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    • 29 Jan 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    • George Washington University campus, Corcoran Hall, 725 21st St NW, Washington, DC 20052

    The Washington DC Chapter of The Netherland-America Foundation
    invites you to

    Jan Baptist Weenix and Jan Weenix:
    Dutch Painters of the Golden Age

    Luncheon with Presentation by
    Anke A. van Wagenberg-Ter Hoeven, PhD.

    Jan Baptist Weenix & Jan Weenix: The Paintings, by Anke A. Van Wagenberg-Ter Hoeven, is the result of art historical research on the work of the 17th-century Dutch artist Jan Baptist Weenix (1621-1659) and his son Jan Weenix (1641-1719). Works by both these artists can be seen in all major museums with holdings of Dutch paintings. This book fills a gap in art history and throws new light on the appreciation of Dutch art. Since 2004, hundreds of paintings have been documented as either Weenix I or Weenix II. For centuries, attributions had been confused because of the two artists’ similar subject choices and (at least for a time) similar style. Following the death of his father (and teacher), Jan gradually changed his style to conform to the more courtly taste of the late 17th and early 18th century. This is the first published monograph on Jan Baptist Weenix and his son Jan Weenix. This publication was made possible, in part, by a cultural grant from the Netherland-America Foundation.

    George Washington University campus
    Corcoran Hall
    725 21st St NW
    Washington, DC 20052

    NAF members - FREE
    Non-members - $15

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    Limited Capacity, Registration Required

    About the Speaker
    Anke A. Van Wagenberg-Ter Hoeven, Ph.D. is a Dutch art historian. She earned her Ph.D. in Art History from the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, with a dissertation on the celebration of Twelfth Night (Driekoningenfeest) in Dutch and Flemish painting, which was published by the P.J. Meertens Institute, a research institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. She has published in Simiolus, Print Quarterly, Artibus et Historiae and elsewhere.

    Anke began her art history career in 1987 at the National Gallery of Art's Northern Baroque Painting department. She then served as Curator and University Gallery at the Walters Art Museum, and, for twelve years, taught art history in the University of Maryland System and at Washington College. She has been at the Academy Art Museum, in Easton, Maryland, since 2011, where she is Chief Curator, and where she completed the research and writing for her works on Jan Baptist Weenix and Jan Weenix. She is currently documenting their drawings for a follow-up publication. Anke lives in Easton, Maryland, with her husband, Maurits Van Wagenberg.

    • 30 Jan 2019
    • 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, Kay Theater, University of Maryland, College Park, MD

    Having wowed audiences last season at the Kennedy Center, Nederlands Dans Theater is one of the world’s most celebrated dance companies, performing its unique brand of breathtaking dance and passionate creativity. Often described as the “young company,” NDT2 is a tour de force in its own right. Working with superlative choreographic talent, these international dancers aged 18-23 fill the stage with breathtaking exuberance, astonishing athleticism and awe-inspiring skill. The future is here!

    “...pliant, exquisite technicians with superb musicality and sense of dynamics.” — The New York Times

    Buy Tickets here

    Visit the artist's website.

    This performance by Nederlands Dans Theatre is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. 

    This event is part of the Year of Immigration, which aims to transform dialogue into impact on urgent issues related to immigration, global migration and refugees, and to foster open conversation and greater connection with the University of Maryland’s large and diverse international community. For more information visit yearofimmigration.umd.edu.

    Venue: Kay Theatre

    Seating: Reserved Seating

    Estimated Length: This event will last approximately 2 hours.

    Intermission: Two

    Age Appropriateness: This performance contains brief nudity and instances with herbal smoke. May not be appropriate for all audiences.

    • 10 Feb 2019
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Herbert Wells Ice Rink, 5211 CAMPUS DR., COLLEGE PARK, MD 20740
    • 55


    DC Dutch gaat weer een schaatsmiddag organiseren voor jong en oud op zondag 10 februari bij de HERBERT WELLS ICE RINK in College Park, Maryland. We hebben een ruimte afgehuurd waar we tussen het schaatsen door kunnen genieten van warme chocolademelk, stroopwafels en andere lekkere Hollandse versnaperingen. Schaatsen kunnen worden meegenomen of worden gehuurd.

    ENTREE (incl. schaatshuur en versnaperingen):

    DC Dutch Leden: $ 8 voor volwassenen / $ 5 voor kinderen tot 15 jaar

    Niet-leden: $ 10 voor volwassenen / $ 7 voor kinderen tot 15 jaar

    Niet schaatsers mogen gratis komen kijken.

    Gelieve extra schaatsers als 'gasten' op te geven (klik op 'Add Guest' onderaan het registratiescherm en vul de benodigde velden in).


Past events

11 Jan 2019 Nieuwjaarsreceptie 2019
1 Dec 2018 Sinterklaasfeest 2018
29 Nov 2018 Dutch Drinks DC - Bimonthly Happy Hour
3 Nov 2018 HAPA (Haring & Paling) Avond 2018
21 Oct 2018 Dutch Drinks Borrel - Rockville Edition
28 Sep 2018 Ceremony to commemorate 74th Anniversary of Operation Market Garden
23 Sep 2018 DC Dutch Lustrum Party
19 Sep 2018 Dutch Drinks DC - Bimonthly Happy Hour
18 Sep 2018 Water, Wind, and Waves: Marine Paintings from the Dutch Golden Age
15 Sep 2018 DC Dutch Ledenvergadering 2018
24 Aug 2018 Dutch Drinks Borrel - Baltimore Edition
11 Jul 2018 Dutch Drinks DC - Bimonthly Happy Hour
17 Jun 2018 DC Dutch BBQ 2018
30 May 2018 Dutch Drinks DC - Bimonthly Happy Hour
19 May 2018 Dutch Drinks DC - Nederlandse Borrel in Annapolis
12 May 2018 EU Open House
4 May 2018 Nationale Dodenherdenking 2018
28 Apr 2018 Vrijmarkt Koningsdag op Nederlandse School Bethesda
27 Apr 2018 Koningsdag 2018 (SOLD OUT)
25 Apr 2018 Philippe Lemm Trio
4 Apr 2018 Nederlands Dans Theater
18 Mar 2018 2018 Lente Wandeling
21 Feb 2018 Dutch Drinks DC - Nederlandse Borrel
18 Feb 2018 Schaatsen - Koek & Zopie
19 Jan 2018 Nieuwjaarsborrel 2018
10 Jan 2018 Vermeer Luncheon with Alexandra Libby
7 Dec 2017 Dutch Drinks DC - Nederlandse Borrel
2 Dec 2017 Sinterklaasfeest
5 Nov 2017 World Press Photo Exhibition - "Dutch afternoon"
4 Nov 2017 HAPA (Haring & Paling) Avond
17 Oct 2017 Dutch Drinks DC - Nederlandse Borrel
7 Oct 2017 DC Dutch Wijntour
12 Sep 2017 Book Presentation W.O.L.F. with Boris Dittrich
10 Sep 2017 Kennismakingsborrel & Jaarvergadering (40 jaar jubileum)
4 Apr 2017 “Make a Wish” – the Dutch making a difference!
19 Mar 2017 Lente Wandeling
12 Feb 2017 Schaatsen
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