Call for Dancers / Bodies in Urban Spaces with Willi Dorner

Playful Arts Festival, Public Library ‘s-Hertogenbosch and Het Bossche Taalnetwerk are excited to collaborate on a production with renowned choreographer Willi Dorner. We are looking for dancers! UPDATE: We have […]

Playful Arts Sessions #2: Wanderlust – 13 December 2017

Put on some comfy boots and warm clothes and join us for playful wanderings through the city of ‘s-Hertogenbosch on the evening of 13 December 2017. We will start at 7PM […]

Playful Arts Sessions: The Encounter – 8 June 2017

One evening, two interactive and playful performances, a lovely dinner and a live conversation with the artists. Playful Arts Sessions: The Encounter is all about encountering each other and the […]

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Playful Arts Festival explores the intersection of interactive performing arts, visual art and playful design with a focus on social interaction

Upcoming Events

  1. Casting: Bodies in Urban Spaces

    June 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  2. Playful Arts Festival 2018

    June 15 - June 16

PAF Projects

I had a truly inspiring time at the Playful Arts Festival: being with inspiring people who were inspiring me to inspire them even more, teaching, playing, appreciating, being appreciated.
Bernie DeKoven

Playful Arts Sessions: Wanderlust (2017)

Playful Arts Sessions: The Encounter (2017)

The Art of Play: Masterclasses

PAF14 Teaser Trailer

PAF14: Play in the Dark

People said

The creativity and positivity that epitomized 2014’s Playful Arts Festival ensured it was such an important and memorable experience for attendees. By spilling into the streets of ‘s-Hertogenbosch and blurring the lines between our everyday life and playful participation it created a magical atmosphere for everyone.

Llaura Mcgee

Llaura Mcgee

Playful Arts Festival was so good. So good!! It really is all about playfulness, isn’t it?

Adriaan de Jongh

Adriaan de Jongh

Bounden / Fingle

I feel very fortunate to have attended 2014’s Playful Arts Festival, which was unquestionably a historic event.

Richard Lemarchand

Richard Lemarchand

USC Games (previously at Naughty Dog)

The Playful Arts Festival triggers my curiosity […] I am like a kid again eager to go out investigate and discover!

Nanda de Block

Nanda de Block

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Playful Culture Curation

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