Museumnacht 2019 – Throwback to Aleppo event
Have you ever wondered what Aleppo was like before the war? Until 2011, it was a beautiful city bustling with art, culture, and diversity.
On Museumnacht we invite you to listen to the heartbeat of Aleppo through the perspectives of several people who called it home, like Mostafa Betaree and Mahmoud Lababidi. Mahmoud organized guided tours of the city for ten years. He fled with his family in 2011 and came to the Netherlands, where he will now take you on a tour through the ruined city through the exhibit Living Aleppo, and transport you to life before the war.
Entrance price: you need a Museumnacht ticket!
Living Aleppo is an intricate small-scale model of Aleppo as it is today, developed in collaboration with 12 people from the city. Not just an art installation or a political statement, it tells the stories from these 12 poignant human perspectives.
Syrian music will also brighten up the night every 15 minutes an hour. We are happy to welcome the musical talents of singer Jawa Manla. Syrian finger food and drinks top off the night.
20:00 – 20:30 > Tourguide Mostafa
20:30 – 20:45 > Muzikaal intermezzo van Jawa Manla
20:45 – 20:00 > Pauze
21:00 – 21:30 > Tourguide Mahmoud
21:30 – 21:45 > Muzikaal intermezzo van Jawa Manla
21:45 – 21:00 > Pauze
22:00 – 22:30 > Tourguide Mostafa
22:30 – 22:45 > Muzikaal intermezzo van Jawa Manla
22:45 – 22:00 > Einde van programma
Come join us for a lively but intimate atmosphere here on Museumnacht! You will leave touched, provoked, and inspired.
Spoken language: UK
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Power of Art House
1018 AD Amsterdam
Opening hours Art Space:
Wednesday – Saturday: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.