Cocktails with a Curator: Vermeer's 'Officer and Laughing Girl'

July 17, 2020

In this week’s episode of “Cocktails with a Curator,” get up close to one of the Frick’s three beloved Vermeer paintings, “Officer and Laughing Girl,” with Curator Aimee Ng. While enjoying your Kopstootje—a shot of jenever (a traditional Dutch liquor) paired with a pint of beer—join Aimee in examining the artist’s masterful skill at portraying light and exploring the complex histories behind a seemingly simple hat.

Cocktail Recipe

1 oz jenever, paired with a pint of Dutch lager

Audiences under 21 are encouraged to join with a non-alcoholic drink.

Mocktail Recipe

1 oz of Elderflower syrup, paired with a sparkling cider




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