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The Turing Foundation aims to let people in The Netherlands enjoy visual arts, music, and poetry.

The Turing Foundation therefor supports expositions of the visual arts , live performances of classical music , and Dutch poetry in The Netherlands.

Below, you will find an impression of the most important initiatives that we have previously supported.

Also see the Art Agenda.

Most recent projects:
Beethoven Frieze (1901), Gustav Klimt, Secession Building, Vienna, Austria
October 2020
'Face to Face with Gustav Klimt', Van Abbemuseum, 2020-2021
The Austrian artist Gustav Klimt (1862-1918) lived and worked in Vienna's belle époque, a period of unparalleled artistic... more
'Je Liefhebbende Vincent. Van Goghs mooiste brieven'
vanaf 9 okt
'"Your Loving Vincent." Van Gogh's Greatest Letters', Van Gogh Museum, 2020-2021
Vincent van Gogh signed his letters 'Your loving Vincent'. The eponymous exhibition at the Van Gogh... more
Hansken. Rembrandts Olifant
October 2020
'Hansken. Rembrandt's Elephant', Rembrandt House Museum, 2021
The elephant called Hansken travelled around Europe with her owner from 1633 to 1655 and was a spectacle wherever she... more
Tentoonstelling 'Over de noodzaak van tuinieren', Centraal Museum
October 2020
Exhibition 'About the Necessity of Gardening', Centraal Museum, 2021
In the exhibition About the Necessity of Gardening, the Centraal Museum is exploring how gardens have served as... more
Interieur Spinozahuis, Den Haag 2020-2021
October 2020
Spinoza's Daily Life, Spinoza House, The Hague 2020-2021
Baruch Spinoza (1632-1677), one of the world's greatest thinkers, was co-founder of rationalism and one of the founding... more
La Civilización Occidental y Cristiana (1965), Léon Ferrari
October 2020
Parallel Lives, Parallel Aesthetics: Léon Ferrari and Gülsün Karamustafa, Van Abbemuseum, 2021
Parallel Lives, Parallel Aesthetics is a combination of two solo exhibitions: a large... more
School performances of the Circus Charms music theatre production
vanaf 19 sep
School performances of Circus Charms Music Theatre Production, 2020
Frank and René Groothof return to the theatre with the project 'Circus Charms', a music theatre production based... more
Portrait of a Boy (1900), Isidor Kaufmann (1853-1921)
vanaf 9 september
Top pieces from the art depot, Jewish Historical Museum, Amsterdam, 2020-2021
The Jewish Historical Museum in Amsterdam is exhibiting a selection of top pieces from the nineteenth... more
Adele van Loon-Tachard (1901), by Philip de Lázló
vanaf 2 okt
Masterpieces in Van Loon: Art, Inspiration and Relevance, Museum Van Loon, Amsterdam, 2020
Museum Van Loon is exhibiting six masterpieces from its own collection, varying in time... more
Winter Enjoyment on the Hofvijver, Abraham van Breen, 1618
Haags Historisch
Views of the Hofvijver, Historical Museum of The Hague, The Hague, 2020-2021
The Historical Museum of The Hague is organising a presentation of its permanent collection around a... more
Telephone booth in former Post Office, Amsterdam School Museum The Ship
vanaf 8 sep
Refurbishment former Post Office, Museum The Ship, Amsterdam, 2020-2021
From September 2020, Amsterdam School Museum The Ship is exhibiting a former post office which is entirely in... more
Arts and Crafts with Character, Museum Kennemerland, 2020-2021
vanaf 3 okt
Arts and Crafts with Character, Museum Kennemerland, 2020-2021
Museum Kennermerland in Beverwijk is exhibiting the presentation 'Characteristic Arts and Crafts. Kinheim Carpet... more
Orpheus, Barbara Hepworth, 1956. Museum Helmond
vanaf 12 sep
From École de Paris to Cobra: the Roef-Meelker Collection, Museum Helmond, 2020-2021
Museum Helmond is exhibiting an extensive part of the Roef-Meelker art collection in Kunsthal... more
View of Burchvliet, Jacob van der Croos, 1632-after 1683
Museum Rijswijk
Three Centuries of Burchvliet, Museum Rijswijk, 2020
Museum Rijswijk is exhibiting a new acquisition: the seventeenth-century panel it acquired in 2019 and restored this year,... more
View of Delft, Johannes Vermeer, 1660-1661
vanaf 26 sep
'Alone with Vermeer', Mauritshuis, The Hague, 2020-2021
The Mauritshuis is organising an exhibition around a single work: Johannes Vermeer's View of Delft. The work has been... more
Thérèse Schwartze, Girl with a Guitar (Theresia Ansingh), 1904
vanaf 26 sep
Sientje Mesdag's network, Mesdag Collection, The Hague, 2020-2021
The Mesdag Collection in The Hague is exhibiting a selection of artworks by female artists that Hendrik Willem... more
Yamuna Forzani, Comfy in Space, 2020. Photo Jowi Kemper
t/m 1 sep
Yamuna Forzani, TextielMuseum, Tilburg, 2020
The TextielMuseum in Tilburg is presenting two outfits by Yamuna Forzani it purchased in April 2020. The artist/designer Yamuna... more
Detail of the interior of the Sarcophagus of Simpelveld
Rijksmuseum van Oudheden
The Simpelveld Sarcophagus, Dutch National Museum of Antiquities, Leiden, 2020
The Dutch National Museum of Antiquities is organising a presentation on the extraordinary sarcophagus... more
Vase Femme (1954), Pablo Picasso
vanaf 1 okt
'Touching Worlds', Design Museum Den Bosch, 2020-2021
The Design Museum Den Bosch is organising a ceramic presentation of several masterpieces in its collection, which will be... more
Sara Rothé's doll's house, approx. 1750
vanaf 1 sep
Sara Rothé's doll's house, Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem, 2020-2021
One of the most popular pieces at the Frans Hals Museum in Haarlem is a beautiful showpiece doll's house belonging... more
Sketches of Jan Voerman Sr., Voerman Museum Hattem
t/m 9 okt
Sketches of Jan Voerman Sr., Voerman Museum Hattem, 2020-2021
The Voerman Museum Hattem proudly presented the exhibition 'In vervoering van Voerman' (enraptured by Voerman) at the... more
The power of the ADO Collection, CODA Museum
vanaf 20 sep
'The power of the ADO Collection', CODA Museum, Apeldoorn, 2020-2021
The CODA Museum in Apeldoorn is exhibiting the Ko Verzuu estate's ADO collection. Verzuu, the workshop manager... more
Westermarkt, Benjamin Brecknell Turner, 1857. Amsterdam City Archives collection
t/m 25 okt
Turner - Silence in the City, Amsterdam City Archives, 2020
The Amsterdam City Archives is presenting one of its masterpieces, Westermarkt by the great English painter Benjamin... more
Tower bell by Jan I van den Ghein, 1540, Museum Klok & Peel collection
vanaf 1 sep
Tower bells and their use, Museum Klok & Peel, 2020-2021
Museum Klok & Peel in Asten has devoted an entire room to tower bells from the twelfth to the nineteenth century with a... more
The Westfries Museum Art Cabinet
Westfries Museum
The Westfries Museum Art Cabinet, Hoorn, 2020
The Westfries Museum in Hoorn has a large collection of paintings by artists who worked in Hoorn or Enkhuizen between 1500 and 1800,... more
Cupboard from 1943 with Old Testament Scenes by H.N. Werkman (1882-1945), Groninger Museum
Groninger Museum
The Werkman Cupboard, Groninger Museum, 2020-2021
The Groninger Museum is presenting the story and the restoration of the 'Werkman Cupboard' (1943). The museum acquired this... more
Roses of Sypesteyn, Castle-Museum Sypesteyn
Kasteel Sypesteyn
Roses of Sypesteyn, Castle-Museum Sypesteyn, 2020
In a new presentation of its permanent collection, Castle-Museum Sypesteyn in Loosdrecht has focused on the rose as an overarching... more
Portrait of Maurice, Prince of Orange (1607), by Michiel Jansz. van Mierevelt (1566-1641)
vanaf 4 sep
'Delft masters. In art and science', Museum Prinsenhof Delft, 2020-2021
Museum Prinsenhof Delft is presenting three masterpieces by the successful Delft portrait painter Michiel... more
The siege of Deventer, anonymous, oil on canvas, end of 16th century, Museum de Waag collection
vanaf 30 sep
'Hazardous Undertaking: Rennenberg capturing Deventer', Museum de Waag, 2020-2021
Museum de Waag in Deventer is organising a presentation based on a centrepiece in its collection,... more
Eighteenth-century water board glass by Gerard Lieshout, Het Gouverneurshuis Museum
Gouverneurshuis Heusden
Eighteenth-century water board glasses, Het Gouverneurshuis Museum, Heusden, 2020-2021
Het Gouverneurshuis Museum in Heusden has a special collection of eighteenth-century water... more
Our Lady ter Linde - Comforter in the Hour of Need, Museum Krona, Uden
t/m 25 okt
'Our Lady ter Linde - Comforter in the Hour of Need', Museum Krona, Uden, 2020
A cult statue of the Virgin Mary has occupied a central place in Museum Krona in Uden since this... more
The Altar of Our Lady, Museum Our Lord in the Attic. Photo: Arjan Bronkhorst
Ons'Lieve Heer op Solder
The Altar of Our Lady, Museum Our Lord in the Attic, 2020
The Altar of Our Lady at Museum Our Lord in the Attic is a popular place for visitors to stop. Amsterdammers have found... more
The Old Painter, c. 1657, Abraham van Dijck (1635-1680)
vanaf 25 sep
'Life/Time - Rembrandt, Van Dijck and Veldhoen', Rembrandt House Museum, 2020
The Rembrandt House Museum in Amsterdam is publicly exhibiting for the first time a work purchased at... more
View of Beek with the Kastanjewoud wood
Het Valkhof
'Binnenste Buitenland', Museum Het Valkhof, 2020
Museum Het Valkhof in Nijmegen is organising a small exhibition Binnenste Buitenland (nearest abroad) with fifteen romantic... more
The Crucifixion of the Master of the Lamentation of Christ in Lindau, c. 1425
Museum Catharijneconvent
'Hidden Pearl', Museum Catharijneconvent, Utrecht, 2020-2021
Museum Catharijneconvent in Utrecht is presenting The Crucifixion of the Master of the Lamentation of Christ in Lindau... more
Self-Portrait with Hat and Veil (1906-1907), Paula Modersohn-Becker
vanaf 17 okt
Self-portrait Paula Modersohn-Becker, Kunstmuseum Den Haag, 2020
The Kunstmuseum Den Haag organised a substantive presentation on Self-Portrait with Hat and Veil (1906-1907) by the... more
Sonneveld House. Photo Johannes Schwartz
vanaf 1 sep
Hygiene tour by way of ten art objects in Sonneveld House, Het Nieuwe Instituut, 2020-2021
The Nieuwe Instituut in Rotterdam manages the adjacent museum, Sonneveld House, an icon of... more
Landscape (1971), Wim Oepts (1904-1988)
t/m 27 sep
'OEPTS - Code Yellow & Sunny', Museum Henriette Polak, 2020
Museum Henriette Polak in Zutphen is the museum for Dutch figurative art with work by among others Kees Verwey, Charlotte... more
Video still, Kahlil Joseph, BLKNWS, 2018-2019, two-channel fugitive newscast
Bonnefanten Maastricht
BLKNWS, Kahlil Joseph, Bonnefanten Museum, 2020-2021
For the first time the Bonnefantenmuseum in Maastricht is presenting the controversial installation BLKNWS (black news) by the... more
Hendrik Werkman, Voerman, 1923. Museum Belvédère / Van Toledo collection
vanaf 3 okt
Highlights by Hendrik Werkman, Museum Belvédère, 2020-2021
Museum Belvédère in Heerenveen is organising a presentation about the expressionist artist Hendrik Werkman (1882-1945) in... more
Jan van Goyen, Beach scene with fishmongers in Katwijk, 1641
vanaf 22 sep
The power of Katwijk in painting, Katwijks Museum, 2020-2021
The Katwijks Museum is organising a presentation on paintings focusing on Katwijk as an artists' village, and that have... more
Triptych with The Shepherds' Adoration, Mary's Deathbed and The Ascension of Mary. On the reverse, The Annunciation. c. 1565
vanaf 15 sep
Altarpieces, Museum Gouda, 2020-2021
Museum Gouda has an important collection of religious art. The sixteenth-century monumental altarpieces which survived the Iconoclastic Fury are... more
Swing in front of a country house, J. de Vries
vanaf 1 sep
Trade over Time, Museum Zaanse Tijd, 2020-2021
Museum Zaanse Tijd in Zaandam is a small museum located in a wooden merchant's house on the Zaanse Schans. The museum has a rich... more
Arie Spaarman's Jisper cupboard, Museum In 't Houten Huis
t/m 27 sep
Arie Spaarman's Jisper cupboard, Museum In 't Houten Huis, 2020
Museum In' t Houten Huis in De Rijp organised a presentation about the collection of domestic objects painted by... more
Advertising photo (1981) of glass biscuit tin by Jacques Boon
Nationaal Glasmuseum
'Would you like a Biscuit?', National Glass Museum, Leerdam, 2020-2021
One of the Leerdam Glass Factory's most famous and best-selling designs is Jacques Boon's glass biscuit tin... more
The Porcelain Room, Duivenvoorde Castle
vanaf 1 okt
Porcelain at the Heart of the Duivenvoorde Collection, Duivenvoorde Castle, 2020-2021
One of the largest and most unique parts of the Duivenvoorde Castle collection in Voorschoten... more
Palempore, 355 x  280 cm, c. 1700-1750
Kasteel Amerongen
Palempore, Amerongen Castle, 2020
Amerongen Castle has a unique textile collection which has been cared for and restored for 40 years by a group of volunteers, the 'Angels'. This... more
Piero di Cosimo (1462-1522), Portraits of Giuliano da Sangallo and Francesco Giamberti, c. 1482
vanaf 9 sep
Two portraits by Piero di Cosimo, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, 2020
The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam is devoting a presentation to two radiant portraits by Piero di Cosimo (1462-1522) of... more
Gerrit Schouten, Diorama of a 'Du' Party, 1820, Tropenmuseum
vanaf 23 sep
Gerrit Schouten's dioramas, Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam, 2020-2021
Gerrit Schouten's dioramas from the period 1810-1834 are absolute masterpieces of the National Museum of World... more
Nationale Opera en Ballet, Busvervoer naar schoolmatinees
vanaf september
Nationale Opera en Ballet, Busvervoer naar schoolmatinees, 2020-2023
The mission of the Dutch National Opera & Ballet (NOB) is for everyone to experience the magic of opera and... more
'The mocking of Christ' (ca. 1614), Gerard van Honthorst
vanaf 9 okt
Candlelight, Museum Gouda, 2020-2021
Museum Gouda curates the historical collection of the mediaeval town of Gouda, a town famous for Gouda cheese and Gouda pottery. Since the... more
'A Boat Passing a Lock' (1926) by John Constable
vanaf 19 sep
John Constable, Teylers Museum, Haarlem, 2020-2021
Teylers Museum is organising the first retrospective on the English landscape painter John Constable (1776-1837), who was a member... more
Expositions
Van Abbemuseum 'Face to Face with Gustav Klimt', Van Abbemuseum, 2020-2021
The Austrian artist Gustav Klimt (1862-1918) lived and worked in Vienna's belle époque, a period of unparalleled artistic achievement. In Face to Face with Gustav Klimt, the Van Abbemuseum is displaying drawings and paintings by the artist in an especially designed space. The most important work from Vienna is Beethoven Frieze. Klimt designed this artwork in 1902 for the Vienna Secessionist exhibition honouring Beethoven's ninth symphony and painted the frieze directly on the walls of the Vienna Secession Building. The Belvedère Museum recently had an exact copy of the frieze made and this high-quality, life-size facsimile (more than two-metres tall and 34-metres long) is on display for the first time at the Van Abbemuseum, as the centrepiece of and backdrop to the exhibition Face to Face with Gustav Klimt.

The Turing Foundation is contributing €15,000 towards this exhibition, which can be seen between 19 December 2020 and 12 April 2021.

