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Rijksmuseum is celebrating Rembrandt's birthday: All drawings by Rembrandt online

Rijksmuseum is celebrating Rembrandt's birthday: All drawings by Rembrandt online

July 14 2017 - 1:27 PM

From now on, researchers, students and Rembrandt-lovers will gain new insights, knowledge and inspiration by the 64 landscapes, biblical scenes, portraits and everyday scenes of Rembrandt.

Rijksmuseum announces the Top 10 Rijksstudio Award

Rijksmuseum announces the Top 10 Rijksstudio Award

March 23 2017 - 2:00 PM

The Rijksmuseum has today announced the Top 10 best entries for the 2017 Rijksstudio Award. In total, 2,600 people took part in the contest for the best design inspired by the Rijksmuseum collection and based on Rijksstudio.

TEFAF’s top masterpiece to the Rijksmuseum

TEFAF’s top masterpiece to the Rijksmuseum

March 17 2017 - 11:00 AM

One of the most extraordinary items on offer at this year’s TEFAF, the Natural History Paper Museum of Holy Roman Emperor Rudolph II, will be exhibited in the Rijksmuseum.

Rijksmuseum is celebrating Rembrandt's birthday: All drawings by Rembrandt online

Rijksmuseum is celebrating Rembrandt's birthday: All drawings by Rembrandt online

July 14 2017 - 1:27 PM

From now on, researchers, students and Rembrandt-lovers will gain new insights, knowledge and inspiration by the 64 landscapes, biblical scenes, portraits and everyday scenes of Rembrandt.

The Louvre to lend masterpiece first Northern Netherlandish painter to the Rijksmuseum

The Louvre to lend masterpiece first Northern Netherlandish painter to the Rijksmuseum

July 13 2017 - 8:45 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.

Secret drawers on view for the first time in the Rijksmuseum

Secret drawers on view for the first time in the Rijksmuseum

June 23 2017 - 2:45 PM

In the last few years no fewer than 50 experts have been involved in conducting research on the only eighteenth-century miniature apothecary’s shop in the Netherlands. The Rijksmuseum is now presenting the results of this research and conservation project in an extensive publication, designed by Irma Boom and showing the miniature pharmacy and 56 secret drawers for the first time, at almost actual size.

Rijksmuseum acquires photo book by First Female Photographer

Rijksmuseum acquires photo book by First Female Photographer

May 18 2017 - 9:37 AM

The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam has acquired a handwritten botanical book illustrated by photographic images by Anna Atkins, the first female photographer.