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History, Memory, and Legacy: Jamaica Kincaid, Rosana Paulino, and Cheryl Finley in Conversation—Art Museums and the Legacies of the Dutch Slave Trade: Curating Histories, Envisioning Futures (Part 3)

Renowned writer Jamaica Kincaid and groundbreaking visual artist Rosana Paulino will discuss their explorations of the legacies of slavery in their work. They will be joined in conversation by eminent art historian Cheryl Finley. This is the third session of Art Museums and the Legacies of the Dutch Slave Trade:[…]

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The Work of Objects: Interpretation within and beyond Museum Walls—Art Museums and the Legacies of the Dutch Slave Trade: Curating Histories, Envisioning Futures (Part 4)

This session includes brief talks, followed by a roundtable discussion, by academics and museum professionals who focus on Dutch and American art and history. Speakers will discuss specific objects—ranging from the 17th to the 21st century—that have posed interpretive and museological challenges. They will also present new possibilities for considering[…]

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De-centering/Re-centering: Forging New Museological and Historical Narratives—Art Museums and the Legacies of the Dutch Slave Trade: Curating Histories, Envisioning Futures (Part 2)

This session brings together historians and art historians whose work has, on the one hand, been grounded in art museum collections and, on the other, challenged traditional museological narratives of slavery’s legacies in the Netherlands and the Americas. This is the second session of Art Museums and the Legacies of[…]

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Exhibiting Slavery and Representing Black Lives—Art Museums and the Legacies of the Dutch Slave Trade: Curating Histories, Envisioning Futures (Part 1)

Curators will discuss their work on groundbreaking projects in the Netherlands and the United States, namely the Rijksmuseum’s current Slavery exhibition, the Rembrandthuis Museum’s exhibition Here: Black in Rembrandt’s Time, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s reinstallation of its permanent collection, and the Museums Are Not Neutral initiative. They[…]

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Gift DIS Membership

Give the gift of membership in the DIS! The recipient will receive our quarterly dis magazine filled with articles and stories of all things Dutch and Dutch-American. Thank you for supporting the DIS! Please add the name and address of your recipient or recipients in the Additional information box on the[…]

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New DIS Membership

Join the Dutch International Society! You will receive our quarterly dis magazine with articles stories of all things Dutch and Dutch-American interest. Thank you for your support!

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Renewal DIS Membership

Renew your membership in our society. If you are already a member you can renew here and let us know any changes or comments in the special instruction box.

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Netherlands America Foundation Live TV

Netherlands America Foundation Live TV Wednesday September 9, 2020 8:30 pm – 9:15 pm Humberto Tan, a well-known Dutch TV presenter, will host a 45-minute live stream program from the Scheepvaartmuseum, themed Oceans of Friendship. The live stream will include interviews with NAF Fulbright fellows, Dutch2USA Interns, alumni and corporate[…]

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