All posts tagged Rijksmuseum

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A thing for porcelain

At the beginning of the millennium, I was wintering on Nantucket in a rented historic house near the harbor, where I could hear the low foghorn cut through the mist …

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Cool chintz

As the mercury has inched up on the thermometer in recent weeks, my wardrobe has consisted almost exclusively of breezy cotton garments. Not only are they cool to wear, but …

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Catching up with Femke

We recently caught up with Femke Diercks, a former PEM intern, who first came to us from The Netherlands in 2005. Continuing a relationship with Salem and the museum all …

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Lowland highlights

A few years before the Rijksmuseum began its 10-year-long renovation project, my father and I visited the galleries. Dad stopped in front of a Van Ruisdael and examined it with …

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What we discovered at Museums and the Web

In the Spring, our Director of Integrated Media, Jim Olson, Caroline Herr, our Web Associate, and I attended the Museums and the Web conference in Portland, Oregon. Now in its …