Industrieele Groote Club in Amsterdam just opened to the public

Industrieele Groote Club in Amsterdam just opened to the public

Locals and other curious can next weekend to take a look at the Koninklijke Industrieele Groote Club on the Dam.

Normally, this historic building is almost only accessible for the fifteen hundred members of the most famous societies and business clubs of our country. But after a thorough renovation, the public is the chance the particular interior of a closer look at the IGC Pop-Up Museum.

The establishment of the society has, according to director Richard Francke something museaals, with many original elements from the start year 1916. So hang in there quite a few paintings on the wall, there is silverware to be seen and the visitors can imagine themselves by the classic look back in time.

The paintings have the last time a restauratiebeurt undergo. That was, according to Francke desperately needed. “In the course of the years they were pretty verstoft and there was, of course, for a long time still smoked. As it turned out a cloth of the Hague painter Louis Apol after the restoration, not just farmland, but a snowy forest landscape.”

The director expects a lot of people, since there is not as often as outsiders to go inside. “A few years ago came during an open day as much as the public that the doors would close. It is I still think of the mystique that attracts people. Many know it from hearsay, and as you enter, there is a world for you open.”

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