This article is part of our press review.
Finding an interesting museum in Tilburg is about as difficult as finding sand in the desert. But finding a like-minded art enthusiast to join you can be more of a challenge. If you’re looking for an alternative to your solitary museum trips, a new matchmaking service for museumgoers should be just the ticket. Univers gave it a try.
“You will recognize me by my hat, leather jacket, grey hair and ditto beard and mustache”, an email in my inbox mysteriously reads. A few days later, on an unusually sunny Wednesday morning, I look for a man who fits the description near the entrance of contemporary art museum De Pont, where we’ve agreed to meet. I walk up to a bearded man dressed in a colorful Indonesian batik shirt and a leather jacket. “Kees?”, I ask. “Yes!”, he replies.