The first rooms are covered in beautiful wallpaper, giving visitors the impression of being Lilliputians entering a magical world of dolls houses and miniatures. The museum owns Lita’s 20 dolls houses and collection of over 1,000 miniature items
The Februari Festival has already created an identity for itself in as much as it is themed with the first festival concentrating on the work of Felix Mendelssohn and Robert Schumann. The concerts includes not only pieces by the two men but by Mendelssohn’s sister Fanny and Schumann’s wife Clara as well.
Jan Steen is famous for his paintings of naughty scenes and slightly dysfunctional families. Yet he was also an excellent portrait painter. The Mauritshuis is currently highlighting yet another side of Jan Steen – his history paintings.
This years Festival provided a rich and varied selection of contemporary dance from around the world. There were performances on ice, dancing grandmothers from South Korea, a dancing robot from Taiwan, young talent from Codarts, troupes from Denmark, Macedonia, Sweden, Ireland and much much more but it was the rare opportunity so see the legendary Martha Graham Dance Company from New York
This exhibtion shows fashion from just after the Great War to the Great Depression. A stunning amount of fashion: over 150 pieces. Most items were worn by women who bobbed their hair, behaved brazenly, listened and danced to jazz
The 2018 Art Rotterdam that took place between 8th and 11th February in the historical Van Nelle factory, was once again a major success. The 19th edition of this annual and dynamic presentation of the, mainly, young art, attracted 26,500 art lovers and professionals both domestic and international.
Part of the HOLLAND DANCE FESTIVAL. August Strindberg’s Miss Julie has been performed around the world many times in its original dramatic form, on film and, inevitably, as dance. Now it comes in the shape of a brand new ballet, choreographed by the much acclaimed American Stephen Shropshire