Press and cultural affairs

Dutch Culture USA is the division of the Kingdom of the Netherlands’ government that supports and promotes Dutch arts and culture in the US. It is the first point of contact for everything that relates to Dutch arts and culture, and works closely with all major Dutch cultural organizations. Its main office is in New York City, the capital of the American arts and cultural sector, and international cultural trends.

The Dutch Culture USA platform is provided by the Press and Cultural Affairs (PCZ) Section of the Consulate-General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in New York. PCZ New York coordinates the cultural network in the US. The other missions in the network are San Francisco, Chicago, Miami, Atlanta, and Washington.

The department also maintains


Employee Function or specialty
Joost Taverne Cultural Attaché | Head of Press and Cultural Affairs
Robert Kloos Director for Visual Arts, Architecture and Design
Vera Kuipers Senior Policy Officer, Performing Arts, Film, Literature
Sophie van Doornmalen Senior Cultural Officer, Shared Cultural Heritage, Dutch Old Masters