(Excerpt from 'Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten' posted on e-flux. Found on http://www.e-flux.com/announcements/rijksakademieopen-and-amsterdam-art-weekend-2012)
During RijksakademieOPEN, outside the walls of the Rijksakademie, the first edition of Amsterdam Art Weekend will take place.
During RijksakademieOPEN 2012, on 1 and 2 December, 56 artists present their work and offer a view on the future of art. The Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten offers emerging artists from all over the world the possibility to focus on further developing their work. The two-year residency program provides artists with individual studios, as well as the use of technical workshops, library, collections and the advice of renowned artists and critics.
Amsterdam Art Weekend during RijksakademieOPEN
On Friday 30 November, Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 December 2012, Amsterdam Art Weekend will give you the opportunity to explore Amsterdam’s lively contemporary art scene. The rich program of events varies from special exhibitions—hosted by 27 leading galleries in their own venues—to presentations in well-known international art institutes. The Amsterdam Art Weekend is organized by Capital A Foundation with the aim to highlight Amsterdam’s role as a springboard for talented young and international artists, to promote the city as a national and international hub of creative exchange, and to attract widespread interest for contemporary art. The complete program is available at CapitalA.nl and Facebook.
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