CODART, Dutch and Flemish art in museums worldwide


Sunday, 29 May 2022

Optional visit to Het Loo Palace with Hanna Klarenbeek, Curator of Paintings, Prints and Drawings, Annette de Vries, Head of Curators and Renske Ek, Garder Curator of Het Loo Palace, Apeldoorn
Registration and opening reception at Het Loo Palace, Apeldoorn offered by the General Representative of Flanders in the Netherlands

Monday, 30 May 2022

Plenary session at the Mauritshuis, The Hague
Congress theme: ‘Art in Situ: What It Means to See Art in Its Original Setting’
Congress chair: Femke Diercks, Head of the Decorative Arts Department, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

08:30-09:00 Registration with coffee and tea
09:00-09:05 Welcome by Martine Gosselink, Director Mauritshuis, The Hague
09:05-09:15 Introduction to the congress theme by the congress chair
09:15-09:40 Lecture: Religious Art in Museums and in Situ: What is Preferred? by Micha Leeflang (Curator of Medieval Art, Museum Catharijneconvent, Utrecht)
09:40-10:05 Lecture: Powerful StorytellersReading and Understanding Collections in situ at Skokloster Castle & the Hallwyl Museum. A Country House and Townhouse Experience by Annika Williams (Curator, Hallwyl Museum, Stockholm)
10:05-10:15 Introduction to the In Full Bloom exhibition by Ariane van Suchtelen, Curator, Mauritshuis, The Hague
10:15-11:05 Coffee and tea break and visit to the In Full Bloom exhibition
11:05-11:30 Lecture: Period Rooms – Fact or Fiction by Daniëlle Kisluk-Grosheide (Curator of European Sculpture and Decorative Arts, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)
11:30-11:45 Questions, remarks and discussion led by the congress chair
11:45-12:15 Case studies on the congress theme (part 1)
1. Art and Illusion. Art in Situ in the Rubens House by Bert Watteeuw, Director, Rubenshuis, Antwerp
2. Hidden Behind the Façade by Thijs Boers, Curator of Applied Arts, Amsterdam Museum, Amsterdam
12:15-13:15 Lunch
13:15-14:15 Case studies on the congress theme (part 2)
3. Art in Situ: The Ghent Altarpiece by Stephan Kemperdick, Curator of Early Netherlandish and Early German Painting, Gemäldegalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Berlin
4. The Necessity for Studying and Reconstructing the Original Placing of Interior Paintings by Margriet van Eikema Hommes, Senior Specialist, Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands
5. Operation Night Watch by Pieter Roelofs, Head of Paintings and Sculpture, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
14:15-14:30 Questions, remarks and discussion led by the congress chair
14:30-15:15 Time to travel to the locations of the in-depth study visits
15:00-16:45 In-depth study visits to:
15:00-16:30 1 – Oranjezaal, Huis ten Bosch Palace, The Hague
15:15-16:45 2 – Conservation Studio, Mauritshuis, The Hague
15:15-16:45 3 – Duivenvoorde Castle, Voorschoten
15:15-16:45 4 – Prince William V Gallery, The Hague
17:30-19:00 Drinks at The King’s Ballroom, The Hague
19:00-22:00 Congress dinner at The King’s Ballroom, The Hague

Tuesday, 31 May 2022

Speakers’ Corner at Sint-Jan, Gouda
Congress chair: Ingmar Reesing, Curator, Museum Gouda, Gouda

9:00-09:30 Registration at the Sint-Jan, Gouda
09:30-09:35 Welcome by Femke Haijtema, Director, Museum Gouda
09:35-09:45 Introduction to the Experience the Miracle of Gouda exhibition  by Ingmar Reesing
09:45-11:00 Plenary visit to the Experience the Miracle of Gouda exhibition at Museum Gouda and the Sint-Jan
11:00-11:30 Coffee and tea break
11:30-11:45 A word from the Director of CODART
11:45-12:40 Speakers’ Corner
12:40-12:50 Closing of the day by the congress chair
12:50-14:45 Lunch at your own leisure and time to travel to the locations of the in-depth study visits
14:45-16:15 In-depth study visits to:
1 – Dutch Collection Center, Amersfoort
2 – Museum de Lakenhal, Leiden
3 – Depot Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam
4 – Period Rooms at the Kunstmuseum, The Hague
5 – Tomb of William of Orange, Nieuwe Kerk, Delft
6 – Royal Palace Amsterdam, Amsterdam
End of program
Evening Participants of the optional program in Gelderland on Wednesday 1 June can travel to this location on Tuesday evening by train at their own leisure and check in at their hotel (both to be booked individually).

Wednesday, 1 June 2022

Optional program CODART 23

Full day
Full-day excursion to Gelderland. See separate programs for this day

A PDF file of the program can be downloaded by clicking here.