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A tragic journey

June 1 – December 1, 2020


The war painted by Henk Pander

Based on paintings and drawings by the in Haarlem born Henk Pander, a Dutch/American visual artist, the unknown story of a tragic event during the Hunger Winter is told.
This includes a number of children of employees of the Joh. Enschedé lost his life.
This story is supplemented with stories from survivors and relatives.



Filmmaker Erik Willems and Peter Pander made a documentary especially for the exhibition. You can see a preview here.
As soon as we are allowed to open our museum doors again, in addition to Henk Pander's impressive stories and paintings about the Second World War, you can Haarlem, see the entire documentary.