Exhibitions – expected

The Rijksmuseum uses the Philips Wing to organise exhibitions both large and small, national and international.

Good Hope? South Africa – The Netherlands

Good Hope? South Africa – The Netherlands

17 February 2017 – 21 May 2017

In February 2017 the Rijksmuseum opens a major exhibition about South Africa and the Netherlands from 1600 to 1994.

Star-Vu Ten Years of Photo Acquisitions Thanks to Baker & McKenzie

Star-Vu Ten Years of Photo Acquisitions Thanks to Baker & McKenzie

17 February – 2017 to 21 May 2017

For the last ten years the Rijksmuseum has been able to purchase important and rare masterpieces from twentieth-century photography thanks to the support of the multinational law firm Baker & McKenzie.

Small Wonders

Small Wonders

16 June 2017 – 17 September 2017

In Small Wonders, the Rijksmuseum focuses for the first time on the art of carving miniatures with some sixty or so figurines, miniature altars, prayer nuts, monstrances, skulls and other memento mori boxwood pendants.