Museumweek 2018 - activities and exhibitions


Museumweek 2018 activities and exhibitions

10/04/2018 - 15/04/2018

During Museum Week 2018 the Van Abbemuseum organises several activities from Tuesday 10 to Sunday 15 April. Next to artwoks from our collection you can also be among the first visitors to explore our new exhibition Trade Markings by the collective Frontiers Imaginaries.


• Free guided tour on Sunday 15 April.
At 12.00, you can explore the exhibitions and artworks of the museum, guided by a professional guide. You can register at the information desk in the entrance hall.

• Free mini guided tours
A short tour through one of our exhibitions. From Tuesday until Saturday at 12.30 and 14.30. You can register at the information desk in the entrance hall.

Children's Art Club, Saturday 14 April, 14.00-16.00.
For children between 6 and 12 years old who like to look at art, but above all to create art themselves! Costs: € 6,- per child.

Theatre tour for children, Sunday 15 April, 13:00 
In this special tour children will help Yuki, a Japanese manga-girl, fight a curse that is threatening the paintings in the museum. Costs: €3,- per person (without the admission fee), children until 5 years old can join for free. 


During the Museum Week, you have a chance to be one of the first to visit the new Trade Markings exhibition by Frontiers Imaginaries that opened on 7 April 2018. The worldwide trade relations of Eindhoven and Noord-Brabant over the past 600 years have inspired the exhibition Trade Markings. The exhibition looks at the age-old strategies of supply and demand, the opacity of property and the transparency of exchange. In this edition, various national and international artists present new and/or existing works.

Furthermore, you can enjoy our  collection in the exhibitions The Making of Modern Art and The Way Beyond Art and you can visit our exhibitions Who Owns the Street?, As in a Beginning by Tony Chakar, and After Laughter by Michele Matyn.

The National Museumweek

The National Museum Week is an initiative of the Dutch Museum Association and is organised to strengthen the support for museums in the Netherlands.