Esmée Ottema exhibition: Familiar Face

ruru huis

Esmée Ottema, presents her final exam pieces created in 2014 in a two-week show at ruru house in Arnhem: Familiar Face. It comprises a series of ten diptychs by (well-known) local artists from Ede, Arnhem, Nijmegen and Achterhoek. She won a 3voor12 Gelderland Award this year for her portrait photo of Erik Giesen (Hippy Tree Friends Collective).

Ruru Buitendienst reading group

ruru huis

“What is public space” 4.0 by ruru buitendienst
What is public space, exactly? Who has access to it, and who does not? What should or should not be allowed there? Is that clear, and can we replace the idea of public space that is presented to us by the government and the market? For example with self-organized forms of public space? 

On Friday March 11, at 10:30, the research group ruru buitendienst will ...

ruru huis at the Arnhem market #1

On Saturday March 12, you will be able to find the ruru huis on the Arnhem market (across from Dudok). There will be many activities taking place at their booth, with unique t-shirts for sale. You can also get acquainted with ruangrupa’s Indra Ameng, and if you want, he will take your picture in the photo booth. You can pick up a print of this photo the following week at the ruru huis. 

For ...

Ruru Buitendienst reading group

ruru huis

What is public space 5.0 by Ruru Buitendienst

What is public space actually? Who has access and who is excluded? What is permitted and what is prohibited? Is it clear and can we ever change the idea of public space imposed on us by government and market? For example by replacing these with our own public spaces?

On Friday 25 March at 10.30 am, Ruru Buitendienst research group hosts a reading group at ...

20x20! transACTION

On Thursday March 31, twelve visual artists, architects, and designers will present their work in Showroom Arnhem. They will follow the familiar 20x20 formula, which is 20 images shown for 20 seconds each.

The theme will connect to this year’s international contemporary art exhibition at SONSBEEK '16, which will take place this summer in Arnhem. Transaction means the exchange of knowledge and experience, on the spatial, cultural, political, and social levels.

Ruangrupa, the curatorial ...

Situatie nr. 7

On Saturday, April 2, the ruru huis in organizing Situatie nr. 7, in collaboration with the performance collective BMBcon. This event that takes place on and around the route of trolleybus line 7.

Ten passengers will be taken at a time. Travelling through Arnhem, you suddenly become part of a performance. On this day, the stops along the way not places where you impatiently shift from one leg to the next, as you wait for ...

Going on a walk with ruru buitendienst

On Friday, April 8, from 10:30 - 12:30, there will be a walk through the public space of Arnhem. We will visit Velperpoort station, the hidden public gardens of the Spijkerkwartier, and take a closer look at the network under the ground. We will then have lunch in the ruru huis. Would you like to join?

ruru huis at the Arnhem market #2

On Saturday April 9, you will again find ruru huis on the Arnhem market (across from Dudok). There will be many activities taking place at the booth, and you can also get to know ruangrupa’s Ade Darmawab.

For children, there are bags waiting to be decorated, and a workshop will be held where they paint a miniature mural together. Of course you will also get to hear all about SONSBEEK '16: transACTION and ...

Art Market: take something, and leave something behind

On Saturday April 16, from 14:00 - 17:00, the second edition of the Art Market will take place at ruru huis. In this market, you don’t pay for things with money, but instead you exchange and share things, in accordance with the principle of “take something and leave something behind.”

Ruangrupa offers reproducible work, which can then be traded for anything. Think for example of stories, t-shirts, and artworks of all shapes and ...

Instagram Workshop

ruru huis

A Instagram photography workshop in ruru huis.

Walk through Public Space: the Spijkerkwartier

On Friday April 22, from 10:30 - 12:30, ruru buitendienst is organizing the second walk through the public space of Arnhem. This walk is connected to the Public Space Reading Group that takes place in the ruru huis every two weeks. During the walk, we will exchange knowledge, experience, and insights about the location that we currently find ourselves in.

This Friday, we will visit the hidden public gardens of the Spijkerkwartier neighbourhood. This ...

Make your contribution to the artwork of Juul Sadée

Bronbeek

This week is National Museum Week, and it is being celebrated with many special activities throughout the Netherlands, for example at our partner Museum Bronbeek. Juul Sadée is one of the selected artists at SONSBEEK'16: transACTION. This Maastricht artist’s artwork “SO” will be on display at the Museum Bronbeek during SONSBEEK'16 transACTION. The theme of this artwork is the Moluccan community in the Netherlands.

