Henk Helmantel – September 29

Outing to Henk Helmantel – September 29, 2018

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Dear international students,

After enjoying a nice warm summer we would like to invite you to our very first event of the new season – an excursion to one of the best known artists of the Netherlands, Henk Helmantel. The artist lives in the old village of Westeremden in a beautifully rebuilt medieval parsonage, next to a church dating from before 1250. Here the artist himself will give you a tour of his amazingly realistic paintings of church interiors and still lifes in the Dutch figurative tradition. At present a large collection of Helmantel’s work is on exhibit at the Chimei Museum in Taiwan, already seen by more than 80,000 visitors. We will also serve a typically Dutch meal, also with food for vegetarians.

Date – Saturday, September 29, 2018

THE TRIP

To join us, please sign up below and meet us at 16.10 at the train station in Groningen: the train leaves at 16.18, PLEASE BE ON TIME! Buy a train ticket to Stedum. A return ticket costs €9.36 (Second Class). Go to Track 3a — Direction Delfzijl. Hans will meet you there.
The train will arrive in Stedum at 16.38, and if the weather is good we will walk 2 kilometers to Westeremden (if it is raining heavily we will try to organize other transportation). Wear comfortable shoes!
We expect to return to Groningen by 20:00 o’clock so you will have time to study or enjoy the rest of your Saturday evening!

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THE TEAM

Louwrens and Geraldine Wemekamp, Mirjam Poelman, JoAnn and Hans van Seventer, Ludie and Cornelie Postmus.