The Rijksmuseum is supported by funds and (family) foundations for purchases, education, restoration and science.
At its “Good Money Gala” the BankGiro Lottery pledged an extra €580,000 for the “Music in the Rijksmuseum” project. We plan to use this to create a varied musical programme for a broad audience.
‘Learning to look by doing’ is the common thread in the programmes, workshops and courses offered by the Teekenschool. There are three studios: a visual arts studio, a multimedia studio and a 'Golden Age' studio where history is key.
The Rijksmuseum presents the first major retrospective of the later work of Rembrandt van Rijn: a once-in-a-lifetime event. Over 100 works from leading museums and private collections from around the world were on display here in Amsterdam.
The masterpiece by Adriaen de Vries (1556-1626) has been acquired in December 2014 with generous support. The bronze is considered to be one of his best works.
In The Tiffany & Co. Foundation Gallery, a spectacular display case stretching fifteen metres showcases 300 gems from the eighth century up to the 1960s.
The Rijksmuseum operates a research Fellowship Programme for outstanding candidates working on the art and history of the Low Countries whose principal concern is object-based research.
The Rijksmuseum has a rich and varied collection. To preserve this for future generations, research and conservation are vital. And sharing knowledge is a crucial part of that.