History and society
Colonization, war, the House of Orange and the welfare state: important themes in Dutch history.
Economy and social structure
Trade, emancipation issues, workers' movement and more.
The Netherlands' colonial heritage.
Conflict, treason and resistance: the war period(s).
Politics and royals
A close look at the House of Orange and Dutch democracy in practice.
Faith(s) of the Dutch.
Art and culture
From Hieronymus Bosch to Peter van Straaten and from popular ballads to poetry: the legacies of Dutch (folk) culture.
Painters, sculptors, graphic artists and designers from the 16th century to the present.
Arts and crafts
(Found) objects from sea, city and land.
A matter of Letters: Dutch poetry and prose.
Clothes design as an art.
Theatre and music
From traditional Dutch puppet theatre to the classical compositions of Alphons Diepenbrock.
Geography and environment
The Low Countries at first sight: landscape, nature, archeological findings, urbanization and the inextricable bond with water.
Communication and media
The Netherlands in the media age: the rise of radio, TV, film and other forms of popular culture.