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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[...]


NAF Webinar Dutch Slave Resistance in New York


From its initial conquest in the early 17th century, Dutch settlers in New Netherland adopted African slavery as an instrument of colonization and economic development. Even after the English established control of the colony in 1664, however, Dutch-speaking settlers remained important slaveholders in New York well into the 18th and[...]


AADAS 2021 Conference

Theme: Telling, Sharing, and Preserving Dutch-American Stories. 23rd Bi-annual conference. Held online

31st Annual Holland Festival Long Beach

POA Gemmrig Park Long Beach 7390 E. Carson St., Long Beach, CA

We are excited to announce; the 31st Annual Holland Festival in Long Beach is scheduled to be held on September 5th, 2021. Due to the pandemic we had to cancel the festivals usually held during Memorial Day Weekend in May of last year and this year. With more events coming[...]


Dutch American 2021 | Heritage Day

Come celebrate the proud history of Dutch-American influence in West Michigan with a wonderful, traditional Dutch dinner, fun and festivities for all. Don't miss an opportunity to enter for a chanceto win an April 8-16, 2022 cruise for two,including airfare from Witte Travel & Tours!Get more information on the cruise   [...]


AADAS Zoom Webinar – A discussion about Dutch American Heritage Sites


The Association for the Advancement of Dutch American Studies invites you to: A discussion about Dutch American Heritage Sites with  Matt Helmus, Development Manager of Windmill Island Gardens and Valerie Van Kooten, Executive Director of the Pella Historical Society and Museums     What role do heritage sites play in[...]

Through Vincent’s Eyes: Van Gogh and His Sources

Organized by the Santa Barbara Museum of Art (SBMA) and in partnership with the Columbus Museum of Art, Through Vincent’s Eyes: Van Gogh and His Sources seeks to immerse viewers in the visual imagination of one of the most idolized artists in the world. By floating 20 works of art[...]

NAF Atlanta Chapter Black History Month Program – Civil Rights and Social Justice

The Carter Center 453 John Lewis Freedom Parkway NE, Atlanta, GA

The event will also be livestreamed. To close off Black History Month, we've lined up an exciting evening with special guests, speakers, music, happy hour, and more. The theme of the evening will be an exploration of the history of civil rights and social justice in Atlanta, and a discussion[...]


The 1847 Dutch Translation of the Life of Black Hawk Webinar from AADAS


The Association for the Advancement of Dutch American Studies invites you to: A presentation on The 1847 Dutch Translation of the Life of Black Hawk By Frank Kelderman, Associate Professor of English at the University of Louisville Zoom webinar Thursday, March 31, 2022 12:00 pm EST In 1846, Rinse Posthumous, a Protestant country[...]