The latest news from the Rijksmuseum.

Rijksmuseum exhibits daring masterpiece by Van Honthorst in Gallery of Honour

Rijksmuseum exhibits daring masterpiece by Van Honthorst in Gallery of Honour

November 23 2015 - 10:24 AM

The Rijksmuseum has received an exceptional painting by the 17th-century Dutch painter Gerard van Honthorst on long-term loan. Satyr and Nymph from 1623 is owned by the Broere Charitable Foundation, of which several works have been on view in the Rijksmuseum since 2012.

Vermeer’s The Little Street discovered

Vermeer’s The Little Street discovered

New research in the archives has made it possible to pinpoint the exact location of Johannes Vermeer’s world-famous 'The Little Street'. The Rijksmuseum holds an exhibition on the discovery.

Berlin’s top chef to be guest chef in RIJKS®

Berlin’s top chef to be guest chef in RIJKS®

November 16 2015 - 3:00 PM

On 18, 19 and 20 March 2016, the leading German chef Tim Raue will be a guest at RIJKS®, the Rijksmuseum’s restaurant. Together with Joris Bijdendijk and his team, he will cook a special menu on those days, and the best dishes will remain on the menu throughout the spring.

Peak year for Rijksmuseum

Peak year for Rijksmuseum

December 14 2015 - 11:13 AM

With over two million visitors (2,350,000), the Rijksmuseum once again looks back on a succesful year. This is the third year in a row that the museum has attracted over two million visitors, far more than projections anticipated.

Rijksmuseum exhibits daring masterpiece by Van Honthorst in Gallery of Honour

Rijksmuseum exhibits daring masterpiece by Van Honthorst in Gallery of Honour

November 23 2015 - 10:24 AM

The Rijksmuseum has received an exceptional painting by the 17th-century Dutch painter Gerard van Honthorst on long-term loan. 'Satyr and Nymph' from 1623 is owned by the Broere Charitable Foundation, of which several works have been on view in the Rijksmuseum since 2012.

Berlin’s top chef to be guest chef in RIJKS®

Berlin’s top chef to be guest chef in RIJKS®

November 16 2015 - 3:00 PM

On 18, 19 and 20 March 2016, the leading German chef Tim Raue will be a guest at RIJKS®, the Rijksmuseum’s restaurant. Together with Joris Bijdendijk and his team, he will cook a special menu on those days, and the best dishes will remain on the menu throughout the spring.

New NICAS research centre unites art and science

New NICAS research centre unites art and science

September 25 2015 - 10:00 AM

Today marks the launch of a new research centre, the Netherlands Institute for Conservation, Art and Science (NICAS). Minister of Education, Culture & Science Jet Bussemaker officially opened the centre during an event at the Rijksmuseum. The unique NICAS research centre brings together art history, conservation and restoration with the natural sciences, with the aim of improving the preservation of cultural heritage.