28 Sep 2012
Location: Schiphol Hal (entrance hall)
Entrance: Visitors only pay entrance to the museum (special discounts apply).
Reservations: It is necessary to make a reservation. Send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, 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.
Mels Crouwel, the architect of the new Stedelijk extension, will give a Gallery Talk in the afternoon.
More information about Mels Crouwel:
Mels Crouwel graduated from the Technical University of Delft in 1978. Together with Jan Benthem, he founded the architectural firm Benthem Crouwel Architekten. The firm focuses particularly on sustainable and innovative architecture, for which it won the Benelux Aluminium Prize and the National Steel Prize in 2010. Benthem Crouwel also works as the chief architect for Schiphol Airport, the Amsterdam Rai, the Ziggo Dome, the Noord-Zuid line, and the Deutsches Bergbau museum, for which it won many prizes in 2009. The office started in 2004 with the design for the extension of the Stedelijk Museum; the iconic building on the Museumplein was completed in 2012.