What are you up to during Museumnacht Amsterdam?
Saturday, November 2nd it is once again time for Museumnacht Amsterdam. The cold winter evening where youngsters and elder people get acquainted with museums in Amsterdam. From 7pm untill 2am different museums open their doors, so you can enjoy cultural activities and good music. de Merkplaats® is mad about art & culture and is proud to represent many of the participants below and inform you about the activities that our clients have in store for you during Museumnacht Amsterdam.
Museum Het Grachtenhuis® (Herengracht 386) Our client (and good neighbour) Museum Het Grachtenhuis® is being transformed during Museumnacht Amsterdam. The story of the museum is about the history of Amsterdam; from the construction of the city until the chaos now. Together with Dean and the Moonboys you can Rock&Roll during this exciting night. Around 8 the tables are moved aside and it’s time to shuffle at the chambers of the museum. Danced enough? and have you always wanted to see Amsterdam by Night from the water? Well, Het Grachtenhuis®, in collaboration with STROMMA, will provide free boat tours to show you Amsterdam at its best.
Embassy of the Free Mind® (Keizersgracht 123) The wisdom of individual thinkers and free spirits is what best describes the collection of the Embassy of the Free Mind®. According to the 2000 old Hermetic wisdom; every human being is wonderful and unique. During Museumnacht Amsterdam you can discover, see, hear and taste. Discover; a treasure hunt through pictures you want to know more about. See; what the Kabbala & Alchemie movement within the European cultural history exactly means. Hear; listen to the poetic songs of singer/songwriter Joëlle and lastly you can go to a alchemistic laboratory provides tasty delightful brewed drinks.
Het Tropenmuseum® (Linnaeusstraat 2) Gender is a hot topic nowadays the Tropenmuseum® has responded to that, with this years theme, ‘What a genderful world’, where you can be a part of the Gender Experience. This is the place where you can speak freely about your ‘gender’ experiences in order to expand the ‘gender box’ thinking. There also will be diverse conversations and interviews about gender and identity with queer BPOC (black people/people of colour) refugees. The dutch hiphop duo LIONSTORM stands up for queer representation and showcases their raw sound during the evening.
Hermitage® (Amstel 51) Did you know that the Hermitage® at the Amstel is a sister museum from the world famous Hermitage at Sint Petersburg? Therefore its theme will revolve around Russia. Excited for an old-fashioned game of Russian bingo, or crazy about Tsarina Catherine the great? The Hermitage® at Museumacht Amsterdam is the place to be. P.s. do you want to look like a royal during Museumnacht? That’s also made possible. During the workshop ‘shine bright like a czar’ you can make your own crown which you can wear strolling around during Museumnacht Amsterdam.
Het Scheepvaartmuseum® (Kattenburgplein 1) Are you looking for a place during Museumnacht Amsterdam where you can find 5000 years of maritime history? Then Het Scheepvaartmuseum® is the right location. From an installation about the sea level rise till Penelope Cruise’s Karaoke on Ice and eating vegan junkfood. This location is highly recommended if you want to listen to compelling stories and looking for the biggest dance floor of Museumnacht Amsterdam.