CODART, Dutch and Flemish art in museums worldwide


Sunday 16 March 2014

12:00-14:00 Website committee meeting
14:00-16:00 Board and program committee meeting
14:30-17:00 Optional activities before the congress – choice of:
– City walking tour with Norbert Middelkoop and Tom van der Molen More info
– Canal boat tour (individual tickets offered by the city of Amsterdam) More info
17:00-19:00 Opening reception and registration at Museum Van Loon (Keizersgracht 672)

Monday 17 March 2014

Rijksmuseum Amsterdam
Congress theme: Presenting our collections: Ideals, Ideas and Practice; Congress chair: Tico Seifert, senior curator of Northern European art, Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

09:00-09:15 Registration in the Rijksmuseum
09:15-11:40 Opening session in the auditorium
09:15-09:20 Welcome by Taco Dibbits, director of collections of the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam
09:20-09:30 Introduction to the congress program by the congress chair
09:30-10:10 Key note lecture: Museum Art Exhibitions: Between Aesthetics and History by professor Krzysztof Pomian, scientific director of the Museum of Europe, Brussels
10:10-10:30 Lecture: Playful Simplicity: The Renovation of the New Rijksmuseum by Taco Dibbits
10:30-11:10 Coffee and tea in the foyer
11:10-11:50 Keynote lecture: Collecting our thoughts: the Palazzo Strozzi as research laboratory by James Bradburne, Director General of the Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi in Florence, Italy
11:50-12:10 Discussion about the keynote lectures led by the congress chair
12:10-12:15 Introduction to the afternoon program
12:15-13:30 Lunch in the foyer
13:00-14:30 Visit to the collections of the Rijksmuseum with guided tours offered by the museum’s curators more information…
14:30-16:00 Statements on the congress theme
1. Jane Turner, head of the Printroom of the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, Museum Labels: Bridging the Gap between Curators, Editors and Educators
2. Kirstin Kennedy, curator of applied arts of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, Back to the Future: Objects, Design and the Visitor Experience at the V&A
3. Ulrike Surmann, curator at Kolumba, Art museum of the Archdiocese of Cologne, Cologne, The Museum as a Laboratory of Aesthetics
15:30-16:30 Discussion and closing of the day by the congress chair
16:30-17:15 Refreshments in the foyer
17:15-19:00 Exclusive visit to the 17th-century collection and the Gallery of Honour of the Rijksmuseum (museum is closed to the public)
more information…
19:30-22:30 Congress dinner at NRC restaurant café Amsterdam (Rokin 65)
Interior of Museum Van Loon

Interior of Museum Van Loon

Tuesday 18 March 2014

Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

Congress chair: Chris Stolwijk, director of the RKD (Netherlands Institute for Art History), The Hague

09:15-12:00 Members’ meeting in the auditorium
09:15-09:30 Welcome by the congress chair
09:30-09:45 Column by CODART director
09:45-10:30 CODART Speakers’ Corner part 1: short presentations (seven minutes) by CODART members on actual questions
10:30-11:10 Coffee and tea in the foyer
11:10-11:50 CODART Speakers’ Corner part 2
11:50-12:00 Closing by the congress chair
12:00-14:00 Lunch in the foyer
14:30-17:00 Excursions  more information …
1. In-depth visit to the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam with Pieter Roelofs and Femke Diercks
2. Visit to the conservation department of the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam with Michel van de Laar, Luciana Akerlund, Jeroen van der Vliet and Gwen Tauber
3. Stedelijk Museum Alkmaar: Jacob van Oostsanen exhibition with Daantje Meuwissen, Christi Klinkert and Huigen Leeflang (departure at 12:00h with lunch in the bus)
4. Scheepvaartmuseum/ The National Maritime Museum with Remmelt Daalder and CĂ©cile Bosman
5. The Rembrandt House Museum with Peter Schatborn, Leonore van Sloten and Jaap van der Veen on the exhibition on attributions of drawings by Rembrandt and the Rembrandt school
6. Visit to the Special Collections of the University of Amsterdam with Steph Scholten
17:00-19:00 Informal farewell drinks in the Amsterdam Museum with a private view of the Jacob van Oostsanen exhibition


You can also download a pdf of the program: Program CODART ZEVENTIEN.pdf