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Rijksmuseum @rijksmuseum Amsterdam, the Netherlands

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BBC In the Studio made a podcast about Operation Night Watch, the largest research and conservation project ever fo… https://t.co/3qLfSxJbYjThese children are up to mischief: they are teaching a cat to dance to the music of a shawm, a 17th-century wind in… https://t.co/Fyiz60BO6G
7/14
2020
Today #OnThisDay the Rijksmuseum building was opened in 1885. ✨ Architect Pierre Cuypers had drawn up a historic de… https://t.co/UTOpVVGmHp
7/13
2020
Karel van Mander included an army of ants in this painting. After conquering Carthage, Scipio gave a young woman he… https://t.co/2eOSPrhqz3
7/12
2020
After hours…when our most famous paintings pay each other a visit! 😍 📸 by sjoskefotografeert_ #Rijksviewshttps://t.co/pdO0cCGAJz
7/11
2020
Can you believe Johannes Vermeer was virtually unknown until the mid 19th century? Today he is one of the most appr… https://t.co/W8IjhhDS6I
7/10
2020
A rainy day here in the Netherlands. ☔ That calls for some flowers, to cheer us all up a little! 💐Gerard van Spaend… https://t.co/iJFHjNWJdK
7/9
2020
Inspired by Japanese prints, between 1893 and 1896 Breitner made thirteen paintings of a girl in a kimono 👘. What c… https://t.co/FmaoGhYJd0 @iSasNanne Dat klopt! Het is nu wel verplicht om een starttijd online te reserveren. Kies daarvoor de optie: 'ander… https://t.co/DqktJQAQIx
7/8
2020
Curator Matthias Ubl: ‘Visitors love the colours and costumes on this painting. The biblical scene, the story of Je… https://t.co/Dh3vKrJAAY
7/7
2020
De Top 10 van Document Nederland Junior is bekend. De jaarlijkse fotowedstrijd van het Rijksmuseum voor middelbare… https://t.co/p4RKVeRi2UToday is a perfect day for a kiss! 💋 Why? Because it’s #WorldKissDay! 😚 In Japanese prints, a kissing couple is inv… https://t.co/1QDMAN87lg
7/6
2020
You’re never too young to enjoy Vermeer’s Milkmaid 👩‍👦‍👦 📸 Great photo by Cindy Pronk Photography #Rijksviewshttps://t.co/GM9z4skYY0
7/5
2020
Who doesn't want to look as good as Rembrandt? Face masks with Rembrandt's self-portrait are available now in our w… https://t.co/oNKNxBLPgI
7/4
2020
#RijksmuseumUnlocked🔓, new episode: on 1 July 1863 slavery in Suriname and the Dutch Antilles was abolished. Valika… https://t.co/ydym5dY19f
7/3
2020
Ed van der Elsken makes the everyday extraordinary. 📸 The Rijksmuseum and the @NL_Fotomuseum have jointly acquired… https://t.co/8aJqC9aUJw
7/2
2020
...For me the message of this photo is: the abolishment of slavery is something we celebrate as a nation, as it is… https://t.co/Xdk4CyASJIToday we celebrate #KetiKoti, the abolishment of slavery in Suriname and the Dutch Antilles. Valika Smeulders, Hea… https://t.co/gbm0NfoCLZ
7/1
2020
The perfect family summer trip. 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 🖼️ The Sampling Officials of the Amsterdam Drapers’ Guild, Known as ‘The S… https://t.co/VB8Bbzezo4
6/30
2020
Het was een bijzonder schooljaar. Speciaal voor leerlingen van groep 8: een video van een paar bekende figuren uit… https://t.co/3eDyXnSsleHenriette Ronner’s specialism was paintings of cats, and you’ll find her work in museums all over the Netherlands.… https://t.co/Ey0P77gS6L
6/29
2020
Oopjen lifts her heavy black dress with her right hand, revealing her white, expensive shoe 👡. By stepping forward… https://t.co/8eNEgqk3kQ
6/28
2020
Did you already came to see this beautiful floral still life by Jacob Vosmaer in our Gallery of Honour? 💐 ℹ️ 10 th… https://t.co/87ywN39kUo
6/27
2020
