A new feature has been published on the CODART website. One of the goals of CODARTfeatures is to bring attention to collections of Dutch and Flemish art that are not widely known, even among curators. In this month’s feature, the curators of the RISD Museum introduce us to the highlights of their Dutch and Flemish holdings, and point out the pivotal role women played in the development of the museum.
“The Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) and the RISD Museum were founded and developed by a small group of women in 1877, more than 40 years before women in America even gained the right to vote. The idea behind the college was driven by the desire to support Rhode Island’s thriving textile, jewelry, and silver industries in particular (…)” Continue reading…
Published monthly, features provide information on new curatorial developments, current projects, collections of Dutch and Flemish art in museums worldwide, as well as insight into the work of the museum curator.
Last month’s feature was 3D Printing Works of Art: An Opportunity or Nightmare for Curators? by Liselore Tissen To browse all features, visit codart.nl/features.