5 October 2019

Royal WELSH Art: 's-Hertogenbosch commemorates the liberation from October 25 with a large exhibition in Museum Slager

On October 27 it will be 75 years ago that 's-Hertogenbosch was liberated by the Royal Welsh. The city commemorates and celebrates the liberation. Museum Slager connect with this with a major exhibition from October 25, 2019 to January 5, 2020. This exhibition offers a unique combination of stories and materials from the liberators and an introduction to the work of Welsh artists.

In the museum, an atmosphere room will be set up as an 'officers mess', in which uniforms, military memorabilia, paintings, silverware and other objects are on display, telling the past and present of the regiment. A large number of organizations from Wales and the Netherlands contribute to this, such as the Firing Line Museum, The Regimental Museum of the Royal Welsh, The Royal Welsh and the National Military Museum.

In cooperation with Y Galeri Caerffilli succeeded in exhibiting current work by seven artists from Wales in the museum. On display are works by Jane Malvisi (ceramics), Bert Evans, Elin Siân Blake (paintings about and of symbolism and daily life in Wales) and Barry Lewis (sculptures made from recycled material). The extraordinary landscapes of Wales can be seen in the work of Louise Collisen Howard Jones, and in paintings by the Dutch painter Fred Schley, who shows the landscapes from a Bosch perspective.

Organize alongside the exhibition Museum Slager and the Municipality of 's-Hertogenbosch a large number of activities, such as lectures on the liberation of' s-Hertogenbosch and the role of the Royal Welsh herein, a teaching package and a puzzle tour that introduces young people to Welsh Art and the Royal Welsh. Extensive room texts will be present in the halls to inform visitors.

Note for editors:

 Museum Slager, Choorstraat 8, 5211 KZ 's-Hertogenbosch;

Opened Tuesday through Friday from 11:00 AM to 17:00 PM and on Saturday and Sunday from 13:00 PM to 17:00 PM.

Admission € 8,50, including a cup of coffee / tea
Children up to 12 years free; Children from 13-18 years € 3,50
Museum card and Icom card: free

Bert Evans; High Respect

Bert Evans; Approaching T Time

Fred Schley; Landscapes Wales from a Bosch perspective