Open Call: Nieuwelingen


The Van Eesteren Museum invites creators, designers and artists to submit existing work for the exhibition Nieuwelingen. The exhibition shows works of art by makers and artists from Nieuw - West. On display at the Van Eesteren Museum from 20 June to 14 July. You can register for the Open Call until 1 May 2024.

The exhibition Nieuwelingen shows talent, artists and makers from Nieuw - West. The exhibition is part of the Blue Zone Festival. During this festival, the Van Eesteren Museum, together with cultural institutions and makers from New West, is organizing an open studio route, which focuses on workshops, lectures, food and bike tours for a weekend. The Blue Zone festival will take place on the weekend of July 6 and 7, 2024.

The exhibition Nieuwelingen takes place in the Van Eesteren Museum.

Skateboard City, Van Eesteren Museum 2023.


The only criterion for this Open Call is that you live or work in Nieuw-West!

How do I participate?

- The deadline for submissions is 1 May 2024.

- Submit up to four pages of work created.

- With artistic explanation and/or biography.

- In PDF format to

Selection process

Judging is done by the Van Eesteren Museum in collaboration with Jaleesa Clows. The results of the selection will be announced on Wednesday, May 15, 2024.


The artist's fee is determined with the calculator from the BKNL.

About the museum

The Van Eesteren Museum tells a broad and current story about urban planning, from the history of the post-war Amsterdam Expansion Districts. The museum is about the life and ideas of urban planner Cornelis van Eesteren and his team. The museum is located in the heart of Amsterdam Nieuw-West and consists of an outdoor museum, an indoor museum and a fifties museum home. The museum organises various exhibitions, walks, excursions, talks and other activities. Since 2017, the museum has been located in a newly built museum pavilion on the Sloterplas.