Our events

22-23 May 2018: CODARTfocus Mechelen

For the first time CODART will take its members to the city of Mechelen. We will visit the renewed Museum Hof van Busleyden, pay special attention to the Besloten Hofjes, and see the exhibition Call for Justice. Art and Law in the Burgundian Low Countries privately. Also including exclusive visits to churches, the De Wit Royal Manufacturers and other interesting highlights. More information will be presented online soon.

15 October: CODARTfocus Edinburgh

Exclusive program organized around the exhibition Rembrandt – Britain’s Discovery of the Master at the Scottish National Gallery. A unique exhibition that reveals how the taste for Rembrandt’s work in Britain evolved over the past 400 years.

3 December: CODARTfocus Brussels and Oudenaarde

Visits to the exhibition dedicated to Theodoor van Loon at BOZAR in Brussels and to the Adriaen Brouwer exhibition at the Museum of Oudenaarde.

Previous CODART events

CODART has organized annual congresses, study trips and focus meetings for curators of Dutch and Flemish art since 1998. Programs, lists of participants, texts of lectures and reports on workshops, etc. have been put on this website for your convenience.

2018: CODARTfocus

2017: CODARTfocus


2016: CODARTfocus


2016: CODARTfocus

2015: Study Trip to the Midwest USA

  • Study Trip (11-17 October 2015, Detroit, Toledo, Oberlin, Cleveland, Dayton, Cincinnati, Indianapolis and Chicago)

2015: CODARTfocus


2014: CODARTfocus




2013: CODARTfocus

2012: CODARTfocus


2011: CODARTfocus


  • CODART VEERTIEN documents & downloads (including texts, lists of participants, network documents)
  • Congress: Highlights and twilights: popular and neglected areas of Dutch and Flemish art in museums (20-22 March 2011, Enschede)
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2010: CODARTfocus


  • Congress: Digitization: blessing or burden? (30 May-1 June 2010, Rotterdam)
  • Study trip (31 January-5 February, Southern California)
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2009: CODART TWAALF: Dutch and Flemish art in Helsinki and St. Petersburg

  • Congress (15-17 March 2009, Aachen and Maastricht)
  • Study trip (21-25 September 2009, Helsinki and St. Petersburg)
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2008: CODART ELF: Dutch and Flemish art in Italy

  • Congress (9-11 March 2008, Ghent)
  • Study trip (24-29 June 2008, Florence, Genoa and Turin)
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2007: CODART study trip to New York

2007: CODART regional meeting in Vienna

2007: CODART TIEN: Dutch and Flemish art in France

  • Congress (11-13 March 2007, Paris)
  • Study trip (13-17 March 2007, Rouen, Caen, Amiens, Lille, Douai and Valenciennes)
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2006: CODART NEGEN: Dutch and Flemish art in the eastern and northern provinces of the Netherlands

  • Congress (12-14 March 2006, Leiden)
  • Study trip (14-19 March 2006, Enschede, Groningen, Assen, Leeuwarden, Zwolle, Heino and Apeldoorn)
  • Video of Dutch television program “Museumgasten” featuring the CODART NEGEN study trip
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2005: CODART ACHT: Dutch and Flemish art in Sweden

  • Congress (6-8 March 2005, Haarlem)
  • Study trip (21-26 September 2005, Stockholm, Drottningholm, Skokloster, Uppsala, Västerås and Strängnäs)
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2004: CODART ZEVEN: Dutch and Flemish art in Poland

  • Congress (7-9 March 2004, Utrecht)
  • Study trip (18-25 April 2004, Gdańsk, Warsaw and Kraków)
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2003: CODART ZES: Collecting Dutch and Flemish art in New England

  • Congress (16-18 March 2003, Amsterdam)
  • Study trip (29 October-3 November 2003, Boston, Cambridge and Worcester)
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2002: Study trip to Scotland

2002: CODART VIJF: Early Netherlandish art and its dispersal

2001: CODART VIER: Dutch and Flemish art in Romania

  • Congress (11-13 March 2001, Maastricht and Cologne)
  • Study trip (13-18 March 2001, Bucharest, Sinaia, Braşov, Bran, Sibiu, Cozia)
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2000: CODART DRIE: The Spanish Habsburgs and the Netherlands

  • Congress (20-21 March 2000, Antwerp)
  • Study trip (22-28 March 2000, Granada, Córdoba, Madrid, El Escorial, Segovia and Toledo)
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1999: CODART TWEE: Dutch and Flemish art in Russia

  • Congress (15-16 March 1999, Amsterdam)
  • Study trip (17-24 March 1999, St. Petersburg and Moscow)
  • Symposium (11-12 September 1999, St. Petersburg)
  • Study trip to Moscow (2-6 March 2002)
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1998: CODART EEN: The collections of Frederik Hendrik and Amalia van Solms and their dispersal

  • Congress (9-10 March 1998, The Hague)
  • Study trip Onder den Oranjeboom (11-15 November 1999, Berlin, Potsdam, Schloss Caputh, Schwerin, Dessau, Wörlitz and Mosigkau)
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