Ode aan Nederland travels to Dokkum

15 June 2024
By: Federica Crivellaro

Enchanting exploration of Dutch traditions: "Ode aan Nederland" lands in Museum Dokkum

We are delighted to announce Museum Dokkum will host the third leg of the traveling exhibition of the Jimmy Nelson Foundation. 

The exhibition’s objective is to return the artwork of the communities to their rightful homes, thereby nurturing a sense of pride in preserving Dutch heritage. As a result, the we will enthusiastically donate each of the 20 communities one artwork.

Opening July 6th

To celebrate the opening, Jimmy will be visiting Museum Dokkum on Saturday, July 6th, for the opening and a book signing session of “Between the Sea and Sky”. You can reserve your ticket & book on the website of museum Dokkum by clicking “Tickets” below

Museum Dokkum

The museum unveils 2000 years of Dokkum’s history with a diverse collection of ancient artifacts, folk art, paintings, Frisian pottery, and an extensive Frisian silver collection, including masterpieces from Dokkum’s gold- and silversmiths. In line with Jimmy Nelson’s work, this rich collection reflects the deep-rooted traditions of the region and offers a unique perspective on the evolution of Dokkum through the centuries.