museumnight amsterdam: spoken word in garden of scars

5 November 2022 | 7 pm- 2 am

On November 5, a brand-new art installation by the well-known Ghanaian artist Ibrahim Mahama will open in the Oude Kerk. On Museum Night 2022, be one of the first to see how the church space has been transformed into the Garden of Scars.

During the museum night, spoken word performances will take place in Mahma’s ‘garden’ by Amsterdam poets and performers. Do you want to know who is performing? Keep an eye on our website and follow us on social media.

let your voice be heard
Will you also let your own voice be heard in the Oude Kerk? Send your idea or text and motivation before October 13 to The best entries will be included in the program.

pop up ok bar
Also feel welcome to wander through the medieval architecture during the night and have a drink at our pop-up OK bar.