April 6, 2024 – 138th Annual Meeting and Spring Reception

The Holland Society welcomed members, friends, and guests to their Spring Reception, held at the Lotos Club Grill.

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March 15, 2024 – Holland Society Tour of Old Dutch Tap Room at Grolier Club

On Friday March 15th, Holland Society members had a chance to experience and old Dutch ‘tapperij’ (Dutch for tap room) at the Grolier Club,.

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October 29, 2023 – Van Cortlandt House Museum Private Tour

The Holland Society Explored the Dutch History of New York at Van Cortlandt House Museum during a private tour with Museum Director Nick Dembowski

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October 28, 2023 – 133rd Annual Dinner Dance Report

The Holland Society of New York's 133rd Dinner Dance at the Lotos Club was a notable event, awarding Peg Breen, President of the New York Landmarks Conservancy, with a Medal for Distinguished Achievement for her contributions to New York.

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October 28, 2023 – Walking Tour: The Forty Years Manhattan Was Dutch

Beginning in 1624, the Dutch West India Company transformed an edge of Manhattan wilderness into the colonial city of New Amsterdam. They controlled Manhattan for only 40 years, until 1664, when the British took over.

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September 7, 2023 – Holland Society’s Niagara Branch Annual Meeting & Dinner

Dr. John Montague, President Emeritus of the Buffalo Maritime Center, will present new and exciting updates relating to his group’s multiyear effort to build a recreation of the original 1825 Erie Canal Boat, Seneca Chief, which traveled from Buffalo to NYC, celebrating the completion of the Erie Canal. 2025 marks the 200th anniversary of this voyage.

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2023 – Lecture: Columbia University’s Queen Wilhelmina Lecture Gives New Exposure to Holland Society’s Grotius Collection

The talk gave new exposure to the Holland Society’s collection of early Dutch books, together known as the Grotius Collection.  The Grotius Collection has been on deposit at Columbia University’s Rare Book and Manuscript Library since 1901.

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April 1, 2023 – 137th Annual Meeting Spring Reception

The Holland Society welcomed members, friends, and guests to their Spring Reception, held at the Lotos Club Grill.

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October 29, 2022 – 132nd Annual Dinner Dance Report

The 132nd Dinner Dance by The Holland Society awarded Whitney Donhauser, the Ronay Menschel Director and President of the Museum of the City of New York, the 2022 Medal for Distinguished Achievement. She will soon join the Metropolitan Museum of Art as Deputy Director and Chief Advancement Officer.

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2022 – Walking Tour – Historic Diversity in the East Village

Walking tour of the East Village with historian Joyce Gold.

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