photo by Beowulf Sheehan

Off-Site Events

The Onassis Cultural Center New York presents cultural events in collaboration with partner organizations, such as BAM and the New York Public Library, in New York City and elsewhere that spin off ideas generated by spring exhibitions and fall festivals.

09.04.2018-
09.09.2018

THE GOSPEL AT COLONUS

THE GOSPEL AT COLONUS

8:00-10:00pm, Delacorte Theater, Central Park

THE GOSPEL AT COLONUS, one of the most powerful, soul-stirring shows in theater history, makes a triumphant return to New York, lighting up the Delacorte Theater this September.

  • Performance

Wed - Sep

12

2018

The Gospel at Colonus + Screening of The Book of Clarence

The Gospel at Colonus + Screening of The Book of Clarence

7:00-9:30pm, Peter Jay Sharp Building BAM Rose Cinemas

Director Lee Breuer, composer Bob Telson, and former member of the Blind Boys of Alabama Sam Butler join BAM Executive Producer Joseph V. Melillo for an insightful, expansive conversation about The Gospel at Colonus.

  • Talk

Mon - Oct

01

2018

Ran

Ran

7:00-9:45pm, Peter Jay Sharp Building BAM Rose Cinemas

The legendary Japanese director Akira Kurosawa’s final epic is a blistering, visually spectacular re-imagining of one of...

  • Film

10.03.2018-
10.07.2018

The Bacchae

The Bacchae

7:30-9:00pm, BAM Harvey Theater

One of Euripides’ greatest surviving works thrashes to new life in the hands of Anne Bogart and the renowned SITI Company. In this cautionary parable of hubris and fear of the unknown, chaos erupts when the balance of civilization swings towards tyranny.

  • Theater

Fri - Oct

05

2018

On Fear and Governance

On Fear and Governance

6:00-7:00pm, BAM Fisher Hillman Studio

French philosopher Michel Foucault points to a moment in Euripides’ The Bacchae when the messenger contemplates....

  • Talk

Mon - Oct

15

2018

The Arbor

The Arbor

7:00-8:45pm, Peter Jay Sharp Building BAM Rose Cinemas

This mesmerizing, endlessly inventive hybrid of documentary and fiction breathes life into the...

  • Film

Sat - Oct

20

2018

On Confronting Silence

On Confronting Silence

6:00-7:00pm, BAM Fisher Hillman Studio

“Who will believe thee?” In Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure, Isabel threatens to reveal...

  • Talk

Mon - Oct

29

2018

Whose Streets?

Whose Streets?

8:00-9:45pm, Peter Jay Sharp Building BAM Rose Cinemas

Plunging the viewer onto the frontlines of protest in Ferguson, Missouri, in the aftermath of...

  • Film

Thu - Nov

01

2018

On the Force of Truth

On the Force of Truth

6:00-7:00pm, BAM Fisher Hillman Studio

The concept of satyagraha, or nonviolent resistance, is described by Gandhi as “the Force which is born of Truth.”...

  • Talk

Mon - Dec

03

2018

Taxi

Taxi

7:00-8:30pm, Peter Jay Sharp Building BAM Rose Cinemas

Director Jafar Panahi, after being banned from making films by the Iranian government, posed as a taxi driver...

  • Film