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Canceled – Dutch Organist Arjan Breukhoven at Calvin University May 11, 2020

Please note that this event has been canceled. Monday, May 11 at 7:30 pm Dutch organist, Arjan Breukhoven, will give a return concert at the Calvin University Chapel on Monday, May 11, 2020 at 7:30 pm. "Breukhoven regularly gives concerts in the Netherlands, elsewhere on the continent and in Australia.[...]

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[...]

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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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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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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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[...]

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AADAS 2021 Conference

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