2 February 2019

11:00Onassis Library (Amalias Avenue 56)
Cost: Free admission

TEENAGERS

Create your own Digital Narrative IPut on your digital headset and discover the treasures of the Onassis Library

Have you ever tried on a virtual reality headset and seen the world through other eyes? If not, now is your chance! Using this technology, together we will create a unique guided tour for the Onassis Library.

20 February - 20 March 2019

18:30Onassis Library (Amalias Avenue 56)
Cost: Free admission

ADULTS

Changing Greek realities: Athanasios PsalidasWe focus on the radical philosophical thought of Athanasios Psalidas, a key figure of the Neohellenic Enlightenment

How did the ideas of the European Enlightenment make their way to Greece? How did people think during the era that gave rise to the Greek Revolution of 1821?

23 February 2019

11:00Onassis Library (Amalias Avenue 56)
Cost: Free admission

TEENAGERS

Create Your Own Digital Narrative IIA tour of the Onassis Library using augmented reality technology

Museum curator? Programmer or perhaps writer? In this workshop you’ll combine all three identities, using augmented reality technology to create an original digital platform for the Onassis Library, a digital tour that will make our experience of it soar.

18 March 2019

Onassis Library (Amalias Avenue 56)
Cost: Admission is free

TEENAGERS

Books as works of artA workshop on the art of bookbinding

School and university students—legally deaf, hard of hearing and people with normal hearing—will get to know a different aspect of books. Using Greek Sign Language, they will learn, during the course of this workshop, how to bind book pages together in a creative way and how to make book covers—creating their own unique notebooks in the process.

3 March 2019

11:00Onassis Library (Amalias Avenue 56)
Cost: Free admission 

CHILDREN

Give and Take in AthensSee up close how trade has shaped Athens

Trade was always in the nature of Greeks. That’s why we’ve planned a walk through Athens, so young and old can come to know its financial centers and see how trade and the economy have shaped the city.

16 March - 13 April 2019

11:00Onassis Library (Amalias Avenue 56)
Cost: Free admission

CHILDREN

Little Sailors: Wind in our sails!A workshop about winds and future sea dogs

One of the four elements of Nature—perhaps the most playful—takes center stage in our workshop. The wind comes to sweep us off onto a journey of knowledge and discovery. We learn how winds are created, what their names are, and also myths about them.

18 March - 22 March 2019

Cost: Free admission

ADULTS

Cavafy Goes to UniversityCavafy joins university students in the classroom

Students of Greek Literature and Fine Arts and Art Sciences approach Cavafy from various points of departure through two creative workshops.

5 March - 31 March 2019

Cost: Free Admission

SCHOOLS

Dancing to ConnectAdventurous students discover contemporary dance

Think you know nothing about contemporary dance? That you’d fall flat on your face if you had to walk across the stage? Then you’re just what we are looking for. Because in “Dancing to Connect” we’re not looking for talented dancers—what we want are daring teenagers who want to express themselves.

30 March 2019

11:00Onassis Library (Amalias Avenue 56)
Cost: Free Admission

CHILDREN

Mystery at the Onassis LibrarySolve the mystery hidden in the Onassis Library, following tracks hidden in the city center, step by step.

The Onassis Library needs you. Come solve the puzzle it’s been hiding for years! Follow the tracks out into the city center, interview witnesses, meet philosophers, and solve the mystery.

6 April - 7 April 2019

Onassis Library (Amalias Avenue 56)
Participation Cost: 15 €

ADULTS

Cavafy Goes to SchoolA workshop that will help you discover each student’s talents and inclinations.

How can you get every student in the class to participate? Cavafy’s work becomes a means by which we uncover hidden talents, enliven the classroom, and learn using the particular abilities each of us carries within.

6 April - 12 April 2019

11:00
Participation Cost: 30 € (for all three workshops in the cycle)

ADULTS

Architecture and the City: How to plan architectural events for childrenEducators/Teachers learn about the architect’s craft

In this workshop, the teachers will approach basic architectural concepts and will be called upon to become architects themselves through assignments and theory.

20 April 2019

11:00Onassis Library (Amalias Avenue 56)
Cost: Free admission

CHILDREN

Athens Fairytopia: In search of the lost IlissosWe discover Athens and create a 3-D map of the city following the Ilissos River

The Ilissos River was once the watery heart of Athens. And it still is, though now it runs… under the city’s pavement. Come and hear stories about the city and create your own colorful, 3-D map.

4 May 2019

11:00Onassis Library (Amalias Avenue 56)
Cost: Free admission

TEENAGERS

Framing AthensA photography workshop for teens in the center of Athens

People travel from all corners of the globe to photograph Athens. Now it’s our turn! We’ll take our cameras and cell phones and go out on a photowalk, recording the city and its monuments as we see them.

10 - 31 May 2019

19:00Onassis Library (Amalias Avenue 56)
Cost: Free admission

ADULTS

Series of Open Classes at the Cavafy Archive 2018-19Cavafy and poets of his age: “Exquisite instruments from that mystic company”

The notion of “the beautiful,” the codification of homosexuality, existential pain, foreboding, and other themes on which poets including Cavafy, Karyotakis, Palamas, Stefan George, Paul Valéry and Hugo von Hofmannsthal touch in their poetry.

11 May - 8 June 2019

11:00
Participation cost: 10 € per child plus 10 € per adult (for a total of two meetings at each neighbourhood)

FAMILIES

What secrets is the city hiding?Discover the architecture of Athens' urban villages

How well do you know your city? Pedestrian zones, squares, arcades and buildings tell stories about Athens and its people. Take your parents by the hand and come explore with us different neighbourhoods so that we can understand the role architecture plays in our lives.

8 July - 14 July 2019

10:00Onassis Library (Amalias Avenue 56)
Cost: Free admission

ADULTS

International Cavafy Summer School 2019: Cavafy’s Orient/ationsResearchers from all over the world come together at a single table and share their personal journeys to and through Cavafy’s work

The Onassis Foundation and the Cavafy Archive, invites you to participate to the 3rd Cavafy International Summer School “Cavafy’s Orient/ ations”, discuss along with great scientists and researchers of the Alexandrian poet, and share your personal path to the cavafian work. Submit your application due 31.1.2019 and learn more.

26 October - 30 October 2018

19:30Exhibition Hall & Upper Stage

FESTIVALS

Body Politics

Six artists from different corners of the planet whose works showcase the body as a field of research, but also as a tool for making political claims in today’s world.

24 November 2018

Main Stage

DESIGN

Digitized 2018

The breathtaking changes of the digital era call for originality, inspiration and innovation. Architects of our digital routine from all over the world, decode the new concepts in an extrovert, influential convention.