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The Rijksmuseum acquires 18th-century masterpiece

The Rijksmuseum acquires 18th-century masterpiece

December 21 2016 - 6:57 AM

The British government today granted an export license for the painting 'A Dutch girl at breakfast' by Jean-Etienne Liotard which the Rijksmuseum has recently purchased from a private collection in which it had remained for more than 240 years.

RIJKS® awarded a Michelin star

RIJKS® awarded a Michelin star

December 12 2016 - 12:44 PM

RIJKS®, the Rijksmuseum restaurant led by chef Joris Bijdendijk, was today awarded a Michelin star. This was announced during the launch of the Dutch edition of Michelin’s 2017 hotel-and-restaurant guide in Amsterdam.

New Segers Paintings Discovered

New Segers Paintings Discovered

September 16 2016 - 2:30 PM

Until very recently only twelve paintings by the seventeenth-century artist Hercules Segers were known. Extensive research by a team of specialists from the Rijksmuseum has now added six more to his oeuvre.

The Rijksmuseum acquires 18th-century masterpiece

The Rijksmuseum acquires 18th-century masterpiece

December 21 2016 - 6:57 AM

The British government today granted an export license for the painting 'A Dutch girl at breakfast' by Jean-Etienne Liotard which the Rijksmuseum has recently purchased from a private collection in which it had remained for more than 240 years.

Fergus Henderson’s ‘Nose to Tail Eating’ comes to RIJKS®

Fergus Henderson’s ‘Nose to Tail Eating’ comes to RIJKS®

December 16 2016 - 8:18 AM

On January 27, 28 and 29 Fergus Henderson, founder of restaurant St. John in London, is guest chef at RIJKS® in Amsterdam. Henderson is founding father of the modern nose totail eating, the culinary philosophy which uses all of an animal. Along with chef Joris Bijdendijk, Henderson is serving a 4-hands lunch and dinner menu during the three-day guest chef event RIJKS® x ST. JOHN

RIJKS® awarded a Michelin star

RIJKS® awarded a Michelin star

December 12 2016 - 12:44 PM

RIJKS®, the Rijksmuseum restaurant led by chef Joris Bijdendijk, was today awarded a Michelin star. This was announced during the launch of the Dutch edition of Michelin’s 2017 hotel-and-restaurant guide in Amsterdam.

John Leighton Joins the Rijksmuseum’s Supervisory Board

John Leighton Joins the Rijksmuseum’s Supervisory Board

October 7 2016 - 11:40 AM

With effect from 1 October 2016, the British art historian Sir John Leighton has been appointed to the Supervisory Board of the Rijksmuseum. He has been the director of The National Galleries of Scotland since 2006.