Saturday September 14 2013
Festival Night of the Arts & Science

The festival Night of the Arts & Sciene takes place in the historic city centre of Leiden. There you'll go on a journey on which you'll come across new knowledge, art, music and revolutionary discoveries.

 
   
Saturday June 30 2012

Programma / Fast Facts

-          Lichtbende presenteert: Wervelende lichttheatershows Poefff en KlikKlak. Met live muziek en betoverende effecten.

-          Utopisch Nest presenteert: De Toverlantaarn: een bijzondere muzikale compositie, live uitgevoerd op accordeon. Bijzondere visuele effecten en elektronische klanken brengen je in David Lynch-achtige sferen..

-          Sing-in Leidse Koorboeken: Zing mee met de muziek uit de Leidse Koorboeken en ontdek dat de muziek uit de Middeleeuwen nog altijd zuiver klinkt.

-          Lakenhal Lounge: Loungen op het voorplein van het museum, terwijl DJ x 0 x en een VJ zorgen voor de achtergrond waartegen jij je drankje kunt drinken.

-          Date op zaal met museumexperts: Gedurende de hele avond zijn professionele gidsen op zaal om informatie over de collectie te geven.

 
   
Monday June 27 2011 till Friday August 05 2011
Museum de Lakenhal free of charge

During the summer holiday, you can have a visit at Museum the Lakenhal for free.

 
   
Tuesday June 21 2011
In Focus

Expert commentary on one of the works in the Lucas van Leyden exhibition. This week: Prof. Dr. Wim van Anrooij on Lucas van Leyden's print "De Mond der Waarheid" (“The Mouth of Truth”).


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Sunday June 19 2011
Angels and demons; boys or girls?

Lecture Museum Youth University for ages 8-12 by drs. Christiaan Vogelaar.


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Tuesday June 14 2011
In Focus

Expert commentary on one of the works in the Lucas van Leyden exhibition. This week: Drs. Marieke van Delft (conserver old prints at the Koninklijke Bibliotheek) on the 'Divisiekroniek' (Division Chronicle) of Jan Seversz.


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Monday June 13 2011
Museum De Lakenhal is open for public.


On Whit Monday Museum De Lakelhal is opened from 12.00 – 17.00.

 
   
Sunday June 12 2011
Renaissance Music


Capella Aurei Velleris
directed by Isaac Alonso de Molina
Dutch devotional music
(vocal ensemble)


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Tuesday June 07 2011

Expert commentary on one of the works in the Lucas van Leyden exhibition. This week:Dr. Yvonne Bleyerveld over de Vrouwenlisten van Lucas van Leyden.


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Friday June 03 2011 till Sunday June 05 2011
Performance in the garden of Museum De Lakenhal

Performance in the garden of Museum De Lakenhal


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Tuesday May 31 2011
In Focus

Expert commentary on one of the works in the Lucas van Leyden exhibition. This week: Esther van Duijn on the gold brocade fabrics in the painting of Cornelis Engebrechtsz.


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Sunday May 29 2011
Lucas van Leyden and the themes of his graphic art 

Lecture by Prof. Ilja Veldman


Lucas van Leyden was one of the first Dutch artist to follow in the footsteps of Durer and apply the art of engraving.


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Friday May 27 2011
Utopisch Nest: The big hole to which we shall return.

Performance in the garden of Museum De Lakenhal.


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Tuesday May 24 2011

Expert commentary on one of the works in the Lucas van Leyden exhibition. This week: Prof. dr. Jan Piet Filedt Kok on 'The Last Judgment' by Lucas van Leyden.


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Sunday May 22 2011
Renaissance Music


Musicke of Division
English songs and consort music at the courts of Henry VIII and Elizabeth I.
(recorder trio)


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Friday May 20 2011
Egidius Quartet sings for the Leiden Choral Books at the Church of St. Peter.

