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Due to an internal renovation, KAdE will be closed until August 23. However, you can visit Hans Op de Beeck's new installation In De Elleboog at Langegracht 36. From August 24 the exhibition Sleep! will be on display at KAdE.

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Children's Book Festival


Do you already know what you want to be? Discover your possibilities at the Children's Book Festival with the theme: become what you want. Kunsthal KAdE is also participating with workshops!

The Children's Book Week closes festively with the grand Children's Book Festival organized by the Eemland Library. This year's theme is: Be what you want. Kunsthal KAdE also participates with fun workshops. Check out the entire program below and buy your ticket quickly.

Program and tickets:

Ali's boat: workshop to accompany Sadik Kwaish Alfraji's children's book
Ali lives in Iraq, but most of all he would like to be somewhere else. His uncle Sadik lives in the Netherlands. Ali writes him a letter and draws a boat. "I wish this boat could take me to you" he writes with it. Sadik is an artist. He turns Ali's letter into a work of art and a children's book. His artworks about future dreams, travels, desires and memories are now on display at Kunsthal KAdE. The festival includes a creative workshop where you will hear the story of Ali's boat and design your own boat with future wishes.

When: Sunday, October 17
Age: from 7 years old (prohibited for parents)
Location: Eemhuis
Costs: 12,50 

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