To all our fundraisers: THANK YOU SO MUCH!
We’d love celebrate the opening of The Painted Bird together with you on March 10. See you then!

Spectacular 750m2 painting about Europe in Marres, Maastricht

Join us!

In March, we open The Painted Bird, a colossal mural painting with a mesmerizing soundtrack that will immerse visitors in a universe of image and sound. Made by 16 artists, the painting will cover the entire interior of Marres, with beautiful and frightening images, including a high tech supermarket, the last remnant of a natural forest, a virtual detention room and a new life festival in the year 2050.

Participating artists

Marie Aly, Cian Yu Bai, Bonno van Doorn, Gijs Frieling, Natasja Kensmil, Klaas Kloosterboer, Mirthe Klück, Frank Koolen, Jan van de Pavert, Tanja Ritterbex, Sam Samiee, Charlotte Schleiffert, Derk Thijs, Sarah Verbeek, Helen Verhoeven, Evi Vingerling and Job Wouters.

25.000 euro

In order to complete this mural we are organizing a crowdfunding campaign, through which we hope to raise another 25,000 euros. For our crowdfunding rewards, please see

The Painted Bird

Dreams and nightmares about Europe
March 10 – August 13, 2017