Concert of the Leiden Choral Books, part 2: Magnificat! By the Egidius Quartet. 
Place: Church of St. Peter (Pieterskerk)


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Friday May 20 2011
true to size replica of 'The Last Judgment' by Lucas van Leyden

On 20 May 2011 a true to size replica of 'The Last Judgment' by Lucas van Leyden will be unveiled on the location where the original triptych was displayed in the 16th century: the Church of Peter (Pieterskerk) in Leiden.


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Tuesday May 17 2011
HOVO: Religious Renaissance in Leiden

Close of the course with a view of and guided tour of the exhibition Lucas van Leyden and the Renaissance. 

More information and reservations for this course, via www.onderwijs.leidenuniv.nl/hovo

Lecture in Dutch.

 
   
Tuesday May 17 2011

Tijdens de Lucas van Leyden tentoonstelling zal een specialist (meestal een auteur van de catalogus) één werk op zaal “onder de loep” nemen voor een groep van maximaal 15 personen. De toelichting duurt een half uur en elke deelnemer krijgt daadwerkelijk een loepje uitgereikt.
TIJDEN: 12.30 - 13.00 uur
Deelname is gratis op vertoon van toegangsbewijs voor de tentoonstelling. Vooraf aanmelden is verplicht.
Aanmelden klik hier

 

 
   
Sunday May 15 2011
Was Leiden ever conquered?

Lecture Museum Youth University for ages 8-12 by drs. Susan Suèr .


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Tuesday May 10 2011
HOVO: Religious Renaissance in Leiden



Drs. Christiaan Vogelaar lectures on the interior decoration of and commission by the churches in the city of Leiden and on what was lost during the ‘Beeldenstorm’ (iconoclastic outbreak).
Lectures on the religious aspects of Dutch art in the 15th and 16th century. Location: Leiden University. More information and subscription to this course per: www.onderwijs.leidenuniv.nl/hovo

Lecture in Dutch.

 
   
Sunday May 08 2011
Renaissance Music


Tranverse Flute Consort of the Royal Conservatoire
Music by the franco-flemish masters of the Renaissance.
(Renaissance transverse flute ensemble)


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Friday May 06 2011
Concert with songs by Henry Purcell at Stadsgehoorzaal

Henry Purcell, English most important baroque composer, wrote more than one hundred songs for solo voice. Baritone Maarten Koningsberger and lutist Fred Jacobs perform a selection, per commission by Music for a While. 

Start: 20.15. Reservations via www.stadspodia.nl.

 
   
Thursday May 05 2011
Museum is open from 12.00-17.00 hrs

The Museum is open today from 12 - 5 PM.

 
   
Tuesday May 03 2011
HOVO: Religious Renaissance in Leiden

Lecture by dr. Eric Jas on the subject of 15th and 16th century church music; the choral books of Leiden, the church master of the Church of St. Peter and the organ.
Lectures on the religious aspects of Dutch art in the 15th and 16th century. Location: Leiden University. More information and subscription to this course per: www.onderwijs.leidenuniv.nl/hovo

Lecture in Dutch.

 
   
Sunday May 01 2011
Drawing and signature in the works of Cornelis Engebrechtsz and Lucas van Leyden

Lecture by Jan Piet Filedt Kok (In Dutch)


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Sunday May 01 2011
Camerata Trajectina in concert at Stadsgehoorzaal.

Cornelis Schuyt (1557-1616) was the musical pride of the city of Leiden. He was the organ player of the Hooglandse Church and the Church of St. Peter. In his own days and times he was known as one of the very best of top composers. He owed this reputation to his fabulous madrigals.


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Wednesday April 27 2011
Studium Generale: Closing view of the exhibition with an introduction by Christiaan Vogelaar

De series by Studium Generale closes with a view of the exhibition at Museum De Lakenhal. Curator of the museum and of the exhibition Christiaan Vogelaar will provide an introduction.


