NEW: Art route Rotterdam, from Zuidplein to Central Station


Op Wednesday, October 26 becomes the Art route Rotterdam, from Zuidplein to Central Station launched. The latest map in the series of art routes takes you past 38 well-known and lesser-known works of art and takes you from Zuidplein via Dordtselaan, Maashaven and Rijnhaven, over the Erasmus Bridge and Coolsingel to Central Station. In collaboration with the Oren en Ogen Tekort Foundation, the images have been made accessible to people with a visual impairment.

Op Wednesday, October 26 om 14.30 Hours is added to the artwork Il grande miracolo (1958) by Marino Marini (near Mijnsherenlaan 231A) handed over the first copy of the art route map. The presentation is in the hands of Ove Lucas, director CBK Rotterdam. Elvera van Leeuwen of the Oren and Eyes Shortage Foundation explains the initiative Picture in Sound. Two walks will then start at 15.00 p.m., one for children and one for adults. The tours are guided by Kachiri van Zwam and Elvera van Leeuwen.

You can register here .

The six kilometer long Art route Rotterdam is available at Tourist Information Rotterdam from Thursday 27 October. 

CITY COLLECTION

With more than a thousand works of art in public space, Rotterdam has a worldwide unique collection of images, which is accessible to everyone 24 hours a day. Discover the great diversity of images in the city with our art routes. The city collection, together with Stadsbeheer Rotterdam, is maintained by two programs of CBK Rotterdam. BKOR (Visual Arts & Public Space) mainly focuses on works of art in neighborhoods and districts. SIR (Sculpture International Rotterdam) guarantees the international ambitions of the Rotterdam sculpture collection. The BKOR and SIR websites are a unique source of knowledge and documentation about the city's artworks.

EARS AND EYES SHORT

To increase the accessibility of the art route, we collaborated with Ears and Eyes Deficiency. This walking map is provided with a QR code with which audio fragments consisting of image descriptions can be listened to.

De Art route Rotterdam, from Zuidplein to Central Station was designed by 75B.

 

Publication date: 18 / 10 / 2022