family offers

Children's art club. Every child an artist

Are you between 6 and 10 years old? Do you enjoy looking at paintings, but mostly enjoy painting yourself? Come to the Van Abbemseum. Click here to see when the Children's art club is organised. Every meeting of the Children's art club is guided by two museumteachers and the subject is different every week. There is a group limit of 20 children, The costs are  €6 per child.

Dates and reservations

On the programme page you will find the exact dates of the Children's art club. You can reserve a spot with the form. 

Voor more information you can call us on: +31 (0)40 238 10 42. We recommend reserving. During weekends please contact the counter through: +31 (0)40 238 10 97.

Theatre Tour: Lost in Art

Hey psst…. Do you know me? I am Loek, the small sign indicating your location in Google Maps.

Through the internet I take you around the world. Now I want to go into the real world to view the Van Abbemuseum with you. I want to take a look behind the art, or feel what it is like when you blow against it, or feel what it does to you when you imitate it.

Because…. I want to get lost in art!

Will you help Loek to discover the art and the world around her?

Are you going to help Loek experience the art and the world around her?

Loek takes you through the collection presentation The Way Beyond Art. The tour is intended for the entire family. The recommended age is 6+, but younger brothers and sisters are of course also welcome. This tour is in Dutch.

Dates and reservations

Click here to see when the next theatre tour will be organised. The costs are €3,- per person, children until 5 years old can join for free. We recommend making reservations in advance. If you have questions you can always call to +31 (0)40 238 10 42. If you have questions during the weekend you can ask them at the cash register: +31 (0)40 238 10 97.Every first sunday of the month there will be a sign interpreter attending the tour, so the tour will be accessible for family members who are deaf or hard of hearing. On the programme page you will find the exact dates of the Theatre Tour. You can reserve a spot with the form.

In collaboration with Theater in Context - Ingrid Duindam and Mirjam Veldhuijzen van Zanten.

Actrices: Rebecca Schoolmeesters and Raisa Melo Fortes.
Interpreter (every first Sunday of the month): Orissa Oldenburger

Family art club

Families! Do you like looking at artworks together and be creative? Click here to see when the next Family Arts Club will take place. Being busy with art is not only educational, it's also fun! Each Family Art Club has a new theme and a new challenging assignment, coupled with one of the current exhibitions.

Dates and reservations

For more information about the Children's Art Club and the Family Art Club visit this link.

Museum Dice Game

Are you visiting the Van Abbemuseum with your family? In that case you may be interested in playing the Museum Dice Game. Find a room with interesting art works, throw your dice and answer questions with different categories, like ‘Join the investigation!’, ‘Are you in?’ and ‘Imagine’. The game consists of a dice with figures and a card with questions in the different categories, which helps you to interact with the art more easily. Roll yourself through the museum!

You can buy the Museum Dice Game for for €2,- at the cash register. The game is suitable for children of four years and older.

Concept by Kröller-Müller Museum. 


Also availabe at the cash register: the family-pass, 2 adults and max. 3 children for €26,-.

Programme overview

Family Arts Club and Children’s Art Club...
You'll find more info on dates and other possibilities here.

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