NL / EN / DE

Twentse Salon Maria Blaisse

A day full of music, workshops, the opening of the new exhibition Maria Blaisse. The Emergence of Form and a intellectual stimulating programme: this is the so called 'Twentse Salon' of 9th of February 2014. This Sunday afternoon at Rijksmuseum Twenthe will be one to remember. You will be there too, won't you?


Gobelin Room

14.00 - 15.00 hours Public debate with Arnoud Odding (RMT), Ronald Kox (AKI / ArtEZ), Susan Pinkster (B93 Artists Initiative), Ineke Geurts (Villa De Bank) and Michiel van der Kaaij (Art Association Diepenheim) on the question ‘what is the future of art?’.

15.00 - 15.20 hours Intimate concert by singer-songwriter Roos Blufpand, with piano and cello accompaniment.

15.20 - 15.30 hours What happens when an artist gets to meet a Twente car tyre manufacturer? Jaap van Wessum (ApolloVredestein) talks about the special collaboration with Maria Blaisse.

15.40 - 16.00 hours Artist talk with Maria Blaisse and Josien Beltman, art historian and staff member of the Rijksmuseum Twenthe.

16.00 -16.20 hours Opening of the exhibition Maria Blaisse. The Emergence of Form by writer and art expert Oek de Jong.

Room 36

16.20 - 16.30 hours Live performance by dancers and musicians in the exhibition The Emergence of Form. Dancers improvise on music which is inspired by the bamboo structures of Maria Blaisse.

Museum café

16.30 - 17.15 hours Enjoy a drink while listening to the music of Paula Krom and the Gipsy Jazz duo C'est si Bon.

Room 26

11.00 - 17.00 hours Art book fair with bargains from the Museum Shop and the library.


11.00 - 17.00 hours Documentary Komma (2002) about the work of Maria Blaisse in the intimate film room in the loft. (Loft entrance via the stairs between room 8 and room 9)


11.00 - 17.00 hours Build together an artwork of bamboo (all ages).

Children-Do Paradise

11.00 - 17.00 hours Walk-in workshop ‘Making rubber body decorations’ (all ages).

Room 35

12.00 - 13.30 hours and 14.00 - 15.30 hours

Workshop ‘Making rubber jewellery’ by artist Liezette Gerrits (16+)

Museum Square

11.00 - 17.00 hours The texture and colour of inner tyres have also inspired hand out free Trekdrop (liquorice sticks). Get one while stocks last!

Programme Twentse Salon Maria Blaisse
Permeke on film