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The seat of the Horst Gerson Lectures Foundation is at the
Department of the History of Art + Architecture
University of Groningen
P.O. Box 716
NL-9700 AS Groningen
The Netherlands
tel. (+31) (0)50 363 6091

Secretarial functions are fulfilled by:
Margriet Verhoef


  • Ann-Sophie Lehmann, professor of modern + contemporary art, University of Groningen, head
  • Margriet Verhoef, art historian, secretary
  • Anton den Held, retired banker, treasurer
  • Gerry Wakker, dean of the Faculty of Arts
  • Klaas van Berkel, professor of early modern and modern History, University of Groningen
  • Andreas Blühm, director of the Groninger Museum
  • Annemarie Kok, PhD candidate in art history, University of Groningen
  • Tessel Luitjens, PhD candidate in art history, University of Groningen
  • Volker Manuth, professor of early modern art history, University of Nijmegen
  • Gary Schwartz, independent art historian

Horst Gerson’s sons Hans and Flip and their families are honored guests of the university and the board at the Gerson Lectures. The Foundation shares in their bereavement over the death of their mother, Ilse Gerson-Nederkorn, Horst Gerson’s widow, at the age of 106, on 1 June 2015.

Last modified:09 December 2019 10.43 a.m.