In conjunction with the critically acclaimed exhibition A World of Emotions: Ancient Greece, 700 BC – 200 AD, on view through June 24, 2017, the Onassis Cultural Center New York is offering a dynamic roster of programs programs are designed to engage audiences in the consideration of emotions in Ancient Greek culture and how they resonate today.
Admission to the exhibition and programs is free. Following are upcoming programs organized by and presented at the Onassis Cultural Center New York in midtown Manhattan, as well as programs organized by the Center in collaboration with partner organizations and taking place elsewhere.
The signature Let’s Walk series features discussions with philosopher Simon Critchley, author John Freeman, and a variety of special guests. Critchley and Freeman lead the conversation about exhibition highlights and how emotions expressed in them resonate today in the intimate setting of the gallery. All discussions are free and take place from 6:00–7:00 pm. Advance registration required. Check event calendar to select program and register.
A series of Family Sundays brings together children and their families for interactive tours, live music, art projects, and guided conversation around a variety of themes. Sessions of scheduled programs with tours begin at 11:30 am and last approximately 75 minutes each. Free. Advance registration required. Check event calendar to select session and register. Additional drop-in art activities that do not require registration take place in the Olympic Tower Atrium from 11:30 am to 4:00 pm. During Family Sundays at Onassis, the exhibition is open to all from 11 am to 5 pm.
The Onassis Cultural Center New York offers free guided tours of A World of Emotions every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 1:00 pm through June 24. Registration is not required