See also: Van Abbemuseum: other projects

Beethoven Frieze (1901), Gustav Klimt, Secession Building, Vienna, Austria
Beethoven Frieze (1901), Gustav Klimt, Secession Building, Vienna, Austria



Van Gogh Museum '"Your Loving Vincent." Van Gogh's Greatest Letters', Van Gogh Museum, 2020-2021
Vincent van Gogh signed his letters 'Your loving Vincent'. The eponymous exhibition at the Van Gogh Museum is focused on 40 letters: the best letters Vincent van Gogh wrote to his family, his brother Theo in particular, and friends. The selection of letters is being exhibited next to approximately 30 paintings sketched in his letters, including The Potato Eaters, The Bedroom and The Sower.

The Turing Foundation is contributing €25,000 towards this exhibition, which can be seen between 9 October 2020 and 10 January 2021.

See also: Van Gogh Museum: other projects

'Je Liefhebbende Vincent. Van Goghs mooiste brieven'
'Je Liefhebbende Vincent. Van Goghs mooiste brieven'



Rembrandthuis 'Hansken. Rembrandt's Elephant', Rembrandt House Museum, 2021
The elephant called Hansken travelled around Europe with her owner from 1633 to 1655 and was a spectacle wherever she went. Rembrandt van Rijn sketched her when she visited Amsterdam. The Rembrandt House Museum is devoting an exhibition to this special elephant and illustrating her history with etchings, maps, globes, and natural history specimens. Rembrandt's drawings of Hansken (Albertina, Vienna) and Hansken's skull (Museo della Specola, Florence) are being brought to Amsterdam. For the marketing and education related to the exhibition, the museum is collaborating with Artis Zoo and the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW).

The Turing Foundation is contributing €17,500 towards this exhibition, which can be seen between 1 May and 8 August 2021.

See also: Rembrandthuis: other projects

Hansken. Rembrandts Olifant
Hansken. Rembrandts Olifant



Centraal Museum Exhibition 'About the Necessity of Gardening', Centraal Museum, 2021
In the exhibition About the Necessity of Gardening, the Centraal Museum is exploring how gardens have served as a microcosm and metaphor of society in different ways. A cross section of work from art history - old art, modern art and very recent (commissioned) work by contemporary artists - is used to sketch the development of the relationship between nature and culture. Key pieces from the museum collection, including Abraham Bloemaert's Adam and Eve in Paradise (1604) and flower still lifes by Roeland Saverij, are being combined with loans from collections in the Netherlands and abroad. The highlight of the exhibition is Caspar David Friedrich's painting Cemetery Entrance (1825), representing death and the end of the cycle of nature.

The Turing Foundation is contributing €20,000 towards this exhibition, which can be seen between 18 June and 19 September 2021. The contribution is earmarked for the loan costs of Caspar David Friedrich's painting Cemetery Entrance (1825) from the Staatlichen Kunstsammlungen Dresden collection.

See also: Centraal Museum: other projects

Tentoonstelling 'Over de noodzaak van tuinieren', Centraal Museum
Tentoonstelling 'Over de noodzaak van tuinieren', Centraal Museum



Vereniging Het Spinozahuis Spinoza's Daily Life, Spinoza House, The Hague 2020-2021
Baruch Spinoza (1632-1677), one of the world's greatest thinkers, was co-founder of rationalism and one of the founding fathers of modern philosophy. The greatest Dutch philosopher was born in Amsterdam and lived in the vicinity of The Hague during his working life. He spent the last seven years of his life at Paviljoensgracht 72-74 in The Hague. This seventeenth-century house still has a largely monumental interior and contains a special collection of books by and about Spinoza. The Spinozahuis Association intends to open the Spinoza House to the public so that visitors can see how the great man lived and worked. The plan is to develop three functions: a museum about Spinoza, a reception and presentation area, and a study centre and library.

The Turing Foundation is contributing €3,000 towards this project.

Interieur Spinozahuis, Den Haag 2020-2021
Interieur Spinozahuis, Den Haag 2020-2021



Van Abbemuseum Parallel Lives, Parallel Aesthetics: Léon Ferrari and Gülsün Karamustafa, Van Abbemuseum, 2021
Parallel Lives, Parallel Aesthetics is a combination of two solo exhibitions: a large retrospective of León Ferrari (3 September 1920 - 25 July 2013, Buenos Aires) and an overview of Gülsün Karamustafa's (1946, Ankara) work to date. León Ferrari is one of Argentina's most celebrated contemporary artists. He won the Lion D'Or at the Venice Biennale in 2007 and the opening of the exhibition in 2021 marks the moment that the Van Abbemuseum will receive a donation from the Ferrari family, consisting of fourteen works. Gülsün Karamustafa, who won the Prince Claus Award in 2014, is one of the leading lights of contemporary Turkish art and an important figure in the struggle for recognition of female artists.

The Turing Foundation is contributing €15,000 towards this exhibition, which can be seen between 8 May and 26 September 2021.

See also: Van Abbemuseum: other projects

La Civilización Occidental y Cristiana (1965), Léon Ferrari
La Civilización Occidental y Cristiana (1965), Léon Ferrari



Vereniging Rembrandt The power of our Dutch collections, 2020-2021
The Rembrandt Association is committed to protecting and enriching Dutch public art collections. It was founded in 1883 and now has more than 15,000 members. As an independent, private organisation, the association not only assesses the importance to individual museum collections, but also the importance to the entire Dutch public art collection. Its guiding principle is that valuable art ought to be shared with everyone.

The Rembrandt Association and the Turing Foundation are each contributing €175,000 towards the special initiative 'The power of our Dutch collections'. This campaign gives art museums the opportunity to request a contribution of up to €10,000 towards the design of a presentation based on one or several works in their own collection when they re-open after the corona lockdown. The campaign aims to inspire and revitalise the museums and draw attention to the richness of their own collections.

See also:
      Turing Foundation Verdubbelt Actie Vereniging Rembrandt (Persbericht)
      Turing Foundation steunt actie Vereniging Rembrandt (VR)
      Turing Foundation verdubbelt actie Vereniging Rembrandt (Museum Contact)
      Vereniging Rembrandt: other projects

The power of our Dutch collections, 2020-2021
The power of our Dutch collections, 2020-2021



Museum Catharijneconvent 'Maria Magdalene', Museum Catharijneconvent, 2021
Museum Catharijneconvent presents the aesthetic, cultural and historical values of Christian and other religious heritage as well as this history's influence on our society. The museum is planning an exhibition in 2021 dedicated to the biblical figure Mary Magdalene: what is the reason for the widespread fascination with her and how did this complex representation come about? Historical sources, paintings, contemporary visual art and popular culture are used to construct a multifaceted image. In addition to important works from the museum's collection, approximately 50 loans will be exhibited, including approximately nineteen from foreign museums and (private) collections.

The Turing Foundation is contributing €50,000 towards this exhibition, which can be seen between 18 February and 29 August 2021.

See also: Museum Catharijneconvent: other projects

Maria Magdalena (ca. 1624), Jan Cossiers (1600-1671), ©Collectie Jan Six
Maria Magdalena (ca. 1624), Jan Cossiers (1600-1671), ©Collectie Jan Six



CoBrA Museum Amstelveen Frida Kahlo & Diego Rivera, Cobra Museum, 2021
The Cobra Museum has had the rare opportunity to organise an exhibition of works from Jacques and Natasha Gelman's collection of modern Mexican art. This collector couple compiled several art collections in the period 1940-1985. The core of the collection is work by the artist couple Frida Kahlo (1907-1954) and Diego Rivera (1886-1957). The collection also includes work by contemporaries and founders of Mexican modernism such as José Clemente Orozco and David Alfaro Siqueiros. The Cobra Museum exhibition is focused on Kahlo and Rivera's artistry, their role in the rise of modernism in Mexico, and Frida Kahlo's enormous popularity.

The Turing Foundation is contributing €40,000 towards this exhibition, which can be seen between 21 May and 19 September 2021.

See also: CoBrA Museum Amstelveen: other projects

Frida Kahlo & Diego Rivera, Cobra Museum
Frida Kahlo & Diego Rivera, Cobra Museum



Joods Historisch Museum AmsterdamVereniging Rembrandt Top pieces from the art depot, Jewish Historical Museum, Amsterdam, 2020-2021
The Jewish Historical Museum in Amsterdam is exhibiting a selection of top pieces from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries from its own art collection, including Portrait of a Boy by the Hungarian-Austrian artist Isidor Kaufmann (1853 -1921). In his travels around central and eastern Europe Kaufmann studied devout Hasidic Jews. His son Eduard was the model for this painting. Appreciation for Kaufmann's work increased greatly after the Second World War because the Eastern-European Jewish life he portrayed had been almost completely obliterated.

The Turing Foundation and the Rembrandt Association are contributing towards this exhibition as part of their project 'The power of our Dutch collections'. The exhibition will be on view from 9 September 2020 to 21 February 2021.

See also:
      Joods Historisch Museum Amsterdam: other projects
      Vereniging Rembrandt: other projects

Portrait of a Boy (1900), Isidor Kaufmann (1853-1921)
Portrait of a Boy (1900), Isidor Kaufmann (1853-1921)



Museum van LoonVereniging Rembrandt Masterpieces in Van Loon: Art, Inspiration and Relevance, Museum Van Loon, Amsterdam, 2020
Museum Van Loon is exhibiting six masterpieces from its own collection, varying in time and discipline. Three speakers are highlighting the relevance of each work in a short film. First a (museum) expert: why is this part of the special public art collection? Then a creative person: how does this work inspire new art forms? And finally a layman: why, without having a professional connection to this work, is it relevant to him or her? The presentations can be viewed on tablets in the museum and are being screened in the coach house.

The Turing Foundation and the Rembrandt Association are contributing towards this exhibition as part of their project 'The power of our Dutch collections'. The exhibition will be on view from 2 October to 29 November 2020.

See also:
      Museum van Loon: other projects
      Vereniging Rembrandt: other projects

Adele van Loon-Tachard (1901), by Philip de Lázló
Adele van Loon-Tachard (1901), by Philip de Lázló



Haags Historisch MuseumVereniging Rembrandt Views of the Hofvijver, Historical Museum of The Hague, The Hague, 2020-2021
The Historical Museum of The Hague is organising a presentation of its permanent collection around a number of views of the Hofvijver and the Binnenhof - two of the most popular places in The Hague. These cityscapes, by painters like Arntzenius, Van Breen and La Fargue, are highlights of the Hague Historical Museum collection. They are being exhibited in a room with a beautiful view of the Hofvijver.

The Turing Foundation and the Rembrandt Association are contributing towards this exhibition as part of their project 'The power of our Dutch collections'. The exhibition will be on view from 22 June 2020 to 30 April 2021.

See also: Vereniging Rembrandt: other projects

Winter Enjoyment on the Hofvijver, Abraham van Breen, 1618
Winter Enjoyment on the Hofvijver, Abraham van Breen, 1618



Amsterdamse School Museum Het SchipVereniging Rembrandt Refurbishment former Post Office, Museum The Ship, Amsterdam, 2020-2021
From September 2020, Amsterdam School Museum The Ship is exhibiting a former post office which is entirely in the Amsterdam School style and was designed by architect Michel de Klerk. The magnificent interior of the post office is brought to life with a Japanese architect's early photographs, blueprints, and objects from the PTT (Post Telegraph Telephone) collection, including coats of arms, stamps and a unique letterbox.

The Turing Foundation and the Rembrandt Association are contributing towards this exhibition as part of their project 'The power of our Dutch collections'. The exhibition will be on view from 8 September 2020 to 8 February 2021.

See also:
      Amsterdamse School Museum Het Schip: other projects
      Vereniging Rembrandt: other projects

Telephone booth in former Post Office, Amsterdam School Museum The Ship
Telephone booth in former Post Office, Amsterdam School Museum The Ship



Museum KennemerlandVereniging Rembrandt Arts and Crafts with Character, Museum Kennemerland, 2020-2021
Museum Kennermerland in Beverwijk is exhibiting the presentation 'Characteristic Arts and Crafts. Kinheim Carpet Weaver and Potterie Kennemerland 1918-1939.' Kinheim carpets and Potterie Kennemerland have similarities and stylistic and design connections. Both companies embraced and applied developments and innovations in the Dutch arts and crafts industry. The combination of unique carpets and characteristic pottery gives a surprising insight into the new design language and colourful decorations of the Nieuwe Kunst art movement.

The Turing Foundation and the Rembrandt Association are contributing towards this exhibition as part of their project 'The power of our Dutch collections'. The exhibition will be on view from 3 October 2020 until the end of March 2021.

See also: Vereniging Rembrandt: other projects

Arts and Crafts with Character, Museum Kennemerland, 2020-2021
Arts and Crafts with Character, Museum Kennemerland, 2020-2021



Museum HelmondVereniging Rembrandt From École de Paris to Cobra: the Roef-Meelker Collection, Museum Helmond, 2020-2021
Museum Helmond is exhibiting an extensive part of the Roef-Meelker art collection in Kunsthal Helmond. This collection of 45 masterpieces by 32 artists mainly consists of works of the École de Paris and Cobra movements, both created around the mid-twentieth century. The centrepiece is Barbara Hepworth's sculpture Orpheus (1956), which was restored in 2010.

The Turing Foundation and the Rembrandt Association are contributing towards this exhibition as part of their project 'The power of our Dutch collections'. The exhibition will be on view from 12 September 2020 to 28 March 2021.

See also:
      Museum Helmond: other projects
      Vereniging Rembrandt: other projects

Orpheus, Barbara Hepworth, 1956. Museum Helmond
Orpheus, Barbara Hepworth, 1956. Museum Helmond



https://www.museumrijswijk.nl/Vereniging Rembrandt Three Centuries of Burchvliet, Museum Rijswijk, 2020
Museum Rijswijk is exhibiting a new acquisition: the seventeenth-century panel it acquired in 2019 and restored this year, depicting Burchvliet house and the Nieuwe Tolbrug bridge in Rijswijk, painted by Jacob van der Croos (1632-after 1683). The work is presented alongside other paintings, drawings and photographs of the house and bridge from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

The Turing Foundation and the Rembrandt Association are contributing towards this exhibition as part of their project 'The power of our Dutch collections'. The exhibition will be on view from 13 June 2020 to 15 November 2020.

See also: Vereniging Rembrandt: other projects

View of Burchvliet, Jacob van der Croos, 1632-after 1683
View of Burchvliet, Jacob van der Croos, 1632-after 1683



Mauritshuis Den HaagVereniging Rembrandt 'Alone with Vermeer', Mauritshuis, The Hague, 2020-2021
The Mauritshuis is organising an exhibition around a single work: Johannes Vermeer's View of Delft. The work has been celebrated since the nineteenth century for its extraordinary impact on the viewer and still moves visitors to this day. The museum is giving visitors the opportunity to experience the work alone (or in very small groups) and in silence.

The Turing Foundation and the Rembrandt Association are contributing towards this exhibition as part of their project 'The power of our Dutch collections'. The exhibition will be on view from 26 September 2020 to 3 January 2021.

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      Mauritshuis Den Haag: other projects
      Vereniging Rembrandt: other projects

View of Delft, Johannes Vermeer, 1660-1661
View of Delft, Johannes Vermeer, 1660-1661



Singer Museum LarenVereniging Rembrandt Liebermann in Laren, Singer Museum, Laren, 2020
The Singer Museum in Laren reopened on 30 June 2020 and is publicly displaying an important acquisition for the first time: the painting Gehendes Mädchen (walking girl), which Max Liebermann painted in 1897 in Laren. This flowing oil sketch was donated to Singer Laren in 2019 by the German collector couple Bühler-Brockhaus. The canvas is being displayed alongside the public favourites Jan Veth and Albert Neuhuys - artists who worked close to Liebermann.

The Turing Foundation and the Rembrandt Association are contributing towards this exhibition as part of their project 'The power of our Dutch collections'. The exhibition will be on view from 30 June 2020 to 23 August 2020.

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      Singer Museum Laren: other projects
      Vereniging Rembrandt: other projects

Gehendes Mädchen (1897), Max Liebermann, Collection Singer Laren
Gehendes Mädchen (1897), Max Liebermann, Collection Singer Laren



Mesdag Collectie Den HaagVereniging Rembrandt Sientje Mesdag's network, Mesdag Collection, The Hague, 2020-2021
The Mesdag Collection in The Hague is exhibiting a selection of artworks by female artists that Hendrik Willem Mesdag and his wife Sientje Mesdag-van Houten personally collected. Sientje was also an artist, gave painting lessons and was a board member of various artists' associations. Her network is the common thread in the presentation.

