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Thijs Boers

Hidden Behind the Façade
Thijs Boers, Curator of Applied Arts, Amsterdam Museum, Amsterdam


In his case study Thijs Boers will discuss two Amsterdam Regents Rooms at almshouse Deutzenhofje and the city’s orphanage house, now the Amsterdam Museum. Are these true treasure chambers or is there more than meets the eye?

About Thijs Boers

Thijs Boers is curator of decorative arts at the Amsterdam Museum and curator at The Willet-Holthuysen Museum. He is also an external Phd-candidate at the University of Amsterdam where he researches the differences between the interiors of city dwellings and country houses (1700-1800).