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Known first and foremost as the home of the UN’s Court of Justice and the Dutch parliament, The Hague is also home to a wide variety of cultural experiences. Dutch artistry has long been revered, and the many high-quality contemporary galleries in The Hague work to preserve this historical reverence as well as showcasing innovative, modern artworks. Culture Trip has picked the best contemporary art galleries in The Hague.
The magnificent building that houses The Hague’s Kunstmuseum is an artwork in itself. Designed by Dutch architect HP Berlage, the striking building was completed in 1935 and is recognisable by its yellow brickwork. Inside, walls feature colourful tiles, and skylights and windows set high in the walls provide plenty of light. But it’s the artwork that makes the gallery so worth visiting. Kunstmuseum catalogues the development of contemporary art, moving from the works famous artists such as Picasso, Egon Schiele and Piet Mondrian, to examples of more recent modern art by the likes of Marlene Dumas and Tjebbe Beekman.