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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.
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
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
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
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
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