The Netherlands

La Grande Bleue Museum Singer Laren

La Grande Bleue Exploring Dutch Museums and Galleries “The Great Blue”: From Idyllic Shores to Refugee Boats Online reservations were necessary for “La Grande Bleue: Painters of the Mediterranean,” a captivating exhibition at the Singer Laren Museum. This fascinating journey explored how the Mediterranean coast attracted and ignited artistic impulses among Low Countries artists from […]

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The Park of Castle Groeneveld, Baarn

The Gorgeous Park of Castle Groeneveld, Baarn Somewhere in The Netherlands The Park of Castle Groeneveld, Baarn On this beautiful sunny spring day in May, my friend and I drove to Castle Groeneveld, Baarn, about 15 miles northeast of Utrecht. Castle Groeneveld is an 18th-century country estate built by Marcus Mamuchet, a wealthy merchant from

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Walk to Oud-Zuilen, a “Dutch Open Air Museum”

Walk to Oud-Zuilena “Dutch Open Air Museum” Exploring Dutch Museums and Galleries Walk to Oud-Zuilen from Utrecht CS On Sunday, my friend and I enjoyed our walk to Oud-Zuilen. We started at Utrecht and followed the Vecht River to our destination through a beautiful area with a lot of history.  Slot Zuylen, inhabited since 1247,

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National Glass Museum & Glass Studio, Leerdam

Netherlands National Glass Museum , Leerdam Exploring Dutch Museums and Galleries An Educational Day at The Netherlands National Glass Museum My friend and I drove to Leerdam, the glass capital of the Netherlands since 1765, to visit the National Glass Museum. The museum, founded in 1953, tells about the history of glass and the glassmaking

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Haarlemmermeer Museum The Cruquius

Haarlemmermeer Museum The Cruquius Exploring Dutch Museums and Galleries In Museum The Cruquius, you can see how … … “God created the earth, except for the Netherlands, because the Dutch did that themselves.” And how the Dutch accomplished this ingenious land reclamation is exhibited in Haarlemmermeer Museum The Cruquius. Steam pumping station De Cruquius started operation

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Kees van Dongen – Singer Laren Museum

The Road to SuccessKees van Dongen Exploring Dutch Museums and Galleries “Mind my words; I’m going to be famous.” My friend and I visited the Singer Laren Museum to see a once-in-a-lifetime exhibition, “The Road to Success – Kees van Dongen”, compiled by guest curator Anita Hopmans, Senior Conservator at the RKD. Kees van Dongen

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