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Visit to the Catharijne Convent museum

Hosted by the Consul of the Utrecht City Explorers Group
Culture & Entertainment
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Took place 1 month ago
Sun 22 Oct 14:00 - 16:00

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Catharijne Convent is a museum where you can take knowledge of the present and past of Christianity in the Netherlands. Experience this fascinating history in a beautiful medieval monastery.

The permanent collection of Museum Catharijne Convent comprises unique historical and art-historical exhibits ranging from the early medieval period to the 21st Century. This collection offers an insight into the Christian art and cultural history of the Netherlands and its influence on Dutch society.

The collection includes richly illuminated manuscripts, jewelled book bindings, richly decorated images, unique paintings, altar pieces, ecclesiastical vestments and artefacts of gold and silver. Dutch art from the Golden Age of the 16th and 17th centuries is represented by Jan van Scorel, Rembrandt, Frans Hals and Pieter Saenredam.

Right now there is a temporary exhibition about Luther as well.