The Turing Foundation and the Rembrandt Association are contributing towards this exhibition as part of their project 'The power of our Dutch collections'. The exhibition will be on view from 26 September 2020 to 14 February 2021.

See also: Vereniging Rembrandt: other projects

Thérèse Schwartze, Girl with a Guitar (Theresia Ansingh), 1904
Thérèse Schwartze, Girl with a Guitar (Theresia Ansingh), 1904



TextielMuseumVereniging Rembrandt Yamuna Forzani, TextielMuseum, Tilburg, 2020
The TextielMuseum in Tilburg is presenting two outfits by Yamuna Forzani it purchased in April 2020. The artist/designer Yamuna Forzani's visual language plays with the body and sexuality, the psychedelic aesthetics of the 1960s, and current visual culture of social media and kitsch. By collecting and displaying such pieces, the museum is not only supporting (young) makers in difficult times but is also adding a historic moment and new design trend to the museum collection.

The Turing Foundation and the Rembrandt Association are contributing towards this exhibition as part of their project 'The power of our Dutch collections'. The exhibition will be on view from 10 June 2020 to 1 September 2020.

See also: Vereniging Rembrandt: other projects

Yamuna Forzani, Comfy in Space, 2020. Photo Jowi Kemper
Yamuna Forzani, Comfy in Space, 2020. Photo Jowi Kemper



Rijksmuseum van OudhedenVereniging Rembrandt The Simpelveld Sarcophagus, Dutch National Museum of Antiquities, Leiden, 2020
The Dutch National Museum of Antiquities is organising a presentation on the extraordinary sarcophagus excavated in Simpelveld in Limburg in 1930. The sarcophagus contained jewellery, household goods and perfume bottles. Its interior is decorated with representations depicting furniture, crockery and a sofa with its occupant depicted on it. The sarcophagus is unique and the only one of its kind with a decorated interior. The museum is going to display the sarcophagus in the gallery and restore it in situ.

The Turing Foundation and the Rembrandt Association are contributing towards this exhibition as part of their project 'The power of our Dutch collections'. The exhibition will be on view from 10 August 2020 to 1 November 2020.

See also:
      Rijksmuseum van Oudheden: other projects
      Vereniging Rembrandt: other projects

Detail of the interior of the Sarcophagus of Simpelveld
Detail of the interior of the Sarcophagus of Simpelveld



Design Museum Den BoschVereniging Rembrandt 'Touching Worlds', Design Museum Den Bosch, 2020-2021
The Design Museum Den Bosch is organising a ceramic presentation of several masterpieces in its collection, which will be exhibited shortly after the museum's reopening. Two important ceramic works will be the centrepieces: Pablo Picasso's Vase Femme (1954) and Kenneth Price's B.C. Orange (1967). Both are symbolic of the different starting points of the development of artist ceramics and are key pieces in the Design Museum Den Bosch's collection.

The Turing Foundation and the Rembrandt Association are contributing towards this exhibition as part of their project 'The power of our Dutch collections'. The exhibition will be on view from 1 October 2020 to 1 October 2021.

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      Design Museum Den Bosch: other projects
      Vereniging Rembrandt: other projects

Vase Femme (1954), Pablo Picasso
Vase Femme (1954), Pablo Picasso



Frans Hals MuseumVereniging Rembrandt Sara Rothé's doll's house, Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem, 2020-2021
One of the most popular pieces at the Frans Hals Museum in Haarlem is a beautiful showpiece doll's house belonging to the Amsterdam merchant's wife Sara Rothé (1699-1751), who had a country house on the Spaarne river near Haarlem. The doll's house has been cleaned especially for the reopening and is on display in a prominent place along the new route through the museum. An exceptional feature of this eighteenth-century doll's house is the silver state room, which complements the museum's silver collection. Visitors gain a unique insight into a well-to-do eighteenth-century Dutch family's household.

The Turing Foundation and the Rembrandt Association are contributing towards this exhibition as part of their project 'The power of our Dutch collections'. The exhibition has been on permanent display since 1 September 2020.

See also:
      Frans Hals Museum: other projects
      Vereniging Rembrandt: other projects

Sara Rothé's doll's house, approx. 1750
Sara Rothé's doll's house, approx. 1750



Voerman Museum HattemVereniging Rembrandt Sketches of Jan Voerman Sr., Voerman Museum Hattem, 2020-2021
The Voerman Museum Hattem proudly presented the exhibition 'In vervoering van Voerman' (enraptured by Voerman) at the end of 2019. The large exhibition about Jan Voerman Sr. (1857-1941), known for his landscape paintings of the IJssel river, was unfortunately forced to close a month early due to the corona crisis. The museum is now exhibiting 36 of Jan Voerman Sr.'s sketches from the museum collection as part of a prolongation of the exhibition.

The Turing Foundation and the Rembrandt Association are contributing towards this exhibition as part of their project 'The power of our Dutch collections'. The exhibition will be on view from 9 July 2020 to 9 October 2020.

See also: Vereniging Rembrandt: other projects

Sketches of Jan Voerman Sr., Voerman Museum Hattem
Sketches of Jan Voerman Sr., Voerman Museum Hattem



CODA MuseumVereniging Rembrandt 'The power of the ADO Collection', CODA Museum, Apeldoorn, 2020-2021
The CODA Museum in Apeldoorn is exhibiting the Ko Verzuu estate's ADO collection. Verzuu, the workshop manager of Berg en Bosch sanatorium near Apeldoorn, designed toys inspired by De Stijl art movement. These toys combine art, craft and reintegration into society. The presentation is a combination of toys and historical images from the CODA archive and collection. The wooden ADO toys produced at the workshop are of great artistic quality; many generations have played with them. The exhibition is a nostalgic trip for many visitors.

The Turing Foundation and the Rembrandt Association are contributing towards this exhibition as part of their project 'The power of our Dutch collections'. The exhibition will be on view from 20 September 2020 to 28 February 2021.

See also: Vereniging Rembrandt: other projects

The power of the ADO Collection, CODA Museum
The power of the ADO Collection, CODA Museum



Stadsarchief AmsterdamVereniging Rembrandt Turner - Silence in the City, Amsterdam City Archives, 2020
The Amsterdam City Archives is presenting one of its masterpieces, Westermarkt by the great English painter Benjamin Brecknell Turner. The photograph, taken in 1857 using the oldest photographic process, calotype, wrongfoots viewers. The prolonged exposure erased all movement. The city appears deserted, as if in lockdown. Fragile photographs like this rarely leave the safety of the depository. For two months, the public has the opportunity to enjoy the mysterious beauty and claire-obscure of the oldest photographs of Amsterdam.

The Turing Foundation and the Rembrandt Association are contributing towards this exhibition as part of their project 'The power of our Dutch collections'. The exhibition will be on view from 4 August 2020 to 25 October 2020.

See also: Vereniging Rembrandt: other projects

Westermarkt, Benjamin Brecknell Turner, 1857. Amsterdam City Archives collection
Westermarkt, Benjamin Brecknell Turner, 1857. Amsterdam City Archives collection



Museum Klok & PeelVereniging Rembrandt Tower bells and their use, Museum Klok & Peel, 2020-2021
Museum Klok & Peel in Asten has devoted an entire room to tower bells from the twelfth to the nineteenth century with a great diversity in design and decoration. In a new presentation, the museum is letting visitors experience how tower bells were (and are) used. Since the thirteenth century, bells have been made to match each other in terms of sound. Visitors can combine the sounds of tower bells using a hands-on application and learn about special uses with an interactive game.

The Turing Foundation and the Rembrandt Association are contributing towards this exhibition as part of their project 'The power of our Dutch collections'. The exhibition has been on permanent display since 1 September 2020.

See also: Vereniging Rembrandt: other projects

Tower bell by Jan I van den Ghein, 1540, Museum Klok & Peel collection
Tower bell by Jan I van den Ghein, 1540, Museum Klok & Peel collection



Westfries MuseumVereniging Rembrandt The Westfries Museum Art Cabinet, Hoorn, 2020
The Westfries Museum in Hoorn has a large collection of paintings by artists who worked in Hoorn or Enkhuizen between 1500 and 1800, including Herman Meyndertsz Doncker, Olfert de Vry, Herman Hengstenburgh, Johannes Bronckhorst and Albertsz Rotius. A seventeenth-century art cabinet is being set up on the first floor, which is depicted in various paintings from the seventeenth century: an entire room filled with paintings from the ceiling to the floor, above doors and cabinets, and all genres jumbled together.

The Turing Foundation and the Rembrandt Association are contributing towards this exhibition as part of their project 'The power of our Dutch collections'. The exhibition will be on view from mid September 2020 to 31 December 2020.

See also: Vereniging Rembrandt: other projects

The Westfries Museum Art Cabinet
The Westfries Museum Art Cabinet



Groninger MuseumVereniging Rembrandt The Werkman Cupboard, Groninger Museum, 2020-2021
The Groninger Museum is presenting the story and the restoration of the 'Werkman Cupboard' (1943). The museum acquired this 'Cupboard with Old Testament Scenes' by Hendrik Nicolaas Werkman (1882-1945) in 2017 with support from the Rembrandt Association. This piece of furniture is a work of art and a historical document at the same time. Werkman painted the Frisian cupboard with twelve scenes from the Old Testament. The panels have recently been thoroughly restored; which is occasion to show visitors the story of the cabinet and its restoration in a new presentation.

The Turing Foundation and the Rembrandt Association are contributing towards this exhibition as part of their project 'The power of our Dutch collections'. The exhibition will be on view from 20 August 2020 to 21 March 2021.

See also: Vereniging Rembrandt: other projects

Cupboard from 1943 with Old Testament Scenes by H.N. Werkman (1882-1945), Groninger Museum
Cupboard from 1943 with Old Testament Scenes by H.N. Werkman (1882-1945), Groninger Museum



Kasteel-Museum SypesteynVereniging Rembrandt Roses of Sypesteyn, Castle-Museum Sypesteyn, 2020
In a new presentation of its permanent collection, Castle-Museum Sypesteyn in Loosdrecht has focused on the rose as an overarching theme of fragile beauty. The central feature is the eighteenth century 131-piece Rose service, the earliest known and most elaborate Loosdrecht porcelain set and an undisputed masterpiece in the museum collection. It is richly decorated with rocaille ornamentation, gold decorations, painted garlands, and branches with roses. Outside, the focal point is the return of old rose varieties to the castle garden.

The Turing Foundation and the Rembrandt Association are contributing towards this exhibition as part of their project 'The power of our Dutch collections'. The exhibition will be on view from 1 June 2020 to 29 November 2020.

See also: Vereniging Rembrandt: other projects

Roses of Sypesteyn, Castle-Museum Sypesteyn
Roses of Sypesteyn, Castle-Museum Sypesteyn



Museum Prinsenhof DelftVereniging Rembrandt 'Delft masters. In art and science', Museum Prinsenhof Delft, 2020-2021
Museum Prinsenhof Delft is presenting three masterpieces by the successful Delft portrait painter Michiel Jansz. van Mierevelt (1566-1641). Van Mierevelt painted many prominent figures in the Dutch Republic, friend and foe alike. The portrait of Maurice, Prince of Orange, which is part of the museum's collection is being brought together in a special arrangement with the recently acquired portrait of his rival Spinola, supreme commander of the Spanish army in the Netherlands during the Eighty Years' War. The works are flanked by a self-portrait of Van Mierevelt recently obtained from the State on long-term loan, in which he symbolically hands over his brush to his grandson Jacob Delff II.

The Turing Foundation and the Rembrandt Association are contributing towards this exhibition as part of their project 'The power of our Dutch collections'. The exhibition has been on permanent display since 4 September 2020.

See also:
      Museum Prinsenhof Delft: other projects
      Vereniging Rembrandt: other projects

Portrait of Maurice, Prince of Orange (1607), by Michiel Jansz. van Mierevelt (1566-1641)
Portrait of Maurice, Prince of Orange (1607), by Michiel Jansz. van Mierevelt (1566-1641)



Museum de WaagVereniging Rembrandt 'Hazardous Undertaking: Rennenberg capturing Deventer', Museum de Waag, 2020-2021
Museum de Waag in Deventer is organising a presentation based on a centrepiece in its collection, the painting of the siege of Deventer by Dutch State troops led by Rennenberg. The months-long siege of Deventer in 1578 by the Dutch rebels brought an end to the Hanseatic city's era of greatness. The public is given insight into this dramatic episode with the aid of animations and 3D reconstructions. In addition to this showpiece, prints of the siege, halberds, a recently acquired mortar shell and an enormous amount of emergency money are also on display.

The Turing Foundation and the Rembrandt Association are contributing towards this exhibition as part of their project 'The power of our Dutch collections'. The exhibition will be on view from 30 September 2020 to 30 June 2021.

See also: Vereniging Rembrandt: other projects

The siege of Deventer, anonymous, oil on canvas, end of 16th century, Museum de Waag collection
The siege of Deventer, anonymous, oil on canvas, end of 16th century, Museum de Waag collection



Gouverneurshuis HeusdenVereniging Rembrandt Eighteenth-century water board glasses, Het Gouverneurshuis Museum, Heusden, 2020-2021
Het Gouverneurshuis Museum in Heusden has a special collection of eighteenth-century water board glasses. These 'hand cups' were donated in the second half of the eighteenth century by new members of the water board college to the local water board. Thanks to beautiful engraving, each glass tells a unique story about the donor and his social and political background. New showcases and an interactive audio tour illustrate even better the story of the glasses, the history of the water board, and the eternal struggle against water.

The Turing Foundation and the Rembrandt Association are contributing towards this exhibition as part of their project 'The power of our Dutch collections'. The exhibition has been on permanent view since 15 August 2020.

See also: Vereniging Rembrandt: other projects

Eighteenth-century water board glass by Gerard Lieshout, Het Gouverneurshuis Museum
Eighteenth-century water board glass by Gerard Lieshout, Het Gouverneurshuis Museum



Museum KronaVereniging Rembrandt 'Our Lady ter Linde - Comforter in the Hour of Need', Museum Krona, Uden, 2020
A cult statue of the Virgin Mary has occupied a central place in Museum Krona in Uden since this summer. According to local tradition, the Virgin Mary has been venerated in Uden since the thirteenth century. This worship goes back to the appearance of a statuette of the Virgin Mary in a linden tree. On the museum's initiative and in collaboration with local healthcare, cultural and religious institutions, the chapel of Our Lady ter Linde was connected to the Troost ('comfort') project, which started in the summer to help give the inhabitants of Uden (the initial epicentre of the corona outbreak in the Netherlands) the opportunity to bid farewell to loved ones. The cult statuette is being exhibited together with the 'pia vota' in a large display case with various digital applications.

The Turing Foundation and the Rembrandt Association are contributing towards this exhibition as part of their project 'The power of our Dutch collections'. The exhibition will be on view from 18 July 2020 to 25 October 2020.

See also: Vereniging Rembrandt: other projects

Our Lady ter Linde - Comforter in the Hour of Need, Museum Krona, Uden
Our Lady ter Linde - Comforter in the Hour of Need, Museum Krona, Uden



Museum Ons'Lieve Heer op SolderVereniging Rembrandt The Altar of Our Lady, Museum Our Lord in the Attic, 2020
The Altar of Our Lady at Museum Our Lord in the Attic is a popular place for visitors to stop. Amsterdammers have found comfort and encouragement in the Virgin Mary for centuries. The beautifully carved lindenwood statue of the Virgin Mary (c. 1700) with some of the original polychromy is one of the few surviving works of art from the oldest inventory of the seventeenth-century Attic Church. The museum was forced to implement an adjusted route through the museum upon reopening. This rendered the separate chapel where the Virgin Mary is displayed inaccessible. The museum has moved the Altar of Our Lady to the sanctuary opposite the main altar and has organised a special floral route through the museum.

The Turing Foundation and the Rembrandt Association are contributing towards this exhibition as part of their project 'The power of our Dutch collections'. The exhibition will be on view from 15 August 2020 to 8 December 2020.

