The Hermitage Amsterdam offers a temporary home to stunning classic beauties. The most beautiful among the displayed treasures are Canova’s “Three Graces”. You will find them surrounded by more wonderful art, which arrived with them all the way from St. Petersburg.
Leiden’s National Museum of Ethnology announced last week, it obtained a screen created by Japanese artist Kawahara Keiga. The unique screen has only recently been discovered.
The Amsterdam Rijksmuseum’s exhibition-title sounds weird: “Kwab”. Yet this is the Dutch name for a style which “trended”, when Rembrandt was alive. The exhibition shows over one hundred examples of this Golden Age, Dutch Design fashion.
Scheveningen Beach Resort is 200 years old. You are invited to join events and exhibitions celebrating this! One of the exhibitions, specifically aimed to please kids and grown-ups, is to be found at The Hague’s historical museum – within walking distance of the Mauritshuis.
No Adonis, that Julius Caesar! Have a look at the reconstruction, currently displayed at Leiden’s RMO. You will find it in the museum’s entrance hall, lurking behind the Egyptian temple.
A Dutch Golden Age explorer is currently visiting Groningen, for a few months. This captain who once worked for the Dutch VOC or East India Company, as well as his wife and daughter, traveled home by Singapore Airlines.
The Rembranthuis Museum was being refurbished when I visited. This does not mean it is closed. Just check its website to see which space may be temporarily closed – if any. The rest of the building continuous to offer plenty to see, including two small, fascinating exhibitions.
Art Nouveau remains very popular. Mention Art Nouveau in an exhibition title and visitor-numbers are set to increase. Your exhibition will get raving reviews by gushing reviewers, based on advertising material, press previews – marketing & sales.
Plenty visitors, me included, loved the recent Art Deco & Paul Poiret exhibition at The Hague’s Gemeentemuseum. This exhibition, now closed, raised expectations high for ‘Art Nouveau in the Netherlands’, at the same museum.
After nearly 350 years, Bombing Bernhardt struck again last week. During construction work in Groningen city, builders unearthed what they thought was a bomb. A bomb disposal team was hastily called to the scene.