Take a walk Outside (the lines) with Piet Mondrian in Abcoude

Holland is famous for its extensive list of artists, masters of craft with artistic vision which made them stand out. Creativity is not something exclusive to artists although it is often perceived to be. No! Creativity is in everything and everyone is gifted with it. Creative expression is a good instrument with which to connect with creativity and to see what it can do for you.

Former Jewish Amsterdam

Rembrandt moved to a house he bought (and later had to sell) in Amsterdam in 1639 which was in a neighbourhood that was slowly becoming predominantly Jewish and remained that way until 1940. He was inspired by what and whom he saw on the streets outside his window. The first Jews to arrive in Amsterdam were those exiled from Spain during the Inquisition in 1492.

Behind the scenes in Delft with Vermeer and Delft Blue

Delft, a true gem between The Hague and Rotterdam, is the birthplace of the Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer. Delft has long been a center for fine ceramics. Enjoy an exclusive visit to a Delfts blue Studio and meet the Master Delft Blue painters. You will learn about the production process behind Delft Blue and how to recognize genuine Delft Blue design.

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