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Hot Spot: Rijksmuseum 1800 - 2000

logo van 200 jaar Rijksmuseum

On May 31st, 2000 it will be exactly 200 years ago that the Rijksmuseum opened its doors to the public for the very first time.
A special jubilee programme will be available, presenting a complete survey of all publications, commemmorations and exhibitions in the year 2000.

A selection of the activities:

    Willem Pietersz.Buytewech: Voorname vrijage, ca. 1617-20
  • An issue of stamps "Ten from the Rijksmuseum" covering ten highlights from the various collections, 14 April.
  • The jubilee book 200 jaar Rijksmuseum by Gijs van der Ham. Publication date 30 May.
  • Rijksmuseum on tv, an AVRO-documentary focussing on the exchange of objects between musea. Summer 2000.
  • Exhibition "Come see!", Rijksmuseum posters, 1 July - 15 October 2000
  • "Rembrandt in various states", etchings of Rembrandt, 22 July - 8 October 2000 (part I), 14 October 2000 - 7 January 2001 (part II)
  • The jubilee exhibition: "The Glory of the Golden Age" 15 April - 17 September 2000, a major survey of Dutch art of the 17th century.


Last modified: 28 April 2000   Golden oldies
Editor: Lidie Koeneman