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Tuesday April 26 2011
HOVO: Religious Renaissance in Leiden

Printed in Leiden: Book and the art of printing in Leiden circa 1500. Lecture by Prof. dr. Paul Hoftijzer.


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Sunday April 24 2011
Renaissance Music


La Academia de los Nocturnos
Secular music in Europe ca.1500
Directed by Isaac Alonso de Molina
Mixed vocal/instrumental ensemble: voices, recorders, viola da gamba, harpsichord.


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Wednesday April 20 2011
Studium Generale: Renaissance and still ‘Beeldenstorm’ (iconoclastic outbreak) by Prof. dr. Antoine

Lucas van Leyden, as per many aspects his precursor Albrecht Durer, were commissioned to portray scenes from The Bible and Christianity. Soon these works of art were removed by force from churches, following the teachings of the new religion, following Johannes Calvijn.

Lecture is in Dutch.


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Tuesday April 19 2011
HOVO: Religious Renaissance in Leiden

Subjects from triptychs by Lucas van Leyden and Jeroen Bosch compared; a lecture by Prof. Dr. A Koldeweij.

Lecture is in Dutch.


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Sunday April 17 2011
What do we celebrate on 3. October?

Lecture Museum Youth University for ages 8-12 by drs. Marianne Eekhout.

Lecture is in Dutch.


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Wednesday April 13 2011
Studium Generale: The city of Leiden in Lucas’s day and age in the 16th century by dr. Hanno Brand.&

Politics, economic and city culture in mutual interaction. The early sixteenth century the city of Leiden was suffering economic downtime and immense financial trouble, plus a landlord ever so more tightening his firm grip on local politics. The lecture addresses the point as to if and how these developments shaped the cultural life in the city of Leiden. Dr. Hanno Brand, head of the section History and Literature at the Fryske Akademy and member of the Management Team

Time and place: 19.30 - 21.15 , room 011, Lipsiusbuilding (1175), Cleveringaplaats 1, Leiden 
Free entrance to the lectures on 16-03 and 20-04. No reservation required. For the full programme, please check: http://www.voorzieningen.leidenuniv.nl/studium-generale/lucas-van-leyden/

Lecture is in Dutch.

 
   
Tuesday April 12 2011
HOVO: Religious Renaissance in Leiden

Lecture by Dr. Yvonne Bleyerveld on the choice of new subjects and typologies in graphic art.
Lectures on the religious aspects of Dutch art in the 15th and 16th century. Location: Leiden University. More information and subscription to this course per: www.onderwijs.leidenuniv.nl/hovo

Lecture is in Dutch.

 
   
Sunday April 10 2011
Renaissance Music


Sunday afternoon concert at Museum De Lakenhal in co-operation with the Royal Conservatory The Hague.


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Wednesday April 06 2011
Studium Generale: Lucas van Leyden, painter of a civil culture and society by Prof. dr. Ilja Veldman

Lucas van van Leyden, painter of a civil culture and society by Prof. dr. Ilja Veldman, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam. Part of the series of lectures, related to the exhibition Lucas van Leyden, organized by Studium Generale of Leiden University.

 


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Sunday April 03 2011
Leiden Salon
Featuring a.o. Elco Brinkman, Thomas Roosenboom with artist Casper Faassen

Leiden Salon; 
A live talk show on current affairs, art and science. Host Onno Blom welcomes the following guests: Elco Brinkman, Thomas Rosenboom, artist Casper Faassen, curator Christiaan Vogelaar and jazz-singer Deborah J. Carter.

Time: 15.00 - 16.30, admission is entrance Museum De Lakenhal.

In Dutch.

