About us | ANBI

Welcome to Sound and Vision The Hague. This page includes our mission, the fundament, our objects under the articles of association and


ANBI status.


At Sound and Vision The Hague, we actively unite people in researching and discussing how we live in media. By doing so, we hope to contribute to a free and open society in which mutual understanding, attention, contact, reliability, accessibility, pluriformity and freedom of the press are core values.

Want to know more about Sound and Vision The Hague? 

Download the Dutch annual plan of 2021.
Download the English version of the fundament here.

On 2 July 2019, the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision and Stichting Museum voor Communicatie (COMM) signed an agreement to execute COMM’s administrative takeover by the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision. COMM will continue under the name Sound and Vision The Hague.


The director, Eppo van Nispen tot Sevenaer, of Sound and Vision sits on the board. Tom De Smet is the managing director of Sound and Vision The Hague.

Public benefit organisation (ANBI)

The Stichting Museumfonds Zeestraat 80 has been designated by the tax authorities as a cultural ANBI institution.

This means the museum does not pay gift or inheritance tax on received gifts. For more information on public benefit organisations (ANBI), click here.

Sound and Vision The Hague does not have a profit motive.


Stichting Beeld en Geluid Den Haag
Zeestraat 82, 2518 AD Den Haag
T: 070-3307500

Chamber of Commerce number: 41150927

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Objects under the articles of association

The objects of the foundation are to promote a media-wise, open and free society by providing:

  • a vibrant platform where the present, past and future of communication, journalism and media can be experienced, discussed and interpreted by a broad audience in The Hague and surrounding area;
  • Collecting, managing, researching and providing people with access to objects, media communications and data that represent a collection of national importance in the areas of  communication, journalism and media, and everything that is related to this, including museum objects that are part of the national cultural and industrial heritage, whether or not in ownership, and performing everything that is beneficial to the above-mentioned goals. 
  • The foundation does not have a profit motive through its activities, which are aimed at achieving or promoting its goals.  
  • Stichting Sound and Vision The Hague has the status of a cultural, public benefit organisation (ANBI).