The Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation USA and the Onassis Cultural Center are located in Olympic Tower in the heart of midtown Manhattan, at 645 Fifth Avenue, entrances on 51st and 52nd Streets, between Madison and Fifth Avenues.
Onassis Cultural Center NY
Entrances on 51st or 52nd Streets between
Madison and Fifth Avenues.
Hours of Operation: March 24 to June 18, 2016
Monday to Saturday: 10 am to 6 pm
Thursdays Extended Hours: 10 am to 9 pm, beginning March 31, 2016
Admission: Free admission to all exhibitions and programs
#6 train to 51st Street and Lexington Avenue; the E train to 5th Avenue / 53rd Street; or the B, D, or F trains to 47-50 Street - Rockefeller Center (at 6th Avenue).
The closest parking facilities to the Olympic Tower
345 Park Avenue (Between 51st and 52nd Streets) New York, NY 10154
Central Parking System:
17 E 54th St (Between Madison and Fifth Avenues) New York, NY 10022
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During your Visit
The Parthenon Marble Casts Collection
On display in the Atrium of the Olympic Tower is The Parthenon Marbles Cast Collection of the City College of New York. The collection was acquired in 1852 and was one of the first sets of Parthenon marbles casts to come to the United States. Although not complete, the casts served an important educational function in the C.C.N.Y. art department's studio and art history classes for more than one hundred years. In 1992 they were placed in storage, awaiting necessary restoration.
Contemporary Art at the Atrium
Exhibitions of contemporary art, including photography and architecture, take place in the Olympic Tower Atrium, and also include specially commissioned installations by international artists inspired by Hellenic culture.