See also: Vereniging Rembrandt: other projects

The Altar of Our Lady, Museum Our Lord in the Attic. Photo: Arjan Bronkhorst
The Altar of Our Lady, Museum Our Lord in the Attic. Photo: Arjan Bronkhorst



RembrandthuisVereniging Rembrandt 'Life/Time - Rembrandt, Van Dijck and Veldhoen', Rembrandt House Museum, 2020
The Rembrandt House Museum in Amsterdam is publicly exhibiting for the first time a work purchased at the end of 2019: The Old Painter from around 1657 by Abraham van Dijck (1635-1680). The painting is surrounded by an intimate presentation of lifelike and remarkably empathetic paintings and prints of the elderly by Rembrandt, his pupil Abraham van Dijck, Rembrandt's modern-day admirer Aat Veldhoen, and a few later artists from the museum collection.

The Turing Foundation and the Rembrandt Association are contributing towards this exhibition as part of their project 'The power of our Dutch collections'. The exhibition will be on view from 25 September 2020 to 29 November 2020.

See also:
      Rembrandthuis: other projects
      Vereniging Rembrandt: other projects

The Old Painter, c. 1657, Abraham van Dijck (1635-1680)
The Old Painter, c. 1657, Abraham van Dijck (1635-1680)



Allard Pierson MuseumVereniging Rembrandt 'Old collections. New discoveries', Allard Pierson Museum, 2020
The Allard Pierson Museum in Amsterdam has set up an intimate Story Cabinet especially for unexpected objects in its large museum collection. The Story Cabinet is starting with a collection of designs for cotton from the last Amsterdam cotton printer Overtooms Welvaren (closed in 1820). Surprisingly modern designs from this last remnant of a once thriving industry have been preserved.

The Turing Foundation and the Rembrandt Association are contributing towards this exhibition as part of their project 'The power of our Dutch collections'. The exhibition will be on view from 2 November 2020 to 31 December 2020.

See also: Vereniging Rembrandt: other projects

Design for cotton from Overtooms Welvaren, c. 1800
Design for cotton from Overtooms Welvaren, c. 1800



Museum Het ValkhofVereniging Rembrandt 'Binnenste Buitenland', Museum Het Valkhof, 2020
Museum Het Valkhof in Nijmegen is organising a small exhibition Binnenste Buitenland (nearest abroad) with fifteen romantic landscape paintings of the region east of Nijmegen. The undulating region around Beek attracted many artists in the period 1810-1860, including B.C. Koekkoek (1803-1862). This generation of artists left their mark on the development of landscape art in the Netherlands. Topographical identifiability ceased to be a goal; they were captivated by the rural atmosphere and idyllic surroundings. In addition to the exhibition, the museum has organised a walking route to Ubbergen incorporating the paintings.

The Turing Foundation and the Rembrandt Association are contributing towards this exhibition as part of their project 'The power of our Dutch collections'. The exhibition will be on view from 7 August 2020 to 1 November 2020.

See also:
      Museum Het Valkhof: other projects
      Vereniging Rembrandt: other projects

View of Beek with the Kastanjewoud wood
View of Beek with the Kastanjewoud wood



Museum CatharijneconventVereniging Rembrandt 'Hidden Pearl', Museum Catharijneconvent, Utrecht, 2020-2021
Museum Catharijneconvent in Utrecht is presenting The Crucifixion of the Master of the Lamentation of Christ in Lindau this summer. The painting was made in Bavaria around 1425 and shows Christ after his crucifixion in the presence of his mother Mary and John the Evangelist. Few paintings of this quality have survived from this period, making The Crucifixion an important work. It will be thoroughly restored in the coming time, and the first cleaning test yielded spectacular results. The museum is organising an in-depth presentation on this hidden gem in its collection and the importance of the work and its restoration.

The Turing Foundation and the Rembrandt Association are contributing towards this exhibition as part of their project 'The power of our Dutch collections'. The exhibition will be on view from 1 August 2020 to 20 September 2020, followed by 'Body Language. The body in medieval art' from 25 September 2020 to 17 January 2021.

See also:
      Museum Catharijneconvent: other projects
      Vereniging Rembrandt: other projects

The Crucifixion of the Master of the Lamentation of Christ in Lindau, c. 1425
The Crucifixion of the Master of the Lamentation of Christ in Lindau, c. 1425



Kunstmuseum Den HaagVereniging Rembrandt Self-portrait Paula Modersohn-Becker, Kunstmuseum Den Haag, 2020
The Kunstmuseum Den Haag organised a substantive presentation on Self-Portrait with Hat and Veil (1906-1907) by the German artist Paula Modersohn-Becker (1876-1907). The museum is exhibiting the painting for the first time as a link that underpinned the fire of expressionism which exploded in Europe at the beginning of the twentieth century. The work was restored especially for the presentation.

The Turing Foundation and the Rembrandt Association are contributing towards this exhibition as part of their project 'The power of our Dutch collections'. The exhibition will be on view from November 2020 to 31 January 2021.

See also:
      Kunstmuseum Den Haag: other projects
      Vereniging Rembrandt: other projects

Self-Portrait with Hat and Veil (1906-1907), Paula Modersohn-Becker
Self-Portrait with Hat and Veil (1906-1907), Paula Modersohn-Becker



Het Nieuwe InstituutVereniging Rembrandt Hygiene tour by way of ten art objects in Sonneveld House, Het Nieuwe Instituut, 2020-2021
The Nieuwe Instituut in Rotterdam manages the adjacent museum, Sonneveld House, an icon of Nieuwe Bouwen modernist architecture built in 1933 and opened to the public in 2001. Public information has until now emphasised the house's beauty and luxury. The Covid-19 pandemic has prompted the museum to develop a new audio tour by way of several top pieces in the collection. Visitors can experience how the formulation of architecture and design a hundred years ago was dominated by hygiene and health and the design solutions this led to.

The Turing Foundation and the Rembrandt Association are contributing towards this exhibition as part of their project 'The power of our Dutch collections'. The exhibition will be on view from 1 September 2020 to 1 September 2021.

See also: Vereniging Rembrandt: other projects

Sonneveld House. Photo Johannes Schwartz
Sonneveld House. Photo Johannes Schwartz



Museum Henriette PolakVereniging Rembrandt 'OEPTS - Code Yellow & Sunny', Museum Henriette Polak, 2020
Museum Henriette Polak in Zutphen is the museum for Dutch figurative art with work by among others Kees Verwey, Charlotte van Pallandt, Wim Oepts, Arie Schippers and Wendelien Schönfeld. This summer the museum organised a presentation with works by Wim Oepts (1904-1988). The painter was a virtuoso user of colour and is the museum's most popular artist. The warmth of the sunny south shimmers on his canvases because 'a surface must vibrate', as Oepts said.

The Turing Foundation and the Rembrandt Association are contributing towards this exhibition as part of their project 'The power of our Dutch collections'. The exhibition will be on view from 1 July 2020 to 27 September 2020.

See also: Vereniging Rembrandt: other projects

Landscape (1971), Wim Oepts (1904-1988)
Landscape (1971), Wim Oepts (1904-1988)



Bonnefanten MaastrichtVereniging Rembrandt BLKNWS, Kahlil Joseph, Bonnefanten Museum, 2020-2021
For the first time the Bonnefantenmuseum in Maastricht is presenting the controversial installation BLKNWS (black news) by the American artist Kahlil Joseph (Seattle, 1981). The installation was purchased in 2019 at the Venice Biennale, but has gained special urgency in the light of current events (Black Lives Matter). The museum wants to show how current topics such as diversity and inclusion play a role in its collection.

The Turing Foundation and the Rembrandt Association are contributing towards this exhibition as part of their project 'The power of our Dutch collections'. The exhibition will be on view from 18 June 2020 to 18 April 2021.

See also: Vereniging Rembrandt: other projects

Video still, Kahlil Joseph, BLKNWS, 2018-2019, two-channel fugitive newscast
Video still, Kahlil Joseph, BLKNWS, 2018-2019, two-channel fugitive newscast



Museum BelvédèreVereniging Rembrandt Highlights by Hendrik Werkman, Museum Belvédère, 2020-2021
Museum Belvédère in Heerenveen is organising a presentation about the expressionist artist Hendrik Werkman (1882-1945) in close collaboration with the collector couple Van Toledo. The representative private collection with works by Werkman will eventually become a permanent part of the museum collection. This is a great boost for Museum Belvédère, which is heavily focused on modern and contemporary art from the north of the Netherlands.

The Turing Foundation and the Rembrandt Association are contributing towards this exhibition as part of their project 'The power of our Dutch collections'. The exhibition will be on view from 3 October 2020 to 10 January 2021.

See also:
      Museum Belvédère: other projects
      Vereniging Rembrandt: other projects

Hendrik Werkman, Voerman, 1923. Museum Belvédère / Van Toledo collection
Hendrik Werkman, Voerman, 1923. Museum Belvédère / Van Toledo collection



Katwijks MuseumVereniging Rembrandt The power of Katwijk in painting, Katwijks Museum, 2020-2021
The Katwijks Museum is organising a presentation on paintings focusing on Katwijk as an artists' village, and that have been acquired throughout the years with support from the Rembrandt Association. The most recent acquisition is a painting by Jan van Goyen, Beach scene with fishmongers in Katwijk (1641), that forms the oldest known painting of Katwijk aan Zee. The work will be flanked by View of Katwijk from the South (Emil Neumann (1842-1903), c. 1884), View of Katwijk with the grand seaside Hotel in the Background (Kasparus 'Kaspar' Karsen (1810-1896), c. 1880) and Wanderers in the Dunes (Jan Toorop (1858 - 1928), c. 1891 (probably 1889)).

The Turing Foundation and the Rembrandt Association are contributing towards this exhibition as part of their project 'The power of our Dutch collections'. The exhibition will be on view from 22 September 2020 to 23 January 2021.

See also: Vereniging Rembrandt: other projects

Jan van Goyen, Beach scene with fishmongers in Katwijk, 1641
Jan van Goyen, Beach scene with fishmongers in Katwijk, 1641



Museum GoudaVereniging Rembrandt Altarpieces, Museum Gouda, 2020-2021
Museum Gouda has an important collection of religious art. The sixteenth-century monumental altarpieces which survived the Iconoclastic Fury are unique in the Netherlands. The seventeenth-century altar paintings illustrate the story of hidden or house churches, when Catholic Mass was unofficially tolerated in the Calvinist Netherlands. The museum highlights the art-historical importance of the special altarpieces in its permanent display, but also puts them in their religious and historical context by means of a special presentation.

The Turing Foundation and the Rembrandt Association are contributing towards this exhibition as part of their project 'The power of our Dutch collections'. The exhibition will be on view from mid-September 2020 to September 2021.

See also:
      Museum Gouda: other projects
      Vereniging Rembrandt: other projects

Triptych with The Shepherds' Adoration, Mary's Deathbed and The Ascension of Mary. On the reverse, The Annunciation. c. 1565
Triptych with The Shepherds' Adoration, Mary's Deathbed and The Ascension of Mary. On the reverse, The Annunciation. c. 1565



Museum Zaanse TijdVereniging Rembrandt Trade over Time, Museum Zaanse Tijd, 2020-2021
Museum Zaanse Tijd in Zaandam is a small museum located in a wooden merchant's house on the Zaanse Schans. The museum has a rich collection of timepieces, on which the presentation 'Trade over time' is based. The seven most beautiful grandfather clocks in its permanent collection are used to give an overview of Dutch history in terms of trade and time measurement.

The Turing Foundation and the Rembrandt Association are contributing towards this exhibition as part of their project 'The power of our Dutch collections'. The exhibition will be on view from 1 September 2020 to 1 January 2021.

See also: Vereniging Rembrandt: other projects

Swing in front of a country house, J. de Vries
Swing in front of a country house, J. de Vries



Museum In 't Houten HuisVereniging Rembrandt Arie Spaarman's Jisper cupboard, Museum In 't Houten Huis, 2020
Museum In' t Houten Huis in De Rijp organised a presentation about the collection of domestic objects painted by father and son Arie and Willem Spaarman at the end of the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth century. For painters like the Spaarmans this was a welcome supplement to their income as house painters. This approach to accessible applied art and the framed works of these 'winter painters' was adopted by many households in De Rijp.

The Turing Foundation and the Rembrandt Association are contributing towards this exhibition as part of their project 'The power of our Dutch collections'. The exhibition will be on view from 16 July 2020 to 27 September 2020.

See also: Vereniging Rembrandt: other projects

Arie Spaarman's Jisper cupboard, Museum In 't Houten Huis
Arie Spaarman's Jisper cupboard, Museum In 't Houten Huis



Nationaal GlasmuseumVereniging Rembrandt 'Would you like a Biscuit?', National Glass Museum, Leerdam, 2020-2021
One of the Leerdam Glass Factory's most famous and best-selling designs is Jacques Boon's glass biscuit tin from 1934. This is being celebrated by the National Glass Museum in Leerdam, which is dedicating a presentation to it highlighting the design history and social history connected to using biscuit tins.

The Turing Foundation and the Rembrandt Association are contributing towards this exhibition as part of their project 'The power of our Dutch collections'. The exhibition will be on view from 28 August 2020 to 28 March 2021.

See also: Vereniging Rembrandt: other projects

Advertising photo (1981) of glass biscuit tin by Jacques Boon
Advertising photo (1981) of glass biscuit tin by Jacques Boon



Kasteel DuivenvoordeVereniging Rembrandt Porcelain at the Heart of the Duivenvoorde Collection, Duivenvoorde Castle, 2020-2021
One of the largest and most unique parts of the Duivenvoorde Castle collection in Voorschoten is ceramics and porcelain. Porcelain and ceramics from all over the world have been collected in the almost eight hundred years that the castle was inhabited. The permanent display of eighteenth-century porcelain is being expanded with services from the nineteenth and twentieth century, which has never been exhibited before, creating a complete overview of the history of the residents' collecting.

The Turing Foundation and the Rembrandt Association are contributing towards this exhibition as part of their project 'The power of our Dutch collections'. The exhibition will be on view from 1 October 2020 to 31 October 2021.

See also: Vereniging Rembrandt: other projects

The Porcelain Room, Duivenvoorde Castle
The Porcelain Room, Duivenvoorde Castle



Kasteel AmerongenVereniging Rembrandt Palempore, Amerongen Castle, 2020
Amerongen Castle has a unique textile collection which has been cared for and restored for 40 years by a group of volunteers, the 'Angels'. This summer Amerongen Castle paid tribute to the textile collection and the Angels by exhibiting an eighteenth-century palempore from India: a colourful canvas depicting a tree in blossom, surrounded by birds, flowers and insects. The large dimensions of the palempore mean it is only rarely exhibited to the public.

The Turing Foundation and the Rembrandt Association are contributing towards this exhibition as part of their project 'The power of our Dutch collections'. The exhibition will be on view from 24 July 2020 to 1 November 2020.

See also: Vereniging Rembrandt: other projects

Palempore, 355 x  280 cm, c. 1700-1750
Palempore, 355 x 280 cm, c. 1700-1750



Stadsmuseum WoerdenVereniging Rembrandt Leo Gestel's Drawings and Paintings, Stadsmuseum Woerden, 2020-2021
The centrepiece of Stadsmuseum Woerden's collection is without a doubt the drawings and paintings of the local artist Leo Gestel (1881-1941). The town museum celebrated its reopening with a new presentation of Gestel's paintings, supplemented with drawings from the museum's permanent collection which are normally stored in the depot. The museum is also developing a touch screen on which the entire Gestel collection can be viewed.

The Turing Foundation and the Rembrandt Association are contributing towards this exhibition as part of their project 'The power of our Dutch collections'. The exhibition will be on permanent view from 1 November 2020.

See also: Vereniging Rembrandt: other projects

Loading Sheaves (1908), Leo Gestel (1881-1941)
Loading Sheaves (1908), Leo Gestel (1881-1941)



Rijksmuseum AmsterdamVereniging Rembrandt Two portraits by Piero di Cosimo, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, 2020
The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam is devoting a presentation to two radiant portraits by Piero di Cosimo (1462-1522) of Giuliano da Sangallo and Francesco Giamberti. The portraits are among the earliest works to show people in the context of their profession. Father Francesco Giamberti is depicted as the organist of the San Gallo, the church from which the family name was also derived, and son Giuliano as the architect. The works are being exhibited alongside the Flemish portrait of Bernardo Bembo by di Cosimo's contemporary Hans Memling, a long-term loan from the Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp.

The Turing Foundation and the Rembrandt Association are contributing towards this exhibition as part of their project 'The power of our Dutch collections'. The exhibition will be on view from 9 September 2020 to December 2020.