Next Saturday will be the final ...

CODE ROOD: Do It Yourself Friday afternoon chat

On Friday April 29, our partner Code Rood is organizing a “roundtable” for art students and artists who are at the beginning of their professional practice.

We have invited speakers who will talk about their experiences and concerns. It promises to be a varied afternoon with readings, exchanges of experiences, and a look around in a special location. All art students and young artists are invited. Admission is free.

Programme:
13:30 - 14:00: arrival ...

1UUR exhibitions

On April 30, the first edition of the 1UUR exhibition series will be held in ruru huis. Artists, designers, photographers, architects, illustrators, and other visual professionals from Arnhem and nearby will be invited to exhibit their work for exactly one hour. After the exhibition, there will be an opportunity to meet the artists.

The 1UUR exhibitions in Arnhem are organized by Hans Bossmann and ruru huis so as to create or intensify the connection between ...

CODE ROOD: Do It Yourself

A group of recently graduated artists will spend a week making a work at the Buitenplaats Koningsweg, and will give a presentation during DIY (Do It Yourself) at our partner Code Rood

With: Ide André (2015, ArtEZ Arnhem), Anke van den Brink (2015, AKV St. Joost Den Bosch), Kai Chang (2015, AKV St. Joost Den Bosch), Lisa Eksteen (2015, HKU, Utrecht), Leonard Kuipers (2014, ArtEZ Arnhem), Maarten Spons (2015, AKV St.Joost Breda, MFA), Mireille ...

Sonsbeek at the H80 Festival

From May 5 - 8, SONSBEEK will be present at the H80 Festival in Arnhem. Ruangrupa invites you to share a wish there. Write your wish on a ribbon, and then hang it on one of the clotheslines. In this way, we will collect many of these of wishes, which will then be displayed in the routing of SONSBEEK '16: transACTION from June 4 - September 18.

The H80 Festival takes place during Ascension weekend, from ...

Ruru buitendienst: a walk through archaeological alleyways

ruru huis

On Friday, May 13, from 10:30 - 13:30, the research group of the ruru huis, known as ruru buitendienst, will be holding the third Walk through Public Space in Arnhem, which will focus on the archaeological alleyways. During the walk, we will exchange knowledge, experiences, and insights about specific spots in Arnhem, and we will also discuss anything and everything else. And along the way, we will see so much more than we normally ...

Bike Ride through a Hidden Landscape

On Saturday May 28, the explorer Hans Jungerius will take you along on a bike ride lasting about 2.5 hours. You will see the fake German villages of Grosses and Kleines Heidelager on the grounds of the Oranje barracks, a pair of airplane hangars disguised as farms, the Deelen airbase, and the Vrijland terrain, which was the maintenance complex of Deelen airbase during the Second World War.

Arts and Culture at the Buitenplaats
On ...

KUNST-FIETS-ROUTE (ART-BIKE-ROUTE)

ruru huis

On May 29, thirteen visual arts organizations from Arnhem will open their doors to art lovers and other curious guests. You can choose your our starting point, and your own route. Click here to download an interactive online map for your smartphone. Admission to all locations is free, and on this day you get a €3.50 discount at Museum Arnhem.

SONSBEEK ‘16: transACTION
During the Kunst-Fiets-Route, the ruru house, a working and meeting place ...

Preview of performance “Dirt”

During the international dance festival Dance Roads, visitors can enjoy a unique preview of an interactive performance by the dance collective Arnhemse Meisjes and the Japanese artists trio contact Gonzo Thursday June 2 and Friday June 3 in front of Stadstheater Arnhem. As part of SONSBEEK ’16: transACTION, the curatorial collective ruangrupa has brought contact Gonzo to Arnhem. The production house Generale Oost then linked the collective to the Arnhemse Meisjes. The result is ...

Remember Day Parade

On Thursday June 2, the Parade on the Indonesian artist Agung Kurniawan in the context of SONSBEEK '16: transACTION. Kurniawan is convinced that the Dutch government and its citizens have never fully recognized the wrongdoings of the colonial history of Indonesia. In his view, even among the current generation of Indonesians, there is insufficient knowledge about the colonial past, which is why he came up with the idea for this parade. In this performance, residents ...

