Cooperation textile museum and the Rijksmuseum
The Rijksmuseum and the textile museum are going to share expertise in the field of management, conservation, restoration and research. So will the collections linnendamast be digitized using a specially developed photo-technique.
Also is the collection policy be better coordinated and loans over and over again will be easier exchanged.
By more and differently to work together hope both the textile museum and the Rijksmuseum are a new audience for their collections of interest.
Taco Dibbits, director of Rijksmuseum: “For us it is the textile museum an innovative partner who, with her collection the craftsmanship from the past, relevance in the present day, by working together with contemporary artists and the modern industry. We look forward to working together,” he says.
Also Errol of de Werdt, director of Stichting Mommerskwartier which the textile museum belongs, is delighted with the collaboration. “A partner like the Rijksmuseum can help us in our international ambitions to achieve and our network further,” says Van de Werdt.
Marcelle Hendrickx, councillor of the Municipality of Tilburg is proud of the textile museum. “That such close contacts with the Rijksmuseum are recorded, of course, is wonderful,” said the alderman.