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Who we are


In our house we share the best of Dutch painting from the time of Rembrandt and Vermeer.


The staff of the Mauritshuis consists of more about 70 people working in the Collections, Education, Development, Facilities Management, Finance and Marketing departments. The Mauritshuis is managed by two directors: currently Renée Jongejan is both Director (interim) and Director of Operations and Finance. The management answers to the Supervisory Board.

The Mauritshuis was a state museum until 1995, at which point it became independent. The organisation established to this end, the Foundation Royal Picture Gallery of Mauritshuis, is responsible for managing the building and the collection. The management and operations of the Prince William V Gallery are also under the aegis of the Mauritshuis. Please see the annual report for more information on the organisation.


Renée Jongejan
Director of Operations and Finance - Director (interim)

Renée Jongejan is our Director of Operations and Finance and from January 2020 our General Director (interim).

Renée has more than twenty years of experience in the cultural sector, in particular in the field of management/organisation, marketing and communication, fundraising as well as other strategic projects. She was recently Deputy Director at the Frans Hals Museum and Director at Slot Zuylen, as an interim officer. She previously worked at the Appel Arts Center Amsterdam (Business Leader), Toneelgroep Amsterdam (Head of Marketing & Publicity) and the Netherlands Maritime Museum Amsterdam (Communication Manager & Program Coordinator and Policy Officer). She has completed courses in cultural management at the Erasmus University and Amsterdam School of the Arts, and is currently studying business administration.


Supervisory Board

E.M.L. Moerel (chairman)
R. Lelieveld (quaestor)
A. Kasem
T. Vellenga
M.S. Sellink
B.R. Semeijns de Vries van Doesburgh