Alfred J. Kwak, the exposition

With great pride we announce the Alfred J. Kwak exposition; if there ever was a Dutch anime it most certainly is Alfred Jodocus Kwak or Alfred Jonathan Quack in English.

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Dipping Bobbing Diving, Alfred Jodocus Kwak in writing, music and images

Spetter Pieter Pater, Alfred Jodocus Kwak in woord, muziek en beeld

The genesis of Alfred Jodocus Kwak. In writing, music and images. De ontstaansgeschiedenis van Alfred Jodocus Kwak. In woord, muziek en beeld.
The genesis of Alfred Jodocus Kwak. In writing, music and images. Handschriften, unieke muziekmomenten en originele tekeningen van een wereldberoemde eend.
At this unique exposition fans will be able to buy many of the original animation cells. The cells are framed and behind protective glass, ready to hang on your wall. A must have for every fan! Na deze unieke expositie kunnen fans de originele animatie cellen kopen. Deze cells komen met een frame achter beschermend glas, kortom: klaar om op te hangen.

Presented by J.F.A. Productions B.V.; © Harlekijn / Van Veen, Siepermann, Bacher.

In cooperation with the:
Herman van Veen Arts Center

Herman van Veen


There are 62 Alfred Jodocus Kwak stories
All the stories have appeared in books, on video, dvd and audio carriers.
The stories have been translated in 20 languages.

Alfred Jodocus Kwak first came to light
in 1976
during a concert in benefit of
Afterwards the first picture book was released
with drawings by
Annet Kossen.

In 1987
The first of 3 comicbooks was released
with characters
drawn by Harald Siepermann,
background art by Hans Bacher
and stories written by Herman van Veen.

During 1989 to 1991 a Dutch-German-Japanese collaboration developed a 52 part animated series for TV.
Until the present day the animated series has been broadcast in 48 countries.
Alongside the animated series Herman van Veen published an additional 10 stories
of which five have been transformed into musical theatre happenings.

In 2006 Alfred became an official Unicef “Bootschafter” for the German speaking territories in Europe.
The creators of the animated series received the ‘Golden Camera’ in Germany.

Currently a script is being developed for a motion capture feature film.

Alfred Jodocus Kwak lives and works
along with his wife Winnie Wana
in their wooden shoe-house at the bank of the Dipping Bobbing Diving Pond
on the country Estate de Paltz
in Soestduinen, Holland.


The usual rules apply.


All visitors, the exhibition will be in Dutch and English

Location and time

Everest 1

Friday 16:00 - 22:00

Saturday 10:00 - 22:00

Sunday 10:00 - 17:00

Also see

Alfred J. Kwak: Father, a story in songs

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  • Bit Agency
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  • Warner Brothers Games
  • Hercules
  • Mindscape
  • Nationaal Videogame Museum
  • Republic of Gamers
  • Samsung
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