CODART, Dutch and Flemish art in museums worldwide


12 February - 29 August 2021


Exhibition: 12 February - 29 August 2021

NB the exhibition is extended and will now close on 29 August 2021. The Rijksmuseum is closed due to Covid-19 regulations. For opening times, see

Slavery brings together ten real-life stories about people in slavery, about slaveholders, about people who freed themselves from slavery, and about people brought to the Netherlands in slavery. This exhibition centers on slavery in the Dutch colonial period spanning from the seventeenth to the nineteenth century, and sheds light on the countries and regions where the Netherlands was actively involved in slavery and the slave trade.

More information will follow.