published 10.06.2015

Narcissus Now Media Alert

by Onassis Foundation USA

The Onassis Foundation presents the ONASSIS FESTIVAL NY 2015 ~ Narcissus Now: The Myth Reimagined from October 8-11, 2015, an entertaining four-day festival of arts and ideas for curious minds of all ages — scholars and novices alike. Festival events will be held at the Onassis Cultural Center NY in Olympic Tower, at BAM in Brooklyn, on a walking tour of New York City, and in Astoria.

With FREE ADMISSION for all, Narcissus Now: The Myth Reimagined is a festival experience you don’t want to miss. The events feature a fascinating mix of 40 entertaining and informative performances, installations, talks, readings, discussions, hands-on activities and more in the fields of music, visual art, science, literature, choreography, film and animation, culinary arts, fashion and digital media. For families, Sunday, October 11 is dedicated to you. Join us for a weekend of experiences you’ll be talking about for years.

WHAT: Onassis Festival NY 2015 ~ Narcissus Now: The Myth Reimagined

ENTRY: FREE ADMISSION; Reservations required for some events.

WHEN: Thursday-Monday, October 8-12, 2015

HOURS: 
Thursday 10/8 7 pm-9 pm
Friday 10/9 11am-7 pm; Off site in Astoria: 8 -10 pm
Saturday 10/10 11am-7:30 pm; Off site at BAM: 9-11 pm
Sunday 10/11 9 am-3 pm

ADDED: Monday 10/12: 10 am- 8 pm for all visual art in the atrium and gallery.

WHO: Over 70 performers and participants including — but not limited to — Heléne Alexopoulos, Jonah Bokaer, Bruce High Quality Foundation, Vanessa Grigoriadis, Jenny Holzer, Jennifer Homans, Stavros Gasparatos, Paul Giamatti, Konstantin Kakanias, Angelo Plessas, Narciso Rodriguez, Lorin Stein, Judith Thurman and more.

WHERE: Onassis Cultural Center NY – Olympic Tower
645 5th Ave, NYC, Entrances on 51st &52nd Streets btw Madison & Fifth Ave

For more detailed list of events, performers, presenters, and more: onassisfestivalny.org.

Information about the Onassis Foundation (USA): www.onassisusa.org

MEDIA CONTACTS:

Bruce Mason

Bruce.A.Mason@gmail.com
917 541 9014

Maria Galanou
mgalanou@onassisusa.org
917 732 7167