 
   
Saturday April 02 2011 till Sunday April 03 2011
Nationaal Museum Weekend

Only this weekend:

Entrance Museum De Lakenhal (including. exhibition Lucas van Leyden and the Renaissance) 5 Euro

 
   
Wednesday March 30 2011
Studium Generale: The Renaissance of Lucas van Leyden by curator Christiaan Vogelaar

The Renaissance of Lucas van Leyden. lecture by Drs. Christiaan Vogelaar, Museum De Lakenhal, Leiden. Part of the series of lectures, related to the exhibition Lucas van Leyden, organized by Studium Generale of Leiden University.

Lecture is in Dutch.


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Tuesday March 29 2011
HOVO: Religious Renaissance in Leiden

Lecture by Prof. dr. Koen Goudriaan on Modern Devotion, Humanism, religious reform in the 15th and 16th century.

Lecture is in Dutch.


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Sunday March 27 2011
Exclusive reception for reader of NRC Handelsblad.

Introduction to the exhibition Lucas van Leyden by Christiaan Vogelaar, curator at Museum De Lakenhal, at 10.30. Free visit of the exhibition, following the introduction. Only on 27-03 the catalogue to the exhibition is available for the special price of € 25 for reader of NRC Handelsblad.

Entrance: € 15. Reservations per the button on the home page.

In Dutch.

 
   
Wednesday March 23 2011
Studium Generale: 
Lecture on the Renaissance in the Southern Netherlands

The Renaissance in the Southern Netherlands: thoughts on artistic innovation and developments in the visual arts and their functions, by drs. Till-Holger Borchert, chief curator of the Groeningemuseum, Brugge.

Lecture is in Dutch.


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Tuesday March 22 2011
HOVO: Religious Renaissance in Leiden


The preamble to the ‘Beeldenstorm’ (iconoclastic outbreak) by Dr. Jo Spaans
Lectures on the religious aspects of Dutch art in the 15th and 16th century. Location: Leiden University. Lecture is in Dutch.


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Sunday March 20 2011
Who was boiled in oil by means of punishment?



Lecture Museum Youth University for ages 8-12.

In a catchy lecture drs. Cor de Graaf of the Regionaal Archief (Regional Archive) recounts the history of a professional coiners gang, active in the 16th century in the city of Leiden and far beyond the city parameter.


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Sunday February 06 2011
Collecting day memories of the 3th of October

On Sunday the 6th of February Museum De Lakenhal gives all residents of Leiden and the surrounding area a final opportunity to share their favourite 3rd of October moment with the museum. De Lakenhal is looking for stories and tangible memories of the 3rd of October celebration. These memories will become part of the exhibition ‘The Relief of Leiden (1574): from Freedom to Festival’, on display in the museum in the second half of 2011.


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Sunday November 28 2010
Free museum tour

Every Sunday at 15:15 you can join a free tour of the museum. No need to sign up in advance, just come to the assembly on the square directly in front of the museum entrance. The guide explains what’s going on in the museum.


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Sunday November 28 2010
The Leiden Salon

On the 28th of November the fourth and last edition of this year’s series of Leiden Salons takes place. Onno Blom welcomes guests from the worlds of art, science and politics. This time the guests will be poet, novelist, essayist, critic and polemicist Ilja Leonard Pfeijffer and Steven Engelsman, director of the Museum of Ethnology in Leiden. Music will be taken care of by Oene van Geel, who will add lustre to the afternoon with his violin playing.


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Tuesday November 23 2010
Workshop and reading 'Curating Asian Art' by Thomas Berghuis

On the 23th of November Thomas Berghuis will give a lecture/ workshop about this subject. Thomas Berghuis teaches at the University of Sydney, worked as curator contemporary Asian art and published his book ‘Performance Art in China’ in 2006. The workshop/ lecture is organised by Museum De Lakenhal in cooperation with Scheltema and the KABK in The Hague. There are only a few places left for Master students in Art History or curators.


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Sunday November 21 2010
Pieter ter Keurs: what and how did museums collect in the 19th century?

The last one in our series of readings on collecting. Pieter ter Keurs is head of collections at the RMO. Museum De Lakenhal was established in the 19th century. This reading gives an insight into the motives and basic idea behind the collection of De Lakenhal.


