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Agenda Saturday April 20 2024

The General Meeting of Members 2024

The board of the KVVAK invites its members to the 2024 general members meeting on Saturday, April 20 at 2 p.m. in the Auditorium of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam.

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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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Lecture Dr. Shih-shan Susan Huang: The Dynamic Spread of Buddhist Print Culture in China and Beyond

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The Collection

AK-MAK-1728- Summer landscape

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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