CODART, Dutch and Flemish art in museums worldwide

Our events

As an alternative way to connect CODART members with their colleagues from all over the world, we are are organizing various online events, including virtual CODARTfocus meetings. Please find a short overview of these events below.

CODART Conversations

A series of recorded conversations between five CODART members from various countries discussing the current situation and the impact on their museums. The series currently has two episodes (June and October). Watch the CODART Conversations here.

2 December 2020 – CODARTfocus (online): HERE. Black in Rembrandt’s Time

On Wednesday 2 December 2020 we will organize an online CODARTfocus meeting on the occasion of the exhibition HERE. Black in Rembrandt’s Time, which recently took place at the Rembrandt House Museum. For more information and to register, see this page.

9 December 2020 – CODARTfocus (online): Royal Blue and Delft Silver

On Wednesday 9 December 2020 we will organize an online CODARTfocus meeting on the occasion of two exhibitions: Royal Blue. William and Mary’s Finest Delftware at the Kunstmuseum in The Hague and Silver. Masterpieces of Delft Silver 1590-1800 at Museum Prinsenhof in Delft. These two exhibitions offer an excellent opportunity for an event with a focus on decorative arts. For more information and to register, see this page.

Events in 2021

30 May – 1 June 2021: CODART 23 Stockholm

The twenty-third annual congress is postponed to 30 May – 1 June 2021. You can find the full statement regarding the postponement of CODART 23 in our news item. Please find the theme of CODART 23 on the event website.


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.

2020: Frans Hals Lecture

2020: Congress Online

2020: CODARTfocus

2019: Public Symposium – Creating a CODART Canon

2019: CODARTfocus

  • Delft (28 October 2019)

2019: CODART 22

2019: CODARTfocus

2018: CODARTfocus

2018: CODARTfocus

2018: CODARTfocus

2018: CODART 21

2018: CODARTfocus

2017: CODARTfocus

2017: CODART TWINTIG

2016: CODARTfocus

2016: CODART NEGENTIEN

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

2015: CODART ACHTTIEN

2014: CODARTfocus

2014: CODART ZEVENTIEN

2013: CODART ZESTIEN

2013: CODART 15th ANNIVERSARY

2013: CODARTfocus

2012: CODARTfocus

2012: CODART VIJFTIEN

2011: CODARTfocus

2011: CODART VEERTIEN

  • 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)
  • Read more

2010: CODARTfocus

2010: CODART DERTIEN

  • Congress: Digitization: blessing or burden? (30 May-1 June 2010, Rotterdam)
  • Study trip (31 January-5 February, Southern California)
  • Read more

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)
  • Read more

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)
  • Read more

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)
  • Read more

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
  • Read more

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)
  • Read more

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)
  • Read more

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)
  • Read more

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)
  • Read more

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)
  • Read more

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)
  • Read more

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)
  •  Read more