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Queen Maxima

Queen Máxima visits Mauritshuis

23 March 2017

Queen Máxima will visit the Mauritshuis together with Juliana Awada, the First Lady of Argentina, on the morning of Tuesday 28 March. They will be given a tour of the museum by Emilie Gordenker, Director of the Mauritshuis.

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Mauritshuis launches "The Goldfinch, A Bird’s Eye View"

16 February 2017

Our new story-telling website The Goldfinch, A Bird’s Eye View, focusses entirely on The Goldfinch, the much-loved painting by Carel Fabritius.

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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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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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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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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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