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May 14, 2023

Lift

Our visitors' lift is temporarily out of order. Visitors wishing to use the lift can take an alternative route. ...
December 21, 2022

P.C. Hooft-Prize 2023 awarded to Tijs Goldschmidt

The P.C. Hooft-Prize 2023 has been awarded to dutch writer and evolutionary biologist Tijs Goldschmidt. This was announced today during the celebration of 75 years of P.C. Hooft-Prize in the Museum of...
November 17, 2022

Max Velthuijs-Prize awarded to Philip Hopman

The Dutch illustrator Philip Hopman (1961) received the Max Velthuijs Prize tonight, the triennial oeuvre prize for Dutch illustrators of children's books. The Museum of Literature in The Hague organi...
November 8, 2022

Hague Literary Awards 2022 awarded

The winners of the four important literature prizes in The Hague have been announced: Marion Bloem, Dominque De Groen, Donald Niedekker and Marjan Slob....
September 6, 2022

The Museum of Literature acquires war letters from Dutch writer Lucebert

The Museum of Literature has come into possession of more than sixty war letters from 'Bertje' to 'Koppijntje', as Bertus Swaanswijk (Lucebert, 1924-1994) and his childhood friend Albertine Koppijn (1...
August 24, 2022

Rapping, poetry, gambling and seduction in the museum

The new exhibition Back Street in the Museum of Literature is a literary adventure for Young Adults. Young people discover, experience and create stories in order to experience the power of literatu...
July 27, 2022

Museum acquires Ingrid Jonker's Literary Legacy

The museum has acquired a special collection: manuscripts, typescripts, diaries, letters and personal documents of the South African poet Ingrid Jonker. In honor of this acquisition, the Literature Mu...
June 23, 2022

Theo Thijssen-Prize 2021 for youth literature awarded to Dutch writer Daan Remmerts de Vries

Tonight the Theo Thijssen-Prize for youth literature was awarded to Daan Remmerts de Vries. The Museum of Literature in The Hague organized a festive program around the presentation of the prize....
June 16, 2022

The Museum of Literature acquires manuscripts of Dutch writer Margriet de Moor

The Museum of Literature has acquired the manuscripts and typescripts of De virtuoos (1993) and De Kreutzersonate (2001), thanks to a donation from the author of these novels, Margriet de Moor (1941)....
June 6, 2022

New in the Supervisory Board of the Museum of Literature/ Children's Book Museum

Rashid Azimullah and Marjolein van Breemen have been appointed members of the Supervisory Board of the Museum of Literature / Children's Book Museum; in addition to these two newcomers, the council c...
May 19, 2022

P.C. Hooft-Prize 2022 awarded to Dutch writer Arnon Grunberg

Arnon Grunberg (1971) received the P.C. Hooft-Prize for narrative prose on Thursday evening. The Museum of Literature organized a festive program culminating in the presentation of the oeuvre prize. ...