Museumnacht Maastricht: Dream The Night Away!

Friday 8 April 2022 promises to be an extraordinary Art Night Out as the world of art comes to life - after dark - during Museumnacht (Museum Night) Maastricht! Discover a Maastricht that goes above and beyond your wildest expectations. No fewer than 17 art venues – including, for the first time, AINSI, Lutherse Kerk, and Theater aan het Vrijthof – will wow people of all ages with a once-in-a-night-time programme to dream away to. It's almost an art in itself to be able to take in all that's on offer. Fortunately, doors open early – at 7:00 PM! 

Museumnacht Maastricht 2022

Friday 8 April 2022
19:00 - 01:00 | Afterparty 00:00 - 05:00

1 ticket, 17 venues, 125 artists, and over 175 performances

With just one single ticket, you can enjoy a spectacular line up all night long filled with
high-profile collections, breath-taking performances, fascinating historical discoveries, powerful literature, impressive installations, exciting soundscapes, workshops, talks, tours, and live music. Of course, enough beats, bites and moments to raise a glass will be included. You determine your experience, or do you...? In any case, get ready for a night that will be remembered for a long time!

Night of Nights

With Dream The Night Away as the starting point, we will explore the dimensions between fact and fiction as well as immerse ourselves in the hope and magic of dreamscapes; from the calming to the discomforting, and everything in between. There is excitement already in the air: the participating venues, numerous cultural partners, and many employees, volunteers, and young people cannot wait to open the doors together again during this Night of Museumnachten (Museum Nights).

Museumnacht Maastricht has proven many times over that dreams can come true. Things that are currently not displayed or even not displayed at all in broad daylight are given the chance to blossom during Museumnacht Maastricht. The result: unforgettable, nocturnal repertoires including but not limited to disorienting Black Holes, intoxicating jungles, conspiracy theories, happy and unhappy mazes, and even a human 'frikandel speciaal'. As with previous editions, expect nothing short of everything: from legendary speeches to yet-to-be-created texts from the future, from murder mysteries to shopping for survival bunkers with the Kardashians, from a 'Debath' to a ‘Zwamkar’ (mushroom truck), from low-key to upbeat, from daydreaming to living it up like party animals, from therapy to first-date, from artefacts to future facts, from standing still to 200 BPM, from beginning to end and everything in between and beyond.

In short, surrender on Friday 8 April 2022 to this special adventure - or ARTventure as we like to call it - full of unexpected encounters, mind-blowing talent, and inviting laughter. Whether for the purpose of admiring art, discovering unknown realities, or celebrating friendships.

Would you like to know how, where, for how long, with whom, and in what way Museumnacht Maastricht will light up on Friday 8 April 2022? Make sure to keep an eye on or social media. Ticket sales and timetable will go online from the beginning of March. 


Museumnacht Maastricht is the perfect time for you to go all out, ​​celebrate art and embrace life! Whether you want to sing, dance, cry, pray, laugh, shout or stand back in awe, that's up to you. As long as the night moves you on Friday 8 April 2022!

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Practical info

When? Friday 8 April 2022
What time? 7:00 PM – 1:00 AM.
The official afterparty will take place at Muziekgieterij from 0:00 - 5:00 AM (SOLD OUT!). 

Need tickets? Yes, but you only need one to enjoy everything the night has to offer. The ticket will grant you access to all the venues, the hop-on hop-off buses, and - if you have a combi-ticket - the afterparty. Under 16 years of age? Then your ticket is free, but don't forget to register your ticket online

Regular: € 17.50 
Student/CJP: € 12.50*
15 years old or younger: Free 

Where does the night fall? Although the whole city of Maastricht is buzzing during Museumnacht Maastricht, the real party will take place at the following locations: AINSI, Boekhandel Dominicanen, Bonnefanten, Brouwerij Bosch, Bureau Europa, Centre Céramique, Fotomuseum aan het Vrijthof, Landbouwbelang-Transport Artspace, Lumière Cinema, Lutherse Kerk, Marres, Meldkamer, Natuurhistorisch Museum Maastricht, the Jan van Eyck Academy, The Student Hotel Maastricht, Theater aan het Vrijthof, and the Muziekgieterij. Discover them all!

COVID-19: Please make sure you view the COVID-19 overview in advance so that you are aware of all guidelines and measures.


On the Move
Dive into the night, on foot or by bike, and prepare to be wowed along the way. Want to speed things up? Youth organisation CODE043 and Arriva Touring are offering free rides from bus stop to hotspot. Hop from bus to bus and end up in a completely different world every time. 

Keep your wristband!

Did you know that a Museumnacht Maastricht wristband is still valuable after the night? You have until 31 May 2022 to hand it in for a free museum visit, a substantial discount on a film viewing, theatre performance, or a nice piece of art for your home. View for more information.

Museumnacht Maastricht is made possible by the support of the Municipality of Maastricht, Provincie Limburg, Elisabeth Strouven Fonds, Stichting Kannunik Salden, Stichting FSI, RSM and many partners, employees, young people, and volunteers