See also:
      Rijksmuseum Amsterdam: other projects
      Vereniging Rembrandt: other projects

Piero di Cosimo (1462-1522), Portraits of Giuliano da Sangallo and Francesco Giamberti, c. 1482
Piero di Cosimo (1462-1522), Portraits of Giuliano da Sangallo and Francesco Giamberti, c. 1482



Tropenmuseum AmsterdamVereniging Rembrandt Gerrit Schouten's dioramas, Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam, 2020-2021
Gerrit Schouten's dioramas from the period 1810-1834 are absolute masterpieces of the National Museum of World Cultures' Surinamese collection. They have important art-historical, ethnographic and historical value. The Tropenmuseum in Amsterdam is organising an innovative presentation based on two of these dioramas: Diorama of a 'Du' Party and Diorama of Sugar Cane Plantation. The dioramas are brought to life by an accompanying video production.

The Turing Foundation and the Rembrandt Association are contributing towards this exhibition as part of their project 'The power of our Dutch collections'. The exhibition will be on view from 23 September 2020 to 3 January 2021.

See also:
      Tropenmuseum Amsterdam: other projects
      Vereniging Rembrandt: other projects

Gerrit Schouten, Diorama of a 'Du' Party, 1820, Tropenmuseum
Gerrit Schouten, Diorama of a 'Du' Party, 1820, Tropenmuseum



Vereniging Rembrandt Vereniging Rembrandt, Amsterdam, 2020
Dutch museums wanting to acquire a special work of art can seek assistance from the Vereniging Rembrandt. This association is committed to the protection and enrichment of Dutch public art collections. It was founded in 1883 and currently has more than 15,000 members. As an independent, private organisation, the association not only assesses the importance of acquisitions to individual museum collections, but also to the entire Dutch public art collection. Its guiding principle is that valuable art ought to be shared with everyone.

The Turing Foundation supports Vereniging Rembrandt with an annual donation of € 5,000.

See also: Vereniging Rembrandt: other projects

Ecce Homo (ca. 1480), acquired in 2019 with aid from Vereniging Rembrandt for Museum Catharijneconvent, Utrecht
Ecce Homo (ca. 1480), acquired in 2019 with aid from Vereniging Rembrandt for Museum Catharijneconvent, Utrecht



Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam Bruce Nauman retrospective exhibition, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, 2021
In collaboration with Tate Modern, the Stedelijk Museum is organising the first major retrospective of work by American artist Bruce Nauman (b. 1941). Nauman is a visionary contemporary artist who has created performances, installations, video art, sculpture, drawings and neon works since the 1960s. A total of 40 core works from international collections shed light on the ground-breaking role Nauman's work has played and still does in abstract contemporary art.

The Turing Foundation is contributing € 40,000 towards this exhibition, which can be seen between 13 February and 23 May 2021.

See also: Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam: other projects

'One Hundred Live and Die' (1984) by Bruce Nauman
"One Hundred Live and Die" (1984) by Bruce Nauman



Kunsthal Rotterdam Calder Reloaded, Kunsthal Rotterdam, 2021-2022
The American sculptor Alexander Calder (1868 - 1976) was fascinated by movement and added dynamism to the previously static art of sculpture. The progressive and experimental nature of his work has had a major influence on the development of the visual arts and was and is an inspiration for contemporaries and subsequent generations. In collaboration with the Calder Foundation, the Kunsthal is organising an exhibition entitled Calder Reloaded, focusing on Calder's influence on contemporary art. Around 25 of Alexander Calder's works are being exhibited alongside works by ten leading artists who have been inspired by him, including Olafur Eliasson, Ernesto Neto, Sarah Sze, Roman Signer and Carsten Nicolai.

The Turing Foundation is contributing € 50,000 towards this exhibition, which will open in 2021.

Calder Reloaded, Kunsthal Rotterdam
Calder Reloaded, Kunsthal Rotterdam



FOAM Amsterdam "Negative Beauty", FOAM, Amsterdam, 2021-2022
In autumn 2020 FOAM is organising an exhibition on the origins, function and value of photographic negatives. In recent decades digitisation has brought an end to the era of 'old-fashioned' photography, with final prints based on negatives. In the Negative Beauty exhibition, negatives are presented as exceptional objects with their own intrinsic value. Unique nineteenth-century negatives are combined with material from the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

The Turing Foundation is contributing € 40,000 towards this exhibition, which can be seen in 2021.

See also: FOAM Amsterdam: other projects

Kiki drinking, 1922 ©Man Ray, Gilman Collection
Kiki drinking, 1922 ©Man Ray, Gilman Collection



Centraal Museum Acquisition of 'Granido and Daifilo' (1623) van Dirck van Baburen, Centraal Museum, Utrecht, 2020
Centraal Museum has acquired a work by Dirck van Baburen, an Utrecht caravaggist and founder of pastoral painting. The Utrecht nobleman Pieter van Hardenbroeck commissioned the canvas in 1623 to commemorate his budding love for his wife. Van Baburen portrayed them as Granida and Daifilo (a Persian princess and a simple shepherd). His first-class canvas was the earliest depiction of a theme that would be incredibly popular from this time. The acquisition forms a unique diptych together with another highlight in the museum's collection - Gerard van Honthorst's beautiful Granida and Daifilo, painted in 1625.

The artwork was sold at a public auction in January 2020. The Turing Foundation provided € 50,000 to enable the Centraal Museum to increase their bid at the art auction. The museum acquired the work without having to utilise the Turing Foundation's contribution.

See also:
      Museumdirecteur apetrots op topstuk: ‘We hebben het geflikt’ (AD)
      Centraal Museum in Utrecht koopt een werk van Dirck van Baburen (De Volkskrant)
      Centraal Museum koopt schilderij van Utrechtse schilder Dirck van Baburen (nu.nl)
      Centraal Museum koopt werk Granida en Daifilo van Dirck van Baburen (Utrecht.nieuws.nl)
      Centraal Museum: other projects

Granido and Daifilo (1623), Dirck van Baburen
Granido and Daifilo (1623), Dirck van Baburen



Van Gogh MuseumDrents Museum Acquisition of Vincent van Gogh's 'Farmer Burning Weeds' (1883), Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, 2019-2020
The Drents Museum and the Van Gogh Museum have acquired one of Vincent van Gogh's early paintings: Farmer Burning Weeds (1883). This small but powerful work depicts a lonely figure on a deserted plain at dusk, illuminated by a small fire. Van Gogh painted it in Drenthe, in the north-east of the Netherlands, where he spent the autumn of 1883 and captured the landscape in paintings and drawings. This is one of the few paintings from this period to have survived. The artwork was sold at a public auction.

The Turing Foundation committed € 110,000 to enable the museums to increase their bid at the art auction. The museums acquired the work without having to utilise the Turing Foundation's provision.

See also:
      Drents Museum en Van Gogh Museum kopen samen schilderij Van Gogh (RTV Drenthe)
      'Binnen tien minuten besloten we dat we voor de Drentse Van Gogh zouden gaan' (RTV)
      'Uitgelezen kans voor Drenthe om Van Gogh te kopen' (RTV)
      Van Gogh Museum: other projects
      Drents Museum: other projects

A farmer burning weeds (1883), Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890)
A farmer burning weeds (1883), Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890)



Museum Gouda Candlelight, Museum Gouda, 2020-2021
Museum Gouda curates the historical collection of the mediaeval town of Gouda, a town famous for Gouda cheese and Gouda pottery. Since the Stearine Candle Factory opened in 1853, Gouda has also been a candle manufacturer. 'Candle Town Gouda' is the title of Museum Gouda's exhibition on the phenomenon of candlelight in painting. The museum has selected over forty paintings from the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries in which artists have used candlelight, for example, to enhance the drama, and emphasise depth and the effect of shadow. Around fourteen paintings are from international collections. Most of these foreign loans have not be exhibited in the Netherlands for a long time or ever before.

The Turing Foundation is contributing € 20,000 towards this exhibition, which can be seen between 9 October 2020 and 28 February 2021.

See also: Museum Gouda: other projects

'The mocking of Christ' (ca. 1614), Gerard van Honthorst
"The mocking of Christ" (ca. 1614), Gerard van Honthorst



Teylers Museum John Constable, Teylers Museum, Haarlem, 2020-2021
Teylers Museum is organising the first retrospective on the English landscape painter John Constable (1776-1837), who was a member of the Romantic school and was ground breaking in his realistic portrayal of landscapes and cloudy skies. He was heavily influenced by the seventeenth-century Flemish and Dutch masters and the realistic way in which Jacob van Ruysdael, Rembrandt and Rubens portrayed landscapes. An impressive 90 of Constable's works - paintings, watercolours and sketches - from international collections are being used to give an overview of his artistic development and the influence of Dutch masters on his work.

The Turing Foundation is contributing € 40,000 towards this exhibition, which can be seen between 19 September 2020 and 31 January 2021.

See also:
      Hoe minder tijd John Constable had, hoe beter zijn schilderijen, bevestigt het Teylers Museum (Volkskrant)
      Teylers Museum: other projects

'A Boat Passing a Lock' (1926) by John Constable
"A Boat Passing a Lock" (1926) by John Constable



Drents Museum 'Frida Kahlo. Viva la Frida', Drents Museum, 2021-2022
In 2020 the Drents Museum is organising the largest project in the museum's history: an exhibition on Mexican artist Frida Kahlo (1907-1954). Kahlo's predominantly autobiographical work is classified as magical realism and is characterised by her use of bright colours and Mexican folklore motifs. About 145 works from two Mexican collections - paintings and drawings from Museo Dolores Olmedo and personal objects from Museo Frida Kahlo - give an overview of Frida Kahlo's life and work. The works from the aforementioned collections have never been exhibited together before and most of Kahlo's works have never been seen in the Netherlands. This makes the exhibition a first in all respects.

The Turing Foundation is contributing €75,000 towards this exhibition, which can be seen between 10 October 2021 and 27 March 2022.

See also: Drents Museum: other projects

'Frida Kahlo. Viva la Frida', Drents Museum
'Frida Kahlo. Viva la Frida', Drents Museum



Scheepvaartmuseum Amsterdam 'Willem van de Velde: Father & Son', Scheepvaartmuseum Amsterdam, 2021-2022
From October 2020 the National Maritime Museum is presenting an exhibition on Willem van de Velde the Elder (1611-1693) and his son Willem van de Velde the Younger (1633-1707). The pair worked together for forty years in a thriving and international family studio and set the tone in seascape painting in the seventeenth century. Willem van de Velde the Elder was expert at detailed pen paintings and Willem van de Velde the Younger excelled in the production of oil paintings. The overview will consist of around 40 paintings and 35 drawings by the two Van de Veldes (mostly from foreign collections), varying from small sketches to monumental naval battles and supplemented with, among other things, model ships and a special tapestry.

The Turing Foundation is contributing €40,000 towards this exhibition, which can be seen between 1 October 2021 and 27 March 2022.

The Battle of Livorno (detail), Willem van de Velde de Oude (1610-1693)
The Battle of Livorno (detail), Willem van de Velde de Oude (1610-1693)



Van Gogh Museum 'Gustav Klimt. Inspired by Monet, Van Gogh, Matisse', Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, 2022-2023
The Austrian artist Gustav Klimt (1862-1918) lived and worked in Vienna's belle époque, a period of unparalleled artistic achievement. Klimt was a member of the symbolist art movement and gained particular fame for his later work, characterised by decorative ornamentalism and suggestive-erotic symbolism. The Van Gogh Museum is organising a retrospective on Gustav Klimt in which the influence of international avant-garde art on Klimt's oeuvre is illustrated: from Whistler and Toorop, via Monet and Rodin, to Van Gogh and Matisse. 50 works by Gustav Klimt and 50 works by contemporaries are being brought to Amsterdam. The exhibition will then continue at the Österreichische Galerie Belvedere in Vienna.

The Turing Foundation is contributing € 100,000 towards this exhibition, which can be seen between October 2022 and January 2023.

See also:
      Van Gogh was een familieman (NRC)
      Van Gogh Museum: other projects

Judith I (a.k.a. Judith und Holofernes), Gustav Klimt, 1901
Judith I (a.k.a. Judith und Holofernes), Gustav Klimt, 1901



Dordrechts Museum 'In the light of Cuyp. Aelbert Cuyp & Gainsborough - Constable - Turner', Dordrechts Museum, 2021-2022
The landscape painter Aelbert Cuyp (1620-1691) lived and worked for his entire life in the town of Dordrecht. During his life his work was sold predominantly in and around Dordrecht, but in the mid-eighteenth century his art was discovered by English art collectors, resulting in 'Cuyp mania'. Aelbert Cuyp's work had a major impact on English landscape painters in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Painters such as Thomas Gainsborough, John Constable and J.M.W. Turner particularly admired his work. The Dordrechts Museum is marking the 400th centenary of the artist's birth with an ambitious exhibition on Aelbert Cuyp's influence on English landscape painting. 35 of Cuyp's paintings and an equal number of his successors' paintings from foreign (mainly British) collections will be coming to Dordrecht.

The Turing Foundation is contributing € 40,000 towards this exhibition, which can be seen between 27 September 2020 and 14 March 2021.

Gezicht op Dordrecht, Aelbert Cuyp, Kenwood House, Londen
Gezicht op Dordrecht, Aelbert Cuyp, Kenwood House, Londen



Beelden aan Zee 'Niki de Saint Phalle aan Zee', Museum Beelden aan Zee, Scheveningen, 2019-2020
The work of the French sculptor and painter Niki de Saint Phalle (1930-2002) is regarded as Nouveau Realism and is associated with Pop Art. The self-taught Saint Phalle played an important role in female empowerment in the art world in the 1960s and 1970s, and she is renowned for her monumental works, including the Nanas - opulent, brightly coloured female figures. These cheerful primaeval mothers are an ode to women as the source of life. These Nanas, also called bathers, are the focus of the retrospective exhibition 'Niki de Saint Phalle at Sea' at Museum Beelden aan Zee. A total of 80 international loans will illustrate the Nanas development in all their diversity from 1965. The Nanas will not be highlighted solely as an iconic image of women but will also be placed in the context of the ongoing discussion of gender relations, equal treatment and the #metoo movement.

The Turing Foundation is contributing € 25,000 towards this exhibition, which can be seen between 5 October 2019 and 1 March 2020.

See also:
      Niki de Saint Phalle kon grimmig zijn (NRC)
      Dansende Nana's op Scheveningen (Telegraaf)
      De Nana's van Niki de Saint Phalle schuren tegen kitsch aan (Het Parool)
      Traumatische jeugd: Felle kleuren van Niki's Nana-beelden verhullen verdriet (AD)
      De nana's van Niki de Saint Phallie schuren tegen kitsch aan (Het Parool)
      Beelden aan Zee viert jubileum met Niki de Saint Phalle (Noord Hollands Dagblad)
      Traumatische jeugd: Felle kleuren van Nik's Nana-beelden verhullen verdriet (AD)
      Beelden aan Zee: other projects

Les Trois Graces, Niki de Saint Phalle, 1995-2003
Les Trois Graces, Niki de Saint Phalle, 1995-2003



Museum Helmond Lucas van Gassel, Meester van het landschap, Museum Helmond, 2020
In 2020 Museum Helmond is organising the first retrospective exhibition on the Helmond-born Lucas Gassel (1480/1500 - 1568/69), a landscape painter famous in his time. A total of 62 works from around the world are coming to Helmond, seventeen of which are paintings and eight drawings by Lucas Gassel - almost all the artist's surviving works. The other works are by contemporaries and followers. The exhibition on Gassel's work and life is the culmination of the Gassel year 2019 - the 450th anniversary of the artist's death, which is being grandly commemorated in Helmond.

The Turing Foundation is contributing € 30,000 towards this exhibition, which can be seen between 10 March and 30 August 2020.

See also:
      Gassels uit hele wereld komen 'thuis' (Eindhovens Dagblad)
      Dertigduizend euro subsidie voor expositie over Lucas Gassel in Helmond (Brabant Cultureel)
      Museum Helmond: other projects

Lucas Gassel Vlucht naar Egypte (1542)
Lucas Gassel Vlucht naar Egypte (1542)



EYE Filmmuseum Francis Alÿs, Eye Filmmuseum, Amsterdam, 2019-2020
Eye Filmmuseum is presenting an exhibition on the Belgian-Mexican artist Francis Alÿs (1959) in the winter of 2019/20. Francis Alÿs is internationally renowned for his engaged video and film art, and his performance and visual art. It is mainly focused on daily life in Mexico City. He also focuses on border locations and conflict zones, investigating the role of artists in socially and politically charged places. The Children's Games exhibition shows eighteen large video works in which playing children have the leading role. The recordings were made in both peaceful towns and villages and places in conflict.

