Nearly 3,500 visitors for stolen art, Westfries Museum
Nearly 3,500 people went in the past nine days to the Westfries Museum in Hoorn for the free exhibition of five recently recovered works of art.
The work started in 2005 from the museum and stolen and are now temporarily on display in the state in which they are in the Ukraine were found.
The restoration of the paintings cost the museum an estimated minimum of 100,000 euros. Through a crowdfundingactie hopes the setting is 72.000 euro. The last nine days donated to museum visitors nearly 2,200 euros and via the website voordekunst.nl it is now almost 30,000 euros was raised.
The first Saturday that the works were to be seen in Horn drew announcing exhibition of over six hundred visitors, at least four times more than normal on a Saturday.