For the third consecutive year, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art and de Appel arts centre team up to offer a six-part crash course in contemporary art. The course is offered during the fall at Witte de With and starts on 16 September. The sessions are always held between 7 and 9pm. Sign-up at Witte de With is now open: All sessions are held in Dutch.

This crash course offers clear information and interpretation concerning current trends in contemporary art. Each course will be presented by experts who are active in the art world. Participating in KUNST NU does not require prior knowledge of the subject matter. KUNST NU is open to all who want to find out what’s happening in art today.

Overview KUNST NU course

1. Art & Idea

Phillip van den Bossche, director Mu.ZEE Oosterende, Belgium
September 16, 2015

2. Art & TV

Bart Rutten, curator Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
September 30, 2015

3. Art & Technology

Juha van’t Zelfde, writer/curator, artistic director Lighthouse Brighton
October 14, 2015

4. Art & Paint

Berend Strik, visual artist
October 28, 2015

5. Arts & Criticism

Janneke Wesseling, art critic for NRC Handelsblad
November 11, 2015

6. Arts & Money

Olav Velthuis, Professor at the University of Amsterdam
November 25, 2015

This year the course takes place on Wednesday evenings at Witte de With and on Thursday evenings at de Appel arts centre in Amsterdam. Both courses are sold out for 2015, the next edition will be in 2016.


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