Féminin Pluriel Amsterdam is delighted to celebrate its 2 Years Anniversary and the launch of its new location with you at the College Hotel on Wednesday the 17th of April at 6.30pm!

On this celebratory occasion, Susan Smelt, Paintings Conservator at the Rijksmuseum, will tell us about the highly anticipated conservation treatment of the greatest masterpiece of the Dutch Golden Age – Rembrandt’s Night Watch. 

SUSAN SMELT is an art historian and paintings conservator at the Rijksmuseum. After graduating from the University of Amsterdam in 2012 with an MA and Professional Doctorate in Conservation and Restoration of Paintings, she worked at the Stichting Restauratie Atelier Limburg (SRAL) and the Mauritshuis in The Hague. After graduation, Susan participated in different conservation projects, among at the Mauritshuis. She was involved in the study and conservation treatment of paintings belonging to the eighteenth-century ‘Golden Room’ by G.A. Pellegrini. She also participated in the examination, treatment and exhibition of Saul and David by Rembrandt. Susan has worked at the Rijksmuseum since 2014. Since September 2016 she has been involved in the research and conservation of the portraits of Marten Soolmans and Oopjen Coppit painted by Rembrandt. In July she will start with the research and conservation project of the Night Watch, which will take place in the Gallery of Honour in front of the public.

Please see the invitation attached for further details.
RSVP: amsterdam@femininpluriel.org
Participation fee:  € 35,- (excl. members) payable to Feminin Pluriel Amsterdam, NL29 INGB 0007 6630 80
NEW LOCATION: The College Hotel, Roelof Hartstraat 1, Amsterdam
Looking forward to seeing you on the 17th of April,