Want a miracle? Call a Dutch museum's hotline

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Coronavirus cancellation leaves Utrecht exhibition offering a timely phone service

For those seeking a miracle, it is option two on the menu. Forced by the coronavirus pandemic to shut up shop, the Museum Catharijneconvent in Utrecht is offering a taste of its latest exhibition on miracles and their depiction in art through a phone line.

Option one for callers is to hear all about a miracle experienced by a staff member, Simone, who survived the 2004 tsunami in the Indian Ocean. Option three is for callers to record their own description of a miraculous experience on the museum’s website to be potentially showcased in the exhibit.

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