Wibani Art Foundation


De Oude Kerk Foundation


The Oude Kerk is Amsterdam’s oldest building and parish church. Regular exhibitions, concerts, diners & receptions, weddings and performances are held here.


It’s been granted European Monument status and is one of the top attractions for tourists.


In 2000 (March-October) Vera Poelmann Wolfs was ad-interim director of this oldest monument of Amsterdam. She was responsible for the management and the programming exhibitions, concerts, performances and commercial events.


In that year for the first time the photo exhibition ‘World Press Photo‘ was organized in this oldest monument of Amsterdam.






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Winner World Press Photo 2000

Claus Bjorn Larssen

1 Exhibition World Press Photo 2 Exhibition World Press Photo 3 Church Services 4 Concerts 5 Weddings 6 Receptions and dinner parties 7 Stained -glass Windows of the Chapel of Maria 16th Century 8 Largest medieval wooden vault in Europe 9 An aisle of De Oude Kerk