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Museum en Beeldentuin Nic Jonk

"inspiratiebron voor iedereen" met als doel "Behoud voor de Toekomst"
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Uniek levenswerk van kunstenaar Nic Jonk

Onze vaste collectie van Nic Jonk (beelden, schilderijen, grafiek, glas en perspexobjecten) .
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Workshop voor u of uw club bij Nic Jonk

Inspirerend: Schrijven, Schilderen , Filmen, Fotograferen, Tekenen en Beeldhouwen in atelier Nic Jonk, Workshop
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Varen in de eilandspolder vanaf Nic Jonk

Varen eilandspolder met Frank Klugt of Piet van Marle. Laat u verrassen in het prachtige natuurgebied Eilandspolder. Rondvaart onder leiding van de meestervertellers Piet en Frank.
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Nic Jonk museum & beeldentuin
In gesprek met Zeger Jonk
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De collectie olieverfschilderijen Nic Jonk

De schilderijen van vrouwelijke naakten van Nic Jonk hebben een zekere speelsheid. De schilderijen zijn dynamisch.

Opening hours

Museum en Beeldentuin Nic Jonk
Haviksdijkje 5
1843 JG Grootschermer.

Opening times 2019 - 2020:

November 20, 2019 to April 6, 2020.
Wed to Sun from 11 am to 2 pm


Christmas and New Year's Day closed.
Also closed from 12 to 23 January 2020

Entrance € 7.50 per person

Including coffee/tea with Schermer cake

Entrance, coffee/tea and cake fencer and tour of museum, sculpture garden and workplace € 11.50 pp

Open by appointment
Tel: 0299 671560/ 06 53325569

red bather

Nic Jonk ‘red bather’ 150x120 cm olieverf op linnen


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biografie nic jonk

Biografie Nic Jonk. Schrijver Rob Bouber
ISBN 978 90 79915 25 5 Prijs: € 24,95

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I make my sculptures for everyone. Everyone can relate to my sculptures because they say something about me. When people understand my sculptures, they feel the soul that I have put in them. I hope that this feeling makes them happy.


A blind boy felt my sculptures in the sculpture garden and told that he feels the soul.


Nic Jonk makes art for people with a day-to-day feel to it.
Beauty that simply evokes emotions.

In 1965, the artist Nic Jonk began his own museum and sculpture garden in Grootschemer. 50 years later, it has expanded into a unique art scene where art and nature go hand in hand in an unparalleled manner.
Nic Jonk is known for his plastic arts– round shaped sculptures cast in bronze. He was crazy about the female figure and his sculptures are inspired by predecessors such as Maillol, Renoir and Bourdelle.
His work testifies to respect for life and has an unprecedented primal power. It deals with love and fertility and shows many female shapes in particular. The sculpture garden in Grootschermer contains giant pieces of sculpture that carelessly sputter a joy of life. The sunlight creates lovely patterns of light and shadow on the polished bronze surfaces.
Throughout the Netherlands, there are about 250 sculptures of Nic Jonk in public and semi-public possession. His sculptures are also exhibited in Germany, Italy, Spain, France and the United States.
The Museum and Sculpture Garden in Gootschermer is located in the unspoilt North Holland polder landscape where the 30 bronze sculptures created by Nic Jonk, surrounded by clouds, water and the swaying rows of reeds, come in their own.
The individual design of the garden and the unique plants turn this into a beautiful entirety.
You can enjoy the unique view over the polder landscape from the various chairs along the water. Here you can relax and enjoy the combination of art and nature.
In course of the years, the original farmhouse was renovated into a stylish museum with lovely incidence of light and exquisite views into the sculpture garden. A great variety of art can be viewed and bought in the museum.
Art in all price classes, including art cards with a poem by Greet Jonk-Commandeur, poem bundles by the same writer, calendars, art books, jewellery, ties and sculpture replicas.
The Nic Jonk Museum and Sculpture Garden is a family business that has existed for more than 50 years without any subsidies. In 1994, Nic Jonk passed away; his lifework is continued by his son Zeger, supported by his wife Annelies.
In addition to the sculptures, there are paintings, graphics, ceramics, glass and Perspex objects by Nic Jonk in the museum. Furthermore, the museum permanently exhibits work by known artists, such as Heijboer, Appek, Bohemen, Cremer, Brood and a collection of antiquities that were dug from the sculpture garden by Greet Jonk and a collection of small Greek antique sculptures.
A beautiful collection of excavations by Kees Box, found in the villages surrounding the island polder.