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The Nene Rituals installation by Kurt Nahar

Readytex Art Gallery is pleased to invite you to come see and above all experience a special new art installation by visual artist Kurt Nahar. In the room sized installation put together on the second floor of the gallery, the artist pays tribute to the victims of the turbulent history of slavery. He bases his installation, titled The Nene Rituals, on a very tragic and impactful event from the history of slavery in Suriname. With calabashes and other traditional and symbolic...


Manifesto group exhibition Alakondre, Wi Tru Fesi

Manifesto group exhibition ALAKONDRE, WI TRU FESI at Readytex Art Gallery   As a welcome reprieve during these challenging times, Readytex Art Gallery is happy to offer you a new and inspirational exhibition to look forward to. Starting from February 5th, we present the thought-provoking group exhibition ALAKONDRE, WI TRU FESI. An exhibition born from various soul-searching and brainstorming sessions held over the past several years between our affiliated artists and theatre maker Alida Neslo, aimed at creating our own Art...


‘IN THE FACE OF CHANGE’

Group exhibition: IN THE FACE OF CHANGE After the slow pace of the past several months, Readytex Art Gallery and her affiliated artists, are ready and eager to present a special new exhibition in the gallery. Particularly now, when the gripping crisis worldwide, but also in our own country specifically, provides a rich source of inspiration for creativity and expression. For the upcoming group exhibition IN THE FACE OF CHANGE our artists have created works in which they show if...


Exhibition Geen kunst zonder kunnen Nola Hatterman

Dear art friends and relations,In March Readytex Art Gallery will present a very special museological exhibition that will feature the work of artist Nola Hatterman (1899-1984). This exhibition that was made possible thanks to support from the embassy of the Netherlands in Paramaribo, has two curators: Ellen de Vries and Rinaldo Klas. Ellen de Vries is a researcher and publicist who wrote a book about the artist and Rinaldo Klas is a visual artist and former student of Nola...


Solo Exhibition “Transformation” by Paul Chang

Dear friends and art lovers, We kindly request your attention for the first large solo exhibition in Readytex Art Gallery for 2020. This exhibition of visual artist Paul Chang named Transformation, will be opening in our gallery on February 6th. The last time this artist - who has been living in Florida in the US, for many years – exhibited in Suriname, was in 2013. Now, almost seven years later, Paul Chang is once again eager to share his latest...


Gallery presentation by Marieke Visser

Readytex Art Gallery invites you to a special Thursday-Night-Feature presentation: Get better acquainted with Readytex Art Gallery – presented by Marieke Visser. During this presentation on Thursday January 9, 2020, you will get to know the gallery better.  The beautiful exhibitions and displays that you can admire in the gallery on a daily basis, are the result of the continuous efforts of a dedicated team of gallery staff. And of course, also of the creative ideas and the hard work of...


TNF December 5th 2019: ‘Special Art Gifts’

'Give art to those close to your heart' It’s hard to believe, but 2019 is almost nearing its end. For Readytex Art Gallery, it has been a year filled with interesting Thursday Night Features (TNF’s), grand exhibitions, and many other important art moments and opportunities for the artists affiliated with the gallery. In this final month of the year we will be closing our annual program of activities with a Special Art Gifts TNF on Thursday December 5th. Just like...


‘Open House’ in November at Readytex Art Gallery

Dear friends and art lovers, The time has arrived for the next Thursday-Night-Feature (TNF) at Readytex Art Gallery. Even though the large duo exhibition of Rinaldo Klas and Maartje Jaquet, and the busy NK-period just are just behind us, here at Readytex Art Gallery we simply keep the momentum going. And since several of our artists have just finished new works of art, we look forward to sharing them with you at our ‘Open House’ TNF on Thursday November 7th. On...


Extra opening hours during National Art Fair 2019

Dear art lovers, The National Art Fair (NK) is right around the corner. The fair is open to the public from October 24th until November 2nd in Hotel Krasnapolsky, the same location as last year. To further enrich everyone’s art experience during this NK-period, Readytex Art Gallery will also have extra opening hours on 4 evenings during the NK. Our familiar and inspiring gallery space - for many years now the ‘homebase’ of a steady and driven team of Surinamese...


Exhibition with Rinaldo Klas and Maartje Jaquet

Bezielde lijnen by Rinaldo Klas and Maartje Jaquet   Readytex Art Gallery opens a special new duo exhibition on October 3rd. Bezielde lijnen shows the surprising results of the synergy between two artists who have been connected as friends and colleagues for ten years now: Rinaldo Klas in Suriname and Maartje Jaquet from Amsterdam. When Maartje Jaquet entered the gardens of the Nola Hatterman Art Academy during her first time in Suriname ten years ago, in...