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Versatility in painting

Jopie Huisman was a very versatile painter. Oilpaintings, watercolour and other techniques... read more

Reviewed November 22, 2018
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Incredible friesian artist introduced to myself and my parents by our cousin. The museum was... read more

Reviewed October 17, 2018
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Reviewed November 22, 2018 via mobile

Jopie Huisman was a very versatile painter. Oilpaintings, watercolour and other techniques. Autodidact and I was deeply impressed by the portrets and the objects like the first and last shoes worn by a lady in the village.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

Incredible friesian artist introduced to myself and my parents by our cousin. The museum was amazing! The amount of Jopies artwork, the display of the actual garments which he painted or sketched and the explanations of each piece by Jopie himself (in the audio guide...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

We visited the great museum and enjoyed an hour or so learning about this incredible artist and his life. Would strongly recommend.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 1, 2018

The simple fact of the matter is that with museums about artists, how much you enjoy it is dependent on how much you like that artist’s work. This is a fine museum and it does the artist proud. From my perspective however, I enjoyed my...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank johnhouston2
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Jopie Huisman was a remarkable man. You should listen to his life story partly told by his son. The art is unique. Go!

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2017

A very enjoyable museum of a curious man who grew up in an time the water in the ditches was still drinkable and with a keen eye on his surroundings

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Francine B
Reviewed June 2, 2017

Jopie Huisman is one of those rare self-made artist who blows you away, a must see museum and art gallery . Enjoyed every minute of it.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank aaltjecato
Reviewed April 28, 2017 via mobile

We loved going to the museum as it is well laid out. It allows to discover the quirky Jopie Huisman who remained a down to earth man even when a museum was opened during his lifetime. Beautiful simple life paintings, and the quiz for the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Nomaddies
Reviewed October 18, 2016

Jopie Huisman paints like no one else. He gatheres second hand clothes and thing that other trow away, but Jopie Huisman painted these old memories in a way that makes visitors cry. This museum is located in the centre of the Frysian town of Workum,...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Henk K
Reviewed September 17, 2015

On a bike and sail trip we stopped here for a look…..wandering through a lovely little hamlet and the most gorgeous art show. The building and the art work were well worth the visit. The museum is free and people there are so gracious

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Barbara W
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