We took the train to The Hague, for a visit of the Gemeente Museum, with its impressive collection of Piet Mondrian paintings, and the temporary installment of the Mauritshuis Royal Art Collection, while the usual building is being restored and expanded. Afterwards, the clouds parted for a visit to the Dutch Parliament in the Binnenhof with its impressive medieval Ridderzaal. Later that evening, some students were able to hear the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra under the direction of Andris Nelsons (the new director of the BSO) perform Richard Wagner’s Flying Dutchman.
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Early Morning departure from the hotel to Schiphol Airport to catch our return flights through Frankfurt on Lufthansa...
May Friday, May 24: The Hague and Concertgebouw
We took the train to The Hague, for a visit of the Gemeente Museum, with its impressive collection of Piet Mondrian pain...
May Thursday, May 23: Art and Culture in Amsterdam
The morning and afternoon were dedicated to two spectacular and only recently reopened museums: the Rijksmuseum, with it...
May Wednesday, May 22: Golden Age of Amsterdam
A visit to the monumental Portuguese Synagogue, the largest Jewish building in the seventeenth century, that also withst...
May Tuesday, May 21: Hidden Amsterdam
After acquiring our Museum Passes, we visited the clandestine Catholic Church of ‘Our Lord in the Attic,’ a vivid testim...