80 Years’ War. The Birth of the Netherlands
80 Years’ War. The Birth of the Netherlands @ Rijksmuseum
from 12 October until 20 January 2019
This new exhibition marks the 450th anniversary of the outbreak of the Eighty Years’ War.
Get familiar with one of the most important periods in Dutch history and one which truly shaped the country, and neighbouring Belgium. Exhibits include satirical cartoons, clothing, weapons, and of course some paintings (by Bruegel, Rubens and more). Themes include: religious freedom, self-determination, terror and persecution. Nice.