Moco Museum in Amsterdam reopens its doors on June 1st
Moco Museum in Amsterdam will reopen its doors to the public on Monday the 1st of June. Safety and distancing measures will be taken according to The National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) guidelines, making sure that visitors can enjoy the (new) collections and exhibitions safely.
Social distance in the museum:
Moco Museum has been very busy preparing for the reopening of the museum. Walking routes are established, and narrow passageways are equipped with Plexiglas dividers to make sure visitors can safely stroll through the museum. In addition, exhibition rooms have also been renovated. Visitors can enjoy new work by Banksy, KAWS, Mark Rothko and Tracey Emin added to the museum’s collection. New art can also be found in the garden of the museum, including the large wooden sculpture ‘Final Days’ and the augmented reality piece ‘Companion’, both by KAWS. The AR-artwork is an exclusive artwork of which only 25 were released worldwide. To regulate the flow of museumgoers and avoid crowds, people who would like to visit need to reserve a timeslot and buy a ticket online in advance. With each ticket purchased, visitors will receive a second entrance ticket to use in November. Reserve online tickets via: tickets.mocomuseum.com/tickets
Exhibitions are extended:
The new immersive digital art exhibition ‘Reflecting Forward’ by Studio Irma, which opened right before the coronavirus outbreak, is extended until November 1stto give more art lovers the opportunity to admire this exceptional, interactive exhibition. ‘Laugh Now’ by Banksy is also extended.
Moco Open-Air Museum:
The coronacrisis has challenged Moco Museum to think of new, creative ways to exhibit artwork. Together with Studio Irma, Moco Museum is working on an augmented reality version of the exhibition ‘Reflecting Forward’. Visitors can use the ‘Moco Outside’ app to get access to augmented reality experiences that are based on the ‘Reflecting Forward’ exhibition. The app will be launched in June along with a more detailed explanation.