CODART, Dutch and Flemish art in museums worldwide

The future of the Dutch country house

Symposium: 3 June 2010

Seminar organised by the Attingham Trust to be held in the historic lecture room of the Teylers Museum in Haarlem and to be chaired by Giles Waterfield. The seminar, open to all Dutch and Belgian curators and heritage specialists will be attended by the Attingham Study Programme which this year is examining the development of the Dutch historic house and its collections.

Programme

13.30

Registration

14.00
Welcome

14.05

The Revival of an old phenomenon: renewed interest in the holistic approach to the Dutch Historic country house estate
Johan Carel Bierens de Haan, Paleis ‘t Loo National Museum & Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam.

14.20

Living the past, enjoying the future Historic Interiors
Eloy Koldeweij, Cultural Heritage Agency Gardens, parks and estates
Catharina van Groningen, Cultural Heritage Agency

15.00
The Dutch historic country house: today and tomorrow
Johan Laman Trip, Foundation Friends of the Dutch Country House

15.30
Country Houses in the 21st century
Plenary discussion with private house owners chaired by Giles Waterfield, the Attingham Trust

16.15-16.45
Refreshments in the Teylers Museum, next to the historic lecture room

PLEASE RSVP BEFORE 15TH MAY 2010
Jo Ballingal: attinghamtrust@btinternet.com

Steven Coene: s.coene@mooigelderland.nl