Fort Asperen Foundation (2008) – Guest curator of the exhibition Skin Deep [Dichter op de huid] in the summer of 2008 in Fort Asperen. Skin Deep was an exploration of the many meanings of skin. A visual and a descriptive study, on the interfaces of physics, sociology, philosophy, economics, visual arts, design and poetry. In collaboration with Tiziana Nespoli.
Natura Artis Magistra (2004-2006) – In the follow-up to the project to revive the former Zoological Museum of Artis, the management of Artis asked Arnoud Odding to become an advisor and project manager for the complete renewal plan that the zoo wanted to draw up. The plan, with a total investment order of € 80 million, was completed in 2006 and has been implemented in phases until 2022.
Artis / Zoological Museum Amsterdam (2002-2003) – Advice and project management of the development plan for the restoration and redevelopment of the Zoological Museum of Artis using the original collection and the original interior from 1855.
Amsterdam Zuidas Project Bureau / Stichting Virtueel Museum Zuidas (2001-2006) – Since the spring of 2001, work has been underway on the realization of a particularly ambitious art program for the Zuidas under the name Virtual Museum Zuidas. Member of the executive program council Visual Arts with the task of integrating art with the entire architectural and urban development of this new Amsterdam city center.
Museum Het Catharina Gasthuis, Gouda (2000-2002) – The Secret of Gouda, the largest drawings in the world. Advice and integral project management of the first extensive exhibition of the drawings (cartons) for the famous Renaissance stained glass windows in the St Janskerk in Gouda.
Amsterdam Glass Foundation 2002 (2000-2002) – Concept and project management of the first European conference of the Glass Art Society (based in Seattle) with 1,400 participants from 20 different countries. Also many public events with, among other things, an extensive exhibition in the Art Museum in The Hague.
Eternally Yours Foundation (1993-2004) – Research into extending the cultural lifespan of products. Since November 1995 board member, advisor and project manager of the foundation of the same name. International study conferences were organized in 1997 and 2003. Handbooks for designers were published in 1997 and 2004.
National Prison Museum Veenhuizen (1999-2001) – Integral development National Prison Museum Veenhuizen. Including advice, concept, design proposals, promotion plan, fundraising plan and business plan, in collaboration with Roskam Productions.
Frans Halsmuseum / Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp (1997-2001) – Pride and Joy. External and integral project management of a large overview exhibition of children’s portraits in The Netherlands from 1500 to 1700. With 80,000 visitors in Haarlem and 70,000 in Antwerp, this was the largest exhibition ever produced in Haarlem until then.
World Exhibitions Foundation Netherlands (1999-2000) – Advice and design supervision of various interiors in the Dutch pavilion at he World Exhibition in Hannover. Furnished as a ‘showcase’ of the latest Dutch design, in collaboration with the Dutch Design Institute.
Foundation 750 years The Hague (1995-1998) – In 1998 The Hague celebrated its 750th anniversary. Since the spring of 1995 Arnoud Odding has been involved in the preparations for this jubilee, first as artistic programmer and since the spring of 1997, together with Albert Roskam, as general coordinator. Ultimately, the jubilee program consisted of 253 official jubilee projects, organized by more than 425 institutions, supported by 350 sponsors and 110 foundations.
Good Industrial Design Foundation (1993-1999) – Co-founding and subsequently project management of the Dutch quality mark for well-designed products. The Good Industrial Design award was an annual project that included an extensive catalog and exhibition.
Foundation Grote Kerk The Hague (1993-1994) – The Great Poem, Impressions of Dutch Sculpture since 1945. Project management of a large retrospective with catalog of modern Dutch sculpture in the Grote Kerk in The Hague (summer 1994).