The Merchant House is pleased to present an events program featuring recent art history and the work of an incredible selection of renowned and emerging artists.

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2020 / 2021

— Book Launch: André de Jong signs copies of Acts of Drawing
— Music: Elise Lorraine sings for Elsa Tomkowiak: Into Color
— Screening: Amstel / Bridge / Delirium w/ Amsterdam Art
— Screening: Our new Elements cycle with Zhu Hong and Elsa Tomkowiak
— Walk-Throughs: Elsa Tomkowiak: Into Color & The Medium of Painting
— Post-Lockdown Special: Urban Image-Jitters II (Body)
— Music: Tomoko Mukaiyama streamed live from the Van Gogh Museum
— Post-Lockdown Special: Urban Image-Jitters I (City)

2019 / 2020

— Talk: Thinking the Exhibition (Craigie Horsfield) w/ Marsha Plotnitsky
— Music: Bach and More w/ Machiko Takahashi
— Talk: Craigie Horsfield on Of the World We Share
— Talk: Remembering John Coplans II w/ Marsha Plotnitsky
— Talk: John Coplans—A Body of Work w/ photography critic Steven Humblet
— Art Fair: Sylvie Bonnot & Mengzhi Zheng at Unseen Photo Fair

2018 / 2019

— Installation: Elsa Tomkowiak at ArtZuid Sculpture Biennale 2019
— Season Finale: Painting, Performance & the Senses
— Talk & Video Collage: Painting & Performance w/ Marsha Plotnitsky
— Screening & Talk: André de Jong w/ art historian Huub Mous and writer Arjen Mulder
— Talk: André de Jong w/ writer Arjen Mulder
— Talk: André de Jong w/ art historian Huub Mous
— Talk: Reigl & Schneemann w/ Prof. C-M. Lerm-Hayes
— Music: ICP Orchestra at TMH
— Music & Talk: Luciano Berio with Machiko Takahashi
— Art Fair: Pino Pinelli, Elsa Tomkowiak & Mary Sue at Independent Brussels
— Art Fair: Unseen Photo Fair—City Program
— Talk: Catalogue Presentation w/ writer Hubert Besacier
— Screening & Talk: Young Artists Remix w/ Marsha Plotnitsky

2017 / 2018

Talk: Sculpture Now w/ Prof. C-M. Lerm-Hayes
— Talk: Time and Architecture w/ philosopher Fons Elders
— Talk: On Collecting w/ poet Ljoedmila Chodynskaja
— Music: Bach & Zhungdra with F-M. Uitti
— Art Fair: André de Jong & Hilarius Hofstede at Art Rotterdam
— Talk: Image and Color w/ Gili Crouwel of The Gallery Club
— Music & Talk: Performance & Painting w/ flutist Machiko Takahashi
— Screening: Carolee Schneemann with Prof. Marga van Mechelen & artist Sands Murray-Wassink
— Talk: Catalogue publication with writer Dirk van Weelden
— Lecture: The Economics of Art with Antoinette Vonder Mühll & Prof. Olav Velthuis
— Talk: On Photography with art writers Arjen Mulder and Steven Humblet
— Art Fair: Sylvie Bonnot at Unseen Photo Fair

2016 / 2017

— Talk: Millennials on Pinelli w/ Maarten v.d. Graaff and Fiep v. Bodegom
— Art Fair: TMH joins Tribal Trail
— Music: Kurtag, Duchamp & Joyce with F-M. Uitti and C-M. Lerm-Hayes
— Reading: Hilarius Hofstede’s Microsoft Mon Amour
— Art Fair: Flag of Compassion at Art Rotterdam
— Music and Talk: F-M. Uitti interprets Judit Reigl
— Talk: Jarry/Duchamp with artist William Anastasi
— Screening: Carolee Schneemann
— Talk: Sandberg Institute at TMH
— Talk: Bart Domburg’s Couperus w/ editors of De Gids
— Benefit: TMH for De Gids
— Art Fair: Unseen Photo Fair—Gallery Tour
— Talk: Adrian Dannatt talks to Craigie Horsfield

2015 / 2016

— Screening: Films by Rini Hurkmans & Hans Scholten
— Screening: Carolee Schneemann
— Music: Violinist Max Zorin & pianist Marjes Benoist
— Benefit: Flag of Compassion
— Lecture: Wei Ji Ma on neuroscience
— Performance: Jody Oberfelder’s Brain Piece
— Music: Pianist Marjes Benoist
— Screening: André de Jong’s New York

2014 / 2015

— Music: Tomoko Mukaiyama plays Philip Glass
— Talk: 1960s Art
— Performance: Emma McCormick-Goodhart’s Mouth/Body
— Performance: Brenda Cullerton’s Jay-Z & Me

2013 / 2014

— Screening: Carolee Schneemann
— Screening: Man with a Movie Camera
— Festival: Jan Frank at Amsterdam Light
— Benefit: Tomoko Mukaiyama