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Uit de plooi: de 18de eeuw in beweging

Smoothing out: the 18th century on the move Exhibition: 2 February - 26 May 2013

Information from the museum press release, 18 December 2012

Museum Het Valkhof in Nijmegen hosts an exhibition on the 18th century in the Netherlands, aperiod of time sometimes nicknamed, “the forgotten age”. The exhibition goes to show that the 18th century was an important transitional age, in which many a custom we still know today found its origins. Museum Het Valkhof presents the 18th century as the time in which society loosened up and gave more room for personal development.