Family programme - Activities for the whole family

Zintuiglijke rondleiding. Foto Marcel de Buck
Performance Family. Foto Marcel de Buck
Familiekunstclub. Foto Marcel de Buck
Van Abbemuseumkoor. Foto Niek Tijsse Klasen
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Family programme Activities for the whole family

13:00 - 16:30

On 18 March the Van Abbemuseum organises a special day with activities for the whole family. Read below what is planned!

Sensorial Tour

At 1.00 p.m. you can join this special sensorial tour through The Collection Now. The one time you are allowed to touch the pieces of art. Close your eyes and discover art with your hands, nose and ears. (€3,- per person (exclusive entrance), children up to 5 years for free).

Click here and reserve a spot in this Sensorial Tour.

Family Art Club

The day continues with the Family Art Club at 2.00 p.m. Every Family Art Club has its own new theme and a new challenging assignment. All themes are connected with the exhibition The Collection Now. After you’ve visited the museum you will be making your own artwork together. Let your imagination run free and discover the true artists within yourselves! Afterwards you can take your artwork home with you. Admittance is € 6,- per child, to be paid at the museum counter. With every child, one parent is admitted for free.

You can make a reservation by filling in the form.


At 3.00 p.m the performance of Francesca Grilli, titled Family will be performed. The family Wesseling de Barrientos (three generations) will sing about their favorite pieces in the collection of the Van Abbemuseum. They will sing in the staircase of the collection building. A performance you want to experience!


The day will be topped off with a performance of the Van Abbemuseum choir at 4.00 p.m.


13:00 - Sensorial Tour
14:00 - Family Art Club
15:00 - Performance of Francesca Grilli: Family.
16:00 - Performance of the Van Abbemuseum choir.

Family programme consists of :