On March 5, 2024 the 3d annual Women in the Museum Symposium will take place at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.

International speakers will discuss prevalent historiography as presented in books and museums. Sessions are The Idea of the Great Artist, Reclaiming Heritage Spaces and Reframing Old Narratives. Keynote speakers are Janina Ramirez, author of the renowned Femina, and Estrella de Diego, author of The sexed androgyne. Eternal ideals, new gender strategies. Other speakers include the curators of Making her Mark (Baltimore 2023); Ingenious Women (Hamburg 2023). Participants to the conference will also discuss the new object labels with a female narrative.

ABOUT WOMEN OF THE RIJKSMUSEUM

Women in the Museum is a series of annual symposia organised by the Rijksmuseum as part of the Women of the Rijksmuseum research project. For more information see Women of the Rijksmuseum.

WE THANK

The Women of the Rijksmuseum project is made possible in part by CHANEL, the Susi Zijderveld Fund, the Familie Krouwels Fund, the Machteld Vos & Willem Sijthoff Fund, the Heleen Dura van Oord Fund, the Kind Courage Monique Maarsen Fund, the Familie Staal Fund, the Karin van Leeuwen Fund, the Dreesmann-Beerkens Fund, Sofronie Foundation, the Linne & Marijn Pijnenborg Fund, the Jolanda Degen Fund and the ‘Women of the Rijksmuseum’ Fund.

Visual

Based on Design for a frame for a portret or cameo, with four different corner solutions
Jean Louis Prieur (II) (attributed to), ca. 1765 – ca. 1775
Purchased with the support of the Decorative Art Fund/Rijksmuseum Fonds

Programme

Symposium
March 5

LANGUAGE

English

PRICES

  • Regular: € 60
  • Students: € 20 (All student tickets have been sold)
  • Livestream: € 20

LIVE AND ONLINE

Join us in the museum, or watch online.

Where

Rijksmuseum
Museumstraat 1
1071 XX Amsterdam

When

March 5, 2024
9 - 18h