From 24 August 2018 08:00 to 24 November 2018 22:30

From Sweelinck to Diepenbrock

Exhibition on the 150th anniversary of the Society for Music History of the Netherlands

This year the  Royal Society for Music History of the Netherlands (KVNM in Dutch) celebrates its 150th anniversary. Part of the celebrations is an exhibition in the University Library City Centre.

The exhibition displays the history of a Society that has contributed to Dutch music history for the past 150 years and to the development of musicology. This history will be illustrated by letters, manuscripts, photos and publications from the archive of KVNM and from other archives. During the exhibition a documentary film will be shown.


From the collection of the University Library

Items from the extensive Musicology collection in the University Library City Centre will also be on display. There are bookshelves with all publications from the Society which are available in the library. The showcases contain scans of two music manuscripts. Photographs from the Josquin archive are also part of the exhibition.

Opening hours

The freely accessible exhibtion can be visited during the opening hours of University Library City Centre. Please note: after 5 p.m. and at weekends you must show a valid proof of identity.

More information

On the jubilee site of the KVNM you wil find an overview of all activities surrounding the 150th anniversary.


Start date and time
24 August 2018 08:00
End date and time
24 November 2018 22:30