OUD ZUILEN

Exhibition | Slot Zuylen & Slavery

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Slot Zuylen
Slot Zuylen
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3611 AS OUD ZUILEN
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Slot Zuylen was renovated around 1750 with money from the colonies, partly earned through the slave trade and labour. The exhibition asks questions in black and white about this collective piece of our past. Among other things, the question is raised which descendants are now connected to the castle.

Slot Zuylen, inhabited by the Van Tuyll van Serooskerken family since the late seventeenth century, is like many other castles, palaces, and canal houses in the Netherlands a visible, tangible remnant of the former prosperity and prosperity. New research shows that the castle was renovated in the eighteenth century with money from the colonies, partly earned through the slave trade and labour.

In this exhibition, Slot Zuylen …

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Slot Zuylen was renovated around 1750 with money from the colonies, partly earned through the slave trade and labour. The exhibition asks questions in black and white about this collective piece of our past. Among other things, the question is raised which descendants are now connected to the castle.

Slot Zuylen, inhabited by the Van Tuyll van Serooskerken family since the late seventeenth century, is like many other castles, palaces, and canal houses in the Netherlands a visible, tangible remnant of the former prosperity and prosperity. New research shows that the castle was renovated in the eighteenth century with money from the colonies, partly earned through the slave trade and labour.

In this exhibition, Slot Zuylen opens its doors to the powerful stories of people of color. Not because it is fashionable, but because the castle is aware that it would not have existed in its present form without the trafficking and forced labor of people of color.

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When

  • every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday until December 4th, 2021from 11:00 to 16:00

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