Remembering the Heritage of Slavery at the Frans Hals Museum
On 1 July, Haarlem remembers the victims of slavery and celebrates its abolition. To mark the occasion, Stichting Keti Koti Haarlem and Frans Hals Museum present Keti Koti Haarlem: a day full of music, workshops, refreshments and discourse in the museum.
Museum opens: Brassband Earthquake leads from the Philharmonie to Frans Hals Museum
Frans Hals Museum director Lidewij de Koekkoek and Haarlem mayor Jos Wienen welcome guests and start the programme. Commemoration. Performance by Brassband Earthquake
Authentic musical instruments workshop by Roel Calister & guides show the collection in the light of slavery
Winston Scholtenberg tells Anansi stories, followed by Capoeira by children from Semente
Women’s headscarf workshop by Arlyne Klimop in the restaurant & Noelle Beerepoot chairs a dialogue on Slavery Then, Racism Now in the Civic Guard gallery
Listen to DJ Stan Rijven’s selection of African and Caribbean music and enjoy Antillean and Surinamese refreshments
Saturday, 1 July, 4 – 8 pm
Frans Hals Museum, Groot Heiligland 62
Extra information for the permanent presentation
From 1 July to 3 September, Frans Hals Museum offers extra information to accompany the permanent presentation. Read our alternative texts and explore new perspectives on the city’s art. Perspectives that examine the inequality and power imbalance inherent in colonialism as well as the heritage of slavery. On Sundays, trained museum guides are available to discuss the subject in interactive Gallery Talks.