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Donna R. Barnes (Hofstra University, New York) spreekt ter gelegenheid van de tentoonstelling Smakelijk eten! Eten en drinken in de Gouden Eeuw in het Westfries Museum te Hoorn.

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Date 3 March 2011
Time 14:30 - 16:00

Lezing ter gelegenheid van de tentoonstelling Smakelijk eten! Eten en drinken in de Gouden Eeuw in het Westfries Museum te Hoorn.

In haar lezing zal Donna R. Barnes ingaan op de volgende vragen:

  1. What inquiry strategies yield information about detailed aspects of daily life in 17th-century Holland?
  2. Which dimensions of 17th-century Dutch life are captured in works of art: paintings, prints, and drawings?
  3. What surprises are found?
  4. How might the resulting information be shared with others?
  5. What continues to puzzle this inquirer?

Donna R. Barnes is Professor of Education at Hofstra University, Hemstead, New York. She has done research into the educational functions of museums in Europe and the United States for more than 30 years. That research has informed her teaching of the museum education course at Hofstra University. Furthermore Donna R. Barnes has done research into 17th-century Dutch art and daily life for more than 25 years. Much of that research resulted in serving as guest curator for Dutch art exhibitions, and preparing exhibition catalogs and publications.

Selection of Barne's curatorial work
Hofstra University Museum, Hempstead, New York: 1991 - Street Scenes: Leonard Bramer’s Drawings of 17th-century Dutch Daily Life; 1995 - The Butcher, The Baker, The Candle-stick Maker: Jan Luyken’s Mirrors of 17th-century Dutch Daily Life; Amsterdam Historical Museum: 1997 - Playing, Learning, Working in the Golden Age: Life According to Jan Luyken; Westfries Museum, Hoorn: 2010/11 - Smakelijk Eten! Eten en drinken in de Gouden Eeuw.

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