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Tracy Metz, author of Sweet and Salt: Water and the Dutch, will discuss the complex and inescapable relationship between water and the Netherlands. Metz explores innovative solutions of Dutch design for living and working near water, and strategies for other countries struggling with similar hazards.

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Free tickets are available in front of the Koret Auditorium beginning at 6:00 pm. No advance reservations necessary. Seating begins at 6:30 pm.


Orange Nights at the de Young

Presented in partnership with the Consulate General of the Netherlands in San Francisco, Orange Nights celebrate Dutch culture and innovation in conjunction with Girl with a Pearl Earring: Dutch Paintings from the Mauritshuis and Rembrandt’s Century.

Education programs for Girl with a Pearl Earring: Dutch Paintings from the Mauritshuis are supported in part by a grant from The Netherland-America Foundation. The Fine Arts Museums’ Cultural Encounters programs are made possible through the generous support of The Hearst Foundations and The Winifred Johnson Clive Foundation. Thanks to our media sponsor the San Francisco Bay Guardian.

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Gregory Stock
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