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Utrecht - Netherlands

Catharijneconvent

The museum and collection

The Museum Catharijneconvent in Utrecht is located in a magnificent medieval monastery near the Dom Tower. This institution tells the fascinating story of the past and present of Christianity in the Netherlands through classical and contemporary art.

The assignment

Using 25 carefully selected objects, the Catherine Hall gives visitors a solid introduction to the museum’s collection. This hall has been substantially rebuilt and adapted, allowing full access to the monastery to be maintained.

Meyvaert provided nine freestanding cabinets with hinged and sliding doors placed upon stone and wooden plinths. For each showcase, Meyvaert also made a bespoke mount that exquisitely allows the museum to safely present its artefacts in an aesthetic and educational manner.

Project

Catharijneconvent

Solutions

Standard Solutions

Country

Netherlands

Year

2014

Type of museum

History

Scope

Freestanding cabinets placed upon stone and wooden plinths


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