Once again the AMSU is presenting two courses in the field of art history this summer in
Amsterdam and Maastricht.
The courses are designed for professional artists, arts managers,
academics, who wish to expand their training in their specific or related
professions/ field of study. The AMSU offers a unique opportunity for
international networking and practical experience with high quality course
leaders and organisation.
The Painter's Palette in the 16th and 17th Centuries: Pigment Preparation
and Painting Technology (Maastricht, the Netherlands, 10-18 July 2001), in
collaboration with the Stichting Restauratie Atelier Limburg (Limburg
A series of practical workshops and lectures will introduce participants to
the preparation of supports, mineral pigments and organic dyestuffs. The
participants will experiment with the build-up of paint layers and the use
of different binding media, based on the examination of old master
paintings. This course is intended for post-graduate students, professional
art historians and conservation scientists with a special interest in
Recent Developments in the Study of 17th-Century Dutch Art (Amsterdam and
The Hague, 12-24 August 2001), in collaboration with the Rijksmuseum
Amsterdam and the Netherlands Institute for Art History (RKD) in The Hague.
This course will present an overview of recent developments and insights in
the study of 17th-century Dutch art and introduce participants to the
available research facilities in the field of Dutch art in the Netherlands.
The programme covers a wide range of topics and includes lectures, workshops
and excursions to monuments and public and private art collections. This
course is intended for graduate students and professional art historians
specialising in the field of Netherlandish art.
For more information on both courses please contact Justine Smithuis at the
Amsterdam-Maastricht Summer University, T +31 20 6200225, F +31 20 6249368,