2019: The Year of Rembrandt

The Rijksmuseum marks the 350th anniversary of Rembrandt’s death in 2019 with ‘Year of Rembrandt’. An extraordinary year full with exhibitions and special events celebrating the work of one of the world’s greatest artists.

All the Rembrandts

All the Rembrandts

15 February – 10 June 2019

The year-long celebration opens with 'All the Rembrandts', in which the Rijksmuseum will present for the first time an exhibition of all 22 paintings, 60 drawings and more than 300 of Rembrandt’s prints in its collection

Restoration of the Night Watch

Restoration of the Night Watch

From July 2019

Members of the public are invited to watch the restoration of The Night Watch, Rembrandt’s most celebrated masterpiece

Long Live Rembrandt

Long Live Rembrandt

15 July 2019 – 15 September 2019

Are you an artist – or simply a creative spirit – and is it your dream to see your work in the Rijksmuseum? This is your chance!

Guided Tour Rembrandt

Guided Tour Rembrandt

This guided tours tells you the story about Rembrandt, while looking at his most beautiful paintings.

Rembrandt tours in Amsterdam

Rembrandt tours in Amsterdam

Walk through the city of Amsterdam along the places where Rembrandt lived and worked and places that inspired him.

Rembrandt-Velázquez

Rembrandt-Velázquez

A comprehensive overview of paintings by the two great masters of the 17th century.

Experience the Night Watch

Experience the Night Watch

Step across the red cord, take captain Frans Banninck Cocq’s hand, zoom in and let yourself be carried away into the world of the Night Watch.

Rembrandt & the Dutch Golden Age

Rembrandt & the Dutch Golden Age

In 2019 the Netherlands will be dominated by Rembrandt and the Dutch Golden Age.

About Rembrandt

About Rembrandt

Who was Rembrandt and what made him so special?