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Thursday, 28 March 2019

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.

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.

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!”

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

THEATRE

Bubble JamDaniel Wetzel (Rimini Protokoll)

“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?

24 November 2018 - 21 April 2019

Outside the Onassis Stegi

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!”

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.

18 February - 27 May 2019

17:00
Participation cost: Free

ADULTS

Entos: Kali tyxiMapping Dourgouti, the OCC's 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.

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.

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 concerts works are performed by the internationally acclaimed quartet Diotima.

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 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 organisations from the Euro-Mediterranean to jointly create innovative organisational 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 organisations 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.

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

11:00
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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

1 January - 30 April 2019

Cost: Free admission

SCHOOLS

Composing sounds through 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.

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 - 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.

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.

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.