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Theoretical program underpinning the museum’s exhibitions, collection and investigating current and historical issues concerning visual art and design. This theoretical program is part of the Public Program.

Upcoming

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Museum Guides Now!

6 Nov - 7 Nov 2017

Symposium 6 and 7 November 2017 

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Past

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WEEKEND OF SCIENCE

7 Oct 2017, 2 - 5 pm

Stedelijk Seminar: Keith Haring and Jean Dubuffet through the lens of the conservator

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The Many Lives of the Russian Avant-garde

2 Jun - 3 Jun 2017

Symposium in honour of Nikolai Khardzhiev, scholar and collector (1903-1996)

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Critical Theory in the Humanities Resonances of the Work of Judith Butler

5 Apr - 7 Apr 2017

An international conference on resonances of the work of theorist and philosopher Judith Butler

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In Medias Res. A Tribute to Mieke Bal

17 Mar 2017, 3 - 5 pm

a tribute to a renowned cultural and art theorist, critic and video artist.

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LOSE YOURSELF!

3 Feb - 4 Feb 2017

Symposium on Labyrinthine Exhibitions as Curatorial Model

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Sunday Seminar: Visiting Fellow Martha Rosler

8 Jan 2017, 3 - 4:30 pm

Lecture of visiting fellow prof. Martha Rosler (artist & activist)

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SBMK-day 2016: In the Box

11 Nov 2016, 10 am - 5:30 pm

Art packaging researched

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Stedelijk University - The Moving Image in the Museum: The Cinema Experience Relocated

16 Oct - 11 Dec 2016

5 lectures by Professor Thomas Elsaesser

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Conservation and Restauration: impossible without research.

2 Oct 2016, 1 - 4:30 pm

Lectures in the context of the Dutch Science Weekend.

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The Couplets of Fuchs and Other Stories

18 Sep 2016, 3:30 - 5:45 pm

Lectures about the exhibition practices of Rudi Fuchs

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Avery Singer - Painting in the digital age

4 Sep 2016, 2:30 - 5:15 pm

Lectures about the position of art in our digital era

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Dream Out Loud – The Choices Made

27 Aug 2016, 4 - 5:30 pm

Critical debate in conjunction with the Municipal Art Acquisitions

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