If not otherwise specified, events will take place in the Rijksmuseum.
- 25 January
Lecture by Anna Slaczka: How to make a ‘Cōḻa bronze’? Theory and practice of bronze casting in South India and the Rijksmuseum research on Asian bronzes. VVIK-lezing, Leiden Institute for Area Studies, Universiteit Leiden
- 25-26 January
Lecture: Lieke van Deinsen and Jan de Hond, ‘The Sword and the Album. Johan van Oldebarneveldt (1547-1619) and his Tragic Death as Cultural Icons in the early modern Dutch Republic'. Congress ‘The Icon as Cultural Model: Past, Present and Future’, Amsterdam.
- 20 March
Book presentation: The Unseen World. India and the Netherlands from 1550.
The Board of Directors of the Rijksmuseum requests the honour of your presence at the book presentation of The Unseen World. India and the Netherlands from 1550 by Jos Gommans (Professor of Colonial and Global History at Leiden University) in the Rijksmuseum Auditorium.
- 22 March
Lecture by Anna Ślączka (invited speaker): 'The Challenges and Opportunities of Exhibiting Asian Art in the 21st Century: A View from the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam', History of Art Department, University of Michigan, Ann Arbour
- 3 April
Slavery in 18th century arts. A varied program, with short presentations, discussion, a play and a column in Spui 25. Speakers: Eveline Sint Nicolaas and Valika Smeulders. Moderator: Lieke van Deinsen.
- 23-24-25 May
Conference on Modern Oil Paints. This conference will address conservation challenges particularly associated with twentieth- and twenty-first-century oil paintings. These challenges are distinct from those found in paintings from previous centuries.
- 30 May
In het seminar Kunst en Fiscaliteit in internationaal perspectief wordt besproken op welke manieren particulieren nationaal en internationaal fiscaal gunstig kunnen bijdragen aan de collectie van een museum.
- 9-20 July
Summer School: Museum Objects as Evidence: Approaches to the Material World.
The Rijksmuseum, the University of Amsterdam and the Bard Graduate Center, will collaborate in offering a Summer School with an interdisciplinary focus on object-based research within a museum setting.
- 1 September
Start of the 2018-2019 Rijksmuseum Research Fellowship Programme.
- 13-14 September
In September 2018, the Rijksmuseum will organize an international, two-day symposium on the occasion of the exhibition ‘KWAB. Dutch Design in the Age of Rembrandt’.
- 4 - 5 October
The international network of art libraries will come together to hold its biannual conference, this year at the Rijksmuseum.
- 8 - 9 November
International symposium on the history of conservation of paintings by the Dutch 17th-century master, Rembrandt van Rijn.