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Embassy Art Exhibition: Extravaganza of the Senses at Gallery Patries van Dorst

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DIPLOMAT MAGAZINE “For diplomats, by diplomats” Reaching out the world from the European Union First diplomatic publication based in The Netherlands Founded by members of the diplomatic corps on June 19th, 2013. Diplomat Magazine is inspiring diplomats, civil servants and academics to contribute to a free flow of ideas through an extremely rich diplomatic life, full of exclusive events and cultural exchanges, as well as by exposing profound ideas and political debates in our printed and online editions.

With flowers in her hair by Ivana Milenković, Serbia.

From October 14 to November 4, the first edition of the Embassy Art Exhibition will open in Wassenaar organised by Diplomat Magazine and Gallery Patrice van Dorst. More than 300 pieces of art from over 50 artists will be on display, contributed by 18 participating embassies.

In what will become an annual event, the embassies of China, Lebanon, Serbia, Ukraine, Tunisia, Bangladesh, Kosovo, Kenya, Rwanda, Pakistan, Slovenia, Georgia, Iran, Estonia, Armenia, El Salvador, Italy and Venezuela will exhibit the finest contemporary art from their respective countries in the Art Gallery Patries van Dorst . Several artists are already in The Hague to take part in vernissages and to present their works to visitors.

The exhibition will display rich and varied cultures, and features a vast selection of textures and styles. Among the diverse works will be paintings, drawings, ceramics, acryl and oil on canvas, sculptures and photographs. This is the first time that such a large number of countries have come together to present their art in the Netherlands.

Entrance to the exhibition is free of charge, and all are welcome to enjoy this unique event. There is also the possibility to arrange guided tours; an exciting opportunity to meet the artists and learn more about their work.

Art gallery Patries van Dorst is beautifully tucked away in the forested surroundings of Wassenaar on the Estate of Kasteel de Wittenburg. The immense array of art combined with the historic ambience of the coach house and gardens makes an all-day visit worthwhile.

The gallery will be open Tuesday – Sunday, 13:00 – 19:00 throughout the period. Private viewings are possible, subject to availability. This magnificent event is sponsored by Vimpelcom.

For more information:

Landgoed de Wittenburg 3, 2244 BV Wassenaar  

+31 (0)650 292 150


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