Museum De Lakenhal will be restored and expanded. The museum will reopen Spring 2019. Highlights of the collection will travel to different museums, among which the Dordrechts Museum, the Mauritshuis The Hague and Rijksmuseum Amsterdam. Where is your favorite at the moment? Here you'll find an overview.

On display in the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam


Museum De Lakenhal in Sinebrychoff Art Museum, Helsinki

At the Sinebrychoff Art Museum in Helsinki the exhibition Painting Beauty. Caesar van Everdingen (1617 – 1678) will be on display untill 14 May 2017. This exhibition will feature the majestic painting 'De overhandiging van de oorkonde van 1255 van Graaf Willem II van Holland aan de Heemraden van Rijnland' (1655).

Cesar van Everdingen, De overhandiging van de oorkonde van 1255 (1655)
Cesar van Everdingen, De overhandiging van de oorkonde van 1255 (1655) Bruikleen collectie Hoogheemraadschap van Rijnland, sinds 2008

Museum De Lakenhal in the Mauritshuis, The Hague

Enrichment of the Golden Age

The royal cabinet of paintings Mauritshuis in The Hague displays an overview of the painting from the Golden Age. In this monumental building, world reknowned paintings are on view, among which the 'Girl with the Pearl Earring' (c. 1665) and 'View of Delft' (c. 1660-61) by Johannes Vermeer, Rembrandt's 'Doctor Tulp's Anatomy Class' (1632) and 'The Goldfinch' (1654) by Carel Fabritius.

Museum De Lakenhal in the Katwijks Museum

Toorop in Katwijk

Jan Toorop (1858–1928) is one of the most important Dutch painters from the period 1880-1910. At first he worked in the Impressionistic style, but through Pointillism he developed into a painter of the Symbolic style. He was active as a portrait painter as well, and designed ceramics, commercial posters and book covers. His work is often associated with Dutch Art Nouveau. From 1890 to 1892 and from 1899 to 1904, Jan Toorop lived in Katwijk on the sea. In 1891, his first daughter was born here. Charley Toorop would turn into a famous artist later in life.

Museum De Lakenhal in the Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem

Dutch Masters of the Golden Age

Rembrandt might be born in Leiden, Haarlem was also home to a famous artist: Frans Hals. The Frans Hals Museum displays the largest collection of works by its namegiver, but also illustrates the broader image of the development of Dutch painting in the Golden Age. Some importatnt paintings from the collection of Museum De Lakenhal will travel to Haarlem to enforce the story.

On show in the exhibition 'De kunst van het lachen - Humor in de Gouden Eeuw' 11 November 2017 - 18 March 2018

Jan Steen, De Koekvrijer (ca. 1663-65)
Jan Steen, De Koekvrijer (ca. 1663-65) Bruikleen uit particuliere collectie
Jan Steen, de Piskijker (ca. 1663-65)
Jan Steen, de Piskijker (ca. 1663-65) Bruikleen uit particuliere collectie, sinds 2010.

Museum De Lakenhal in the Catherijneconvent, Utrecht

Religious art

Museum Catharijneconvent in Utrecht is het national museum for religious art, culture and history. The art and objects on display tell stories of belief and believing in Holland. During Museum De Lakenhal's period of closure, To enrich these stories even more, a selection of paintings will travel to Utrecht. Soon more information.