CODART, Dutch and Flemish art in museums worldwide

Program

Sunday, 16 June 2024

  Optional excursions (see this page for more information)
 13:15-16:00 1 – Visit to the Adriaen de Vries Museum at Drottningholm Palace
 12:30-16:00 2 – Cycle tour of Stockholm’s Royal Djurgården by Camilla Hjelm, Chief Curator, Spökslottet
 13:45-16:00 3 – Architecture Walking Tour of Stockholm by Martin Olin, Director of Collections, Nationalmuseum
 14:30-16:00 4 – Visit to the collections of 18th- and 19th-century French and Scandinavian art with Carl-Johan Olsson, Curator of 19th-century art, Nationalmuseum
19:00 – 21:00
Dinner reception at the Stockholm City Hall, hosted by the City of Stockholm

Monday, 17 June 2024

Plenary session at the Nationalmuseum
Congress theme: ‘Lessons Learned: Looking Back at Reinstalled Permanent Collections in the Past Decade’
Congress chair: Christopher D.M. Atkins, Van Otterloo-Weatherbie Director, Center for Netherlandish Art, Museum of Fine Arts (MFA), Boston

08:45 – 09:15 Registration
09:20 – 09:25 Welcome by the General Director of the Nationalmuseum
09:25 – 09:35
Introduction to the congress theme by the congress chair
09:35 – 10:00
Lecture: Old Masters, New Questions by Frans Grijzenhout, Professor Emeritus of the History of Art of the Early Modern Period, University of Amsterdam
10:00 – 10:25
Lecture: Designing a Story for a Museum – Lessons Learned by Pepijn Wilbers, Partner and General director, Studio Louter, Amsterdam
10:25 – 11:00
Coffee break
11:00 – 11:25
Lecture: Rethinking and Remaking the Seventeenth-century Galleries at the Nationalmuseum by Martin Olin, Director of Collections, Nationalmuseum, Stockholm
11:25 – 11:40 Questions and remarks and discussion led by the congress chair
11:40 – 12:10 Case studies related to the congress theme (Part 1)
1. Moving the Frick: From Mansion to Modernist Museum (and Back Again) by Aimee Ng, Curator, The Frick Collection, New York
2. Old Masters on the Move – New Presentation of the Permanent Collection by Bernd Ebert, Chief Curator, Dutch and German Baroque Painting, Alte Pinakothek, Munich
12:10 – 13:30 Lunch and free time to visit the collection of Dutch and Flemish 16th- and 17th-century art
13:30 – 14:15 Case studies related to the congress theme (Part 2)
3. Something Old, Something New… Searching for New Meaning in M’s Museum Collection by Marjan Debaene, Head Curator Old Masters, M Leuven
4. The Interiors of Paleis Het Loo: Continuous Improvement by Hanna Klarenbeek, Curator of Paintings, Prints and Drawings, Paleis Het Loo, Apeldoorn
5. The Bader Collection and Agnes Reimagined by Suzanne van de Meerendonk, Bader Curator of European Art, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen’s University, Kingston
14:15 – 14:30 Questions, remarks and discussion led by the congress chair
14:30 – 14:35 Closing of the day by the congress chair
14:35 – 15:30 Participants travel to the locations of the in-depth study visits
15:30 – 17:00 In-depth study visits (see this page for more information)
1 – Nationalmuseum: Dutch and Flemish Art with Martin Olin, Director of Collections, and Eva-Lena Bergström, Director of Research
2 – Nationalmuseum: Printroom and Conservation studio with Carina Fryklund, Curator of Old Master Paintings, Drawings and Prints before 1700
3 – Spökslottet with Camilla Hjelm, Curator
4 – Hallwyl Museum with Samuel Norrby, Curator of the Hallwyl Collection, and Ann-Cathrin Rothlind, Paintings Conservator
5 – Vasa Museum: Ship and Sculpture with Anna Maria Forssberg, Researcher
19:00 – 22:00 Congress dinner at the Van der Nootska Palace

Tuesday, 18 June 2024

Members’ meeting at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts
Congress chair: Femke Diercks, Head of the Decorative Arts Department, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

09:15 – 09:40 Registration with coffee and tea
09:40 – 09:55 Word from the CODART director
09:55 – 10:45 Speakers’ Corner
10:45 – 11:30 Coffee and tea
11:30 – 12:20 Room for Debate
12:20 – 12:30 Closing of the day by the congress chair
12:30 – 14:30 Lunch at your own leisure and time to travel to locations of the in-depth study visits
14:30 – 16:00 In-depth study visits (see this page for more information)
1 – Royal Academy of Fine Arts: Drawings with Svante H. Tirén, Head of Collections
2 – Spökslottet with Camilla Hjelm, Curator
3 – Hallwyl Museum with Samuel Norrby, Curator of the Hallwyl Collection, and Ann-Cathrin Rothlind, Paintings Conservator
4 – Vasa Museum: Ship and Sculpture with Anna Maria Forssberg, Researcher
5 – Swedish History Museum: Flemish Altarpieces with Pia Bengtsson Melin, Senior Curator, and Mattias Malmberg, Conservator
13:15 – 17:00
6 – Adriaen de Vries Museum with Linda Hinners, Curator of Sculpture, Nationalmuseum
17:00 – 19:00 Farewell reception at the Royal Netherlands Embassy (Louis de Geer House), offered by the Ambassador for the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Sweden, and the General Representative of Flanders in the Nordic Countries
End of program

Wednesday, 19 June 2024

Optional program CODART 25

Full day Full day excursion to Skokloster Castle (limited capacity) or Flemish Altarpieces around Stockholm

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