Vacancy: Marketeer

Marian Cousijn Nieuws

By connecting contemporary art and heritage, Oude Kerk adds new pages to our (art) history and encourages astonishment and reflection among a multifavered audience. In the coming years we’ll excel further with exhibitions, music and performances gaining a place in the hearts of many. This is why we are looking for a Marketeer (32 hours per week) position You have …


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Amsterdam's oldest building needs you!

Marian Cousijn Nieuws

Click here to join us! Take part in protecting the oldest building of this city. For our upcoming exhibition, we will be preparing the church for approaching danger. Our building material: thousands of sandbags and kilometers of wood. Together we will transform the church into something unshakeable. Looking for a physical challenge? And interested in getting to know your neighbours …


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vacancy: curatorial assistant (internship)

Marian Cousijn Nieuws

Oude Kerk commissions international artists to develop extraordinary projects that engage powerfully with the monumental church and her red-light environment. From radical interventions to respectful tributes. Oude Kerk’s context-responsive and slow-curating approach is unique in Amsterdam, both its commissioning of contemporary art on this scale and its relation to heritage. In the comings months, Oude Kerk will embark on a …


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gerda's house becomes artist's residency

Marian Cousijn Nieuws

Oudekerksplein 25, the building better known as “Gerda’s house”, will be inhabited again. Creatives will soon be able to live and work here temporarily: in and with the neighborhood. Last summer the Oude Kerk had inspiring conversations with the neighborhood about the future of Gerda’s house. A number of shared core values ​​emerged from the discussions: quality of life, awareness …


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essay: marinus boezem

Emma Nieuws

‘I Use Anything under the Sun’ The Role of Film in the Oeuvre of Marinus Boezem   It was an ice-cold Saturday in January. The audience – noses red and tightly wrapped in scarves and hats – took a seat in the choir of the Oude Kerk. They gratefully used the blankets laid out for them as steam rose from …


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podcast cardiff & miller: episode 3

Laurence Ostyn Nieuws

How did the monumental architecture of the Oude Kerk inspire Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller? Where does their fascination with the mellotron come from? And how did they select the sounds for The Instrument of Troubled Dreams? In a brand new podcast series, Cardiff and Miller talk about the origin of their sound installation The Instrument of Troubled Dreams. Radio creator …


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podcast cardiff & miller: episode 2

Laurence Ostyn Nieuws

How did the monumental architecture of the Oude Kerk inspire Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller? Where does their fascination with the mellotron come from? And how did they select the sounds for The Instrument of Troubled Dreams? In a brand new podcast series, Cardiff and Miller talk about the origin of their sound installation The Instrument of Troubled Dreams. Radio creator …


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podcast cardiff & miller: episode 1

Laurence Ostyn Nieuws

How did the monumental architecture of the Oude Kerk inspire Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller? Where does their fascination with the mellotron come from? And how did they select the sounds for The Instrument of Troubled Dreams? In a brand new podcast series, Cardiff and Miller talk about the origin of their sound installation The Instrument of Troubled Dreams. Radio creator …


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about the oude kerk

Laurence Ostyn Nieuws

The Oude Kerk – or Old Church – in Amsterdam’s Red Light District officially became a museum in 2016. Since 2012 it has given a prominent place to contemporary art. The Oude Kerk is a commissioner of large-scale, site-specific installations. It realizes artists’ ideas on a scale that has never been seen before in the Netherlands. This makes the Oude …


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job offer curatorial assistant (internship)

Laurence Ostyn Nieuws

Oude Kerk commissions international artists to develop extraordinary projects that engage powerfully with the monumental church and her red-light environment. From radical interventions to respectful tributes. Oude Kerk’s context-responsive and slow-curating approach is unique in Amsterdam, both its commissioning of contemporary art on this scale and its relation to heritage. In the comings months, Oude Kerk will embark on a …


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