Special Children's Opening

Park Sonsbeek

For children, there will be a special children’s opening of SONSBEEK'16: transACTION, on Thursday June 2 at 10:00. For the first time, a children's artwork, namely The City of the Children, will form part of the international contemporary art exhibition. Ten school classes from Arnhem were inspired by the Indonesian artist Eko Prawoto to make objects out of bamboo. For SONSBEEK '16, Prawoto made a bamboo building next to the Stadsvilla ...

SONSBEEK ’16: transACTION afterparty

Maison the faux, Hul lè Kes and Seven Days and a Week invite you to:
The Fashion Design Festival Arnhem opening party
A SONSBEEK'16: transACTION after party
The Get FED ART fair after party
A Museum Arnhem party
All combined to a big FEAST OF ARTISTIC FREEDOM.

with:
- DOPPELGANG
- NIKKI & DIE-ANN
- DJ MINIBAR

Tickets €15,- | Students €10,- 
Location: Steamworks 

Click here to attend the Facebook-event 

Public Opening SONSBEEK ’16: transACTION

On Saturday June 4, SONSBEEK’16: transACTION will open with a festive program for the public. From 13.00 to 17.00 visitors can meet the artists, who are in front of their artwork in Park Sonsbeek in Arnhem. The program at the Ronde Weide in Park Sonsbeek starts from 17.00. For this public opening festival, Cinema Caravan from Japan will come to Park Sonsbeek. This traveling contemporary art outdoor festival will provide the ...

Opening 'SO' by Juul Sadée

Bronbeek

Ruangrupa invited the artist Juul Sadée to create a work for Museum Bronbeek. Since 1863, Bronbeek has been linked to the colonial history of the Netherlands in Indonesia. She developed the installation "So" along with 30 members of the Moluccan community in and around Arnhem. The issues discussed with the group, such as migration, colonization, and identity, are reflected in a soundscape of talks, mantras, monologues, and stories sung in the Moluccan oral culture. The ...

Full performance of “Dirt”

On Saturday June 4 and Sunday June 5,  the dance collective Arnhemse Meisjes and the Japanese artists trio contact Gonzo present their interactive performance “mou” in Park Sonsbeek. As part of SONSBEEK ’16: transACTION, the curatorial collective ruangrupa has brought contact Gonzo to Arnhem. The production house Generale Oost then linked the collective to the Arnhemse Meisjes. The result is "Dirt", a dynamic and interactive dance performance. The full performance will take place twice ...

Opening SONSBEEK '16: transACTION

Park Sonsbeek

On Saturday June 4, SONSBEEK’16: transACTION will open with a festive program for the public, beginning at 17:00 at the Ronde Weide, in Park Sonsbeek in Arnhem. For this public opening festival, Cinema Caravan from Japan will come to Park Sonsbeek. This traveling contemporary art outdoor festival will provide the opening program for SONSBEEK '16, together with Arnhem’s Studio Halfvol and the ruangrupa curators collective (from Jakarta).

Performances, film and music
Appearing ...

Roaming Assembly#6: intraACTION: transCOLONIALISM

DAI and SONSBEEK'16: transACTION warmly invite you to Roaming Assembly#6.

a symposium convened and moderated by
Mirwan Andan (ruangrupa, curator SONSBEEK ’16: transACTION) &
Hypatia Vourloumis (guest-curator DAI).

Assembling in artist Richard Bell’s Aboriginal Embassy – (“Aboriginal Art – It’s a White Thing”) we will ask:“How do colonial histories matter to the urgencies and conditions of our current world? How have those histories so often been rendered as leftovers, as "legacies ...

Mini Film-Festival Arkipel

Arkipel, the international experimental documentary festival from Jakarta, is coming to Arnhem. That explains why the films shown in Arnhem’s Focus Filmtheater from June 5 - 11 (starting at 21:00) will be very different than the normal screenings.

Forum Lenteng, the cinema from Jakarta, organizes Arkipel. For SONSBEEK’ 16, they created a mini-Arkipel, consisting of ten films about contemporary local and international politics and the economy. 

Information about the films:

Sunday 5 June | 21 ...

Symposium: TransNarrating The Colonialism

This symposium is aimed to gain understanding about the colonialism from different context and narration. All the speakers come from different countries who experienced colonialism in the past time, wether as country which was colonized, or as colonizer. The speakers will present about the story of colonialism in their home countries by presenting one particular reference that represents the narration of colonialism, which can be a clip from a movie, a song, an image, a ...

