Kasteel
Wijlre
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Exhibitions
Elspeth Diederix – new work 13.03.2024 — 25.08.2024
Hedge House

The Hedge House features a presentation of new work by photographer and garden designer Elspeth Diederix (NL, 1971), which she developed especially for Kasteel Wijlre estate. Over the past two years, Diederix has regularly visited Wijlre for photographic research and became fascinated by the plants, flowers and grasses that grow and bloom in the 'wild' fields surrounding the estate. The exhibition in the Hedge House is the outcome of her intuitive, photographic exploration of South Limburg nature, and a monumental tribute to the small wonders that attentively looking at the inconspicuous can produce.

The exhibition presents itself as an all-over installation in which backgrounds of enlarged details of grasses, flowers and herbs are combined with smaller photographic works. Diederix also developed personalised herbaria with dried plants, grasses and flowers.

The architecture of the Hedge House explicitly lets its green surroundings in – Diederix's installation extends to interventions in the orchid greenhouse and the orangery, which are part of the exhibition pavilion.

Made possible by the support of the Niemeijer Fund and Mondriaan Fund



Lou-Lou van Staaveren
13.03.2024 — 25.08.2024
Coach House

Presentation of recent work by Lou-Lou van Staaveren (NL, 1990), photographer and founder/editor of the international art and gardening magazine Pleasant Place.


Gert Robijns – Reset Mobile
13.03.2024 — 25.08.2024
Coach House

Presentation of recent work by Gert Robijns around his Reset Mobile-project: an artistic survey of 'landscape' and the way we relate to our direct surroundings.


Spark Birds & the Loneliness of Species
14.05.2023 — 03.12.2023
Hedge House

From 17 May - 3 December 2023, the new exhibition Spark Birds & the Loneliness of Species will be on view at the Hedge House. In Spark Birds & the Loneliness of Species we look through the lens of artists at how birds can teach us something about who we are.


Martin Brandsma – This is the boundary
06.09.2023 — 03.12.2023
Coach House

From 6 September - 3 December 2023, an exhibition with work by Martin Brandsma (NL, 1972) will be on view in the Coach House.


Winter closure
04.12.2023 — 05.03.2024
Castle, Hedge House, Coach House, Garden, Salon

Due to the annual winter break, Kasteel Wijlre estate will be closed from 4 December, 2023 until 13 March, 2024.


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