Εκδηλώσεις | Στέγη Ιδρύματος Ωνάση / ONASSIS CULTURAL CENTRE

22 May - 28 May 2017

16 December 2016 - 7 June 2017


Flix it at the Onassis Cultural Centre

Discover once a month, a cinematic experience and another way to view cinema by Flix.gr and the OCC.

16 May - 16 July 2017

Diplareios School (Theatrou sq 3, Athens centre)
Free admission


TomorrowsUrban fictions for possible futures

Artists, architects and designers tell stories about the cities of tomorrow. The exhibition presents utopian and dystopian scenarios, where the future becomes a tool of understanding present itself.

19 - 25 May 2017

To watch The Encounter online, viewers will simply need to visit sgt.gr at 19:00 on 19 May and click ‘Play’ on the video (scroll down).

Viewers must wear headphones to experience the show’s binaural sound design (3D sound).

The Encounter online will be available on YouTube for 1 week until 7pm on 25 May 2017.


The award winning "The Encounter" by Complicite on sgt.gr

An ‘exotic’ hi-tech experience beams us into the tropical rain forests of the Amazon and into the realms of the subconscious. Our guide, the founder of the company that would go on to change the contemporary theatre for good: Simon McBurney in person!

24 May - 11 June 2017

20:30Main Stage
Early Bird presale from 28 March 2017 | 25 - 28 - 32 €
Limited Early Bird tickets - Up to 4 tickets per buyer

General ticket sale from 26 April 2017
Full price: 7 - 15 - 25 - 30 - 35 - 40 - 45 €
Reduced, Friend & Small groups (5-9 people): 12 - 20 - 24 - 28 - 32 - 36 €
Large groups (10+ people): 11 - 18 - 21 - 25 - 28 - 32 €
People with disabilities & Unemployed: 5 € | Companions: 10 €

Group ticket reservations at groupsales@sgt.gr


Dimitris PapaioannouThe Great Tamer

Involving 10 performers on stage, "The Great Tamer" takes shape around the notion that human life can be seen as a journey of discovery, an exploration for hidden treasure, an inner archaeological excavation for meaning.

26 - 27 May 2017

21:00Upper Stage
Full price: 12 €
Reduced, Friend & Small groups (5-9 people): 10 €
Large groups (10+ people): 9 €
People with disabilities & Unemployed: 5 € | Companions: 7 €

Residents of Neos Kosmos & Koukaki: 5 € (on presentation of ID and a utility bill with a Neos Kosmos or Koukaki address)

Group ticket reservations at groupsales@sgt.gr


ARTéfacts ensemble & UrbanDig ProjectMusic for a New World

Neos Kosmos, the unique Athens neighbourhood, is to serve once again as the starting point for an unpredictable musical journey from Ochi Paizoume and the ARTéfacts ensemble.

1 June 2016 - 31 December 2019


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


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.

28 May 2017

10:00Upper Stage
Free entrance, on a first come first served basis. Reservation is required. Click here to reserve your seat.

Students will receive certificate of attendance.


Symposium: Gender & IdentityUnderstanding Sexuality and LGBTQ+ Intersections of Diversity

Α symposium for gender identities and sexual orientation by Onassis Cultural Centre, national LGBTQ+ helpline 11528, Deree – The American College of Greece and the U.S. Embassy in Athens.

1 October 2016 - 31 May 2017

Free (including the cost of materials, transport and entry)


Contemporary Art: experiencing is understanding!School children get up close and personal with contemporary art

What’s the link between an ancient amphora and a comic? Can the figures on red-figure pottery inspire a choreography? The OCC turns school children into appreciators and creators of contemporary art.

1 October 2016 - 31 May 2017


The journeyVisual creativity programme in residences hosting unaccompanied child refugees

We go on trips to museums, discover what contemporary culture means and create art-works together on a journey through the world of immigration, memory and hope.

