80 years Van Abbe - open for 80 hours - Programme Sunday 17 April

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15.04 en 17.04: Yoga in het museum. Hatha Yin door Hilde van der Heijden
13.00-13.45 uur / 14.30-15.15 uur: THEATERRONDLEIDING / THEATRICAL TOUR
verschillende tijdstippen / different times: Griet Menschaert - ART IS REAL! IS ART REAL?
Van Abbe Museumkoor foto Marcel de Buck
14.00 - 18.45 uur: DJ Houwie draait de jaren 80
Museumkoor i. s. m. het Nederlands gebarenkoor
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80 years Van Abbe - open for 80 hours Programme Sunday 17 April

17/04/2016
11:00 - 19:00

celebrate this anniversary with us!

The Van Abbemuseum celebrates its 80th anniversary in 2016. The museum will be open for 80 hours from Thursday 14 until Sunday 17 April. Join us, night and day, for a long weekend filled with activities.

The programme of Sunday 17 April:

For programme items with a * you need to reserve online.
9.00 – 19.00: MUSEUM WEEK - FREE ENTRANCE
9.00 – 11.00: BREAKFAST
9.00 – 10.00 / 10.00 – 11.00: YOGA AND HEALTHY BREAKFAST*
9.00 – 19.00: CREATE A FLAG
10.00 – 16.00: FREE GUIDED TOURS (EVERY HOUR)
11.00 – 16.00: CAKE!
11.00 – 14.00: CONNECTING HANDS OUT!
13.00 – 13.45 / 14.30 – 15.15: THEATRICAL TOURS*
14.00 - 18.45: DJ HOWIE WILL PLAY THE 1980s
15.00 – 18.00: 80's PHOTO BOOTH 
15.00: SPEAKING: CHARLES ESCHE
15.10: MUSEUMCHOIR & DUTCH SIGNLANGUAGE CHOIR
16.00 - 17.30: TOUR IN SIGN LANGUAGE

At different times: GRIET MENSCHAERT - ART IS REAL! IS ART REAL? (10.00 and 14.00 in the city, 15.00 at the museum)
At different times: PERFORMANCE VAN ABBE MUSEUM CHOIR (a.o. at 15.15 with the Nederlands gebarenkoor)

PAY ATTENTION: before 9.00 the museum is only open for guests of NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM #3: YOUNG ART NIGHT, and it is closed for regular visitors.

Programme details:

9.00 – 19.00: MUSEUM WEEK - FREE ENTRANCE

This weekend the Museum Week 2016 starts and therefore the entrance to the museum is free for all!

9.00 – 11.00: BREAKFAST

Start your day with a healthy breakfast for a fair price at Karel 1 Museum Café! The breakfast includes: a glass of fresh orange juice, coffee or tea, a croissant, toasted bread (white or brown), a slice of ham, cheese or chicken, a boiled or fried free-range egg, a tub of butter and a tub strawberry jam. And all this for just € 2.50.

9.00 – 10.00 / 10.00 – 11.00: YOGA AND HEALTHY BREAKFAST*

Start your day in a good way with a yoga lesson in the museum! Afterwards a delicious healthy breakfast will be served in Karel 1 museum café; low-fat yoghurt with fresh fruit, nuts, seeds and berries. Costs for a yoga lession and breakfast are €8.
We organise yoga lessons at 9 and 10 am, each hour with a choice between 3 diferent forms:

1. Vinyasa (in the education room)
A dynamic lesson in which Marijke Peters bings you in a moving flow. To the rythm of a deap breath, you will be guided from one pose to the other, in a logical sequence. Max. 14 participants.
Register for Vinyasa: 9.00 - 10.00: sold-out / 10.00 - 11.00: sold-out.

2. Hatha Yin (in the gallery, between artworks)
Yin Yoga provides the tools to reach into the deepest layers of our body, working the bones and the deep tissues holding the skeleton and other structures together. Long holds of the posture (about 5 minutes) allow you to feel an intense stretch. Teacher is Hilde van der Heijden. Max. 7 participants.
Register for Hatha Yin: 9.00 - 10.00 or 10.00 - 11.00.

3. Meditation / singing bowls (in the gallery, between artworks)
Meditation with singing bowls AND Chagall and Kandinsky! Teacher Aukje van Gijsel brings you to maximum relaxation. Max. 7 participants.
Register for Meditation / singing bowls: 9.00 - 10.00 or 10.00 - 11.00.

Read more about the content, teachers and practical details of the different yoga lessons.

9.00 – 19.00: CREATE A FLAG

Flags are the perfect decoration if you want to celebrate something. And we would like to have our front garden filled with flags made by visitors. With a piece of cloth and fabric markers you are invited to create your own flag with a striking text or beautiful drawing. The theme is: your image of the future / world. You can hang your flag in the front garden. 

10.00 – 16.00: FREE GUIDED TOURS (EVERY HOUR)

Every hour there are two free guided tours through one of our exhibitions. At 10.00, 11.00, 12.00, 13.00, 14.00, 15.00 en 16.00, start in the entrance hall.

11.00 – 16.00: CAKE!

Kids (and everyone else who feels like it) are invited to decorate a birthday cake... and of course to eat it!

11.00 - 14.00: CONNECTING HANDS OUT!

Since the museum is celebrating its birthday, artist collective Connecting is handing out gifts! But… before you accept your gift, we would love to hear your memories of the museum.

13.00-13.45 / 14.30-15.15: THEATRICAL TOURS*

You will go on an exciting adventure in a Theatrical Tour through The Collection Now. The investigator of everything is a curious little figure, who collects the most beautiful experiences in a little box. She will invite you to join her experiment. Together you will discover a new world full of art and a new fun way to look at it. The tour is designed for families (only in Dutch).
There will be 2 theatrical tours today, for which you can register via these links:
Theatrical Tour 1: 13.00 - 13.45
Theatrical Tour 2: 14.30 - 15.15.

14.00 - 18.45: DJ HOUWIE WILL PLAY THE 1980s

DJ Houwie will play the best 80s hits in Karel 1 museum café. He started in the 1980s with vinyl and he was retrained as a Digital DJ by Lady Aida in 2009. Vinyl or digital; his passion is unmatched!

15.00 - 18.00: 80's PHOTO BOOTH

Photographer Merel will take a picture of you - and your friends - in an original 80's setting.

15.00: SPEAKING: CHARLES ESCHE 

At different times: GRIET MENSCHAERT - ART IS REAL! IS ART REAL?

10.00 and 14.00 in the city, 15.00 at the museum.
A performance in the city of Eindhoven and in the museum with four colourful banners with texts at both sides that seem to be in contraction with each other. For example 'Follow the Free Guide' versus 'Be The Free Guide'.

At different times: PERFORMANCE VAN ABBE MUSEUM CHOIR

At different times, the Van Abbe Museum Choir together with the Dutch Sign Language Choir will perform somewhere in the museum. At 15.15 they will ding together with het Nederlands Gebarenkoor, a sign language choir. Just before 19.00 they will end the day, and the anniversary weekend, with a closing song.  

Exhibitions

During the anniversary weekend you can of course visit all our exhibitions! These are:  
- The Collection Now (location: new building) - more than 600 works from the Van Abbe collection;
- The 1980s. Today's Beginnings? (location: old building);
- Who Owns The Street? (location: tower in the new building);
- Onno Dirker, Voltaire (location:Het Oog / The Eye);
- Anna Staritsky, Works on paper (location: library). 

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