Press releases

The latest press releases from the Rijksmuseum.

The Rijksmuseum presents a large exhibition of works by Matthijs Maris

The Rijksmuseum presents a large exhibition of works by Matthijs Maris

July 20 2017 - 9:17 AM

From 6 October 2017 through to 7 January 2018, the Rijksmuseum will present a large exhibition of works by the romantic bohemian Matthijs Maris. For the first time, due to unique loans including from The Burrell Collection in Glasgow, it is possible to present a complete overview of his oeuvre.

Rijksmuseum stages first show of Johan Maelwael

Rijksmuseum stages first show of Johan Maelwael

July 20 2017 - 9:17 AM

From 6 October 2017 until 7 January 2018 the Rijksmuseum honors the first Northern Netherlandish painter: Johan Maelwael. This uncle of the legendary Limbourg Brothers was active as a versatile, pioneering and productive artist at the courts of the Dukes of Guelders and Burgundy around 1400.

Exhibitions 2017-18

Exhibitions 2017-18

August 11 2017 - 4:45 PM

The Rijksmuseum organizes exhibitions both large and small, national and international at the Philips Wing.

Rijksmuseum and Museum De Lakenhal present an ode to the women of De Stijl

Rijksmuseum and Museum De Lakenhal present an ode to the women of De Stijl

November 10 2017 - 4:32 PM

The first copy of 'Peggy Guggenheim and Nelly van Doesburg: Advocates of De Stijl' was presented today at the Rijksmuseum to Karole Vail, director of the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and Wies van Moorsel, biographer and niece of Nelly van Doesburg. The book by curator Doris Wintgens is an ode to the two friends Peggy Guggenheim and Nelly van Doesburg, and describes their efforts to bring De Stijl to the attention of the world as an artistic movement.

Statelessness. Anoek Steketee. Document Nederland

Statelessness. Anoek Steketee. Document Nederland

September 22 2017 - 9:17 AM

Commissioned by the Rijksmuseum, Anoek Steketee brings the theme 'Statelessness' into view for the 'Document Nederland photo exhibition'. She made portraits of 12 stateless persons of all ages. 'Document Nederland' consists of 36 photos on display in the Rijksmuseum from 6 October 2017 to 7 January 2018.

Rijksmuseum presents masterpieces on airport baggage belt

Rijksmuseum presents masterpieces on airport baggage belt

September 12 2017 - 3:51 PM

To mark the opening of the refurbished Rijksmuseum branch at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, travellers arriving in the Netherlands will be treated to the sight of great Dutch artworks when they come to pick up their luggage at the baggage reclaim.

Rijksmuseum presents Dutch masterpieces at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Rijksmuseum presents Dutch masterpieces at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

September 7 2017 - 10:32 AM

Rijksmuseum Schiphol opens today. Anyone flying in or out is welcome to stop off here to enjoy the artistic glories of the Dutch Golden Age. Ten paintings from the Rijksmuseum collection will be on show, with landscapes, seascapes, portraits and floral still lifes by Dutch masters such as Jan van Goyen, Willem van de Velde the Younger, Abraham Mignon and Michiel van Mierevelt. Travellers can view the paintings at any time, day or night, free of charge.