The Member-Driven Learning Collective


Membership Choices


Scenius Member

One Olio Per Month

$10 / month or $100 / year


Core Scenius Member

Unlimited Olios

$30 / month or $300 / year


Patron Scenius Member

Unlimited Olios + some extra support

$60 / month or $600 / year



 
Video by Christiana Lopez


Think Olio started in a living room with a small group of friends and a professor, but it has grown into a learning collective shaped by the scenius of our community. For that reason, we're very excited to extend a membership opportunity to anyone looking to play a more tangible part in the growth of our organization.

“Scenius stands for the intelligence and the intuition of a whole cultural scene. It is the communal form of the concept of the genius.” 

Though as a concept this has always been something we've loved and casually acknowledged, it wasn't until recently that we came across the idea of scenius and realized that Brian Eno had coined the perfect term to describe our community.


All Scenius members get:

  • Access to the Scenius Community Forum
  • Invites to Living Room Salons and Private Events
  • 25% off Olios, OlioHouse, and Seminars


We like to think about Olios anti-algorithm. We’re not trying to pinpoint what you’re already into and give you more of it, we’re trying to open you up to something you never thought you’d care about. Becoming a Scenius member means you never quite know what you’ll get each time you walk into an Olio. 


Click here to see a random clip from an Olio.


Upcoming Olios


Feb 22

The Circular Road: Art and the Religious Imagination

Taught by Michael Prettyman
7 p.m. at Strand Bookstore

Sign Up - $20

Feb 25

What Would Buffy Do? Radical Feminism and the Slayer

Taught by Jamie Warren
7:30 p.m. at Neuehouse Madison Sq.

Sign Up - $20

Feb 28

Into the Mystic: Music & the Moving Image

Taught by Whitney George
7:30 p.m. at Blender Workspace

Sign Up - $20

Mar 6

The 2nd Amendment Explained

Taught by Lawrence Cappello
7:30 p.m. at Berg'n

Sign Up - $15

Mar 13

Philosophy Club | Can We Say Everything?

Taught by Jeanne Proust
7:30 p.m. at Living Room

Sign Up - $15

Mar 15

Rethinking Refugee Trauma and Mental Health

Taught by Kim Nguyen
7:30 p.m. at Living Room

Sign Up - $15

Mar 16

OlioHouse | Willpower and the Right to Be Lazy

Taught by Jeanne Proust
noon at OlioHouse | Wassaic, NY

Sign Up - $150

Mar 20

Reimagining the Carceral State: Art, Imagination, and an Abolitionist Future

Taught by Marissa Gutierrez-Vicario
7:30 p.m. at Living Room

Sign Up - $15

Mar 23

Mar 27

Urban Development: From Reconstruction to Gentrification

Taught by Lauren Hudson
7:30 p.m. at Berg'n

Sign Up - $15

Mar 28

Catfishing: The Artist as Trickster in Factual Fictions

Taught by Ted Barrow
7:30 p.m. at Blender Workspace

Sign Up - $20

May 29

Composing Beauty: Mapplethorpe’s Quest for Perfection

Taught by Jeanne Proust
7 p.m. at BAM Fisher

Sign Up - $20


Find out when we launch new classes!



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