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At Sound & Vision in 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.
Download the Dutch annual plan of 2021.
Download the English version of the fundament here.
On 2 July 2019, the Netherlands Institute for Sound & Vision and Stichting Museum voor Communicatie (COMM) signed an agreement to execute COMM’s administrative takeover by the Netherlands Institute for Sound & Vision. COMM will continue under the name Sound & Vision in The Hague.
The director, Eppo van Nispen tot Sevenaer, of Sound & Vision sits on the board.
Sarah-Jane Earle (Business & Museum Director) and Elke Smelt (General Director) are the managing directors of Sound & Vision in The Hague.
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 & Vision in The Hague does not have a profit motive.
Stichting Beeld & Geluid in Den Haag
Zeestraat 82, 2518 AD Den Haag
Chamber of Commerce number: 41150927
Sound & Vision wants to contribute to the interpretation and experience of the importance of freedom of information and media in the broadest sense of the word. The activities in Hilversum and in The Hague are designed from this perspective.
Sound & Vision Hilversum
At the Media Park in Hilversum, visitors experience how we live in media. By showing how media develop and by providing insight in how this affects our lives. We make visitors aware that they are not only consumers, but also producers and influencers. We do this through the museum, education, debates, research and through our growing archive full of radio, television, written press, video content and games. We work intensively with creative media makers and companies that use the archive for a variety of productions.
Sound & Vision in The Hague
The Hague, the city where (international) news is made daily, is the place to learn to critically consider political news provision. Together with our audience, we investigate the role media play in our democracy and how they can contribute to an open and free society. Logical and current themes in The Hague as “City of Peace and Justice”. In our museum, the power play between politicians, journalists and interest groups, citizens and media is central. We host exhibitions and debates and we develop workshops. As in Hilversum, we consciously strengthen the ties with media makers, with a special focus on professionals in the journalistic domain.
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The objects of the foundation are to promote a media-wise, open and free society by providing: