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May 23, 2024 -

Eighty years young Fred de la Bretonière turns eighty at the end of this year. For more than fifty years he has been at the forefront of Dutch shoe designers. That, of course, needs to be celebrated.

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May 16, 2024 -

The Board of Supervisors of the Shoe Quarter announces the permanent appointment of Rinske Jurgens as chief executive officer effective June 1, 2024.

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April 23, 2024 -

How special it was! We look back on Her Majesty Queen Máxima's working visit to the Shoe Quarter today. Museum Director Rinske Jurgens welcomed Queen Máxima and Mayor Sacha Ausems with a special program. Queen Máxima was given a tour of our exhibitions by volunteers.

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April 20, 2024 -

The exhibition Trek the Bold opened swinging this weekend. This family exhibition is one that makes you think and wants to take you out of your comfort zone. After all, which shoes suit you?

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April 2, 2024 -

We are particularly honored to announce that on Tuesday, April 23, Her Majesty Queen Máxima will visit the Shoe Quarter.

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March 25, 2024 -

Go to the Shoe Quarter for free? You can! During Museum Week we don't check your museum card!

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March 22, 2024 -

As a tough guy always wanted to try out pumps? Or wanted to look a lot taller thanks to funky platform soles from the seventies? This is possible from April 20 in the Schoenenkwartier in Waalwijk.

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March 13, 2024 -

On March 11, outgoing Minister Hugo de Jonge (Housing & Spatial Planning) visited Tilburg and Waalwijk because of the Region Deal "Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Experimentation with People First.

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Feb. 6, 2024 -

During spring break (from Saturday, Feb. 10 to Sunday, Feb. 25), we will turn on a number of machines at the museum!

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Jan. 18, 2024 -

Shoe designers of the future present themselves at the Shoe Quarter from Jan. 26 through April 1.

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Dec. 10, 2023 -

The European Museum Forum has announced the nominees for the European Museum of the Year Award 2024.

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Oct. 20, 2023 -

Peterson Stoop Footwear is celebrating their 10th anniversary by offering one Shoe Quarter visitor the chance to win a Resoul™ of their own worn sneakers.

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Oct. 19, 2023 -

CUTTING EDGES, explores and pushes the boundaries of contemporary shoe design and making.

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Oct. 9, 2023 -

On Oct. 7, King's Commissioner Ina Adema, opened the new exhibition in the Shoe Quarter.

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July 19, 2023 -

The archetypal Dutch wooden shoe will be put in the spotlight in the Schoenenkwartier during the summer

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June 29, 2023 -

Shoe Quarter celebrates 1st anniversary with surprise for 32,226 visitor

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June 29, 2023 -

A mini exhibition of final results of assignments completed by D'Oultremont College students

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May 25, 2023 -

The Shoe Quarter has won international awards!