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Still from David Bickerstaff's Vermeer: The Greatest Exhibition (2023) courtesy Seventh Art Productions

Vermeer: The Greatest Exhibition

Phil Grabsky and Alexandra Libby in person

Exhibition on Screen

  • Sunday, June 4, 2023
  • 2:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
  • East Building Auditorium
  • Films
  • In-person
  • Registration Required

In the spring of 2023, the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam opened the largest Vermeer exhibition in history, selling out within days of going on sale. This film offers you the chance to experience the once-in-a-lifetime exhibition on the big screen. With loans from across the world, this major retrospective brings together Vermeer’s most famous masterpieces, including Girl with a Pearl Earring, The Geographer, and Woman Holding a Balance, among so many others. (David Bickerstaff, 2023, DCP, 90 minutes)

Introduction by BAFTA award-winning British documentary filmmaker Phil Grabsky. Alexandra Libby, senior advisor for curatorial and conservation initiatives, National Gallery of Art, joins Phil in a post-screening discussion.

Part of the National Gallery’s Exhibition on Screen film series.