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Author Archives: Jennie
This blog was started in March 2012 when our alley, the Oudezijds Armsteeg, was transformed from a big garbage mountain mess to ourstreet gardens (geveltuinen), and an art gallery in the alley, with the help of the Gemeente Amsterdam. And … Continue reading
Looking after a garden in the middle of the busiest part of a very busy city has its interesting moments. There you are, bum in the air, nose to the earth while a horde of tourists and Amsterdammers dawdle or … Continue reading
The opening went well, and everyone enjoyed themselves! Sorry, it took a little while to get these photos up. Most of them were posted to the ClusterARM Facebook page.
Erwin and Herman installed the display cabinets on the weekend. We’re almost ready for tomorrow’s opening!
We were having problems keeping a couple of plants alive. They are in a corner, under a roof, near a rain pipe. We suspect that they suffer from a surplus of human, male, urine (<insert irritated comment here>). We decided … Continue reading
The first three posters have been printed and mounted in the display cabinets. They are ready for the Gallery Armoeshuis Opening on Thursday!
We hope to see you at the opening of Gallery Armoeshuis!
After many months of preparation we are finally ready to open Galerie Armoehuis, the outdoor art gallery in the Oudezijds Armsteeg! The official opening will be on Thursday, August 1 at 17:00. Check out the Art Gallery section of our … Continue reading
While wandering around the city one evening we found our “sister” alley, the Nieuwezijds Armsteeg. On one of the buildings is a wonderful optical illusion created with strips of light. A true work of art, transforming a dark alley into … Continue reading