L'Art Public

The theme of this evening is “L'Art Public”: art in public space. The story of Sonsbeek, and of  the new vision for the sculpture gardens of Museum Arnhem, will be discussed on this evening. There will be an interview with Tati Vereecken-Suwarganda, as well as presentations by SONSBEEK ’16: transACTION artists Alphons ter Avest and Rob Voerman about their work in the park. In addition to the SONSBEEK ’16 artists, the internationally renowned artists ...

Artist Talk

Park Sonsbeek

Stichting Sonsbeek Internationaal and Stichting Tastbaar Verleden warmly invite you to the Artist talk: Sonsbeek ’16 transACTION / Rethinking Home

The artist talk is intended as a ‘meet and greet’ between curators and artists from two exhibitions: Sonsbeek ’16: transACTION (4 June-18 September 2016, Arnhem) and Rethinking Home (11 September-9 October 2016, Amsterdam). The concept of Sonsbeek ’16 will be explained by curator Farid Rakun from the curator collective ruangruapa. In turn, the curator of ...

Aboriginal Embassy: Richard Bell Invites Crew

Park Sonsbeek

'Embassy: Bell Invites Crew' is an event that will feature discussions between artist, Richard Bell, and some colleagues in a tent on site at Park Sonsbeek during SONSBEEK '16. The tent is part of an homage to the Aboriginal Tent Embassy that happened on the lawns outside Parliament House in Canberra, Australia in 1972. Bell’s Embassy provides a safer space for often maligned or contentious issues to be discussed.

Guests (in no particular order ...

ruangrupa in ''You Must Make Your Death Public''

As part of the Co-Speaking programme of You Must Make Your Death Public, ruangrupa the curators of SONSBEEK ’16 will join in at de Appel arts centre to talk about their practice in Jakarta and the way they transported it to Arnhem. Ruangrupa team member, SONSBEEK International, and some participating artists will be present in this presentation.

This presentation start at 14.00 and will take take place in De Appel art centre at Prins ...

Cat Congress by Mark Salvatus

During SONSBEEK ’16, Arnhem’s urban cats are in charge. At Coehoorn Park and in café Stella by Starlight, they will be able to scratch their claws on an artwork made by Mark Salvatus, which was specially designed for them. During his research in Arnhem, Mark came across an international conference about cats. In 2009, the World Cat Congress was held in Arnhem, Netherlands. It was attended by several international cat associations and enthusiasts from ...

Partner program: Studio Omstand presents PULSE

Studio Omstand presents PULSE, an arts and culture program consisting of exhibitions, lectures, films, videos, performances, and workshops. The exhibition Uitstallingen Hoofdzakelijk Over Zicht, by Marten Hendriks, will be on display from June 4 to August 28 in the four project sites located around the Transformatorplein. PULSE is open every Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 to 17:00. Click here for more information.  

A public conversation on the role of artificial intelligence in culture

ruru huis

Join us for a public conversation on the role of artificial intelligences in culture. Philosopher Merel Noorman (University of Maastricht) will speak with a group of designers, artists and cultural researchers on the social and ethical dimension of relations between humans and artificial intelligence. 

Date: Saturday, July 2
Time: 20.00 - 21.30
Language: English
Place: Ruru Huis (Molenplaats Sonsbeek)
Address: Zijpendaalseweg 24A, 6814 CL Arnhem

Het Nieuwe Instituut together with Archis/Volume Magazine are ...

Open Call: Performance of the band 3IXTIES

The band 3IXTIES shows a semi-acoustic performance at the work of Rossella Biscotti. Some of the songs are in relation with or applicable to the artwork. 

Location: Work of Rossella Biscotti
More information: Facebook 3IXTIES


Baking in the Bakehouse

Park Sonsbeek

In the Bakehouse made by Alphons ter Avest in the park (located between the Watermuseum and the Molenplaats), you can bake bread and other baked goods every Sunday afternoon.

Everyone is invited to bake along: make your own dough, and bake it in the Bakehouse. The temperature in the furnace varies throughout the day; a convenient schedule is presented below:

13.00: 360 degrees - suitable for pizzas, pide, flat breads, etc. 
16:00: 270 degrees ...

Eva Kot'átková: live performances

Museum Arnhem: transHISTORY

There will be live performances from OFFICE ON THE RUN every first and third Sunday of the month in Museum Arnhem from 14.00 till 16.00. At Sunday the 19th of June there will be a live performance in Museum Arnhem. 

Eva Kot'átková is fascinated by the difference between the world of ideas, theories, rules, and codes, and
the people who have to live with them. In her new installation, four dolls in ...