We’re unravelling all of the Rijksmuseum secrets in our new series #RijksmuseumUnlocked🔓. It's all laughs in this e… https://t.co/fqgYv85VNL
6/26
2020
It's summer in the city! ☀️ Come and find some coolness in the Rijksmuseum. 😎 Tickets only at:… https://t.co/ABLn2wm78e
6/25
2020
Judith Leyster (1609-1660) was one of the very few professional female painters of her time. 👩‍🎨 She was also the f… https://t.co/KuYf7wBXV8
6/24
2020
In 1573, a Dutch fleet tried to lift the Spanish siege of Haarlem. The Spanish fleet won. They had been reinforced… https://t.co/kH0kz0RCxk
6/23
2020
Summer has officially started! ☀️ Temperatures are rising in the Netherlands this week. 🌡️ Great weather for a walk… https://t.co/Y3ViiWwEbD
6/22
2020
⁣Happy Father’s Day! 👨‍👧⠀ ⠀ 🖼️ Epitaph of Nicolaas Rockox and His Wife Adriana Perez, Peter Paul Rubens, c. 1613 -… https://t.co/l8H5scwBVN
6/21
2020
⁣The Rijksmuseum in full bloom! 🌸⠀ ⠀ 📸 by hollandstreetphoto⠀ ⠀ https://t.co/UfEE1MzKmt #Rijksviews https://t.co/hxMrXMAYl7
6/20
2020
The Rijksmuseum holds many secrets. We’re unravelling all of them in our series #RijksmuseumUnlocked🔓. In this epis… https://t.co/ylvXQe9Fz3
6/19
2020
Meet Isabella! 👧🏿 Simon Maris painted her around 1906, but we didn’t know her identity. Recently we found out her n… https://t.co/DdEoLPZ0RW
6/18
2020
@Dianacarolinadb It's an online game. Maybe you can try on your laptop?Answer the questions and find the keys in our online museum! Join the #KeyChallenge and win awesome prices. 🔑 ℹ️… https://t.co/lIG1xaBhSM
6/17
2020
Today at 3pm (CET): a new Operation Night Watch live-update from the museum on Instagram. Francesca Gabrieli, Junio… https://t.co/cYG33n5gM0
6/16
2020
In contrast to Hague School painters, Isaac Israels depicted the carefree, touristic aspect of Scheveningen. He wor… https://t.co/trlMRDgoOE
6/15
2020
The umbrella pines in the Roman Parc Borghese make long shadows on the grass. More difficult to see because he is i… https://t.co/5jNj3iCp2b
6/14
2020
Share your Rijksmuseum moment with us using #Rijksviews. We share one every week! 🖼️ Still Life with Peacocks, Re… https://t.co/C7hvVBkM65
6/13
2020
The Rijksmuseum holds many secrets. We’re unravelling all of them in our new series #RijksmuseumUnlocked🔓. In the f… https://t.co/SYReJkDgvI
6/12
2020
Stephanie Archangel, Junior Curator of History: ‘This portrait by Jan Mostaert is very special to me, because this… https://t.co/UfNB69aLGH
6/11
2020
⁣Wednesdays in the Rijksmuseum 🥛❤⠀ ⠀ 🖼 The Milkmaid, Johannes Vermeer, c. 1660⠀ ⠀ ℹ️ https://t.co/mBzJD4VWfE https://t.co/CoLieSrkVO
6/10
2020
Small circular landscapes must have been in great demand among the art-buying public. Van Goyen painted dozens of t… https://t.co/jy3eUTLnDt
6/9
2020
Today is #BestFriendsDay: a perfect day for a stroll on the beach with your bestie! 🧑‍🤝‍🧑⠀ ⠀ 📸 Boys at the beach in… https://t.co/Pkjfn9ZW2D
6/8
2020
A stack of books painted so lifelike, you just want to pick one up and start reading. 📚 Lievens didn’t stop here. T… https://t.co/LQechNY3gu
6/7
2020
Finally a #Rijksviews from inside the museum again! 😊⠀ ⠀ 📸 by jacomijnwegdam https://t.co/UfEE1MRlL3 #Rijksmuseumhttps://t.co/qJmZ1waUTf
6/6
2020
⁣The Rijksmuseum is open again! In the final episode of #Rijksmuseumfromhome🏠 our Front Office colleague Valeria Ma… https://t.co/6rAbn6GTwMKinderburgemeester Ilias krijgt het eerste exemplaar van Het Geheim van de Tuin, een avontuurlijk kinderkookboek me… https://t.co/63Lsl6BeqK
6/5
2020
