As mentioned in an earlier post, visitors to The Hague are treated to two exhibitions shedding some light on poverty and town-life. At the The Hague Historical Museum, near the Mauritshuis, an exhibition compares the lives of the rich and poor of the town. The exhibition at the The Hague Gemeentemuseum focuses on Dutch Impressionists.
Take a stroll into the woods with van Gogh, Rousseau, Corot this summer – while visiting the van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. Its summer exhibition in the museum’s exhibition wing, shows 34 works by these and other painters. The selected paintings are from the museum’s own collection, as well as from the The Hague Mesdag and private collections.
After its hugely popular “Rodin” exhibition – it is “Rodin-year” – the Groninger museum now gives visitors an impression of what it was like, to be rich in Groningen. Not from the early middle-ages to the 21st century, but mainly during the 17th and 18th century.
Visiting the Netherlands? It is difficult not to come across primary colours red, blue, yellow – as well as white and black. In case you missed it – despite all the sales and merchandising going on: the Netherlands celebrates Mondriaan Year.
The title – collection as time machine – sounded interesting. This new exhibition at the Rotterdam Boijmans van Beuningen museum would challenge visitors. Its aim was to invite visitors to spend more time looking at art.
“The Great Liao” exhibition took up most of my time. After traveling to Assen and trying to find the Drents museum – that is. Before setting off, I had had a look at Google maps. Continue reading
This is an impressive exhibition on a nearly forgotten dynasty. It shows fabulous archeological finds. It affords visitors a glimpse of forgotten rulers and the Liao empire.
The weather was fine, yet I decided to take a tram. It was late and I wanted to watch “The state of America”. We trundled to the next stop.
While waiting for friends,staff at one of the museums I used to work for had a chat with me. They told me about their event, special guest, to sign up quickly. This monthly event is becoming very popular, but the number of tickets remains limited.