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Kirsten van Kempen Curator, Limburgs Museum in Venlo, The Netherlands


Member of CODART since 2024

Areas of specialization

  • Religious heritage in the Netherlands (mainly Catholic heritage)
  • Heritage and history of the province of Limburg

Exhibitions curated since 1999

Selected publications


‘Lay Agency in the Mediation of Tradition and Transcendence: The Case of Liturgical Vestments’
R. de Beer, K. van Kempen, P.B. Smit,
Essay in Volume to commemorate the election and ordination of Cornelis Steenoven in 1723
Old Catholic Church in the Netherlands (2024)


‘The eternal musketeers’
K. van Kempen and P. Reeser
Essay in D’Artagnan et les Mousquetaires du roi. Aux sources du mythe, catalogue of an exhibition in Château de Vincennes
Milan (SilvanaEditoriale) 2023


Waterlooplein. De buurt binnenstebuiten
Kirsten van Kempen and Hetty Berg
Zutphen (Walburg Pers) 2020

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