Events


Legacies of New Netherlands:  A New York Quadricentennial Essay Contest

History

Legacies of New Netherlands: A New York Quadricentennial Essay Contest

JANUARY 28, 2009 - MARCH 01, 2009
US

In celebration of New York State’s 400th birthday, students are encouraged to explore New Netherland and learn how the Dutch have had a lasting impact on America’s culture and heritage.
The Island 2009

History

The Island 2009

JANUARY 28, 2009 - FEBRUARY 28, 2010
The Netherlands

A digital-historical adventure about the relationship between New York and Amsterdam.
Light on New Netherland

History

Light on New Netherland

JANUARY 28, 2009 - MAY 31, 2010
US

A traveling exhibit highlighting the presence of the Dutch in colonial America
Van Gogh and the Colours of the Night

Arts , NL Event

Van Gogh and the Colours of the Night

FEBRUARY 13, 2009 - JUNE 07, 2009
The Netherlands

A unique exhibition of paintings by Vincent van Gogh evoking the atmosphere of the evening and night. The exhibition is organised in collaboration with the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York.
Richard Avedon - Photographs 1946 – 2004

Arts , Lifestyle

Richard Avedon - Photographs 1946 – 2004

FEBRUARY 13, 2009 - MAY 13, 2009
The Netherlands

A unique (last) chance to see the work of legendary fashion- and portrait photographer Richard Avedon in Foam_Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam.
Press Trip to the Netherlands: “NY400: Made in Holland 1609”

NL Event

Press Trip to the Netherlands: “NY400: Made in Holland 1609”

MARCH 15, 2009 - MARCH 21, 2009
The Netherlands

2009 marks the 400th anniversary of Hudson’s voyage to the shores of North America. Media has the opportunity to visit many sites, linking the past with the present.
P!ONEERS

Lifestyle

P!ONEERS

APRIL 01, 2009 - APRIL 03, 2009
The Netherlands

Bringing together a diverse group of innovative thinkers at the frontiers of active citizenship in Amsterdam and New York.
Selling Manhattan: images of the New World in Old Amsterdam

History

Selling Manhattan: images of the New World in Old Amsterdam

APRIL 01, 2009
US

Lecture by Dr. Frans Blom (University of Amsterdam) about Dutch and English representations of New Netherland in the first 100 years after Henry Hudson.
New York Nights in Amsterdam

Expertise , Lifestyle , Travel , NL Event

New York Nights in Amsterdam

APRIL 01, 2009 - APRIL 06, 2009
The Netherlands

Within the scope of the festivities around New York’s 400th anniversary and Dutch-American relations, the city of Amsterdam celebrates the occasion by hosting various activities and events in early April, exactly 400 years after Henry Hudson set sail for New York. Locals, New Yorkers and Americans living in the Netherlands will celebrate the joint heritage and similarities between our two cities, countries and peoples.
Cut&Paste Amsterdam | Digital Design Tournament 2009

Arts

Cut&Paste Amsterdam | Digital Design Tournament 2009

APRIL 02, 2009
The Netherlands

Cut&Paste Digital Design Tournament 2009 arrives in Amsterdam to join the celebration! The annual international design tournament will showcase the renowned Dutch design prowess in its live competition formats and at the Global Championship.
Amsterdam / New Amsterdam: The Worlds Of Henry Hudson

History

Amsterdam / New Amsterdam: The Worlds Of Henry Hudson

APRIL 04, 2009 - SEPTEMBER 27, 2009
US

This exhibition will explore the world from which Henry Hudson came, the world that he discovered on this arrival in New York Harbor, and the world that his discovery helped to create.
Conference Urban Health “A Public Health Tale of Two Cities”

Expertise , Arts

Conference Urban Health “A Public Health Tale of Two Cities”

APRIL 06, 2009
The Netherlands

New York and Amsterdam have their ’Gotham City'.  Listen and look how those cities cope with their darker part and how they take care off their vulnerable citizens.
Nederlands Dans Theater II

Arts

Nederlands Dans Theater II

APRIL 09, 2009 - APRIL 11, 2009
US

The internationally renowned Nederlands Dans Theater II returns to New York City after a ten-year hiatus with works by prominent choreographers such as Jiří Kylián and Lightfoot León.
The New Amsterdam Trail

History

The New Amsterdam Trail

APRIL 15, 2009 - DECEMBER 31, 2009
US

The New Amsterdam Trail is a history walk that many will want to experience, charted along busy streets, illuminating the presence of the Dutch in the landmarks, architecture, monuments, former sites and street names of lower Manhattan.
Hail Henry! Benefit dinner/concert Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra & NY Philharmonic Brass

Arts

Hail Henry! Benefit dinner/concert Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra & NY Philharmonic Brass

APRIL 29, 2009
US

One night only! Hear the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Brass Ensemble performing “side by slide” with brass and percussion musicians from the New York Philharmonic, in acoustically fabulous Riverside Church
Carillon 2009 'Perfect Day'

Arts

Carillon 2009 'Perfect Day'

APRIL 30, 2009
US

Dutch master-carillonneur Sjoerd Tamminga plays Lou Reed's Perfect Day among others on the Laura Spelman Rockefeller Memorial Carillon in New York.

The Glory of Dutch Bulbs: A Legacy of 400 years

Arts

The Glory of Dutch Bulbs: A Legacy of 400 years

MAY 01, 2009 - JUNE 07, 2009
US

This exhibit of over 50,000 rare Dutch bulbs at the New York Botanical Garden’s Enid A. Haupt Conservatory, celebrates 400 years of Dutch supremacy in bulb cultivation.
Amsterdam/ New Perspectives: Contemporary Dutch Photographers in New York

Arts

Amsterdam/ New Perspectives: Contemporary Dutch Photographers in New York

MAY 14, 2009 - SEPTEMBER 06, 2009
US

This exhibition will demonstrate the creative power and rich variety of work being created by Dutch photographers, particularly in Manhattan.
Holland’s Golden Age in America: Collecting the Art of Rembrandt, Vermeer, and Hals

History , Arts

Holland’s Golden Age in America: Collecting the Art of Rembrandt, Vermeer, and Hals

MAY 15, 2009 - MAY 16, 2009
US

A symposium celebrating the contributions of American art collectors to the appreciation of masterpieces of seventeenth-century Dutch art.  The event will be open to the general public, free of charge.
Mannahatta Manhattan: A Natural History of New York City

History , Arts

Mannahatta Manhattan: A Natural History of New York City

MAY 19, 2009 - OCTOBER 13, 2009
US

The exhibition reveals the island of Mannahatta at the time of Henry Hudson’s arrival – a fresh, green new world at the moment of discovery.

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