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VERY SUCCESSFUL OPENING & VISIT OF THE MUNICIPALITY

VERY SUCCESSFUL OPENING & VISIT OF THE MUNICIPALITY

On Saturday 18 March, the very successful opening of the Spring Exhibition ‘SWEET HARMONY. Six contemporary artists in harmony with nature‘ of the Museum Domburg took place in the midst of some 130 enthusiastic guests. The opening was performed by Bert Tuk, alderman for Culture of the municipality of Veere. With Jackie Bongers, Ineke de Brouwer, Johan Elenbaas, Rose de…

VISIT OF TOP RIJKSMUSEUM

VISIT OF TOP RIJKSMUSEUM

We were very pleased with the visit of the General Director and the Heads of various Departments of the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam on 17 March. Fascinating exchanges of views over tea and coffee about Zeeland and European connections, the classical and contemporary artists’ colonies and the museum’s new construction and renovation plans were followed by a…

A BEAUTIFUL PRESENTATION

A BEAUTIFUL PRESENTATION

On Saturday, February 25, Frits Sissing received the symbolic first copy of Forever Indebted A real Mondrian or a clever fake by Francisca van Vloten for a very interested audience in the museum, about her fascinating research into an alleged Mondrian. It is the first book in the book series of the International Centre for…

FOREVER INDEBTED. A REAL MONDRIAN OR A CLEVER FAKE?

FOREVER INDEBTED. A REAL MONDRIAN OR A CLEVER FAKE?

On February 25, Francisca van Vloten’s fascinating quest for an alleged Mondrian will appear. ‘Forever indebted’ is No. 1 in the ICEAC Book Series. The English art critic Charles Darwent: “It is a fascinating story – the thrill is often in the research, I find, rather than in the conclusion.” Francisca van Vloten, Forever indebted….

THIRD PRINT FOR DOMBURG BOOK

THIRD PRINT FOR DOMBURG BOOK

The very successful book about the artists’ colony Domburg is in its third printing! After a few adjustments – the Haags Gemeentemuseum became Kunstmuseum Den Haag, some works changed owners and an extra check was applied to the stylish execution – the edition is even more beautiful and more valuable and therefore indispensable for the…

FRIENDS’ EVENING AUGUST 2, 2022

FRIENDS’ EVENING AUGUST 2, 2022

The Friends’ Evening 2022 of the Museum took place on August 3 and started with a fascinating lecture about 17th century flower still lifes by Marie Claire Valck Lucassen in the Domburg NH church. In the museum, chairman of the board Arnold van Houtum then explained the state of affairs regarding the renovation and expansion…

THE MONDRIAN TREE

THE MONDRIAN TREE

A Mondrian tree? This special, low-crown yew dates from the second half of the 18th century. Like many other trees in the Manteling, it owes its capricious shape in part to the sea breeze that had free rein. In the period 1908-1915/1916, the later world-famous painter Piet Mondrian often visited Domburg. He took long bike…