If you have something to celebrate, or if you are seeking a location for an inspiring day out with friends or colleagues? The Van Abbemuseum offers an inspiring environment to entertain your guests. On this page you can find an overview of our facilities.
Due to precautionary corona measures, the maximum capacity of the museum spaces is restricted (last update: October 1 2020). For more information about guidelines and safety in the museum, check our precautionary measures and frequently asked questions.
For reservations, more information or a quotation, please contact the reservations department.
T: +31 (0)40 238 10 42
The auditorium is an ideal venue, designed by Maarten van Severen. The auditorium has a stage of 2.75 x 5 meters and the most up to date technical facilities such as lectern, internet, sound and light equipment. The auditorium is very suitable for briefings and presentations.
Surface total: 140 m2.
Capacity Auditorium i.c.w. corona measures:
Theatre style - 22 persons
(14 in the room and 8 on the balcony)
Normal capacity auditorium
Theatre style - 115 guests
(80 in the room and 35 on the balcony)
The studio is located in the heart of the museum and has a permanent set-up with stands. The room is equipped with internet, presentation, light and sound equipment. Great for presentations, debates, courses and workshops.
Capacity studio i.c.w. corona measures
Stands - 20 persons
Normal capacity studio
Stands - 125 persons
Carré / U shape - 20 persons
The classroom is a creative room with basic facilities. The classroom is equipped with internet access, a projector, and screen. Ideal for seminars, team meetings, brainstorming sessions and meetings.
Capacity classroom i.c.w. corona measures:
Theatre style - 11 people
Carré / U shape - 8 people
Theatre style - 40 people
Carré / U shape - 20 people
Dining admidst art works
On request, it is possible to dine admidst works from our wide collection of contemporary art, or in a particular exhibition.
The library is a special venue in our museum, designed by Maarten van Severen. It has internet acces, a projector and screen. The library is suitable for small workshops and presentations.
Capacity library i.c.w. corona measures
The libary is currently not available for group reservations
Theatre style - 25 people
Carré / U shape - 18 people
The conference room is suitable for small meetings and conferences, adjacent to the atrium of the museum cafe. It has internet access and an interactive touchscreen with built-in PC and external connectivity.
Capacity conference room i.c.w. corona measures
Carré / U shape - 4 people
Normal capacity conference room
Carré / U shape - 12 people
Karel 1 Museum Café and the adjoining terrace is designed by the Belgian designer Erwin Muer. On the mezzanine of the museum's cafe a seating and lounge area furnished, suitable for relaxed meetings or to enjoy a business lunch.
Capacity Karel 1 Museum Café i.c.w. corona measures:
30 people; maximum 4 people per table
Normal Capacity Karel 1 Museum Café:
Walking Dinner - 125 people
Sit down Dinner - 100 people
Reception - 300 people
Party - 250 people