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Sunday November 21 2010
Free museum tour

Every Sunday at 15:15 you can join a free tour of the museum. No need to sign up in advance, just come to the assembly on the square directly in front of the museum entrance. The guide explains what’s going on in the museum.


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Sunday September 19 2010
Free guided tour Museum

Every Sunday a free guided tour through the museum starts at 15.15 hrs.

It is necessary to book in advance, we assemble at 15.15 hrs. at the museum’s entrance hall. The tour guides will explain the museum’s current activities. Please call 0031-71-516 53 60.


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Saturday September 18 2010 till Sunday September 19 2010
Art route 2010

Open studio and gallery route in the city-centre of Leiden. Starting point is De Lakenhal in Scheltema.
For more information: www.kunstroute.nl


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Sunday August 22 2010
Free guided tour Museum

Every Sunday a free guided tour through the museum starts at 15:15 hrs.

It is not necessary to book in advance, we assemble at 15:15 hrs. at the museum’s entrance hall. The tour guides will explain the museum’s current activities.


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Sunday August 01 2010
Free guided tour Museum

Every Sunday a free guided tour through the museum starts at 15:15 hrs.

It is not necessary to book in advance, we assemble at 15:15 hrs. at the museum’s entrance hall. The tour guides will explain the museum’s current activities.


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Sunday July 25 2010
Free guided tour Museum

Every Sunday a free guided tour through the museum starts at 15:15 hrs. It is not necessary to book in advance, we assemble at 15:15 hrs. at the museum’s entrance hall. The tour guides will explain the museum’s current activities.


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Sunday July 18 2010
Free guided tour Museum

Every Sunday a free guided tour through the museum starts at 15:15 hrs. It is not necessary to book in advance, we assemble at 15:15 hrs. at the museum’s entrance hall. The tour guides will explain the museum’s current activities.


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Wednesday July 14 2010 till Thursday July 15 2010
Night of Rembrandt

The 15th of July is the birthday of Rembrandt van Rijn. Traditionally, the anniversary of this artist from Leiden is celebrated with his very own night. A wreath is placed by his statue on the Witte Singel and a theatrical walk through the city-centre departs from Museum De Lakenhal.


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Sunday July 11 2010
Holiday workshop for kids

This Sunday visual artists Nicola and Roos give a workshop from 2:00 – 3:15 PM for children aged 6 to 12. First the children are brought into the museum and shown special objects. What could their use be? Afterwards the kids get to work in the children depot.


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Sunday July 11 2010
Free guided tour Museum

Every Sunday a free guided tour through the museum starts at 15:15 hrs. It is not necessary to book in advance, we assemble at 15:15 hrs. at the museum’s entrance hall. The tour guides will explain the museum’s current activities.


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Friday July 02 2010
Museum Night Leiden

The second edition of Museum Night Leiden takes place on the 2nd of July 2010! Leiden’s seven big museums will be opened from 8:00 PM until 1:00 AM. Of course you can enjoy the regular collection, but it’s also a night of  dancing and live performances, drinks and snacks. Special experiences and cultural fireworks! The programme of De Lakenhal will follow later.

Read more: www.museumnachtleiden.nl

 
   
Sunday June 20 2010
Workshop for children and museum tour

This Sunday visual artists Nicola and Roos give a workshop from 2:00 – 3:15 PM for children aged 6 to 12.

A general tour of Museum De Lakenhal starts at  3:15 PM. The tour is free of charge, assembly point is the Voorplein.


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Sunday June 13 2010
Workshop for children and museum tour

This Sunday visual artists Nicola and Roos give a workshop from 2:00 – 3:15 PM for children aged 6 to 12.

A general tour of Museum De Lakenhal starts at  3:15 PM. The tour is free of charge, assembly point is the Voorplein.


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