Stimuleringsfonds supports designers and makers with (inter)national projects, cultural institutions with annual or multiannual programs and talents in the creative industry.
Creative Industries Fund NL
The province capital Maastricht is situated between the hills of Limburg, in the heart of a Euroregion of 4 million people living in three countries and speaking 4 languages.
Academie Beeldende Kunsten Maastricht
The Maastricht Academy of Architecture holds bachelor and master programmes in the domain of architecture.
Academy of Architecture Maastricht
The Artist and the Others supports young creative minds during their career in the cultural field.
The Artist and the Others
Camille Oostwegel Château Hotels & Restaurants is a family business that is known for its 'Limburg' hospitality, culinary craftsmanship and savoir vivre.
Camille Oostwegel Group
Circulo Cervantes Maastricht is a group of admirers of the language, culture, and history of Spain and Latin America.
Circulo Cervantes Maastricht
CNME is the center for cultural and environmental education in Maastricht.
Common Knowledge is a monthly series that offers a space of exchange for ideas, knowledge and experience supporting your cultural entrepreneurship.
The national Day of Architecture is for all admirers of architecture and the urban environment. Many towns and cities open up remarkable buildings and offer wide-ranging programmes of lectures, debates, exhibitions, movies, and excursions.
Day of Architecture
Dear Hunter is a cartopological research practice that produces alternative maps and atlases through qualitative fieldwork. Being a ‘Dear Hunter’, referring to the behaviour and methods of hunters, means that the researchers thoroughly immerse in situations in order to understand them completely, mostly by living and working on-site for relatively long periods of time.
DA Eindhoven considers educational innovation, knowledge development and research of greatest importance.
Design Academy Eindhoven
Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven is the largest design event in Northern Europe and presents work and concepts from more than 2,600 designers to more than 355,000 visitors from home and abroad.
Dutch Design Week
E-WORDS aims to spread tolerance through the intercultural dialogue, acting without prejudice, raising awareness on such processes & their consequences both from formal participate educational means & peer education, as an essential instrument to develop transversal skills among the young citizens of today’s multicultural Europe.
FabLab (Fabrication Laboratory) is a working space with computer controlled prototyping machines, enabling users to transform their ideas into real products.
FashionClash is an international and interdisciplinary fashion platform with a main focus on new generation of designers.
Frame magazine is the world’s leading interior-design publication.
Het Geluid creates and produces all its music theater under own management which gives them a distinct artistic signature.
The bachelor's programma iArts, which stands for interdisciplinary Arts, builds bridges between the arts, sciences, society and entrepreneurship.
IBA (Internationale Bau Ausstellung) is looking for innovative, future-proof projects that will be of lasting importance to the development of a town, city or region.
The Van Eyck is an open, multiform institute that makes post-academic talent development possible.
Jan van Eyck Academie
Over the past 40 years, Coenen has designed many architectural and urban development projects, of which the NAi in Rotterdam, the masterplan and library for the Céramique Centre in Maastricht and the Public Library and KNSM Island in Amsterdam are some of the best known.
Jo Coenen Architects & Urbanists
The Landbouwbelang is an autonomic freezone in Maastricht for music, arts and culture.
Limburgish Landscape is a foundation that aims to secure the precious landscapes and nature reserves in Limburg, including all accompanying monuments.
Limburgish Landscape Foundation
Lumière Cinema the place to be when it comes to extraodinary films; from arthouse films, to worldcinema, documentaires and classics.
MADEmaastricht is an event that focuses on local entrepreneurs, an initiative not just by designers, but by makers.
With exhibitions, lectures, research and publications Marres House for
Contemporary Culture explores the visual arts in the broadest sense.
Maurer United is known for investigating and redefining the borders of the architecture design-field.
Maurer United Architects
Meet Maastricht is dedicated to bringing you amazing tours in English and sharing our beautiful city with students, expats, and locals alike.
At the Master Interior Architecture you will learn to develop a concept for a space based on your own ideas and artistic vision and to realize.
Monnik investigates the history and future of work, (re)makes the environment, and practises subjective mapping in which the experience of the man-made environment is investigated.
Mosa is a Dutch tile manufacturer with more than 130 years of experience which constantly surprises with distinctive tileconcepts for walls, floors, facades and terraces.
The aim of Museumnacht is to present and celebrate with everyone all the treasures the museums and cultural institutions in Maastricht have to offer. And by doing so, Museumnacht Maastricht aims to contribute and strengthen the art and culture identity of the city and its region.
