16 October, 2021 - 24 October, 2021

Get inspired at the Kunsthal during the autumn holiday! Step into the animal kingdom of art and find out more about the relationship between humans and animals in the exhibition We Are Animals. Discover the power and diversity of ballroom culture in Deep in Vogue. And get lost in your daydreams while looking at the northern lights, idyllic landscapes and majestic vistas of Magnetic North. Apart from seeing these exhibitions you can participate in various activities, so get cracking and start discovering!


Saturday 16 up to and including 24 October, every morning between 10:30 and 11:30 hrs
Daydream away while the most wonderful animal stories are being read to you by VoorleesExpress Rotterdam. Or maybe you would like to become a reading volunteer yourself? In that case, you can apply here


Wednesday 20 October & Sunday 24 October
Ongoing between 10:00 and 17:00 hrs

Learn how to make fascinating animal creations yourself during the walk-in workshop silkscreen printing by Michael van Kekem. First visit the exhibition We Are Animals, get inspired and then get to work.  

See you later, Illustrator! 

Friday 22 October, 15:30 – 16:30 hrs
An artwork featuring a red and blue animal that has six legs and is taking a nap under a tree? Anything is possible! Poet Wessel will provide inspiration, and illustrator Yara will get to work with your ideas! Together you will be making a creative visual work, and everyone can help decide what story the artwork is telling. Let your imagination run wild: think, fantasise and draw along! Find out more and register

LOOK&DO TOUR (ages 6 and up)

Ongoing, every day
Set out on your own with the Look&Do tour of the exhibition We Are Animals, including animal assignments and questions such as ‘What makes an animal cute to you?’ and ‘What animal would you compare yourself to?’ 


Every day between 10:00 and 17: 00 hrs
Release your inner beast and design you own, unique animal at the KunsthalLAB! Create a wolphifanterfly, a flamowlcat… or what about a zebriger?


All activities are free of charge upon presentation of a valid Kunsthal admission ticket. There is no need to register in advance for the activities. However, please do book your Kunsthal entry timeslot via www.kunsthal.nl/tickets 


Ages 9 and up
Wednesday 20 October,  13:00 hrs & Sunday 24 October, 11:15 hrs
LOCATION: LantarenVenster 

Where the Wild Things Are is a film adaptation of Maurice Sendak’s book of the same name. The film is about the nine-year-old Max, a boy with a short fuse. After an argument at home, he decides to run off to his imaginary world. During his journey, Max runs into Carol, a monster with anger issues, just like him. On the occasion of the Kunsthal exhibition We Are Animals, this film is shown at LantarenVenster. Tickets can be booked there.

Children in the exhibition 'We Are Animals', photo Bas Czerwinski
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Exhibition 'Deep in Vogue', photo Marco de Swart


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