The Turing Foundation is contributing € 30,000 towards this exhibition, which can be seen between 19 December 2019 and 8 March 2020.

See also:
      Kinderspel als symbool voor samenleving (Telegraaf)
      Kinderspelletjes van over de hele wereld (Parool)
      Knikkeren in Jordanië (De Groene Amsterdammer)
      De filmwerken van Francis Alÿs zijn prachtig en hoopgevend (De Volkskrant)
      Niet zomaar kinderspel (Museumtijdschrift)

Francis Alÿs, Reel/Unreel, 2011
Francis Alÿs, Reel/Unreel, 2011



Design Museum Den Bosch "Geert Lap - Specific Objects", Design Museum Den Bosch, 2019
The ceramic oeuvre of the Dutch designer and artist Geert Lap (1951-2017) can be regarded as a relentless search for perfection; the perfect symbiosis of shape, colour and material. Lap's work is held in high regard. It is collected in the Netherlands and internationally and can be found in Dutch and international museum collections. The Design Museum Den Bosch is presenting the first oeuvre overview of Geert Lap's work. It's collection of his works (28 pieces) will be complemented with representative loans of Lap's oeuvre. It will be the first time that the series 99 variations (1993) has been exhibited in full since its creation.

The Turing Foundation is contributing € 5,000 towards this exhibition, which can be seen between 1 June and 1 August 2019.

See also:
      Geert Laps vernietigende hamer is onderdeel van zijn kunst (NRC)
      Het werk van Geert Lap vastgelegd (FD Persoonlijk)
      De wereld van de architect (architectuur.nl)
      Design Museum Den Bosch: other projects

'Geert Lap - Specific Objects', Design Museum Den Bosch
"Geert Lap - Specific Objects", Design Museum Den Bosch



Noordbrabants Museum "Van Goghs Intimates", Noordbrabants Museum, Den Bosch, 2019-2020
Based on Vincent van Gogh's art collection, the exhibition "Van Goghs Intimates: friends, family, models" will be in the Noordbrabants Museum. The exhibition is focused on Vincent van Gogh's relationships with the people who played an important role in his life and work: family, friends and fellow artists. As well as paintings from museums and private collections in the Netherlands and abroad, the exhibition includes letters, sketchbooks and other objects which say something about the relationship between Van Gogh and his intimates. The museum wants the exhibition to link the artist more closely to his native region, Brabant.

The Turing Foundation is contributing €40,000 towards this exhibition, which can be seen between September 2019 and January 2020.

See also:
      Van Gogh was ook familieman en kindervriend (NRC)
      Hat trick divides Van Gogh experts (The Times)
      Dichter bij Van Gogh (Brabants Dagblad)
      'Van Goghs Intimi - vrienden, familie, modellen': De zachte kant van Vincent van Gogh (ED)
      Vincent van Gogh had veel vrienden, familie en geliefden, bewijst tentoonstelling in Den Bosch (Omroep Brabant)

'Van Goghs Intimates', Noordbrabants Museum, Den Bosch
"Van Goghs Intimates", Noordbrabants Museum, Den Bosch



Drents Museum Sprezzatura, 50 years of Italian Painting 1860-1910, Drents Museum, 2019
In 2019 the Drents Museum is organising an exhibition on Italian painting in the period 1860 - 1910. Over 70 works from approximately 30 (mostly Italian) collections give an impression of the development of Italian painting in the five decades after the unification of Italy in 1861 - the risorgimento. The overview consists of works by around fifty artists and includes a wide variety of styles and themes, most of which have never previously been exhibited in the Netherlands.

The Turing Foundation is contributing €20,000 towards this exhibition, which can be seen between 2 June and 3 November 2019.

See also:
      De sprezzatura druipt er niet vanaf, in de tentoonstelling Sprezzatura (Volkskrant)
      De beloofde losheid is ver te zoeken op 'Sprezzatura' (NRC Handelsblad)
      Sprezzatura: virtuoze Italiaanse penseelkunstenaars op zoek naar een eigen stijl (Trouw)
      Sprezzatura: de kunst van 'nonchalance' (AvroTros)
      Sprezzatura - 50 jaar Italiaanse Schilderkunst (RTV Drenthe)
      Drents Museum verruimt de blik met verborgen Italiaanse schatten uit de negentiende eeuw (DvhN)
      Vijftig jaar virtuose Italiaanse schilderkunst in Sprezzatura (HC)
      Drents Museum: other projects

Sprezzatura, 50 years of Italian Painting 1860-1910, Drents Museum
Sprezzatura, 50 years of Italian Painting 1860-1910, Drents Museum



Kunstmuseum Den Haag "Monet. The garden paintings", Kunstmuseum Den Haag, 2019-2020
For the first time in 30 years the Kunstmuseum Den Haag is organising a monographic exhibition on Claude Monet (1840-1926), in which the artist's development in the last 25 years of his life will take centre stage. Monet retired around 1900 to his home in Giverny, where he focused on depicting his flowery garden. The work he created there was initially still impressionist, but over time Monet used an increasingly expressive and almost abstract visual language. Exhibiting Monet's images of water lilies and wisteria clearly demonstrates this development. As well as two works from its own collection, the Gemeentemuseum is displaying more than 30 works from foreign collections.

The Turing Foundation is contributing €75,000 towards this exhibition, which can be seen between 12 October 2019 and 2 February 2020

See also:
      De leliebladeren van Monet: als voetstappen op een spiegelvloer (NRC)
  Ronddwalen in de tuin waar Monet zijn waterlelies schilderde (Volkskrant)
      De leliebladeren van Monet als voetstappen op een spiegelvloer. 4 Sterren (NRC)
      Tentoonstelling rond waterlelies van Claude Monet: Meditatief, maar ooit verguisd (AD)
      Waterlelies hielden Monet uit zijn slaag (Telegraaf)
      Kunstmuseum Den Haag: other projects

'Monet. The garden paintings',   Kunstmuseum Den Haag
"Monet. The garden paintings", Kunstmuseum Den Haag



Rembrandthuis "Rembrandts Social Network", Het Rembrandthuis Amsterdam, 2019
The Rembrandt House Museum is opening the Rembrandt Year 2019 with an exhibition entitled 'Rembrandt's Social Network' - devoted to Rembrandt's family and friends and the role they played in his life and work. It looks at artist friends, loyal friends and 'blood relatives'. The overview of 60 works, with an emphasis on Rembrandt's informal art works by and for intimates, provides insight into Rembrandt's world and intimate circle. A total of approximately nine foreign loans are coming to Amsterdam, including the 'Portrait of Titus' (Museum of Art Baltimore, c. 1660) which has not previously been exhibited in the Netherlands.

The Turing Foundation is contributing €25,000 towards this exhibition, which can be seen between 2 February and 5 May 2019.

See also:
      Ontroerende portretten van Rembrandt's vrienden en familie (NRC)
      Een Rembrandt-tentoonstelling in het licht van zijn vrienden en relaties (Parool)
      Rembrandt: genius or narcissist? (The Daily Telegraph)
      Rembrandthuis: other projects

Portrait of Titus (1660), Rembrandt van Rijn, Baltimore Museum of Art
Portrait of Titus (1660), Rembrandt van Rijn, Baltimore Museum of Art



Stedelijk Museum Schiedam Main supporter "Manzoni in Holland", Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, 2019
Piero Manzoni was one of the great innovators in visual arts in the 20th century. In his short life (1933-1963) he produced an impressive oeuvre and was highly influential on the development of conceptual art. The Stedelijk Museum Schiedam's 'Manzoni in Holland' exhibition is the first time in almost 50 years that his work is being exhibited on a large scale in the Netherlands. It shows Manzoni's artistic development in the context of his collaboration with Dutch galleries and artists, and his influence on the Dutch nul-kunstenaars ('zero artists'), conceptual artists in the 1960s, and the ZERO movement in Rotterdam and internationally.

The Turing Foundation is contributing €50,000 towards this exhibition, which can be seen between 16 February and 2 June 2019.

See also:
      Voor Manzoni kon alles kunst zijn, ook een blikje poep (Trouw)
      Zorgvuldig gebakken lucht (Parool)
      Kat of shit, beide kunnen kunst zijn (NRC)
      Alles van Manzoni is kunst (AD)
      Stedelijk Museum Schiedam: other projects

Exposition 'Manzoni in Holland', Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, 2019
Exposition "Manzoni in Holland", Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, 2019



Stedelijk Museum de Lakenhal 'Young Rembrandt', Stedelijk Museum De Lakenhal, Leiden, 2019-2020
2019 will be the 350th anniversary of Rembrandt's death, and has been declared 'Rembrandt and the Golden Age' year. Museum De Lakenhal in Leiden, the city of Rembrandt's birth, is marking this with an exhibition about the artist's early work. Consisting of over 140 works, including many special foreign loans of pieces that have not been seen in the Netherlands before or for many years, the exhibition gives insight into the early development of Rembrandt's exceptional artistic talent.

The Turing Foundation is contributing €30,000 towards this exhibition, which can be seen between 1 November 2019 and 9 February 2020

See also:
      Misschien wel de beste van het hele Rembrandtjaar (Volkskrant)
      De jonge Rembrandt was ambitieus en vol bravoure (NRC)
      Nieuwe Rembrandt voor het eerst te zien in Leiden (AD)
      Piepjonge Rembrandt eindelijk te zien (Telegraaf)
      Museum De Lakenhal opens 'Young Rembrandt: Rising Star' exhibition (Art Daily)
      Stedelijk Museum de Lakenhal: other projects

'Young Rembrandt', Stedelijk Museum De Lakenhal, Leiden, 2019-2020
'Young Rembrandt', Stedelijk Museum De Lakenhal, Leiden, 2019-2020



Keramiekmuseum Princessehof 'Made in Holland: world brand for 400 years', Ceramics Museum Princessehof, Leeuwarden, 2018-2019
Dutch ceramics have been known around the world for centuries. Manufacturers used foreign styles and techniques to produce their products. These new ceramics were successfully produced and then exported on a large scale. Ceramics Museum Princessehof's exhibition Made in Holland: world brand for 400 years explores the development and distribution of ceramic techniques, styles and products, centred on the Netherlands.

The Turing Foundation is contributing € 56,506 towards this exhibition, which can be seen between 2 June 2018 and 30 June 2019.

See also:
      Het succes van Nederlands keramiek verklaard (NRC)
      Van imitatie tot wereldmerk (Telegraaf)
  Made in Holland - 400 jaar wereldmerk

Made in Holland: world brand for 400 years
Made in Holland: world brand for 400 years



Bonnefanten Museum Maastricht Master of Elsloo 'From lonely hand to collection of masters', Bonnefantenmuseum, 2019
In the 16th century the so-called 'Master of Elsloo' worked in the Euroregion of Dutch and Belgian Limburg and the adjacent German region. This was a collective name for a group of highly skilled carvers. The Bonnefantenmuseum - which owns six figures attributed to the Master of Elsloo - is organising an international exhibition on the subject in 2017, in which the results of multidisciplinary research on the subject will also be presented.

The Turing Foundation is contributing €60,000 towards this exhibition, earmarked for the marketing and communication required to engage a wide audience with this particular topic.

See also:
      Meester van Elsloo - Onbestaand Beeldsnijder? (Collect)
      Meesterlijk Gesneden (Museumtijdschrift)
      Na 500 jaar nog steeds een raadsel (Limburger)
      Bonnefanten Museum Maastricht: other projects

Master of Elsloo 'From lonely hand to collection of masters', Bonnefantenmuseum
Master of Elsloo 'From lonely hand to collection of masters', Bonnefantenmuseum



Kunsthal KadeMuseum Flehite "Maestro van Wittel, Dutch master of the Italian townscape", 2019
Kunsthal KAdE and Museum Flehite are organising an exhibition in 2019 about the artist Caspar van Wittel (1653 - 1736), who was born in Amersfoort. Van Wittel went to Rome in 1674, and using the name 'Gaspare Vanvitelli', caused a furore. He is regarded as the founder of vedutism, the genre of townscapes with which successors such as Canaletto, Bellotto and Guardi would later have great triumphs. There will be around 40 paintings and 25 drawings with which the Dutch public can get acquainted with the artist Van Wittel, who is unknown in his native country. His works are being exhibited in combination with work by his Dutch predecessors and Italian successors. The Turing Foundation is contributing € 40,000 towards this exhibition, which can be seen between 19 January and 25 Mei 2019.

See also:
      Amersfoort eert verloren zoon Van Wittel alias Gasparo Vanvitelli (NRC)
      Op Vanvitelli's schilderijen is het altijd mooi weer (Trouw)
      Caspar van Wittel weer even terug in Nederland (Kunstvensters)

Caspar van Wittel, Piazza Navona, 1699, olieverf op doek, 96,5 x 216 cm, © Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection on loan at the Museo Nacional  Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid
Caspar van Wittel, Piazza Navona, 1699, olieverf op doek, 96,5 x 216 cm, © Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection on loan at the Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid



Teylers Museum "Leonardo da Vinci", Teylers Museum, Haarlem, 2018-2019
In 2018, Teylers Museum is organising the first international exhibition on Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) in the Netherlands. Leonardo was a master in portraying emotions and characters, and this is the approach used in the exhibition. A total of 34 of Leonardo's drawings and 42 drawings and 5 paintings by his forerunners, contemporaries and successors are being exhibited. The exhibition is the third in a series at Teylers Museum on the three great renaissance artists: Michelangelo (2005), Rafael (2012; supported by the Turing Foundation) and Leonardo (2018).

The Turing Foundation is contributing € 50,000 towards this exhibition, which will be from 25 February to 6 January 2019.

See also:
      Leonardo da Vinci and those weird faces (New York Times)
      In zijn tekeningen leer je Leonardo kennen (NRC)
      Hoe lelijker een hoofd hoe beter, vond Leonardo da Vinci (Volkskrant)
      'Run' op kaarten tentoonstelling Da Vinci (nu.nl)
      Teylers Museum: other projects

Leonardo da Vinci, Teylers Museum, 2018-2019
Leonardo da Vinci, Teylers Museum, 2018-2019



Centraal Museum "Utrecht, Caravaggio and Europe", Centraal Museum, Utrecht, 2018-2019
One of the Centraal Museum's core collections is the Utrecht Caravaggists. From the autumn of 2018, the museum will present a special overview that will provide insight into the way the three Utrecht painters Gerard van Honthorst, Dirck van Baburen and Hendrick ter Brugghen were influenced by Caravaggio during their travels to Rome in the early 17th century. Their most beautiful works will be juxtaposed with that of their Italian, French, Spanish and Flemish colleagues. A total of 70 works will be exhibited, including 48 paintings from international collections - culminating in Caravaggio's The Entombment of Christ from the Vatican museums.

The Turing Foundation is supporting this exhibition (14 December 2018 to 24 March 2019) with a contribution of € 50,000.

See also:
      Lichtend voorbeeld: hoe zijn navolgers Caravaggio naar Nederland brachten (Volkskrant)
      Navolgers naast de onovertroffen Caravaggio (NRC)
      Utrecht, Caravaggio en Europa: wonderlijcke dinghen inspireerden Caravaggisten (Trouw)
      De Caravaggio-tentoonstelling in Utrecht is indrukwekkend, maar had duidelijker gekund (Trouw)
      Nee heb je, Caravaggio kun je krijgen (NRC)
      'Heel bijzonder' topstuk Caravaggio naar Centraal Museum Utrecht (NOS)
      Meesterwerken Caravaggio voor het eerst in Nederland (AD)
      Topstuk Caravaggio naar Centraal Museum in Utrecht (nu.nl)
      Topstuk Caravaggio uit het Vaticaan komt naar Nederland (Volkskrant)
      Centraal Museum: other projects

Utrecht, Caravaggio and Europe, Centraal Museum, Utrecht
Utrecht, Caravaggio and Europe, Centraal Museum, Utrecht



Frans Hals Museum "Frans Hals and the Moderns", Frans Hals Museum, 2018-2019
Frans Hals is regarded as one of the most innovative painters of the Dutch Golden Age for his characteristic virtuoso brushstroke. The artist fell into oblivion in the 18th century, but was rediscovered in the 19th century by international top painters. Edouard Manet, John Singer Sargent, Vincent van Gogh and others travelled to Haarlem to study Hals' portraits. With the exhibition 'Frans Hals and the Modernists', the Frans Hals Museum wants to provide insight into the relationship between Hals' work and that of the late 19th-century artists who admired him. A total of 60 works from international collections will be coming to Haarlem. The Turing Foundation is contributing € 50,000 towards this exhibition, which will be from 12 October 2018 to 10 February 2019.

