Peter Breukink

Participates in 1 Session
Peter G.J. Breukink (1952), after being head of education and deputy director of the municipal museum in Zutphen(NL) was appointed in 1987 as director of Stichting Oude Groninger Kerken (Old Groningen Churches Foundation) in one of the northern provinces of the Netherlands. This foundation is the largest private organization in the field of the religious heritage in the Netherlands, since 1969 trendsetting in the fields of restoration, management en re-use of religious monuments, cultural tourism and heritage education. In all these areas the foundation awarded prizes, including the Europa Nostra Award and Monument Price of the Dutch Prince Bernhard Cultural Fund. Peter Breukink leads the professional staff consisiting of 16 persons. The foundation has 6000 donors and about 600 volunteers who are committed to the mangement of churches and sites locally. At present, the foundation owns more than 80 churches, 2 synagogues, 52 historic semeteries and 5 pesbyteries, making it the largest secular religious heritage owner in the Netherlands. Peter Breukink holds various positions in heritage organizations.

Sessions in which Peter Breukink participates

Sessions in which Peter Breukink attends

Monday 6 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Beyond Re-uses: The Future of Church Monuments in a Secular Society | Au-delà de la conversion: l'avenir des églises monumentales dans une société sécularisée
8 hours, 7:30 - 15:30
Signup required

Église Saint-Michel - Église Saint-Michel

Regular session

Mrs Lilian Grootswagers-Theuns, / council member of FRH (Future for Religious Heritage, European network for places of worship / Vice chair of Task Force Toekomst Kerkgebouwen / member of ICOMOS (Moderator)

Édith Prégent, Université du Québec à Montréal, Chaire de recherche du Canada en patrimoine urbain, Musée régional de Vaudreuil-Soulanges (Moderator)

Tuesday 7 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
4 hours, 19:00 - 23:00

La Scena - La Scena (intérieur)