International artists tell the story of the IJssel valley with 28 classic artworks in an art route along the IJssel River You can find the artworks at unique locations in the countryside and in the historical Hanseatic cities. In floodplains and beside locks, at brickworks and on country estates; wherever you can see, smell and taste the IJssel.
In this first edition of the IJssel biennial, artists share their vision of the influence of climate change on our riverscape: from poetic dreamscapes and utopian visions of the future, to calamitous scenarios of doom.
With a rich and varied programme of activities, it promises to be a summer of culture!
You can find all the information about the cycling and walking routes, as well as practical information about the route, on the website from the beginning of May. Multiple entry tickets and route maps will go on sale via the website or at the various starting points and information points along the route from the start of June.
During the IJssel biennial, you can visit numerous activities inspired by the IJssel, such as music performances, group exhibitions and festivals at unique locations in the IJssel valley. Leading museums in the IJssel valley are putting on a special programme to complement the IJssel biennial.