Guided tour with Petra

Park Sonsbeek

Every Sunday, we organize guided tours: a specially trained guide will take you on a tour of the artworks of SONSBEEK '16: transACTION in Park Sonsbeek, for a great price. This week’s guide is Petra.

Time: 14:00 - 15:30 
Tickets: 5 euros, for sale at the visitors’ centre at De Molenplaats
Maximum number of participants: 20 
Begins at De Molenplaats


Partner program: Studio Omstand presents PULSE

Studio Omstand presents PULSE, an arts and culture program consisting of exhibitions, lectures, films, videos, performances, and workshops. The exhibition Uitstallingen Hoofdzakelijk Over Zicht, by Marten Hendriks, will be on display from June 4 to August 28 in the four project sites located around the Transformatorplein. PULSE is open every Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 to 17:00. Click here for more information.  

Partner program: Rob Sweere - Silent Sky Project#73

Artist Rob Sweere has been working on the Silent Sky Project# since 2004. The Silent Sky Project# consists of a series of small events held in various locations, with different cultures and in different environments around the world. It is a global project that has taken place 71 times in 28 different countries on five continents. In the project, the public itself forms part of the artwork, and thousands of people have already participated in ...

Open Call: Enjoy Yoga with Lidy Rijntjes

Park Sonsbeek

This summer, Lidy Rijntjes will be offering special yoga classes in Park Sonsbeek. Every Sunday morning in July, can you wake up with a yoga class, so that you can continue your day with extra energy. Bring along your own mat or towel.

Location: by the artwork of Eko Prawoto
More information and registration: Facebook event: Enjoy Yoga

Baking in the Bakehouse

Park Sonsbeek

In the Bakehouse made by Alphons ter Avest in the park (located between the Watermuseum and the Molenplaats), you can bake bread and other baked goods every Sunday afternoon.

Everyone is invited to bake along: make your own dough, and bake it in the Bakehouse. The temperature in the furnace varies throughout the day; a convenient schedule is presented below:

13.00: 360 degrees - suitable for pizzas, pide, flat breads, etc. 
16:00: 270 degrees ...

Guided tour with Tine

Park Sonsbeek

Every Sunday, we organize guided tours: a specially trained guide will take you on a tour of the artworks of SONSBEEK '16: transACTION in Park Sonsbeek, for a great price. This week’s guide is Tine. 

Time: 14:00 - 15:30 
Tickets: 5 euros, for sale at the visitors’ centre at De Molenplaats
Maximum number of participants: 20 
Begins at De Molenplaats

Partner program: Transcontinental Soundevent

Park Sonsbeek

Soundsculpture by four soundartists from the USA, Germany and The Netherlands. Jacob DeRaadt, Jan Warnke, Thorsten Soltau, Max Kuiper. The soundsculpture combines sounds of this collaborative project with sounds of gamelan instruments. The sounds of the gamelan instruments were recorded in Museum Bronbeek. 

Many thanks to the ensemble 'Kusuma Budaya', composer Jos Janssen, sonologist Floris van Rijswijk and Museum Bronbeek, Arnhem.

Two sets: 15:00 - 17:00 (open air, near ruru huis at De Molenplaats ...

Open Call: Singing for the Orange Babies foundation

Park Sonsbeek

Sing along with the happy songs of the Meezing Choir and help to raise money for the Orange Babies Foundation.


Location: by the artwork of Kevin van Braak

More information in Dutch can be found here & here

You can register by emailing to zingenvoororangebabies@gmail.com 

Baking in the Bakehouse

Park Sonsbeek

In the Bakehouse made by Alphons ter Avest in the park (located between the Watermuseum and the Molenplaats), you can bake bread and other baked goods every Sunday afternoon.

Everyone is invited to bake along: make your own dough, and bake it in the Bakehouse. The temperature in the furnace varies throughout the day; a convenient schedule is presented below:

13.00: 360 degrees - suitable for pizzas, pide, flat breads, etc. 
16:00: 270 degrees ...

Guided tour with Anneke

Park Sonsbeek

Every Sunday, we organize guided tours: a specially trained guide will take you on a tour of the artworks of SONSBEEK '16: transACTION in Park Sonsbeek, for a great price. This week’s guide is Anneke. 

Time: 14:00 - 15:30 
Tickets: 5 euros, for sale at the visitors’ centre at De Molenplaats
Maximum number of participants: 20 
Begins at De Molenplaats

Open Call: Full Moon Celebration

Surrounded by the beautiful artworks of SONSBEEK '16: transACTION, you can take part in a special workshop: an authentic Indonesian Full Moon Celebration. Bring along your own pillow to sit on.

