Deborah Hamer, postdoctoral fellow, Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture
Set the stage for the Dutch Golden Age and see how the country emerged from its difficult transition in the 16th century, when it broke with the Habsburg Empire and became an independent republic.
Individual sessions: members, $28, nonmembers, $35.
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Above: Jan Abrahamsz, Beerstraten, Yacht of the Princes of Orange and Other Ships. 17.1421. Oil on panel. Gift of Arthur Brewster Emmons.