Bonnefanten Free Fridays

Date: Friday, 10 February
Time: 8pm – 11pm
Entrance: free

Every Bonnefanten Free Fridays (#BFF) we surprise visitors with a free evening in the museum. This time the Bonnefanten will collaborate with Maastricht Institute of Arts. At various locations in the museum, art academy alumni will give several workshops: draw landscapes, portraits and still lifes or draw a (nude) model in the Cupola! In addition, Sándor Sinko, teacher of Fine Arts, invites you to make a cast of your hands or face.

On the occasion of the opening of the exhibition A Room of One’s Own, live artists talks will take place with Marijke Stultiens, Lydia Schouten and  curator Andrew Mummery.

Setting the mood for the evening, there will be music by Coen van Dam and Boris van der Lek. Immerse yourself in Jazz music and dance along! Alongside the musical performance you can learn more about the collection of ancient and contemporary art during one of the many speed tours.

Last but not least, besides all activities, it is also the perfect opportunity to visit the museum for free and to check out the current programme. For more info on what’s on view now, click here.

What are the Bonnefanten Free Fridays?

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A free evening at the museum. With and for you.

Museums are the treasures of society in which past and present come together. They are the memory of the city, region and country and offer new windows to the world or enlarge the existing perspectives. Especially in this time, where everything revolves around experiencing and experiencing yourself, museums are perhaps more important than ever. They are places for reflection, wonder and astonishment, all emotions that give museums an intrinsic value. This must of course be accessible to everyone. With #BFF we hope to give more people that accessibility.

During Bonnefanten Free Fridays (#BFF), we open the doors for a free evening in the museum. Each edition, we invite a surprising association, club, foundation or sub-culture to organise a unique programme together. As a starting point for the programme, we take the collections of ancient and contemporary art or the temporary exhibitions currently on show in the museum. The programming consists of various activities, which challenge the visitor to change from spectator to participant or even co-creator.


Made possible by Provincie Limburg, VriendenLoterij and Ministerie van Onderwijs, Cultuur en Wetenschap.