Location: by the work of Alphons ter Avest.
More information: website of the Aliran Tenaga Dalam foundation.

Read Rich’s story about the Full Moon Celebration here. (Dutch)

Partner program: Studio Omstand presents PULSE

Studio Omstand presents PULSE, an arts and culture program consisting of exhibitions, lectures, films, videos, performances, and workshops. The exhibition Uitstallingen Hoofdzakelijk Over Zicht, by Marten Hendriks, will be on display from June 4 to August 28 in the four project sites located around the Transformatorplein. PULSE is open every Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 to 17:00. Click here for more information.  

Open Call: Enjoy Yoga with Lidy Rijntjes

Park Sonsbeek

This summer, Lidy Rijntjes will be offering special yoga classes in Park Sonsbeek. Every Sunday morning in July, can you wake up with a yoga class, so that you can continue your day with extra energy. Bring along your own mat or towel.

Location: by the artwork of Eko Prawoto
More information and registration: Facebook event: Enjoy Yoga

Baking in the Bakehouse

Park Sonsbeek

In the Bakehouse made by Alphons ter Avest in the park (located between the Watermuseum and the Molenplaats), you can bake bread and other baked goods every Sunday afternoon.

Everyone is invited to bake along: make your own dough, and bake it in the Bakehouse. The temperature in the furnace varies throughout the day; a convenient schedule is presented below:

13.00: 360 degrees - suitable for pizzas, pide, flat breads, etc. 
16:00: 270 degrees ...

Guided tour with Elze

Park Sonsbeek

Every Sunday, we organize guided tours: a specially trained guide will take you on a tour of the artworks of SONSBEEK '16: transACTION in Park Sonsbeek, for a great price. This week’s guide is Elze. 

Time: 14:00 - 15:30 
Tickets: 5 euros, for sale at the visitors’ centre at De Molenplaats
Maximum number of participants: 20 
Begins at De Molenplaats

Partner program: Studio Omstand presents PULSE

Studio Omstand presents PULSE, an arts and culture program consisting of exhibitions, lectures, films, videos, performances, and workshops. The exhibition Uitstallingen Hoofdzakelijk Over Zicht, by Marten Hendriks, will be on display from June 4 to August 28 in the four project sites located around the Transformatorplein. PULSE is open every Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 to 17:00. Click here for more information.  

Baking in the Bakehouse

Park Sonsbeek

In the Bakehouse made by Alphons ter Avest in the park (located between the Watermuseum and the Molenplaats), you can bake bread and other baked goods every Sunday afternoon.

Everyone is invited to bake along: make your own dough, and bake it in the Bakehouse. The temperature in the furnace varies throughout the day; a convenient schedule is presented below:

13.00: 360 degrees - suitable for pizzas, pide, flat breads, etc. 
16:00: 270 degrees ...

Open Call: Enjoy Yoga with Lidy Rijntjes

Park Sonsbeek

This summer, Lidy Rijntjes will be offering special yoga classes in Park Sonsbeek. Every Sunday morning in July, can you wake up with a yoga class, so that you can continue your day with extra energy. Bring along your own mat or towel.

Location: by the artwork of Eko Prawoto
More information and registration: Facebook event: Enjoy Yoga

Partner program: Lokaal 9 Kweekland

Lokaal 9 sees SONSBEEK'16: transACTION as an invitation and as an opportunity for the citizens of Arnhem to participate in and to tell the story of SONSBEEK '16 in paint. 

Tuesday till Saturday from 10 AM - 5 PM
Stadstuin Kweekland, Dalweg 80, Arnhem
Entrance: free 

More information: www.janmeijering.nl

Picture: Hans Broekhuizen

Partner program: Studio Omstand presents PULSE

Studio Omstand presents PULSE, an arts and culture program consisting of exhibitions, lectures, films, videos, performances, and workshops. The exhibition Uitstallingen Hoofdzakelijk Over Zicht, by Marten Hendriks, will be on display from June 4 to August 28 in the four project sites located around the Transformatorplein. PULSE is open every Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 to 17:00. Click here for more information.  

Eva Kot'átková: live performance

Museum Arnhem: transHISTORY

Four dolls are working on administrative tasks and are receiving phone calls in their office. The dolls invite you to share their thoughts by filling in questionnaires and by having a conversation during the performance. The most important question: How can we move freely as persons while we are bound to our environment?

