Jury preparation and coordination of the Johannes Vermeer Award have been entrusted to the Boekman Foundation, study centre for arts, culture and related policy. Jan Jaap Knol, director of the Boekman Foundation, is the jury’s official secretary. The jury 2020 consists of Andrée van Es (chairperson), Pierre Audi, Annabelle Birnie, Jamal Ouariachi en Romana Vrede. The award ceremony and PR concerning the event are in the hands of LUSTR, an agency that organises cultural events and programmes.