November 3, 2015 - Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten - RijksakademieOPEN 2015
November 3, 2015

RijksakademieOPEN 2015

RijksakademieOPEN and Amsterdam Art Weekend

RijksakademieOPEN 2015
28–29 November, 11am–7pm

Amsterdam Art Weekend 2015
26–29 November

At the end of November, RijksakademieOPEN and Amsterdam Art Weekend jointly open the most important events for contemporary art in the Dutch capital. The city is transformed into an international hotspot for art lovers and professionals alike.

RijksakademieOPEN 2015
Only once a year, the Rijksakademie opens its doors to the general public and reveals what goes on behind its walls. During RijksakademieOPEN 2015, 46 emerging artists will open their studios and present the results of one year of research, experimentation and production. Visitors are given an opportunity to discover trends and developments in the visual arts and get to know artists whose work they will later undoubtedly come across in collections, exhibitions and biennials worldwide. In Amsterdam at RijksakademieOPEN, you get an exclusive preview.  

Resident artists 2015
Juliaan Andeweg (Netherlands), Johann Arens (Germany/Netherlands), Shigeo Arikawa (Japan), Josefin Arnell (Sweden/Netherlands), Mercedes Azpilicueta (Argentina/Italy/Netherlands), Mahmoud Bakhshi (Iran), Catherine Biocca (Italy/Germany), Ruta Butkute (Lithuania/Netherlands), Pauline Curnier Jardin (France), Dit-Cilinn (Sweden/Thailand), Koen Doodeman (Netherlands), Nickel van Duijvenboden (Netherlands), Olivia Dunbar (Canada/Netherlands), Alex Farrar (GB/Netherlands), Feng Chen (China), Marije Gertenbach (Netherlands), Margaret Haines (Canada/US), Hamza Halloubi (Morocco), Riley Harmon (US), Tamar Harpaz (Israel), Young Eun Kim (Korea/Netherlands), Jisun Kim (Korea), Kareem Lotfy (Egypt/Netherlands), Adrian Melis (Cuba/Spain), Christine Moldrickx (Germany), Matthijs Munnik (Netherlands), Gareth Nyandoro (Zimbabwe), Thierry Oussou (Benin), Naïmé Perrette (France), Agnieszka Polska (Poland), Lisa Reitmeier (Germany), Noah Ryu (Korea), Aykan Safoğlu (Turkey/Germany), belit sağ, Sam Samiee, Caterina Silva (Italy), Eva Spierenburg (Netherlands), Fraser Stewart (GB/Netherlands), Jay Tan (GB/Netherlands), Jouni Toni (Finland), Ehsan Ul Haq (Pakistan), Wouter Venema (Netherlands), Robbert Weide (Netherlands), Wu Chi-Yu (Taiwan), Geo Wyeth (US), Aimée Zito Lema (Netherlands/Argentina) 

Click here for more information about the program and RijksakademieOPEN 2015.

Rijksakademie residency 2017
Apply for the Rijksakademie residency program 2017 via the online application form at, from January 1, 2016 until February 1, 2016.

Amsterdam Art Weekend 2015

Highlights in the program:
–Festive opening of Amsterdam Art Weekend and RijksakademieOPEN 2015 
–Gallery opening night
–Isa Genzken: Mach Dich hübsch! at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
–Germaine Kruip at Oude Kerk

Amsterdam Art Weekend is a unique opportunity for art lovers and professionals to explore Amsterdam’s contemporary art scene and discover the latest talents in a single weekend!

In an extensive program of over 90 exhibitions, performances, screenings and conversations, more than 50 of Amsterdam’s cutting-edge venues showcase the newest developments in contemporary art. Visitors will be the first to witness tomorrow’s artistic talent unfold.

The weekend’s carefully curated program brings together the city’s diverse network of galleries, project spaces, art institutions, residency programs and auction houses. To offer something for every taste, programs are tailor-made to suit different audiences. Alongside the public program, an extensive Professionals program gives national and international art professionals numerous chances to make new discoveries and extend their networks. Participants include 50 galleries and project spaces, and de Appel arts centre, ArtTable Netherlands, De Ateliers, de Baile, Bonhams, Christie’s, EYE, Foam, International Documentary Film Festival (IDFA), Manifesta, Oude Kerk, Prince Claus Fund Gallery, de Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Sotheby’s, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam and Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam (SMBA). For a full list of participants click here. Click here to find the complete program of Amsterdam Art Weekend and find a digital version of the program booklet here.



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