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Stroom Den Haag

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Stroom Den Haag
Hogewal 1-9
2514 HA The Hague
Netherlands
Venue Type: Museum

Neighborhood:
the hague



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© Stroom Den Haag
Celestial Vault, James TurrellJames Turrell, Celestial Vault,
2008, art in public space
© Gerrit Schreurs and Stroom Den Haag
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> CURRENT EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS
July 22nd - September 1st 'Aantekeningen' (Notes)
Ludwig Volbeda
 
> UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS
Oct, 2014 Evidence on Trial
Susan Schuppli
 
Sep, 2014 A Glass Darkly
Rashad Becker, Natascha Sadr Haghighian, Katleen Vermeir & Ronny Heiremans, Iman Issa, Metahaven, Imogen Stidworthy, Noam Toran
 
Sep, 2014 WeberWoche
Justin Bennett, Melanie Bonajo, Plastique Fantastique, Alexander Kluge, Gabriel Lester, Nathaniel Mellors, Robertas Narkus, Jasper Niens, Katja Novitskova, Katie Paterson, Ryan Trecartin, Koen Vermeir, Jan Verwoert
 
> QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.stroom.nl
EMAIL:  
info@stroom.nl
OPEN HOURS:  
varies
PHONE:  
31 70 3658985
GALLERY TYPE:  
Contemporary
COST:  
free
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DESCRIPTION

Stroom Den Haag (an independent foundation founded in 1989) is a centre for art and architecture with a wide range of activities. Starting from the visual arts, architecture, urban planning and design the program focuses on the urban environment.

Stroom's policy is not committed to any particular movement. The centre is open to everyone with stimulating ideas or a need for information regarding art and the urban environment. It aims at being a hospitable and stimulating platform. Starting from this mentality Stroom, in collaboration with other institutions, wants to contribute to the permanent development of the reflection on the city and the part that can be played by the visual arts in this context.

Stroom organizes exhibitions, projects, lectures, workshops and excursions. It initiates research and debates to stimulate the transfer of knowledge and the development of ideas concerning art, architecture and related disciplines. Within this context Stroom expands its library, develops web dossiers on its website and issues publications. In addition, Stroom's policy is focused on stimulating the art climate of The Hague and improving the visibility of art and artists from The Hague.

The topic of ‘being public' is the connecting factor between many of Stroom's activities. Stroom mediates, advises and offers suggestions to artists and supports a large number of projects in public space.

The name Stroom was chosen because it stands for energy and movement.


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