Opening Weekend — Day 1

Live Free Entrance

Please join the artists and curators at the opening reception of our upcoming exhibitions on Friday, December 8th, from 5 to 9 pm.

My Oma, he large-scale group exhibition, covers all four floors of Kunstinstituut Melly. On the second floor we also open Bewaard, a special new commission by artist Sijben Rosa.

This is the first day of our festive opening weekend. During the evening, artists' talks, lectures, and performances take place. The program also includes the Music for My Oma program, a line-up of concerts and sound performance organized in partnership with the Amarte Foundation.

Friday is the start of our Festive Opening Weekend for My Oma and Sijben Rosa: Bewaard. Join us on Day 2 (Saturday 9) and Day 3 (Sunday 10 December).

The program

5 pm

Laure Prouvost (Show and Tell)

5.45 pm

Opening speeches

6 pm

Channa Boon (Music for My Oma)

6.30 pm

Ola Hassanain (Show and Tell)

7 pm

Elsa van der Linden (Music for My Oma)

7.30 pm

Cosmic Bride (Music for My Oma)

8 pm

Het Duo Leve (Music for My Oma)

8.30 pm

12 Tribes of Mars (Music for My Oma)

Show and Tell

Artist’s talks, lectures, and performances take place inspired by personal grandmother stories, as well as by ideas, objects, or traditions inherited by their grandmothers or passed on through generations.

Music for My Oma

A line-up of concerts and sound performances organized by Kunstinstituut Melly in partnership with the Amarte Foundation, as part of the 'Melly X Amarte' sound art and music program. The program was initiated in September 2023 with an open call for existing or newly proposed music or sound pieces inspired by grandmothers or ancestral knowledge. The selected musicians and artists will be announced in November.





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