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A Foolish Summer at Huize Frankendael

Museums/Institutes Huize Frankendael

Middenweg 72
1097BS Amsterdam
+31 (0)20 4233930

Open Sun + Mon, 8.30-18 hrs
Tue-Sat, 8.30-23 hrs

31 May — 8 Nov

Time 31 May, 16 hrs


A true Romantic revival will take place in our park as we proudly present our new exhibition A foolish summer at Huize Frankendael. In the 19th century, so-called follies popped up in the gardens of the elite all over Europe. These small, imaginative constructions could present themselves in about any form – be it the old ruins of an ancient structure (like the ruin that is still on view in Park Frankendael) or an exotic pagoda. Anything was possible, as these fanciful little buildings were supposed to amaze and encourage reflection.
Seven modern-day artists show their own interpretation of this curious cultural phenomenon.


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Project Spaces W139

Mon - Sun / 12-18 hrs

Date 16 Dec - 21 Jan

Opening Friday 15 Dec
20 hrs

Galleries Galerie Onrust

Wed - Sat / 13-18 hrs

Date 20 Jan - 17 Feb

Galleries Van Zijll Langhout / Contemporary Art

Wed - Sat / 10-17 hrs
+ by appointment

Date 24 Nov - 27 Jan

Opening Friday 24 Nov
17 - 21 hrs

Rumiko Hagiwara, Drawing of Ambiguity, 2017, 40 x 30 cm, pencil on paper

Galleries Akinci

Tue - Sat / 13-18 hrs

Date 27 Jan - 3 Mar

Opening Saturday 27 Jan
17 - 19 hrs

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