Philips Wing

In the Philips Wing the Rijksmuseum organizes high-profile exhibitions with art from its own collection and art on loan from international and national collections. The Philips Wing has a permanent room to exhibit photography and incorporates one of the oldest lacquer rooms in the world.


Present and past

Zuid Afrika tentoonstelling

Exhibition: Good Hope. South Africa and The Netherlands from 1600: 17 February to 21 May 2017

Japan Modern-custom

Exhibition: Japan: Modern: 24 June – 11 September 2016


Exhibition Adriaen van de Velde: 24 June – 25 September 2016

zaalfoto Breitner

Exhibition Breitner: Girl in Kimono, 20 February – 22 May 2016

Exhibition Catwalk, 20 February – 16 May 2016

Exhibition Asia > Amsterdam, 2015–2016

Exhibtion New For Now, 2015

Exhibition Late Rembrandt, 2015


Exhibition Modern Times, 2014


Exhibition Document Nederland, 2014



The Breda wall

Gallery with 17th century Dutch masterpieces, the Philips Wing, 2013

Gallery Philips Wing, 2004

Gallery Philips Wing, 2004

Gallery with paintings, a circular bench in the middle and a passage, 1990

Gallery with eight paintings and a passage on the right, 1965


Gallery with cabinets, rear windows and right a statue of Dainichi Nyorai, 1952


Rotterdam staircase in the old Philips Wing, 1930 - 1935


Gallery with iron objects and a dividing, 1944


Gallery in the old Philips Wing, around 1923


Gallery in the old Philips Wing, 1922


Gallery in the old Philips Wing, 1920 - 1930


History of the Rijksmuseum

Our online collection contains a lot more photographs of the Rijksmuseum throughout the years. This link shows, for instance, how the Philips Wing used to look like.

Curious about the rich history of Rijksmuseum building and galleries? Take a look in the historical archive.