See also:
      Welke 19de-eeuwse schilder kwam het dichtst bij die ongrijpbare schwung van Frans Hals? (Volkskrant)
      Negentiende-eeuwse groupies van Frans Hals nu weer bijeen in Haarlem (NRC)
      Hoe Frans Hals na eeuwen obscuriteit een voorbeeld werd (Trouw)
      Verloren gewaand schilderij van Manet teruggevonden (NRC)
      een verloren gewaande kopie van de Regentessen (Trouw)
      Nieuwe expositie over invloed schilder Frans Hals op moderne kunstenaars (nu.nl)
      Expositie toont Frans Hals als modern idool (HP/De Tijd)
      Zoek geraakte Manet nu te zien in Haarlem, met dank aan Frans Hals (NOS)
      Frans Hals Museum: other projects

Frans Hals and the Moderns, Frans Hals Museum
Frans Hals and the Moderns, Frans Hals Museum



Museum Boijmans van Beuningen "Pure Rubens", Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, 2018-2019
At the end of 2018, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, together with the Museo Nacional del Prado, is presenting an exhibition of Pieter Paul Rubens' oil sketches. Rubens prepared many of his compositions with painted sketches on panel. Unlike many of his large paintings, the oil sketches are entirely Rubens' own work, giving an unprecedented insight into his mastery and virtuosity. A total of 60 works are coming to Rotterdam, most of them from the Prado.

The Turing Foundation is contributing € 50,000 towards this exhibition, which will be from 8 September 2018 to 13 January 2019.

See also:
      De schetsen van de grootmeesters getuigen van onverbloemd talent, en die van Rubens zijn nu te zien in Rotterdam (Volkskrant)
      Rubens schetsen van olieverf tonen de hand van de meester zelf (NRC)
      Pure Rubens in Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen (Volkskrant)
      Rubens kon alles aan, hij was een Superman (NRC)
      Bij Rubens hebben alle mannen een sixpack (Trouw)
      Kijk eens over Rubens’ schouder (De Standaard)
      Museum Boijmans van Beuningen: other projects

'Pure Rubens', Museum Boijmans van Beuningen
"Pure Rubens", Museum Boijmans van Beuningen



Museum de Fundatie "Giacometti - Chadwick, Facing Fear", Museum de Fundatie, Zwolle, 2018-2019
From 22 September 2018 to 6 January 2019, Museum de Foundatie is organising an exhibition of the works of Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966) and Lynn Chadwick (1914-2003 ). Together they contributed decisively to the modern face of sculpture in the second half of the twentieth century. Museum de Fundatie wants to show that the artists experienced a parallel development in the 1950s and 1960s: both felt the threatening apocalypse of the Cold War after the euphoria of liberation and both portrayed this fear of death in their work. 28 sculptures and 37 works on paper by Alberto Giacometti are being exhibited and 40 sculptures and 20 to 40 works on paper by Lynn Chadwick.

The Turing Foundation is contributing € 40,000 towards this exhibition.

See also:
      Mensbeelden van twee kunstenaars tegenover elkaar (Trouw)
      Roerloos, Rauw, Raak: Giacometti en Chadwick in de Fundatie (Kunstvensters)
      Giacometti en Chadwick in Museum de Fundatie (nu.nl)
      Net alsof Chadwicks beelden met die van Giacometti willen vechten (NRC)
      Mensbeelden van twee kunstenaars tegenover elkaar (Trouw)
  Giacometti-Chadwick, Facing Fear - Introductie (YouTube)
      De Koude Oorlog in Sculpturen (Parool)
      Angst in de ogen kijken (De Telegraaf)
      Museum de Fundatie: other projects

Giacometti - Chadwick, Facing Fear
Giacometti - Chadwick, Facing Fear



Design Museum Den Bosch "Jean Cocteau / Metamorphosis", Design Museum Den Bosch, 2018-2019
Jean Cocteau (1889-1963) was an incredibly versatile artist who was particularly known for his visual work: he made illustrations, drawings, posters, tapestries, sculptures, ceramics and jewellery. The Design Museum Den Bosch, which collects Cocteau's ceramics and jewellery, is organising the first solo exhibition of his work in the Netherlands. The 12 works from its own collection are being exhibited in the context of the artist's total oeuvre. There is also insight into Cocteau's life and motives.

The Turing Foundation is contributing € 20,000 towards this exhibition, which can be seen between 10 November 2018 and 10 March 2019.

See also:
      Sierlijke opwinding van een twinkelende man: Jean Cocteau (NRC)
      Leven en werk zijn één bij Jean Cocteau (AD)
      Groot innovator, maar niet iconisch (Parool)
      Design Museum Den Bosch: other projects

Jean Cocteau / Metamorphosis, Design Museum Den Bosch
Jean Cocteau / Metamorphosis, Design Museum Den Bosch



Museum Het Valkhof "I, Mary of Guelders", Museum Het Valkhof, 2018-2019
Mary of Guelders' prayer book is one of the greatest medieval art treasures from the Netherlands. It could not be viewed for years - neither by the general public, nor even by researchers. Museum Het Valkhof will for the first time exhibit a total of forty restored pages in 2018. In addition to the prayer book, special objects are being used to give an impression of Mary of Guelders' life.

The Turing Foundation is contributing € 30,000 towards this exhibition, which will be from 13 October 2018 to 6 January 2019.

See also:
      Maria van Gelre was ‘De Máxima van de vijftiende eeuw’ (Trouw)
      Het 'mooi verluchtigde' plan B van Maria van Gelre (NOS)
      De Rolls-Royce onder de getijdenboeken komt naar Nijmegen (Volkskrant)
      Museum Het Valkhof: other projects

'I, Mary of Guelders', Museum Het Valkhof
"I, Mary of Guelders", Museum Het Valkhof



Museum Prinsenhof Delft Main Supporter 'Pieter de Hooch in Delft', Museum Prinsenhof Delft, 2019-2020
Never before has Pieter de Hooch been seen monographically in the Netherlands, even though everyone in the country knows his name and work, and almost every Dutch city has a Pieter de Hooch street. This very ambitious and courageous project by Museum Prinsenhof Delft is taking De Hooch out of Vermeer's shadow. Museum Prinsenhof brings Pieter De Hooch's masterpieces and visitors' favourites from all over the world - Germany, Ireland, Spain, America, France, Austria, the UK and Russia - back to Delft: the city where this important master of the Dutch Golden Age produced his finest works. It is all being done in time for the Golden Age centenary year 2019. Thorough historical research conducted prior to the exhibition and is being combined with broad peripheral programming involving many people in Delft. This exhibition could well entice some of the many tourists from Amsterdam! It is a special achievement by an energetic team able to deliver here and now.

The Turing Foundation awarded the € 500,000 Turing Award 2017 to Museum Prinsenhof Delft for its exhibition on Pieter de Hooch, which will be open to the public from 11 October 2019 to 16 February 2020.

See also:
      Museum Prinsenhof maakt een inhaalslag en geeft De Hooch de expositie die hij verdient **** (Volkskrant)
      Het rood van Pieter de Hooch en Nicolaes Maes **** (NRC)
      Eindelijk de aandacht die Pieter de Hooch verdient ***** (Trouw)
      Meester van de knusse binnenplaatsjes **** (Telegraaf)
      A pioneering painter of the Dutch Golden Age finally gets his due (The Economist)
      Het universum van Pieter de Hooch (FD Persoonlijk)
      Inspirerend voorbeeld voor Vermeer (Telegraaf)
      Tentoonstelling Prinsenhof: Pieter de Hooch onder de loep (AD)
      Pieter de Hooch uit de schaduw van Vermeer (NPO Radio)
      Delftse familie is na lange reis eindelijk thuis (AD)
      Pieter de Hooch kleurt Delft goud (AD)
      Kunst is een levensbehoefte, net ls de liefde (NRC Handelsblad)
      Grote museumprijzen naar Delft en Scheveningen (Telegraaf)
      Financiële steun voor exposities (AD)
      Museumprijzen naar Delft en Scheveningen voor beste tentoonstellingsplan (NOS)
      Museum Prinsenhof Delft: other projects

'Pieter de Hooch in Delft', Museum Prinsenhof Delft
'Pieter de Hooch in Delft', Museum Prinsenhof Delft



Beelden aan Zee Main Supporter 'Zadkine Aan Zee', Museum Beelden aan Zee, Scheveningen, 2018-2019
Exhibiting sculptures in the Netherlands is not easy. But Museum Beelden aan Zee - which was only founded 23 years ago! - has been exceptional for a long time and is now working on a grand retrospective (just say the biggest ever) of the poetic, lyrically focused and 'purely artisan' sculptor Ossip Zadkine (1890-1967). Zadkine was important to the Netherlands - which Dutchman does not know the national monument The Destroyed City, which he made in 1953 as a memorial to the bombing of Rotterdam. It was high time someone dared to exhibit a retrospective. Museum Beelden aan Zee took up the challenge. Thanks to a well thought-out concept, and more than a hundred sculptures, many of which have never before been exhibited anywhere - presented in ten overarching themes, each more intriguing than the previous one - the public will be able to learn about the versatility and scope of this Franco-Russian master of modernism.

The Turing Foundation awarded the € 150,000 Turing Award 2017 to Museum Beelden aan Zee for their 'Zadkine Aan Zee' exhibition, which will be open to the public from 6 October 2018 to 3 March 2019.

See also:
      Nadere kennismaking met de maker van de 'Verwoeste stad' (NRC)
      Zadkine kon boomstammen en steenblokken tot leven wekken (Trouw)
      De verwoeste stad ontstegen (AD)
      Kunst is een levensbehoefte, net ls de liefde (NRC Handelsblad)
      Beelden aan Zee wint museumprijs van 150.000 euro (Den Haag FM)
      Grote museumprijzen naar Delft en Scheveningen (Telegraaf)
      Financiële steun voor exposities (AD)
      Museumprijzen naar Delft en Scheveningen voor beste tentoonstellingsplan (NOS)
      Turing Toekenning voor Prinsenhof Delft en Beelden aan Zee (Museum Actueel)
      Grote museumprijzen naar Delft en Scheveningen (Omroep West)
      Stralende beelden in Scheveningen (Telegraaf)
      Beelden aan Zee: other projects

Ossip Zadkine in Beelden Aan Zee
Ossip Zadkine in Beelden Aan Zee



Amsterdamse School Museum Het Schip Exposition 'Gaudi in de Amsterdamse School', Museum Het Schip, 2018-2019
Museum Het Schip has been based in the social housing block called 'Het Schip' in Amsterdam's Spaarndammerbuurt neighbourhood since 2001. The museum draws many parallels between the methods of architects of the Amsterdam School and designs by the Spanish architect Gaudi (1852-1926), and has had the opportunity to make special loans from Barcelona (ranging from doors, chairs and tiles to models and blueprints) and exhibit them in Amsterdam. The exhibition will provide insights into the sources of inspiration, symbolism and craftsmanship of Gaudi and architects of the Amsterdam School and appreciation for their work in the past 100 years.

The Turing Foundation is contributing € 10,000 towards this exhibition, which can be seen between 1 October 2018 and 1 April 2019.

See also:
      De goddelijke architectuur van Gaudí en de Amsterdamse School (NRC)
      Expositie belicht Gaudí en Amsterdamse School (AD)
      De verbinding tussen Gaudí en de Amsterdamse School (Parool)
      Amsterdamse School Museum Het Schip: other projects

Gaudi in de Amsterdamse School, Museum Het Schip
Gaudi in de Amsterdamse School, Museum Het Schip





more visual arts projects...
Classical music
SeaSession School performances of Circus Charms Music Theatre Production, 2020
Frank and René Groothof return to the theatre with the project 'Circus Charms', a music theatre production based on the stories, plays and poems of Russia's greatest absurdist writer Daniil Charms (1905-1942). Charms' work has been adapted into a performance consisting of a mix of circus, storytelling, brothers' quarrels and film. The common thread is classical music: the ensemble SeaSession is performing chamber music by unknown avant-garde Soviet composers from the 1920s - Alexei Zhivotov, Alexander Mosolov, Arno Babajanian, Vladimir Deshyevov and Leonid Polovinkin - contemporaries of Charms. A total of eleven family performances and six school performances are being performed.

The Turing Foundation is contributing €15,000 towards this project, which will take place between 19 September and 29 December 2020. The contribution is earmarked for the school performances.

School performances of the Circus Charms music theatre production
School performances of the Circus Charms music theatre production



Nationale Opera & Ballet Nationale Opera en Ballet, Busvervoer naar schoolmatinees, 2020-2023
The mission of the Dutch National Opera & Ballet (NOB) is for everyone to experience the magic of opera and ballet and it welcomes visitors of all ages. The NOB focuses particularly on young people: it wants every school-going child (in both primary and secondary education) to have the opportunity to experience what it is like to be moved by a beautifully sung story or a magnificent dance experience. School matinees are an important part of the programme for primary schools: extra performances of specially selected opera and ballet productions exclusively for schools from across the Netherlands. The school matinees have proved very popular, but transport to the theatre is an organisational and financial barrier to many schools outside Amsterdam. By providing bus transport the NOB wants to offer a structural solution to this problem and reach primary school children from all over the country.

The Turing Foundation is contributing € 115,800 (of which € 38,600 in 2020) towards bus transport to the special Dutch National Opera & Ballet school matinees, which will take place between September 2020 and June 2023.

See also:
      Turing museumbussen - overzichtspagina
      Nationale Opera & Ballet: other projects

Nationale Opera en Ballet, Busvervoer naar schoolmatinees
Nationale Opera en Ballet, Busvervoer naar schoolmatinees



Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ Pärt Festival, Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, Amsterdam, 2022
Muziekgebouw aan' t IJ is honouring composer Arvo Pärt (Estonia, 1935) with a festival presenting an overview of his oeuvre. Pärt composed sacred minimalist compositions with emotion and warmth unprecedented in this style. Works such as Tabula Rasa (1977) and Passio (1982) have been taken up by a wide and diverse audience. The festival programme has a total of ten concerts performed by top musicians such as trombone player Jörgen van Rijen, pianist Ralph van Raat, the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Capella Amsterdam and the Cello Octet Amsterdam. Extensive peripheral programming provides context, there are introductory concerts for children and young people, and media partner NPO Radio 4 will broadcast live throughout the festival.

The Turing Foundation is contributing € 10,000 towards this festival, which can be seen between 23 and 27 March 2022.

See also: Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ: other projects

Pärt Festival, Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, Amsterdam
Pärt Festival, Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, Amsterdam



Grachtenfestival Amsterdam Het Grachtenfestival (The Canal Festival), Amsterdam en omstreken, 2021
The Grachtenfestival, founded in 1998, is a ten-day festival with classical music at special locations in Amsterdam, with performances that are free or have a low admission price. No fewer than 265 concerts are being organised this year at 100 different venues, both in the centre of Amsterdam and in North, New West, on the IJ, at the Zuidas and beyond the ring road. The Grachtenfestival is performing more and more in districts outside the centre of Amsterdam to reach a larger and more diverse audience. In addition to the festival's popularity amongst the general public, the Grachtenfestival is an important stage and springboard for young and talented musicians.

The Turing Foundation is contributing € 15,000 towards this festival, which will be in 2021.

See also: Grachtenfestival Amsterdam: other projects

Het Grachtenfestival (The Canal Festival), Amsterdam
Het Grachtenfestival (The Canal Festival), Amsterdam



Noord Nederlands Orkest Pieter Roelf Youth Concerts 'Concert for Rafiq', North Netherlands Symphony Orchestra, 2021
The North Netherlands Symphony Orchestra (NNO) has organised the Pieter Roelf Youth Concerts every year since 1999: live concerts with high-quality classical music for school children (9-12 years-old) in the three northern Dutch provinces of Friesland, Drenthe and Groningen. A total of 24 concerts reach some 9,000 children. The Pieter Roelf Youth Concert 2021 is entitled 'Concert for Rafiq' and is about a nine-year-old girl forced to flee her country. This is the NNO's contribution to the 75th anniversary of the Netherlands' liberation at the end of the Second World War ('75 years of freedom'). The music is based on Mahler's Symphony No. 1.

