Museumweek 2019 - activities and exhibitions


Museumweek 2019 activities and exhibitions

08/04/2019 - 14/04/2019

During Museum Week 2019 the Van Abbemuseum organises several activities from Monday 8 to Sunday 14 April. Next to artworks from our collection The Making of Modern Art and The Way Beyond Art. In addition to artworks from our own collection, you can also discover the exhibition Positions #4.


Unforgettable Van Abbe - tour for people with Alzheimer and their caregivers, Monday 8 April 14.00-15.30 
Looking at art in an interactive way offers people who are dealing with Alzheimer's disease the opportunity to express themselves and to engage in a dialogue with their environment. Special about this programme is that it not only leads to an improvement in the quality of life of the person with Alzheimer's disease, but it also has positive effects on the caregiver and the relationship between them.
Costs: €7,50 per participant, including museum entrance.
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Free (multisensory) 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.

Free guided tour on Sunday 14 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.

Children's Art Club, Saturday 13 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.
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Multisensory tour - for the blind and visually impaired, Sunday 14 April, 14:00 - 16:00. The guided tour is free. Guide dogs are welcome in the museum. If there are still spots that have not been booked, other interested visitors are welcome too.
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Extra Theatre Tour for children - with sign interpreter, Sunday 14 April, 13:00-14:00
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. 
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Musical Tour - walk along with the Van Abbemuseum choir and the cicerone, Sunday 14 April, 12:00-13:00
Join us, a valid ticket to the museum is sufficient! There is a maximum of 15 visitors. Make sure you'll be there, and make a reservation.

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.