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Director Emilie Gordenker and Dorothee van Vredenburch, member of the Managing Board of NN Group.

Partnership NN Group and the Mauritshuis

21 January 2016

For the next three years (from 2016 to 2019), NN Group will be partner of the Mauritshuis. Through this partnership, we are joining our forces in order to stir enthusiasm about the Mauritshuis amongst a broader, more international audience.

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Mauritshuis Acquires Rare Masterpiece

09 March 2016

The Mauritshuis has acquired a masterpiece by the 17th-century painter Roelant Savery (1576 – 1639) for €6.5 million, thanks to the generous support of the BankGiro Lottery, the Rembrandt Association and a private individual. The painting, Vase of Flowers in a Stone Niche (1615), was destined to be on display at Tefaf in Maastricht.

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Exhibition: In and Out of Storage

Visitor's Choice on view

20 May 2016

The painting Jacob Savery's Fair on St Sebastian's Day is selected Visitor's Choice and will be given a temporary place in the Mauritshuis's permanent collection.

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Vermeer, The Music Lesson, British Royal Collection

British Queen lends 22 Paintings to the Mauritshuis

14 June 2016

From 29 September 2016 to 8 January 2017 the Mauritshuis will exhibit At Home in Holland: Vermeer and his Contemporaries from the British Royal Collection, including the most important Dutch genre paintings from the British Royal Collection.

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25 June: Veterans Day 2016

16 June 2016

On 25 June The Hague celebrates Veterans Day. The Mauritshuis is open, but due to the parades on Veterans Day the Mauritshuis-area will only be accessible to pedestrians.

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Mauritshuis two years open

27 June 2016

The Mauritshuis reopened after twenty-four months of building renovations exactly two years ago today. To celebrate our second anniversary we've created a special version of the official opening ceremony:

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Jacob van Hulsdonck, Roses in a Glass Vase, c. 1640-1645

Friends of the Mauritshuis Marks Second Anniversary with a Seventeenth-Century Bouquet of Roses

27 June 2016

The Friends of the Mauritshuis Foundation has found a special way to commemorate the museum's second anniversary after its reopening. The Foundation announced today that it has acquired Roses in a Glass Vase, painted in around 1640-1645 by Jacob van Hulsdonck (1582-1647) and will place it on long-term loan to the Mauritshuis.

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Deputy Director Mauritshuis Announces Departure

07 July 2016

Deputy Director Victor Moussault (1956) will leave his position at the Mauritshuis as of 1 January 2017. After ten years at the museum, he will depart at a high point, and has chosen to pursue new challenges. He will focus on project management and consultancy work, as the Chair of the Steering Committee of the renovation of Het Loo Palace and other consulting projects, such as for the Nasjonalmuseet in Oslo, Norway.

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The Duchess of Cambridge to visit the Mauritshuis

21 September 2016

Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge will visit the Mauritshuis on 11 October 2016. The visit is planned to coincide with the exhibition At Home in Holland: Vermeer and his contemporaries from the Royal Collection, which includes 22 important genre paintings from her family’s collection, and which will be open to the public from 29 September.

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Mauritshuis favourite The Goldfinch in Edinburgh

03 November 2016

From 4 November through 18 December 2016, one of the most famous masterpieces in the collection of the Mauritshuis, The Goldfinch, will be shown at the Scottish National Gallery in Edinburgh. The painting will return to the Mauritshuis on time for Christmas.

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New App Reveals Secrets of Girl with a Pearl Earring.

09 November 2016

As of today a brand new app, Second Canvas Mauritshuis, renders Vermeers Girl with a Pearl Earring and ‘The Garden of Eden’ by Rubens en Brueghel to zoom in on the brushstrokes of the paintings in Gigapixel.

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Vermeer, The Music Lesson, British Royal Collection

Exhibition At Home in Holland extended until 5 February 2017

06 December 2016

Due to popular demand, the exhibition At Home in Holland: Vermeer and his Contemporaries from the British Royal Collection has been extended. Masterpieces by artists such as Johannes Vermeer, Jan Steen, Pieter de Hooch and Gerrit Dou will be on show in the Mauritshuis until 5 February 2017 .

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This spring in the Mauritshuis: Slow Food. Still Lifes of the Golden Age.

14 December 2016

From 9 March through 25 June 2017 the Mauritshuis presents Slow Food. Still Lifes of the Golden Age , the first exhibition to be devoted to the development of still lifes depicting prepared food – called meal still lifes – that were created in Holland and Flanders from 1600 onwards.

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Mauritshuis presents catalogue of genre paintings.

15 December 2016

The Mauritshuis has conducted extensive art historical and technical research into its collection of Dutch and Flemish genre paintings in recent years. The ensuing discoveries and insights have been incorporated into the new English-language catalogue, Genre Paintings in the Mauritshuis .

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