Het Noordbrabants Museum

Het Noordbrabants Museum is the only museum in the southern Netherlands to house original works by Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890). They tell in the Vincent van Gogh room the story of the artist's Brabant origins and his great fascination with peasant life. Truly, this is a must-see!


Van Gogh, Spitting Peasant Woman, 1885

Van Gogh presentation

Het Noordbrabants Museum has a permanent, comprehensive presentation Van Gogh in Brabant. Paintings, letters, photographs, animations and other objects tell about Vincent van Gogh, his beginnings as an artist and his connection to his beloved Brabant.

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Van Gogh at Brabant selection

The new presentation examines Van Gogh's development as a painter and highlights key themes from his Brabant period. Five of the twelve works on display are the property of the museum. In addition, loans are shown from the collections of other museums and from private individuals. In the coming years, ever-changing works will be shown in the gallery.

The garden of the rectory at Nuenen, 1885

Latest purchase

On Sept. 2, 2020, Het Noordbrabants Museum announced a new acquisition: "Head of Woman" by Vincent van Gogh. Director Charles de Mooij and curator Helewise Berger talk about this special acquisition in the video (video).

Head of a woman
  • Head of a woman