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The Mondriaan Fund has been organizing orientation trips for visual artists and mediators to Asia, Latin America and Africa since 2004. The trips…
Speaker: Lu Yangli, Curator Shekou Reform and Opening Museum Shenzhen, China Date: Thursday 26 April 2018 Time: Doors open at 15:30 /…

Lecture Jorge Fernández Torres at the Leiden University

On Thursday 8 March, Jorge Fernández Torres (Director of the National Museum of Fine Arts in Havana and 11th and 12th Havana Biennial) will give…
The new round of the Prix de Rome Architecture just started! The Prix de Rome is the oldest and most prestigious award in the…

Open call for Dutch entry Venice Biennale

The Dutch Pavilion at the Venice Biennale functions as an important podium which embraces the occasion of national representation as an opportunity to reflect…
From 5 November until 17 November the orientation trip 2017 takes place. Participants selected by the Mondriaan Fund for the orientation trip of 2017 are:…
The Society of Arts organizes a talk by Wayne Modest on Saturday 14 October as part of the Cinema Olanda project by Wendelien van…
In The emancipated museum the art historian and researcher Steven ten Thije engages in a personal inquiry into the importance of art museums in a society…
Date: Tuesday 10 October 2017 Time: 7:15 – 8:45 pm Location: Framer Framed, IJpromenade 2, Amsterdam Language: English Entrance: Free…
Museum Arnhem and Centraal Museum Utrecht have joined together to acquire Cinema Olanda (2017). Cinema Olanda is the latest film by Wendelien van Oldenborgh, which…
On 29 August 2017 a new round of applications for de Verbeelding will start. De Verbeelding is a collaborative project between the Mondriaan…
The Mondriaan Fund has been organizing orientation trips for visual artists and mediators to Asia, Latin America and Africa since 2004. The trips…
Date: Thursday 20 July 2017 Talk: 19:00-20:30 Doors open: 18:45 Location: ROZENSTRAAT, Rozenstraat 59, Amsterdam Language: English Entrance: Free…

Dutch Pavilion at 57th Venice Biennale

Cinema Olanda is a collaborative project by artist Wendelien van Oldenborgh and curator Lucy Cotter for the Dutch Pavilion at the 57th Venice Biennale,…

The Dutch presence in Venice

This summer, art from the Netherlands will be on display at various locations in Venice. First, on 10 May at noon, Secretary Bussemaker…
The international jury of the Prix de Rome has selected four visual artists for the shortlist of the Prix de Rome 2017. The nominees are:…

‘Art-led urbanism’ public talk by Lewis Biggs

The Mondriaan Fund is delighted to present, in collaboration with Het Nieuwe Instituut’s Wednesday Night Live serie, a talk by Lewis Biggs.

Dutch Minister opens Cinema Olanda

On May 10th at 12 hrs. Minister Bussemaker of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science will open the exhibition Cinema Olanda. Cinema Olanda is…
The Mondriaan Fund is delighted to present, in collaboration with the Prince Claus Fund, a talk by Inti Guerrero, the Estrellita B. Brodsky Adjunct…

Artist Talk ‘Cinema Olanda’ at Art Rotterdam

On February 10th (from 13:30 until 14:30) visual artist Wendelien van Oldenborgh and curator Lucy Cotter will take part in an Artist Talk about…
The website of the Mondriaan Fund is renewed. Seven platforms, each dedicated to one of the new policy topics, offer a an orderly survey…
On January 1st 2017, the revised Mondriaan Fund grant programs become effective. Applications within the present programs will be accepted up to Friday December…

Kick-off Prix de Rome Visual Arts 2017

The Mondriaan Fund announces the start of the Prix de Rome Visual Arts 2017. The Prix de Rome is awarded once every two years…

Two films selected for De Verbeelding

The filmprojects Kala-a-zar by Janis Rafa, produced by SNG Film and Dreamlife by Melvin Moti, produced by KeyFilm are selected for De Verbeelding 2016.
The nominees for the Prijs voor de Jonge Kunstkritiek 2016 have been announced. On Friday 16 December the winners in the categories Review (Recensie)…
From 30 October until 12 November a group of seventeen artists and intermediaries from the Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark and Switzerland are visiting Iran (Tehran…
In February 2017, the Mondriaan Fund organizes the fifth edition of the annual exhibition Prospects & Concepts during the international art fair Art Rotterdam…
The Mondriaan Fund has announced that ‘Cinema Olanda,’ an exhibition by artist Wendelien van Oldenborgh (1962) and curator Lucy Cotter (1973) will be the…

Netherlands Eye-catcher at Art Cologne

A special exhibition titled Eins, Zwei, Wechselschritt is on view at Art Cologne from 14-17 April, showing 50 years of avant-garde art from the…
On Wednesday the 10th of February, visual artist Folkert de Jong opened the exhibition Prospects & Concepts during Art Rotterdam. Over 2.600 people visited…

68 proposals for the Dutch entry to Venice Biennale 2017

The Mondriaan Fund’s request for proposals for the Dutch entry to the 57th edition of the Venice Biennale has received a wide response. 68…

Raise of Support for Art Fairs

The Mondriaan Fund has raised the maximum level of support for galleries participating in international art fairs with artists from the Netherlands. The previous…

Magali Reus wins 2015 Prix de Rome

Artist Magali Reus (The Netherlands, 1981) was presented with the 2015 Prix de Rome for the visual arts today by the Dutch Minister of…
Queen Máxima will honour the Prix de Rome 2015 finalist announcement ceremony with her presence on December 17th at de Appel arts centre. The…
The Mondriaan Fund, in close collaboration with Stedelijk Museum, is proud to present the symposium Unvealing Institutional Models in Chile and Colombia which showcases…
On November 20th, at 6.00 pm a public preview of the Prix de Rome 2015 exhibition is scheduled in de Appel arts centre in…

26 November Get a Grant Event Arnhem

The Mondriaan Fund and the Creative Industries Fund NL will jointly organize three meetings about grant possibilities, aimed at young creative professionals…

Get a Grant Event Breda

The Mondriaan Fund and the Creative Industries Fund NL will jointly organize three meetings about grant possibilities, aimed at young creative professionals and graduates.

