Exclusive at Nexus

The New Jerusalem

A stunning long prose poem by Patti Smith in a hardbound illustrated edition – a prophetic vision of art and humanity, faith and freedom

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Nexus Conference

The Battle Between Good and Evil

Saturday 15 December, National Opera & Ballet Amsterdam. Tickets available now.

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Patti Smith Live

An Education in Counterculture

Don’t miss it: Patti Smith and Lenny Kaye performing ‘My Blakean Year’, ‘Wing’ and ‘People Have the Power’

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‘The New Jerusalem’ by Patti Smith
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The New Jerusalem, the latest book by Patti Smith – poet, punk legend and author of the bestsellers Just Kids and M Train – is now available for order. A stunning long prose poem in the tradition of St. John and William Blake, The New Jerusalem presents a prophetic vision of art and humanity, faith and freedom; a vision of escape from the rituals of power and the mechanisms of social control. Watch the trailer and pre-order your copy now.


Nexus Lecture 2018
by Margaret Atwood

On Saturday 10 November Margaret Atwood gave the twenty-fifth Nexus Lecture. Atwood gained international renown with novels like The Blind Assassin and The Handmaid’s Tale, now adapted as a critically acclaimed television series, and is widely praised as a tireless advocate of equal rights for men and women, human rights and the environment.



Broaden your horizon by becoming a member of Nexus Connect

Nexus Connect is the Nexus youth association for cultural enthusiasts under 36 looking for inspiration and Bildung. As a Connect member you receive three bound volumes from the Nexus Library series and a discount on your tickets for Nexus activities. Upcoming events include the Nexus Symposium in May and the annual Conference in December. To enjoy these events, as well as special events for Connect members, join Nexus Connect now!



published Patti Smith The New Jerusalem
10/11 Lecture by Margaret Atwood
15/12 Conference with Marilynne Robinson

Video & Photo

Nexus Symposium ‘Virtuoso!’

Barbara Nissman playing Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 2

Patti Smith performing at ‘An Education in Counterculture’

Photo: Jan Reinier van der Vliet