The Turing Foundation is supporting the Pieter Roelf Youth Concert 2021 with a contribution of € 10,000.

See also: Noord Nederlands Orkest: other projects

Pieter Roelf Youth Concerts 'Concert for Rafiq', North Netherlands Symphony Orchestra
Pieter Roelf Youth Concerts 'Concert for Rafiq', North Netherlands Symphony Orchestra



Delft Chamber Music Festival Delft Chamber Music Festival 2020
The Delft Chamber Music Festival combines a high-quality programme featuring leading national and international musicians with a multidisciplinary and accessible character, enabling it to reach a wide and varied audience. Its programme features major chamber music works alongside less well-known pieces. Concerts in the main programme are being performed at Museum Het Prinsenhof, and there are also concerts at various other places in Delft. The festival has many loyal fans, but it is also focused on stimulating interest in chamber music in a broader and younger target group (up to the age of 40).

The Turing Foundation is contributing € 10,000 towards this festival, which can be seen between 30 July and 9 August 2020.

See also: Delft Chamber Music Festival: other projects

Delft Chamber Music Festival
Delft Chamber Music Festival



Stichting Klassiekfabriek Klassifest 2021, Paradiso, Amsterdam, 2021
Stichting Klassiekfabriek has been organising Klassifest in Paradiso since 2016: a one-day festival with bite-sized classical music for a young audience between the ages of 20 and 40. Whilst many orchestras and ensembles struggle to attract this target group, Klassifest has done so successfully. Its concept: all Klassifest concerts are no longer than half an hour, the bar is open and there are no seats in the hall. The venue (a pop concert venue) and the short concerts give the audience the opportunity to listen to various kinds of classical music and different musicians in a shorter time. Klassifest 2020's theme, 'Ludwig's birthday!', marks the 250th anniversary of Beethoven's birth.

The Turing Foundation is contributing € 5,000 towards Klassifest 2021, which will take place on 3 April 2021.

Klassifest, Paradiso, Amsterdam
Klassifest, Paradiso, Amsterdam



Wonderfeel Wonderfeel Festival, 's Graveland, 2021
The Wonderfeel festival has been organised on a former estate in 's-Graveland since 2015: a three-day outdoor classical music festival with the relaxed atmosphere of a pop festival. The seven Wonderfeel stages highlight various genres in classical music. More than 350 musicians will give more than 100 concerts from noon to midnight. The regular concerts are accompanied by varied peripheral programming consisting of nature excursions, pop-up concerts, literature, poetry and children's activities.

The Turing Foundation is contributing € 10,000 towards Wonderfeel 2021, which will be from 16 to 18 July 2021.

See also: Wonderfeel: other projects

Wonderfeel 2019, 's Graveland
Wonderfeel 2019, 's Graveland



Stadsschouwburg & Philharmonie Haarlem The 48 hours of Beethoven & Shostakovich, Haarlem, 2020
Stadsschouwburg and Philharmonie Haarlem are organising 'The 48 Hours of...', a three-day festival focusing on two composers. Beethoven (1770-1827) is the focus of the 2020 edition, to mark the 250th anniversary of the composer's birth. His work is being performed alongside that of Shostakovich (1906-1975). Both composers wrote strong, passionate and charged music from a classical and a modern idiom. Renowned international musicians are performing famous pieces and lesser-known work by the composers, taking the visitors from classical to modern music.

The Turing Foundation is contributing € 5,000 towards The 48 hours of Beethoven & Shostakovich, which will be from 28 February to 1 March 2020.

See also: Drie dagen lang het beste van Beethoven in Philharmonie (Haarlems Weekblad)

De 48 uur van Beethoven & Sjostakovitsj
De 48 uur van Beethoven & Sjostakovitsj



De Doelen Rotterdam Angry Young Beethoven Festival, De Doelen, Rotterdam, 2020
The 250th anniversary of the birth of Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827) is the reason for De Doelen concert hall in Rotterdam to organise the Angry Young Beethoven Festival. All five Beethoven piano concertos will be performed in full at the festival. The famous Camerata Salzburg orchestra will be accompanied on stage by the talented soloists Arthur and Lucas Jussen. The popular Jussen brothers are co-initiators of the festival and have compiled an attractive fringe programme highlighting Beethoven's 'rebellious' side and appealing at a broad and young target group.

The Turing Foundation is contributing €10,000 towards this festival, which will be from 20 to 22 March 2020.

Angry Young Beethoven Festival, De Doelen, Rotterdam, 2020
Angry Young Beethoven Festival, De Doelen, Rotterdam, 2020



Internationaal Kamermuziek Festival Utrecht International Chamber Music Festival Utrecht, 2019
The International Chamber Music Festival Utrecht hosts a total of nearly 50 concerts and activities at over twenty venues around the city of Utrecht, allowing it to reach a wide audience. The number of visitors to the festival has been falling since 2017. After an evaluation, which included partners and the audience, it decided to move the festival in 2019 from the busy month of June to the Christmas period. Janine Jansen, who founded the festival and was its artistic director until 2016, has decided to help 'her' festival attract to old visitor numbers and is returning as the forthcoming edition's artistic director and programmer. She will remain the festival's artistic director in the coming years, but the festival will appoint a yearly alternating external programmer from 2020.

The Turing Foundation is supporting the International Chamber Music Festival Utrecht (27 to 30 December 2019) with a donation of € 10,000 in 2019.

See also:
      Glühwein, kerken en Janine Jansen **** (NRC)
      Kamermuziekfestival verrast met Fluitkwartet van Lex van Delden **** (Volkskrant)
      Al 16 jaar uit hun dak bij het kamermuziekfestival in Utrecht (AD)
      Internationaal Kamermuziek Festival Utrecht: other projects

International Chamber Music Festival Utrecht
International Chamber Music Festival Utrecht



Nationale Opera & Ballet The Dutch National Opera & Ballet, Amsterdam, 2019
The Dutch National Opera & Ballet is renowned for its varied programming of both classical and modern operas and the consistently high quality of the performances. Its mission is to develop a broad traditional as well as innovative opera and ballet repertoire, create new generations of artists, and increase interest and support for opera and ballet. In May 2016 the Dutch National Opera was presented the prestigious 'International Opera Award Opera Company of the Year 2016' for the best opera house in the world.

The Turing Foundation is supporting the Dutch National Opera & Ballet with an annual donation of €20,000 in the years 2017, 2018 and 2019.

See also: Nationale Opera & Ballet: other projects

A Dog's Heart, April 2017, Amsterdam
A Dog's Heart, April 2017, Amsterdam



Strijkkwartet Biënnale Amsterdam String Quartet Biennial Amsterdam, 2019-2020
The second edition of the String Quartet Biennial Amsterdam (SQBA) will be held in Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ in the beginning of 2020. The festival programme consists of more than 36 concerts in which more than 25 of the world's best string quartets will take part. The programme is extensive and very diverse: all the various aspects of string quartets are presented in a contemporary, innovative context. The organisation expects to successfully appeal to different audience groups with the varied line-up and its focus on less well-known repertoire. In addition to concerts, various other activities are being programmed, such as master classes, workshops and lectures.

The Turing Foundation is contributing € 15,000 towards this biennial, which can be seen between 25 January and 1 February 2020.

See also:
      meer dan een museum van oude meesterwerken (NRC)
      Cellist Harriet Krijgh bewijst zich op Strijkkwartet Biënnale als een formidabel kwartetspeler (De Volkskrant)
      De kwartetten Jerusalem en Artemis kunnen wat van elkaar leren (Trouw)
      Hoe het burgerlijke strijkkwartet de revolutionaire 20ste eeuw overleefde (De Volkskrant)
      Yasmin Göker-Hilberdink: ‘Amsterdam schudde me wakker’ (Het Parool)2020-01-25
      Strijkkwartet Biënnale Amsterdam - poort naar een andere wereld (Musico)
      Strijkkwartet Biënnale Amsterdam: other projects

The Impossible Voyage, String Quartet Biennial Amsterdam, 2018
The Impossible Voyage, String Quartet Biennial Amsterdam, 2018



Delft Chamber Music Festival Delft Chamber Music Festival 2019
Every year the city of Delft is dominated by chamber music in the summer. The Delft Chamber Music Festival has been going since 1997: a festival with international and Dutch top musicians and a high-quality programme that is presented in a varied and accessible way. Major works from the chamber music repertoire are programmed alongside less well-known pieces. The concerts on the main programme take place at Museum Het Prinsenhof, and a variety of concerts take place at venues including the Oude Kerk, the Oude Bibliotheek and the Grote Markt. The Delft Chamber Music Festival connects chamber music with other music genres, art forms and means of presentation, which attracts a wide audience.

The Turing Foundation is contributing € 15,000 towards this festival, which can be seen between 25 July and 4 August 2019.

See also:
      Bariton Oliemans maakt festival Delft afwisselender dan ooit (NRC)
      Kamermuziekfestival Delft haalt je uit je comfortzone (Trouw)
      Chamber Music Festival: 'Ervaren wat muziek met je doet' (AD)
      Delft Chamber Music Festival: other projects

Delft Chamber Music Festival 2019
Delft Chamber Music Festival 2019



Concertgebouw Fonds Mahler Festival 2021, Het Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, 2021
The Concertgebouw intends to organise another large-scale Mahler Festival in 2020, 100 years after the first edition. Over the space of ten days, all of Mahler's symphonies will be performed in the Main Hall by the world's most famous orchestras, including the New York Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Jaap van Zweden, the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. A Mahler Pavilion will be assembled on the Museumplein in front of the Concertgebouw so as many people as possible can enjoy the festival. During the day there will be lunch concerts, lectures and educational activities in the Pavilion. The evening concerts in the Main Hall will be screened in the Pavilion through a video and audio link.

The Turing Foundation is contributing € 15,000 towards this festival. This contribution has been earmarked for the programming in the Mahler Pavilion.

Mahler Festival 2021, Het Concertgebouw, Amsterdam
Mahler Festival 2021, Het Concertgebouw, Amsterdam



Oranjewoud Stichting Landgoed­concerten Oranjewoud Festival, Heerenveen, 2019
The Oranjewoud Festival takes place every summer at the Oranjewoud estate near Heerenveen. This colourful music festival presents high-quality classical music in the most accessible and stimulating way possible. A total of 160 concerts will be performed over five days in four programme parts: a main programme, free short concerts in the 'Test Garden' at the heart of the festival, a mini-festival for children up to the age of twelve in the 'Children's Test Garden' and peripheral programming. The Oranjewoud Festival draws more than 15,000 visitors every year.

The Turing Foundation is contributing € 10,000 towards this festival, which will be from 29 May to 2 June 2019.

See also:
      Fluiten met de vogels (de Groene Amsterdammer)
      Oranjewoud Festival krijgt het publiek aan het swingen op Brahms (Volkskrant)
      Oranjewoud Festival: festijn met zon, met klassieke muziek, maar zonder vakjes (Leeuwarder Courant)
      Zelfs de vogels zingen mee op klassiek festival Oranjewoud (Volkskrant)
      Oranjewoud Stichting Landgoed­concerten: other projects

Oranjewoud Festival 2018
Oranjewoud Festival 2018



Wonderfeel Wonderfeel Festival, 's Graveland, 2019
The Wonderfeel festival has been organised in a former estate in' s-Graveland since 2015: a three-day outdoor classical music festival with the relaxed atmosphere of a pop festival. The seven Wonderfeel stages highlight various genres in classical music. More than 350 musicians will give more than 100 concerts from twelve noon to midnight. The regular concerts are accompanied by varied peripheral programming consisting of nature excursions, pop-up concerts, literature, poetry and children's activities.

The Turing Foundation is contributing € 15,000 towards Wonderfeel 2019, which will be from 19 to 21 July 2019.

See also:
      Fluiten met de vogels (de Groene Amsterdammer)
      Dit was Wonderfeel, het Lowlands van de klassieke muziek (Parool)
      Wonderfeel; zelfs de vogels lijken hun adem even in te houden (Gooi- en Eemlander)
      Wonderfeel 2019: meer dan een idyllische muziekdroom (NRC Handelsblad)
      Spelen in de buitenlucht is lastig maar de sfeer van Wonderfeel maakt veel goed (Trouw)
      Wonderfeel: other projects

Wonderfeel 2019, 's Graveland
Wonderfeel 2019, 's Graveland



Nationale Opera & BalletHolland FestivalKoninklijk Conservatorium Den Haag aus LICHT, The Dutch National Opera & Ballet, Amsterdam, 2019
The Dutch National Opera, the Holland Festival and the Royal Conservatoire The Hague, in partnership with the Stockhausen Stiftung für Musik, are performing the unique project aus LICHT by composer Karlheinz Stockhausen (1928 -2007). A substantial part of the LICHT cycle, which consists of a total of seven operas, is being performed in a three-day marathon in a mise-en-espace by Pierre Audi. By performing the seven operas in this compressed form, new audiences can get to know Stockhausen's exceptional work.

The Turing Foundation is contributing € 10,000 towards aus LICHT, which can be seen from 31 May and 10 June 2019 at the Holland Festival.

See also:
      Operatie geslaagd: álles aan Aus Licht is verbluffend (Parool)
      Spectaculaire opera 'aus LICHT' (NRC)
      De driedaagse operamarathon ‘aus Licht’ tilt je op en voert je mee (Trouw)
      Wonderschone operacyclus van Stockhausen met heli-strijkkwartet en tonggeklak (nrc)
      Nationale Opera & Ballet: other projects
      Holland Festival: other projects

aus LICHT
aus LICHT



Oerol Festival Oerol Festival, Terschelling, 2019
Every year the Frisian island of Terschelling is transformed into one large stage for theatre, dance, street theatre, visual art and music for ten days. The theatre performances take place on the beach, in the dunes, forest and barns, on dikes or simply in the street. The mostly innovative performances are especially made for the venues or adjusted accordingly. Since the first edition in 1982, Oerol has grown into a household name in the Netherlands, and its high-quality, newly staged work reaches a large (up to 135,000 tickets are sold a year), wide and curious audience.

The Turing Foundation is contributing € 10,000 towards the Oerol Festival, which will be from 14 to 23 June 2017.

Oerol Festival 2019, Terschelling
Oerol Festival 2019, Terschelling





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Poetry
Turing GedichtenwedstrijdPoëzieclub The Twelfth Poetry Contest 2020-2021
The Turing Poetry Contest was organised between 2009 and 2018 by the Turing Foundation and the Poetry Club. The Poetry Club continued the competition in 2019 with a new name, The Poetry Contest, and made it part of Prijs de Poëzie, a broad new initiative for poetry prizes. The contest is being followed up in 2020 with the same approach: registration is anonymous, everyone is free to participate and the main prize is a grand €10,000.

The Turing Foundation is donating the prize money for the twelfth edition of the Poetry Competition, a total of €14,500.

See also:
      Turing Gedichtenwedstrijd: other projects
      Poëzieclub: other projects

The Twelfth Poetry Competition
The Twelfth Poetry Competition



CPNB Poetry Week gift book, 2020
The CPNB (Dutch Foundation to Promote Reading of Dutch Books) has been organising Poetry Week since 2009, with the aim of making poetry more familiar to a broad audience. Like the annual Book Week, which has become a public institution in the Netherlands, Poetry Week has a theme ('The future is Now!' in 2020) and an accompanying anthology, the Poetry Gift. The Poetry Gift 2020 - entitled Nu ('Now') - contains poetry by ten young Dutch and Flemish poets, including Radna Fabias, Marieke Lucas Rijneveld, Roelof ten Napel and Charlotte van den Broeck. The anthology showcases a cross-section of current Dutch-language poetry.

The Turing Foundation is contributing €5,000 towards Poetry Week, which will be held from 30 January to 5 February 2020. The contribution has been earmarked for the production of the Poetry Gift.

See also:
      De Poëzieweek, over de magie van een gedicht (Parool)
      Hoe schrijf je echte poëzie? Vijf dichtlessen van Tom Lanoye (Trouw)
      CPNB: other projects

Poetry Week gift book, 2020
Poetry Week gift book, 2020





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