is full of emotions

'Emotions: pain and pleasure in Dutch painting of the Golden Age' runs till 15 February 2015. Exploring such themes as Suffering and Despair, Love and Lust, Joy and Gaiety, the exhibition reveals the way painters in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries produced believable portrayals of emotions.

Read more about Emotions Frans Hals - The Mulatto, c. 1628/30 Frans Hals - The Mulatto, c. 1628/30 Read more about Emotions Read more about Emotions Cornelis Pietersz Holsteijn - Venus and Cupid lamenting the dead Adonis, c. 1647 Cornelis Pietersz Holsteijn - Venus and Cupid lamenting the dead Adonis, c. 1647

is The Hals Phenomenon

A Glimpse into the Fascinating World of Frans Hals in a new presentation. Get to know Frans Hals intimately: who was he, what did he paint and what makes his paintings so special?

Discover the Phenomenon The Portraits The Portraits The Militia Men The Militia Men The details The details

is at home with the Golden Age

In the 17th century, Haarlem was a powerful and prosperous city and a centre of art and culture. The painters of the Golden Age concentrated on everyday subjects: landscapes, genre scenes, portraits, still lifes and city views.

Discover the collection Discover the Old Masters Discover the Old Masters Discover Frans Hals Discover Frans Hals The museum is located in a picturesque monumental building dated 1609 The museum is located in a picturesque monumental building dated 1609

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Benefactors

  • Bank Giro Loterij
  • Mondriaanfonds
  • Haarlem