Press releases

The latest press releases from the Rijksmuseum.

Rijksmuseum Announces Restoration of the Night Watch and Invites the Public to Watch

Rijksmuseum Announces Restoration of the Night Watch and Invites the Public to Watch

October 16 2018 - 8:29 AM

The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam today announced that members of the public will be invited to watch the restoration of 'The Night Watch', Rembrandt’s most celebrated masterpiece next year. The project will begin in July 2019 and the public will be able to watch the entire process at the museum and online.

All the Rembrandts in the Rijksmuseum

All the Rembrandts in the Rijksmuseum

November 6 2018 - 5:05 PM - Exhibition 15 februari - 10 juni 2019

Rijksmuseum marks the 350th anniversary of Rembrandt’s death in 2019 with ‘Year of Rembrandt’. The year-long celebration opens with ‘All the Rembrandts’ (15 February to 10 June), in which the Rijksmuseum will present for the first time an exhibition of all 22 paintings, 60 drawings and more than 300 best examples of Rembrandt’s prints in its collection.

Program 2018-2019

Program 2018-2019

August 23 2018 - 10:58 AM

Program 2018-2019

All the Rembrandts in the Rijksmuseum

All the Rembrandts in the Rijksmuseum

November 6 2018 - 5:05 PM - Exhibition 15 februari - 10 juni 2019

Rijksmuseum marks the 350th anniversary of Rembrandt’s death in 2019 with ‘Year of Rembrandt’. The year-long celebration opens with ‘All the Rembrandts’ (15 February to 10 June), in which the Rijksmuseum will present for the first time an exhibition of all 22 paintings, 60 drawings and more than 300 best examples of Rembrandt’s prints in its collection.

Rijksmuseum Announces Restoration of the Night Watch and Invites the Public to Watch

Rijksmuseum Announces Restoration of the Night Watch and Invites the Public to Watch

October 16 2018 - 8:29 AM

The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam today announced that members of the public will be invited to watch the restoration of 'The Night Watch', Rembrandt’s most celebrated masterpiece next year. The project will begin in July 2019 and the public will be able to watch the entire process at the museum and online.

Rijksmuseum expands programme for international school students

Rijksmuseum expands programme for international school students

September 28 2018 - 2:36 PM

The number of school pupils from abroad visiting the Rijksmuseum is increasing year-on-year. In the 2017-2018 academic year, the Rijksmuseum welcomed a total of 170,000 school students, 35,000 of whom came from outside the Netherlands.

The Rijksmuseum celebrates Rembrandt Association anniversary with exhibition of outstanding drawings

The Rijksmuseum celebrates Rembrandt Association anniversary with exhibition of outstanding drawings

September 19 2018 - 10:02 AM

To mark the 135th anniversary of the Rembrandt Association (Vereniging Rembrandt) the Rijksmuseum is presenting selected highlights of Dutch drawing across five of its galleries. These works were recently acquired with the support of members of the Rembrandt Association, and they encompass all aspects of the art of drawing, from the study of the nude to the depiction of the local landscape.