Each year in spring, Haarlemse Lente festival of contemporary arts celebrates the city of Haarlem’s diverse and flourishing arts scene.

A collaborative community of 10+ participating institutions, ranging from museums like Frans Hals Museum to artist initiatives like Sugar Pop Institute, combine
forces to create a three-day programme 
of festive events, fresh exhibition openings, artist talks,
film screenings and performances, a
iming to entice art professionals and the wider public alike
to encounter emerging talent and established artists in various participating locations.


2018’s participants are 

37PK Platform voor Kunsten

Frans Hals Museum 
Kunstfort bij Vijfhuizen
Museum het Dolhuys
Nieuwe Vide
Pakhuisje “Hal 88”
Sugar Pop Institute
De Vishal








Photo: Maarten Nauw