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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.

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.

17 October - 18 October 2018

17:00
Participation cost: 20 €

ADULTS

Music for DIY ElectronicsMusic for DIY 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.

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

A emotions workshop, open to the whole familyFrom the parents’ arms into the arms of the group

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.

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.

20 October 2018 - 16 February 2019

16:00

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.

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

A modern, lyrical puppet theatre for older children, with live music and radical intentions; it’s this year’s original ‘away from home’ performance produced by the Onassis Cultural Centre for high-school students, teachers and other special audience groups unable to travel long distances, such as school students or other people from remote parts of the country, internees, the elderly and the chronically ill.

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?

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

CHILDREN

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

​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

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

SCHOOLS

The History of Typography

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 Book

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 OCC 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 - 22 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.

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.

1 February - 30 April 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.

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.

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.

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.

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 - 16 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.

5 March - 31 March 2019

Cost: Free Admission

SCHOOLS

Dancing to ConnectAdventurous students discover contemporary dance.

You think you know nothing about contemporary dance? That if you walk on stage you’ll fall flat on your face? You are just what we are looking for. Because in Dancing to Connect we are not looking for dancers, but for daring adolescents 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 - 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.

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)

CHILDREN

Architecture and the CityMonastiraki, Syntagma and Psyrri reveal their secrets.

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.

24 May 2019

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

CHILDREN

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.