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In Het Nieuwe Instituut’s Thursday Night programme thinkers, designers and makers from the Netherlands and abroad discuss urgent issues, innovative research and critical reflection related to architecture, design and digital culture. Visit the museum and grab a bite to eat with the speakers and guests. With varied pop-in expo's and diverse partner programmes.


Due to the rapid computerisation and the equally rapid growth of the Internet, digital resources are now collected in quantities that were never anticipated. This requires a new approach in which digital artists and designers are important sources of inspiration. Het Nieuwe Instituut presents a diptych by artist Rafaël Rozendaal and data designer Jan Willem Tulp.


This last Thursday Night Live! before the summer break celebrates past activities of Het Nieuwe Instituut with a Cocktail Dînatoire for old and new friends inspired by the exhibition Designing the Surface! An inspirational summer evening with food, conversations with design studio OK-RM and Monadnock, live mural painting by artist Thomas Trum, pedalos in the pond, pop-in expo 100 years De Stijl stamps and music.


After the first three talks on ministerial ambitions, power and hard facts, the Ministry of Spatial Affairs wants to lay out it's new foundations. What should the Ministry know to create an effective new policy?

Partners Thursday Night Live! at Het Nieuwe Instituut

Architectuur Film Festival Rotterdam, BNA Kring Rijnmond, BNO IMG LAB, Designplatform Rotterdam, Food Film Festival, Goethe-Institut, Glamcult, EYE Filmmuseum, Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, Expertisecentrum Universiteit Utrecht, International Film Festival Rotterdam, MAFB, Operadagen Rotterdam,Parels voor de Zwijnen, Sandberg Instituut, Stichting Swart-van Essen, Stripped Fashion, Stimuleringsfonds Creatieve Industrie, The Berlage, Urban Unlimited, Vereniging Deltametropool, Volume, Willem de Kooning Academie

Thursday Night at Het Nieuwe Instituut
Kristoffer Li & Kristoffer Halse Sølling

Thursday Night Live! is a weekly programme of lectures, screenings and discussions on architecture, design and digital culture. Developments and critical insights are discussed by thinkers, designers and makers from the Netherlands and abroad.