Location: Museum Arnhem
Time: 2PM - 4PM

Baking in the Bakehouse

Park Sonsbeek

In the Bakehouse made by Alphons ter Avest in the park (located between the Watermuseum and the Molenplaats), you can bake bread and other baked goods every Sunday afternoon.

Everyone is invited to bake along: make your own dough, and bake it in the Bakehouse. The temperature in the furnace varies throughout the day; a convenient schedule is presented below:

13.00: 360 degrees - suitable for pizzas, pide, flat breads, etc. 
16:00: 270 degrees ...

Sonsbeekmarkt under the stars

Park Sonsbeek

A new edition of Sonsbeekmarkt will be held on the 7th of August 2016. There will be lots of special market stalls and foodtrucks. The annual Sonsbeek Cinema takes place in the evening in the open air. Everyone is welcome to join and watch Into the Wild between all the artworks of SONSBEEK '16: transACTION in Park Sonsbeek. You are coming too, right?

Partner program: Lokaal 9 Kweekland

Lokaal 9 sees SONSBEEK'16: transACTION as an invitation and as an opportunity for the citizens of Arnhem to participate in and to tell the story of SONSBEEK '16 in paint. 

Tuesday till Saturday from 10 AM - 5 PM
Stadstuin Kweekland, Dalweg 80, Arnhem
Entrance: free 

More information: www.janmeijering.nl

Picture: Hans Broekhuizen

Partner program: Studio Omstand presents PULSE

Studio Omstand presents PULSE, an arts and culture program consisting of exhibitions, lectures, films, videos, performances, and workshops. The exhibition Uitstallingen Hoofdzakelijk Over Zicht, by Marten Hendriks, will be on display from June 4 to August 28 in the four project sites located around the Transformatorplein. PULSE is open every Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 to 17:00. Click here for more information.  

Open Call: Turkish afternoons

Park Sonsbeek

Turkish refreshments coming from lunchroom Sofra accompanied by traditional Turkish music. 

12:00 noon - 19:00 PM
At the work of Rob Voerman 
Park Sonsbeek

Open Call: Yoga at THE EXCHANGE

Park Sonsbeek

We would like to invite you for our event The Exchange inspired by the artist Rob Voerman. With his art work THE EXHANGE, one of the biggest waterfalls in the Netherlands, he invites us to a more sustainable thought: the connection of economy and ecology in an utopian space.

This brings us the thought: what makes and keeps us in our yoga practice the most sustainable?
Explore the answer at „Come together Sonsbeek“ with live ...

Baking in the Bakehouse

Park Sonsbeek

In the Bakehouse made by Alphons ter Avest in the park (located between the Watermuseum and the Molenplaats), you can bake bread and other baked goods every Sunday afternoon.

Everyone is invited to bake along: make your own dough, and bake it in the Bakehouse. The temperature in the furnace varies throughout the day; a convenient schedule is presented below:

13.00: 360 degrees - suitable for pizzas, pide, flat breads, etc. 
16:00: 270 degrees ...

Open Call: Enjoy Yoga with Lidy Rijntjes

Park Sonsbeek

This summer, Lidy Rijntjes will be offering special yoga classes in Park Sonsbeek. Sunday morning you can wake up with a yoga class, so that you can continue your day with extra energy. Bring along your own mat or towel.

Location: by the artwork of Eko Prawoto
More information and registration: Facebook event: Enjoy Yoga

Partner program: Lokaal 9 Kweekland

Lokaal 9 sees SONSBEEK'16: transACTION as an invitation and as an opportunity for the citizens of Arnhem to participate in and to tell the story of SONSBEEK '16 in paint. 

Tuesday till Saturday from 10 AM - 5 PM
Stadstuin Kweekland, Dalweg 80, Arnhem
Entrance: free 

More information: www.janmeijering.nl

Partner program: Studio Omstand presents PULSE

Studio Omstand presents PULSE, an arts and culture program consisting of exhibitions, lectures, films, videos, performances, and workshops. The exhibition Uitstallingen Hoofdzakelijk Over Zicht, by Marten Hendriks, will be on display from June 4 to August 28 in the four project sites located around the Transformatorplein. PULSE is open every Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 to 17:00. Click here for more information.  

