The Great Suriname Exhibition

October 5, 2019 - 10:00am to January 2, 2020 - 5:00pm [AST -04:00]
Event Location:
De Nieuwe Kerk
Dam Square
1012 NP Amsterdam
Netherlands

A comprehensive exhibition about Suriname opens at De Nieuwe Kerk Amsterdam on Saturday 5 October 2019. The Great Suriname Exhibition tells the fascinating story of the country and its inhabitants, a community of people from different backgrounds. The exhibition covers the entire cultural history of Suriname, from the earliest settlements to the independent republic it is today. This is the biography of one of South America’s most diverse countries. The exhibition closes on 2 February 2020.

Visitors will be able to explore the country and its history in an impressive setting. The exhibition comprises more than three hundred objects, ranging from archaeological artefacts, photographs, historical documents and clothing to works of contemporary and applied art, film and music from museums and private collections in Suriname and the Netherlands, including the Museum of Suriname (Paramaribo), the Royal Collections (The Hague) and the Tropenmuseum (Amsterdam), which has generously provided more than a hundred objects on loan to the exhibition. Large-scale audiovisual presentations will this colourful and diverse exhibition to life.

For more inormation, visit this link: https://www.nieuwekerk.nl/en/exhibitions/the-great-suriname-exhibition/