It is hard to imagine the impressive collection that lies behind the blue door at 22 Jodenstraat. At this stunning location, the Drukkunstmuseum takes you on a fascinating journey through the history of printing.
Learn more about the industrial heritage, the artistry, and the many secrets involved in the multiplication of the imagination.
The Chapel Building
In addition to the well-known printing and print-making stories, the museum will also direct your attention to the neo-classicist chapel, which was designed in the early nineteenth century by German architect Carl Weber. ... Read more »
De Kamer & Maquette van de Gedachtenmechanica
The museum presents the work and legacy of artist René Glaser. A selection of his work can be seen on the upper floor of the chapel. Glaser illustrates his theories of psychological mechanisms using various techniques. His work is an anatomical lesson, a tribute to thought, and a song of praise for ... Read more »
Jazz Duo Yule Sun & Helen Svoboda
In the covered courtyard you can enjoy the unique musical sounds of jazz duo Yule Sun (South Korea, guitar) and Helen Svoboda (Australia, bass player). They give a unique performance especially for this Museumnacht. Enjoy this musical journey at the Drukkunstmuseum historic printing museum! ... Read more »
20:30 - 23:30
Demonstration & workshop printing press
Discover the fascinating stories of the history and development of the printing press, typesetting, and related techniques. You can also participate in one of the workshops and print your own ... Read more »
Regout printing workshop
Discover a reconstruction of the Regout printing workshop as it was in 1860, with an original hand press used for copperplate printing as the main attraction. It also displays the specific printing process of the transfers used to decorate cups, plates, and other ceramic ... Read more »
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