After 1,5 week of sunshine, painting and more painting we finished the Zeehond and his little buddy Elephant with a new colorful layer.
Here is the official ‘get into the water’ invitation for June 12, 14 pm.
Thanks to our super interns Manon and Mirthe and the support from the Sportspeeltuin Hillesluis!!!!!
On all the good things, comes an end:(
After 3 monhs off building up and down and travelling through Amsterdam, last Sunday was the final location of the OBA100 Bed.
Here is a compilation of pictures of all the cool and different OBA libraries from the last 3 months:)
Thanks for all the help from the library employees and all the sweet big and small readers who visited our bed!!!!
The last couple of weeks we were busy with restoring and painting a new layer on the floating art installation ‘Zeehond op Zuid’.
We invited the kids from the area Rotterdam-South and the Sportspeeltuin Hillesluis to help us with the new painting.
On June 12, is the official opening of the artwork at the small lake of the Varkenoordsepark at 14 pm.
After 2 afternoons of making designs with the elderly people from Rotterdam North. We can finally start with painting the Bath Bunny into the colors of the winning design of Tineke Noordzij.
The official opening of the Bath Bunny is on April 17, 13.30 Pm in the Vroesenpark.
Last week we had 2 drawing contests for the new coat of the ‘Zeehond op Zuid’. This year we will work together with the seniors and children from the area Hillesluis in Rotterdam. We visited the ‘Huiskamer van de Wijk Hillesluis’ and the ‘Sportspeeltuin Hillesluis’ to draw with us for the design.
On March 10, we were at the Paard in the Hague to give the contestants and visitors of the KUNSTBENDE (category bands and dj) a quick bandana workshop.
Would you also like to know how you can fold a cool Kunstbende yellow/black bandana in a headband, bow, small bag or something else…. Visit also our other bandana workshop at Kunstbende Noord-Holland and Kunstbende Zuid-Holland, on April 14, 2019.
Moreover, it is super fun to experience the KUNSTBENDE (young talent contest between 12-18 years) talent day on April 14, and check out these new talents of the future!!!! https://kunstbende.nl/
Last week we had our 2nd drawing session gathering for the new Badkonijn 2019.
In total we received around 40 new inspiring drawings!!! Thank you all for joining these events! This week we will announce which drawing we are going to use for the new colorful coat of the Badkonijn:)
Big thanks also to the locations ‘Bewonersorganisatie Blijdorp’, ‘Humanitas Jan van der Ploeghuis’ and ‘De Waerschut’, for this year’s collaboration with our project!!!
Our Mega Bed is already traveling for a month through Amsterdam. Did you already read a book in our bad? Noooooo…… There are still plenty of opportunities to see the bed!
Locations to check out the Mega Bed:
Wednesday, March 6 OBA Banne
Wednesday, March 20 OBA Mercatorplein
Saturday, March 23 OBA De Hallen
Wednesday, April 3 OBA Javaplein
Wednesday 17 April OBA Buitenveldert
Wednesday, May 1 OBA Osdorp
Wednesday 8 May OBA Slotermeer
We are searching for the new design of the Badkonijn 2019, this summer at the Vroesenpark. On February 13 and…
At the moment we are very busy with the preparations of our mega XXL bed. Because the OBA (Openbare Biblioheek Amsterdam) exists 100 years, they organized a special program during the coming 3 months. And our huge bed is traveling along several different OBA’s.
Check this website to see where our bed is during the coming 3 months and for the full program of the bed: https://www.oba.nl/actueel/100jaar.html