Cleopatra made a bet with Mark Antony on who could give the most lavish banquet. She won by dissolving a priceless… https://t.co/Miu21ot9DxDe vlag mag weer uit! Wij feliciteren alle eindexamenleerlingen die vandaag te horen hebben gekregen dat ze… https://t.co/iUlb9uTrQT
6/4
2020
We're open! 🙌 https://t.co/UfEE1MzKmt https://t.co/o80GUcJQ8G
6/3
2020
United we stand. #blackouttuesday https://t.co/CVh2V879Dw
6/2
2020
@LNevesGoncalves @Stedelijk Hoi Lisa, wat vervelend. Ik heb even in het systeem gekeken en je ticket opnieuw verstu… https://t.co/bC1oNiPn7Y⁣Welcome back! We’re open again. 🗝️ A big thank you to all our colleagues, partners, sponsors, benefactors, friend… https://t.co/cz1QJUyNy1
6/1
2020
This landscape in Germany invites us to a long walk. The sun is shining and farmers are busy reaping corn. Not all… https://t.co/FfI7tvVDDV
5/31
2020
Only two more days.. 🤩⠀ ⠀ 📸 Photo by i_luus_traties⠀ ⠀ https://t.co/UfEE1MzKmt #Rijksviews #Rijksmuseumreopens https://t.co/wGBUivFg7W
5/30
2020
If you visit the Gallery of Honour from 1 June, you’ll be able to enjoy a new acquisition: Jacob Vosmaer’s 1613 mas… https://t.co/zHzUW8MiqWA recently acquired work will be on display in the Gallery of Honour from 1 June 2020: Jacob Vosmaer's impressively… https://t.co/1cZ1QGnlEa
5/29
2020
We’re all spending more time at home now, so we’re probably taking a critical look at the things we surround oursel… https://t.co/sdxCPSVUYQ
5/28
2020
Luister naar een nieuwe aflevering van onze podcast In het Rijks. Dit keer spreekt Janine Abbring met conservator t… https://t.co/neGRE9r83WArt dealer and collector Bob Haboldt has donated to the Rijksmuseum a masterpiece by Bartholomeus Spranger, The Bod… https://t.co/j4cSBYp3oP
5/27
2020
Ever wore a corsage? Probably not one with 67 grapes made from glass and gelatin. That’s right: gelatin, that stuff… https://t.co/jI1R2UE6r0
5/26
2020
The 2nd blog from the turtle team: a bit of unique turtle anatomy in "The sea turtle: a skeleton turned inside out'… https://t.co/etPLAjrhoC
Retweeted by RijksmuseumEver wondered who guards the Night Watch? 🦸‍♂️ Find Playmobil, and many more great gifts, in our museum shop:… https://t.co/hvnrLOXi9n
5/25
2020
Jan Kruseman depicted Alida Assink as elegantly as possible, in full length, enabling us to admire her slim feet th… https://t.co/mYJw0PJckA
5/24
2020
The Rijksmuseum will reopen on 1 June. A very warm welcome to you as always, now with some new ways of doing things… https://t.co/efgpgE7qI8
5/23
2020
⁣In the new episode of #Rijksmuseumfromhome🏠 curator Jeroen ter Brugge is mending his sock. Yes, you read that righ… https://t.co/h1htMiEbDS
5/22
2020
Can you spot all the animals on this portrait? 🐕🐍🐌 Gerard and Gesina ter Borch produced this portrait to commemorat… https://t.co/l4sV2yHaf7 @digipris Als je betaling is geslaagd hoef je niet opnieuw tickets te bestellen, mocht de bevestiging niet binnen k… https://t.co/PEHslsrO8p @LeesHans @digipris Dat klopt Hans, ook het systeem dat bevestigingsmails uitstuurt is wat trager dan gebruikelijk door de drukte. @digipris Ook het sturen van de bevestigingsmail duurt wat langer dan normaal. Als de bestelling helemaal afgerond… https://t.co/rLpBEDgMJx @HeidyBremmer Er zijn nog tickets, deze komen zo snel mogelijk weer beschikbaar. @BrendadeKort68 Dank voor het geduld! @DramaLamaNL Fijn! En ja, de verwerking duurt ook wat langer dan normaal. @mauricewijnen De ergste drukte is voorbij :) @DramaLamaNL Het is er druk op onze website. Zou je het nog eens willen proberen? @BrendadeKort68 Het is erg druk op onze website. Zou je het nog eens willen proberen? @mauricewijnen Het is inderdaad erg druk op onze site. We zijn hard aan het werk om het op te lossen.