Editorial LIVE!

ruru huis

Editorial LIVE! minisymposium
This Saturday, 20 August 2016, 14:00-20:00 hrs (incl. dinner)
ruru huis, Molenplaats (Park Sonsbeek)

Mini-symposium with contributions by ruangrupa members Ajeng Nurul Aini and Farid Rakun, curator Youri Appelo, Sonsbeek Park forester Jeroen Glissenaar, artist Annette Krauss, photographer Max Kuiper, artist Gerard Mulder, researcher Afra Suci, and the organisers of the event: the ruru buitendienst research group (Egbert Bouwhuis, Marit van Dijk, Saskya Kamps, Sanne Oorthuizen, Eef Veldkamp, Sanne de ...

Open Call: Enjoy Yoga with Lidy Rijntjes

Park Sonsbeek

This summer, Lidy Rijntjes will be offering special yoga classes in Park Sonsbeek. Sunday morning you can wake up with a yoga class, so that you can continue your day with extra energy. Bring along your own mat or towel.

Location: by the artwork of Eko Prawoto
More information and registration: Facebook event: Enjoy Yoga

Partner program: Lokaal 9 Kweekland

Lokaal 9 sees SONSBEEK'16: transACTION as an invitation and as an opportunity for the citizens of Arnhem to participate in and to tell the story of SONSBEEK '16 in paint. 

Tuesday till Saturday from 10 AM - 5 PM
Stadstuin Kweekland, Dalweg 80, Arnhem
Entrance: free 

More information: www.janmeijering.nl

Picture: Hans Broekhuizen

CAMP: 'If the Sea Could Talk' by Dady de Maximo

Park Sonsbeek

CAMP presents: If the Sea Could Talk,  a fashion show by Dady de Maximo
When: Saturday 26 August, start: 20:00 hrs, free entrance
Where: Park Sonsbeek, VVestlife

For SONSBEEK ’16, Dady de Maximo creates a 45 minute fashion show which illuminates that behind the dramatic headlines and choking pictures of human migration, published by the media, we find stories about individual courage and tragedy. If the Sea Could Talk pays tribute to the thousands ...

Tranzitdisplay & CODE ROOD: Moving Images/Comrades, let's learn to shoot!

Buitenplaats Koningsweg, in the north of Arnhem, is a former military base that originally was built by the Germans during World War II as part of Fliegerhorst Deelen. It is also the home base of the collective CODE ROOD. They often organize art events at this location.

For SONSBEEK ’16, ruangrupa connected CODE ROOD to Tranzitdisplay, a collective from Prague. Together they invited Dutch artists to create movie scenes in and around the buildings that ...

Partner program: Studio Omstand presents PULSE

Studio Omstand presents PULSE, an arts and culture program consisting of exhibitions, lectures, films, videos, performances, and workshops. The exhibition Uitstallingen Hoofdzakelijk Over Zicht, by Marten Hendriks, will be on display from June 4 to August 28 in the four project sites located around the Transformatorplein. PULSE is open every Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 to 17:00. Click here for more information.  

Partner program: Studio Omstand presents PULSE 9 / ERNSTIG GESCHIKT!

Studio Omstand presents PULSE, an arts and culture program consisting of exhibitions, lectures, films, videos, performances, and workshops. The exhibition ERNSTIG GESCHIKT! will be on display from September 3 to September 28 in the four project sites located around the Transformatorplein. ERNSTIG GESCHIKT! is a best graduates exhibition and will therefore showcase work of fine arts graduates who are scouted by professionals. PULSE is open every Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 to 17:00 ...

Partner program: Studio Omstand presents PULSE 9 / ERNSTIG GESCHIKT!

Studio Omstand presents PULSE, an arts and culture program consisting of exhibitions, lectures, films, videos, performances, and workshops. The exhibition ERNSTIG GESCHIKT! will be on display from September 3 to September 28 in the four project sites located around the Transformatorplein. ERNSTIG GESCHIKT! is a best graduates exhibition and will therefore showcase work of fine arts graduates who are scouted by professionals. PULSE is open every Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 to 17:00 ...

Partner program: Studio Omstand presents PULSE 9 / ERNSTIG GESCHIKT!

Studio Omstand presents PULSE, an arts and culture program consisting of exhibitions, lectures, films, videos, performances, and workshops. The exhibition ERNSTIG GESCHIKT! will be on display from September 3 to September 28 in the four project sites located around the Transformatorplein. ERNSTIG GESCHIKT! is a best graduates exhibition and will therefore showcase work of fine arts graduates who are scouted by professionals. PULSE is open every Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 to 17:00 ...