Museum Night Maastricht
In Museum Zinkhütterhof in Stolberg, close to Aachen, the history of the local brass crafts and of the Industrial Revolution are brought to life.
Museum Zinkhütter Hof
De Muziekgieterij is a center for popmusic in Maastricht. Since 2013 the stage has established in the Timmerfabriek, next to Bureau Europa.
The Nederlandse Dansdagen is an annual festival that takes place every year in Maastricht. In the first week of October, a range of dance performances and the best of Dutch dance are used: from 'classical' to 'urban' from 'avant-garde' to 'modern dance'.
Dutch Dance Festival
NedZink is the leading Dutch zinc manufacturer of rolled titanium zinc for applications in façade cladding, roof covering, roof gutters and rainwater drainage systems.
The Dutch Stucco Guild consists of accredited and independent stucco restoration companies, who share, bundle, and expand knowledge and craftsmanship together.
The Dutch Stucco Guild
Het Nieuwe Instituut aims to illuminate and map a rapidly changing world while at the same time fostering discussion of topics related to the vast field of design.
Het Nieuwe Instituut
During Open Monumentendag – every second weekend of September – thousands of historical buildings and sites (about 4.000) are open to the public free of charge. Besides opening their doors, many locations also organize on-site activities like exhibitions, musical performances and guided tours.
PREMIUM is the honours programme for master’s students of Maastricht University. PREMIUM offers students the chance to work on a real-life case for a company, governmental organization or NGO in an multidisciplinary setting.
PREMIUM, Maastricht University
The Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule in Aachen belongs with more than 40.000 students to the biggest technical universities in Germany and in Europe.
RWTH, Aachen University
The cultural programme of SCHUNCK* shows a view on the world and offers the world a view on Heerlen.
DOEN offers people with courage and pioneering ideas financial support to put those ideas into practice.
Elisabeth Strouven Foundation provides aid and assistance and contributes to the welfare and development of individuals and society in and around Maastricht.
Stichting Elisabeth Strouven
SMV investigates the fortifications of Maastricht and goes to great lengths to preserve and restorate these unique historical parts of the city.
Stichting Maastricht Vestingstad
Studium Generale organises lectures, debates, and talkshows, college tours, movie and poetry nights, and the PAS Festival. A part of the Student Service Centre, Studium offers in-depth activities for students and all other enthusiasts.
Studium Generale - Maastricht University
The Museum of Bags in Amsterdam was a museum specialised in handbags and suitcases. The collection consisted of about 4500 items, dating from 1500 to the present.
Museum of Bags Amsterdam
TU Delft collaborates with different educational and research institutions in the Netherlands as well as abroad and is known for its high standard of research.
Delft University of Technology
The Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) is an researchuniversity, specialized in engineering science & technology.
Eindhoven University of Technology
Established in 1988, The European Fine Art Foundation (TEFAF) is widely regarded as the world’s preeminent organization for fine art, antiques, and design. TEFAF runs two fairs internationally - TEFAF Maastricht, which covers 7,000 years of art history, and TEFAF New York, focused on Modern and Contemporary Art & Design.
The Thermenmuseum tells the story of the Romans in South Limburg. The masterpiece is the Roman bathhouse: the best-preserved Roman (public) bath building in the Netherlands.
The Roman Bathhouse
Through various activities TOPOS contributes to promote favorable architectural-climate in Maastricht and surroundings.
Unfold challenges the classical roles of the designer, author, producer and consumer. They succeed in interweaving craft knowledge and new technologies in a pragmatic and critical way.
Unfold Design Studio
Maastricht University (UM) is well known because of the innovative and stimulating education and the international and/or European orientation.
The foundation aims to promote and develop insight in the general principles of architecture, based on the ideas and theories of monk and architect dom Hans van der Laan.
Van der Laan Foundation
Art does not need a common language, it is international by itself. The association of fourteen institutions in the Meuse-Rhine Region is therefore as contemporary as the art they present.
Z33 is a house for contemporary art. Z33 has been organising projects and exhibitions that encourage visitors to see everyday things in a new way.
De Zinkmeesters are a modern guild for the best zinc and copper craftsman in the Netherlands.
Zuiderlicht is an agency for strategy and design. We specialise in brand design (brand identity, logo, house style), digital design (websites, interaction, digital services) and communication design (publications, campaigns, content). And by doing this, Zuiderlicht contributes to the success of its clients.
Zuiderlucht is an independent cultural magazine and a digital platform. Zuiderlucht distinguishes itself by independent, in-depth journalism in the fields of culture and society.