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Tag Archives: Exhibition

The many faces of Mary at the Catherijne Convent museum

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I recently visited an exhibition about Mary at Museum Catherijneconvent. It was on Saturday, so the museum was quite crowded, making it difficult for me to properly appreciate the many artworks created based on the story of a woman, who inspires and adored by many people around the world. Regardless the overcrowded rooms, the exhibition exceeds our high expectations and …

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How the world occurs: 3 reasons to visit the exhibition

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For all you art enthusiasts out there, there’s a great exhibition on right now at the Centraal Museum. How the world occurs by Craigie Horsfield offers you an opportunity to reflect on the world and your perception of it. The exhibition is well worth a visit, and here are just three reasons why. How YOUR world occurs This part of the exhibit is interactive and shaped by the viewers. Check …

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FOTODOK – Belief on the move

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I recently had the opportunity to check out Fotodok‘s current exhibition, Belief on the Move. I thoroughly enjoyed my visit! Fotodok is an international space for documentary photography right in the heart of beautiful Utrecht. To reach it, you pass through an arched gate from the bustling Lange Nieuwstraat and walk into a peaceful courtyard. Formerly a cloister dating back to the 15th century, this space …

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Pride of the city. The Dom Tower in Utrecht

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A symbol of the city, and the most important cultural location of Utrecht – the Dom Tower is our pride and joy. Plus, let’s not forget that it is the highest church tower in the Netherlands with a spectacular view over the whole city and region. Climbing the steps of this 700 year old tower is a “must” if you …

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Exhibition Onder Controle | Wolvenplein

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Afternoon of art in prison During my sociology study in Amsterdam I had an intense interest in closed institutions and the concept of social control. That interest, years after my study still remains and drove me to the opening day of the exhibition ‘Onder Controle’ by UtrechtDownUnder. I stood at the entrance of the prison at 13:15,  on Wolvenplein, with a few other visitors. I …

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