5/21
2020
It’s a beautiful day in Amsterdam, summer is in town! ☀️ Unfortunately, the Rijksmuseum Gardens are temporarily clo… https://t.co/Qs0JbD8owrWe're extending the exhibition Caravaggio - Bernini. Baroque in Rome until 13 September! The Rijksmuseum is reopeni… https://t.co/OCoqCTrLDY
5/20
2020
Paintings Conservator Susan Smelt had the pleasure of restoring Marten and Oopjen, the world famous couple painted… https://t.co/FFw08sUDy4
5/19
2020
Today is #InternationalMuseumDay! A perfect day to visit the Rijksmuseum. You can browse through the Gallery of Hon… https://t.co/TMG2bjK2S3
5/18
2020
Three riders move slowly to the beach. 🐴 Look at the horse dung they leave behind. Mauve painted it on the foregrou… https://t.co/OpBJA0IwJk
5/17
2020
Spring is in the air! 🌳🌳⠀ ⠀ 📸 Beautiful picture by https://t.co/HH8zq6jX0r ⠀ ⠀ https://t.co/UfEE1MRlL3https://t.co/Of7CHHjNcfDe Amsterdamse Schooltuinen bestaan 100 jaar. De leerlingen van basisschool de Oostelijke Eilanden wonnen de Grote… https://t.co/uGYsDtqh0i
5/16
2020
July by Jacobus van Looij is one of the favourite paintings of our Front office colleague Marjolijn Creton. In this… https://t.co/qg9c7dXMqt
5/15
2020
Moooooo! Willem #Maris may have used this small painting as a preparatory study for his large compositions with a c… https://t.co/ZYxsLeA6c1
5/14
2020
Today the Operation Night Watch team is going back to work in the glass chamber in the museum. The team published t… https://t.co/kmk3JbQcz6Er staat weer een nieuwe aflevering van onze podcast In het Rijks online! Janine Abbring spreekt met Frits Scholten… https://t.co/wKv14euENq
5/13
2020
There is more to this picturesque scene than you would initially think. ⛵ Curator Jenny Reynaerts tells all there i… https://t.co/Q43PkkRsZZ
5/12
2020
We can’t wait to open our doors again on 1 June. To make sure our doors remain open for generations to come, we nee… https://t.co/jhuVbCsE4IJosé van Dijck, universiteitshoogleraar media en digitale samenleving aan de Universiteit Utrecht, is toegetreden t… https://t.co/MkRpVYJCig
5/11
2020
Happy Mother’s Day! @JorisBijdendijk, Executive Chef of @rijksrestaurant is making his mother a special Mother’s Da… https://t.co/IWiN9Y64ey
5/10
2020
We’re waiting for you… Only three more weeks. 🤗 📸 Great photo by ernestoschats Visit the Rijksmuseum from home:… https://t.co/8NAGXVjV6m
5/9
2020
Working from home isn’t easy when you’re in a dress with a skirt no less than two-metres wide. 👗 Costume Curator Bi… https://t.co/C5BBXxdcKK
5/8
2020
⁣The Rijksmuseum will reopen on 1 June 2020! ✨ We’re looking forward to open again and we've started preparing to e… https://t.co/BfULS7bRPB
5/7
2020
Doe mee aan de #tussenkunstenquarantaine challenge: 🥇 Kies je favoriete schilderij. 🥈 Vind 3 dingen die in je huis… https://t.co/1vUJ0shRiM
5/6
2020
Vandaag vieren we 75 jaar vrijheid. In de nieuwe aflevering van de podcast In Het Rijks staat een symbool van deze… https://t.co/RGGJfcB9nJ
5/5
2020
Curator of Photography Hans Rooseboom is showing us something special today in #Rijksmuseumfromhome🏠: the very firs… https://t.co/j4TzwS8CCy
5/4
2020
Classical poet Ovid described how Orpheus enchanted nature with his lyre music. A populair theme among 17th-century… https://t.co/K6GmCtkR2t
5/3
2020
⁣Fun fact: when you're on the world famous bike lane that goes straight through the museum, the Night Watch is righ… https://t.co/4agjqIR19q
5/2
2020

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