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Agenda Saturday November 26 2022

Seminar: Leaping the Dragon Gate, Voids of Clay and Behind Beauty – It is all about Chinese Porcelain

The KVVAK and the Nederlandse Vereniging van Vrienden van Ceramiek en Glas (NVVCG) join forces and invite their members to this unique event at the Rijksmuseum Auditorium in Amsterdam on 26 November, 13.00 hrs. The focus of this afternoon is on Chinese porcelain in all its exciting and colourful manifestations. Four eminent scholars and experts in the Chinese porcelain field will give presentations on a.o. the famous Butler collection, new books will be presented and we will learn about what lies behind the beauty of women on Chinese porcelain.

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Asian Art Society in the Netherlands

The Royal Asian Art Society in the Netherlands was founded on 29 June 1918 by engineer and art connoisseur H.F.E. Visser (1890-1965) and collector and antiquarian G.J. Verburgt. Their goal was to disclose high-quality Asian art to a wider audience, to create interest in it and to stimulate academic research in the field of Asian art. As of January 1st 2022 the Dutch Tax Council designated the Royal Asian Art Society as a Cultural Public Benefit Organisation (‘Culturele Algemeen Nut Beogende Instelling’ (ANBI)).

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Tickets for BRAFA Art Fair 2023

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Become a member of the Royal Asian Art Society in the Netherlands and become a friend of its splendid collection of Asian Art.

  • Free admission to the Rijksmuseum
  • Three issues of the magazine Aziatische Kunst every year and a monthly digital newsletter
  • Exclusive invitations for lectures, meetings and activities
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Quote of the month

“After all, these objects hold our fascination because they do more than one thing at one time and they do many more things over time.”

— Maggie Bickford