Activity diary

During the whole year there are fun activities at Royal Delft. Every year in November the Delft Blue Days are organised and you can enjoy different high teas throughout the year. But these are just some of the fun things to do! Carry on reading to learn what activities will be at Royal Delft in the next couple of months. 

 

1 January - 31 December

365 Years of Blue

Unique tilepainting

Royal Delft has embraced the craft of making and reinventing Delft Blue for 365 years. We would like everyone to experience the passion and beauty of our craft. From 1 January 2018 we will ask one visitor every day to contribute to this craft by painting part of a unique tile painting. 365 people from all over the world will unite in one piece of Royal Delft history. Visit Royal Delft this year and you might be chosen to paint a tile!

28 March - 30 September

Nouveau Blue

Temporary exhibition

To celebrate 365 years of Royal Delft

In the 19th century Royal Delft lays the foundation for the earthenware that is produced throughout the world nowadays: New Delft Blue is born. A couple of people from within the company were leading in this chapter of Royal Delft history. Get to know these extraordinary men and their innovations during a visit to the exhibition Nouveau Blue: vision to realisation.

18 January - 30 June 2019

Glorious Delft Blue

Grandeur from the Golden Age

Temporary exhibtion

Impressive portraits, captivating still life paintings and glamorous showpieces, the Dutch Golden Age was a period like no other. In the special exhibition ‘Glorious Delft Blue’ Royal Delft presents Delft Blue glory from this period. In various themes the relationship is portrayed between the Golden Age and contemporary showpieces and trends. Each month extra activities will be organised related to each theme. Photo: Frieda Mellema

11 & 12 November

Delft Blue Days

The annual open days are back!

As is now tradition, Royal Delft opens her doors for the annual Delft Blue Days on 11 and 12 November. During the whole weekend you can do special painting workshops at a reduced price and the entrance is free. 

Saturday 9:00 - 17:00 - workshops 10:00 - 15:30

Sunday 10:00 - 17:00 - workshops 10:00 - 15:30

Complete programme