gallery talks

Margriet Schavemaker
12 Oct 2012

Photo: Ernst van Deursen
Photo: Ernst van Deursen

Location: Schiphol Hal (entrance hall)
Language: English
Entrance: Visitors only pay entrance to the museum (special discounts apply).

Reservations: It is necessary to make a reservation. Send an e-mail to, stating your full name, e-mail address, telephone number, and the date of the event for which you want to reserve a seat.

After the museum reopens, the Stedelijk will continue the series stedelijk|gallery talks, in which well-known scientists, artists, curators, and critics organize a tour around a selection of exhibited works in the museum on the basis of their own expertise and background.

Margriet Schavemaker, art historian and Head of Collections and Research at the Stedelijk Museum, will give a Gallery Talk in the afternoon.

More information about the speaker:

Margriet Schavemaker is art historian, philosopher and media specialist. After a career as lecturer and assistant professor at the Art History and Media Studies departments at the University of Amsterdam, she currently holds the position of Head of Collections and Research at the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam. Schavemaker has written extensively on contemporary art and theory, (co)edited several edited volumes (for example "Now is the Time: Art and Theory in the 21st Century" (2009) and "Vincent Everywhere: Van Gogh’s (Inter)national Identities" (2010)) and is an acclaimed curator of discursive events and public programs.