smARTplaces is a visionary, long-term European audience development project co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union and aiming to revolutionise the way culture and art can be perceived and consumed using digital technology and new forms of cultural mediation.

  • 8 cultural institutions
  • 2 research partners
  • 8 countries
  • 17 joint activities
  • 40 local activities
  • 1 shared goal
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Upcoming activities

Festival Innovative Citizen 2018 at the Dortmunder U26.10.2018 - 28.10.2018Dortmunder U

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Join the Young Art Night live on Facebook

19.09.2018 by by Mariët Erica

This Saturday, the 22nd of September, the Young Art Night will take place at the Van Abbemuseum in Eindhoven.

Innovative Citizen at the Dortmunder U


Innovative Citizen 2018 at the Dortmunder U

26.10.2018 - 28.10.2018

'Innovative Citizen - festival for a more democratic technology' will take place in in Etopia from the 24th until the 28th of September and in Dortmund from the 26th to the 28th of October 2018 and again focuses on the democratization of technology.

Skater at Dortmunder U


The Art of Skate connects skaters in Europe

30.08.2018 by by Jannis Kötting

What does skateboarding mean today? In this unique project  the Dortmunder U and Azkuna Zentroa in Bilbao

Daniel Neugebauer


The Faces of smARTplaces: Daniel Neugebauer

05.04.2018 by by Hester Gersonius

In the web series The Faces of smARTplaces we introduce you to the people who are part of this special


New research e-publication: Deviant Practice 2016-2017

28.08.2018 by by Mariët Erica

Deviant Practice is part of the Van Abbemuseum’s research programme. Yearly, a number of artists and

Student of the Media Facade Academy


III Media Facade Academy

12.03.2018 - 21.10.2018

Media Facade Academy is an intensive training programme aimed to artist interested in the creation of audivisual artworks for urban screens

The Sun Screen at Azkuna Zentroa


III Media Facade Academy at Azkuna Zentroa

17.04.2018 by by Maite Arza

The third edition of the Media Facade Academy at Etopia Center for Art and Media is joined by smARTplaces