Tag: Groninger Museum

Children’s Biennale – Queen Máxima in Groningen
News

Children’s Biennale – Queen Máxima in Groningen

It had been quite a while since I saw one of the royals. I had to think! April 2018 King’s Day in Groningen, Princess Laurentien in May 2018 and a visit of King Willem-Alexander to the Groninger Museum and the A-Church in Groningen in June 2018, and the sighting of the three Cambridge kids in […]

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Willem-Alexander Opens Art Exhibition in Groningen
News, Royal Visits

Willem-Alexander Opens Art Exhibition in Groningen

Lots of royal visitors for the Province of Groningen lately. King’s Day, Princess Laurentien at Children’s Council meeting and on 25 May King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands opened the exhibition “Avant-garde in Groningen. De Ploeg 1918-1928” at the Groninger Museum in the city of Groningen. After the state visit to Luxembourg, that ended in the […]

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Borgs and City Palaces in Groningen
Exhibitions, Travel

Borgs and City Palaces in Groningen

Once there were about 200 stone houses and borgs (a borg is the Groninger word for castle) the Dutch Province of Groningen. Many of the borgs were started as a stone house in the 13th and 14th century. As stone was expensive only the rich people could afford it. The stone house most of the […]

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David Bowie is … was … still is
Exhibitions, Travel

David Bowie is … was … still is

The topic might not appeal to everybody, but given the huge amount of fans I write a little bit about the death of singer, actor, songwriter David Bowie on 10 January 2016. His death caused an explosion of posts on Twitter and other social media, also by a few nobles and royals I follow. Not […]

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The Secret of Dresden
Exhibitions, Travel

The Secret of Dresden

On Friday 12 December Queen Máxima of the Netherlands opened the exhibition “Het Geheim van Dresden. Van Rembrandt tot Canaletto” (The Secret of Dresden. From Rembrandt to Canaletto) in the Groninger Museum in Groningen, in the northeast of the Netherlands. I had been looking forward to the opening, also because the museum usually has wonderful […]

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