Boot trips to Lazzaretto Vecchio

Since the opening of the Dutch Pavilion in Venice the daily boat trips to the island of Lazzaretto Vecchio attract many people. This uninhabited,…

Get a Grant Event

The Mondriaan Fund and the Creative Industries Fund NL will jointly organize three meetings about grant possibilities, aimed at young creative professionals and graduates.
The following artists and art mediators have been selected, on the recommendation of an advisory committee, to participate in this year’s orientation trip: –…

Dutch Minister opens ‘to be all ways to be’

herman de vries (b. 1931) is representing the Netherlands at the Biennale Arte 2015. On May 6th Minister Bussemaker of the Ministry of Education,…

Shortlist Prix de Rome Visual Arts 2015

The Mondriaan Fund has announced the names of the visual artists shortlisted by an international jury for the 2015 Prix de Rome Visual Arts.
In 2015, 20 years of the Cultural Alliance between Flanders and the Netherlands is being celebrated. In the context of this anniversary, Flanders Arts…
On March 31 the Mondriaan Fund, in close collaboration with Heden and Nest (Den Haag), is proud to present a public talk, which showcases…
Franciska Zólyom, Director of GfZK – Museum of Contemporary Art Leipzig, will give a lecture on ‘Creativity Exercises’ at the Piet Zwart Institute in…
The Mondriaan Fund announced the names of the seventy visual artists nominated for the 2015 Prix de Rome Visual Arts. A part of them…
On Thursday February 5th, 3:00-3.45 pm Colin Huizing and Cees de Boer will reflect on the Dutch entry to the 56th edition of the Venice…
The Mondriaan Fund announces the start of the Prix de Rome Visual Arts 2015. The Prix de Rome is awarded once every two years…
Vorig jaar heeft het Mondriaan Fonds de presentatie to be all ways to be van beeldend kunstenaar herman de vries en curatoren Colin Huizing…
In order to gain an insight into artist’s fees in the Netherlands, Beeldende Kunst Nederland (BKNL), commissioned a survey of art institutes (museums and…
Foreign Artists in Rome. The international discourse of the Prix de Rome, from past to present 10.30 – 17.00, 16 December 2014, Rome…
Architect Donna van Milligen Bielke (NL, 1983) was presented with the Prix de Rome Architecture 2014 from Minister of Culture, Jet Bussemaker. Van Milligen…
Each year, the Mondriaan Fund organizes an orientation trip for visual artists and art mediators from the Netherlands to foreign, upcoming and interesting regions.
The Mondriaan Fund has announced that the presentation to be all ways to be by visual artist herman de vries (b. 1931) and curators…
The following artists and art mediators have been selected, on the recommendation of an advisory committee, to participate in this year’s orientation trip: Ksenia…
The Mondriaan Fund has announced the names of the architects, landscape architects and urban designer shortlisted by an international jury for the 2014 Prix…
The Mondriaan Fund, in close collaboration with the Stedelijk Museum, is proud to present the symposium Heading East, which showcases the work of eight…
Today, artist Falke Pisano (NL, 1978) was presented with the Prix de Rome 2013 from Minister of Culture, Jet Bussemaker, in the presence of…
On 25 October, at 6 pm a public preview of the Prix de Rome 2013 exhibition starts in…
The Mondriaan Fund in Amsterdam has developed an international grant program for international contemporary art fairs presenting artists from the Netherlands in special projects…
On 26 October, an exhibition opens in de Appel arts centre in Amsterdam featuring the work of four artists who have been nominated for…
As part of the Netherlands-Russia year 2013 the Mondriaan Fund is organizing The Dutch Art Assembly, a side program of…
On May 29th, Minister Bussemaker opened in the Dutch Pavilion at the Venice Biennale the exhibition Room with Broken Sentence, of the Dutch artist…
This summer, artists from the Netherlands will present their work at various locations in Venice during the 55th Venice Biennale. This is proof of…
Mark Manders (1968) will represent the Netherlands at the 55th International Art Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia. The Dutch pavilion will showcase Room…
The Mondriaan Fund has announced the names of the visual artists shortlisted by an international jury for the 2013 Prix de Rome. The four…
During Art Rotterdam 2013 the Mondriaan Fund is organizing an exhibition with works by young visual artists in the Netherlands who received a grant…
On January 4th, the Mondriaan Fund published the new grant programs for visual arts and cultural heritage. The application forms and corresponding check…
At this beginning of the new culture plan period 2013-2016 the Mondriaan Fund is publishing our new grant programs in the field of contemporary…
The Mondriaan Fund has selected the presentation ‘Room with Broken Sentence’ by curator Lorenzo Benedetti (1972) and visual artist Mark Manders (1968) as…