Repainting artworks

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Studio HaHaHals
Studio HaHaHals Studio HaHaHals




The Association of Friends of the Frans Hals Museum | De Hallen Haarlem


± 15 minutes

Did you know that it’s OK to laugh at old paintings? They’re not always deadly serious. Some artists hid jokes in their paintings, others painted jolly people. Frans Hals was very good at it, so he’s sometimes called the master of smiles.

Come to Studio HaHaHals and create a funny group portrait

Put yourself in the shoes of a seventeenth-century character and make a funny group portrait in our photo studio. You can bring the characters back to life and put yourself in really strange situations by using funny clothes, crazy objects and a colourful 3D-setting. Can you make the most hilarious picture?

  • Choose a character
  • Choose clothes and attributes
  • Put your own mobile phone in the holder
  • Ready? Step into the painting and take a photo
  • Share your photo on social media with #hahahals

Game 3 of 3

Frans Hals

Koos Breukel

Jan van Scorel

Guido van der Werve

Maerten van Heemskerck

Drag & drop if you like

or dislike it

Go on! Drag me around!

Are you sure?!

I don't like him aswell

He doesn't like you I'm afraid

Meet at Frans Hals!

Game 1 of 3


Game 2 of 3