NDT1’s SKIN OF THE MIND at Amare in The Hague

Alan Lucien Øyen has created a dystopian milieu with Tell Your Mom You Love Your Skin. In this world premiere one always felt there was a story-line, but one could never quite figure it out. Just as you thought you understood it, it moved off somewhere else . . .

Kunstkamer in Delft

Twice a year Ramon Dykgraaf and his partner Marc Cals throw open the doors of their wonderful sixteenth century house to the public to show the work of half a dozen artists. The shows are organised along with Joke Doedens and Simone Haak who run Terra, a ceramics gallery in the city.

Rijksmuseum buys back top collection of Meissen porcelain

Rijksmuseum has purchased a large part of an important collection of Meissen porcelain at the auction including the two highlights, a clock and coffee and tea set. It is part of the Meissen collection of the Jewish-German couple Franz and Margarethe Oppenheimer,

ROMEO & JULIET presented by STET in Wassenaar

The introduction of music, with lyrics both comic and tragic, brought an added dimension to the play. It began with a guitar-lead serenade played by three youths that referenced the power of both the heart and the eyes – a common Shakespearean motif.

Art and Music at Sint Janskerk Schiedam

Stadcocoon, the inflatable artwork installation by Florentijn Hofman in Schiedam will have extended opening hours in September. On 23rd and 24th September you can visit the Stadcocoon until 7 pm, instead of 5 pm. As a bonus during this late opening, there will be live music. City organist Arjen Leistra plays the piece of music dedicated to the Stadcocoon.

TEXTIEL BIENNALE 2021 at Museum Rijswijk

In previous years the textile show in particular has been a bit too literal, concentrating very much on the craft with lots of macramé and other predictably soft things. This year the emphasis is very much on art with a capital A.