19 October 2016 - 7 June 2017

Cost: 72 € (for each Cycle)


Zoom at the Backstage: The Young OCC's Reporters

Do you want to be a journalist, a photographer or a graphic designer? Come with us!

31 October 2016 - 4 June 2017



The call of the wildEleni Efthymiou directs Jack London’s allegorical novel

How can adversity help us discover our inner strength and real self? A stage adaptation of Jack London’s much-loved novel tours schools around Greece.

31 October 2016 - 4 June 2017

11:00Outside the Onassis Stegi


The call of the wildJack London's allegorical novel, directed for the stage by Eleni Efthymiou, takes to the road and heads for schools, institutions and far-flung parts of Greece

How can adversity help us discover our inner strength and real self? Listen to the song of your pack and discover who you are.

1 November 2016 - 31 May 2017



“Hack” Your ClassroomMake your classroom just like you want it!

My classroom has poor sound insulation. Is there anything I can do about it? Can I design a... "smart" desk? Of course you can: just press Enter on the 3D printer.

1 January - 31 May 2017



Authentic PlayAuthentic joy and lots of fun from the OCC in nursery, primary and special schools

But what are the rules of the game. Express yourself freely through your body, be courteous, respect others, trust and —most importantly— enjoy the game: it’s fun!

1 January - 31 May 2017



My landscape in soundsSound and lessons: Geography, History, New Technologies, Music and Art

What tales have the neighbourhoods around the OCC to tell us? First we listen, then we record, and finally we map Neos Kosmos, Nea Smyrni, Kallithea and Plaka.

1 January - 31 May 2017


The OCC: digital playTwo open-access digital libraries on art and technology, based on OCC productions

We play on our computers and learn with the Zoom Net & My Design digital applications.

1 January - 31 May 2017

€  per student


The incredible journeyA participatory performance with music, film techniques and movement from the films of Georges Méliès

Get yourself on screen and save Georges Méliès! Humour, fantasy, magic tricks and visual effects for the silent era director and master illusionist.

16 March - 25 May 2017

Cost: 80 €


New dancers 65+ | AdvancedI dance for the future

A street ballet workshop for people over 65 based on Patricia Apergi’s production Cementary.

17 March - 30 May 2017

Participation cost: Free


Journalistic flashback to the 80sBackpack journalism means packing a smartphone and a laptop in your backpack and being a journalist!

“Backpack journalism" is a hands-on, interactive workshop for secondary school children. A backpack with a smartphone and a laptop is all you need to produce journalism that will make its way around the world.

21 March - 30 May 2017

Cost: 80 €


The voice at the OCC: Women in Greek songA workshop on the human voice

We create an orchestra of voices to perform Lena Platonos, Flery Dadonaki, Danai Stratigopoulou and other important female figures in Greek song.

14 May - 18 June 2017

11:00Outside the Onassis Stegi
Cost: 54 €


Pavements: our city in miniature

Starting with the pavements around the OCC itself, come see the city through the eyes of its junior inhabitants and envision Athens’ future!

26 May 2017

Cost: 5 € per student


Music for Neos KosmosA musical experiment in Neos Kosmos, the "New World" the OCC calls home, from the ARTéfacts ensemble and the Ochi Paizoume performing art group

Musical compositions inspired by real-life experiences and stories from the OCC’s local neighborhood. So set out along the ever-surprising musical route created by the Ochi Paizoume group and the ARTéfacts ensemble.

27 - 28 May 2017

11:00Diplareios School (Theatrou sq 3, Athens centre)
Participation is free.

Full attendance is required. Please reserve your participation at the workshop until May 25th, 2017 by completing the registration form. Due to limited space, participants will be selected by the instructors and should confirm their attendance on the next day of the reservation deadline.


Impossible Place: Critical Design and Urban SpacesStrange Telemetry (Tobias Revell and Georgina Voss)

A two-day workshop that will introduce participants to the basic principles of Speculative and Critical Design (SCD), and their application to an urban context.