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Rijksmuseum @rijksmuseum Amsterdam, the Netherlands

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Hope you’re hungry, because today is World Stroopwafel Day! The stroopwafel was invented in the 19th century, but J… https://t.co/9d5znTIUSb
9/30
2020
Our Playmobil friends are taking over the Rijksmuseum! Do you recognise them all? 🧙‍♂️👩‍🎨 ℹ️… https://t.co/4lshXbvsR9
9/29
2020
Today is a typical Dutch rainy, dark autumn day. 🍂 Jan van Goyen shows us there is also beauty in such a day. He dr… https://t.co/QqO8Zji2Q9
9/28
2020
A scene from the Ottoman Empire in the 18th century. A mother brings her daughter to school for the first time. Tha… https://t.co/GneHVHMfUE
9/27
2020
When evening falls... 🌗🌝🍁 📸 by @ilove.amsterdam ⠀ https://t.co/UfEE1MzKmt #Rijksviews https://t.co/eOBRWepleH
9/26
2020
Did you know that today it is Love Note Day? 💌 Let’s go back to the 17th century, where an elegantly dressed woman… https://t.co/bMzNafLegr
9/25
2020
A man dressed in black sits on the stoop of his house in Delft. His daughter looks straight out at us. A poor woman… https://t.co/34H6pTQl3UVrienden zijn onmisbaar. Ook voor het Rijksmuseum. Dankzij de steun van onze Vrienden, kunnen wij meer doen. Als Vr… https://t.co/q0my8XwkVq
9/24
2020
Currently varnish removal tests are being carried out. These are done to determine whether this varnish can safely… https://t.co/QlBz8fHgNk
9/23
2020
Today #autumn has started! 🍂 This enchanting autumn scene was made by the famous Japanese printmaker Kawase Hasui i… https://t.co/MNu17x3csS
9/22
2020
The Rijksmuseum took an actual-size version of The Night Watch to nursing homes. The woman in the photograph, suffe… https://t.co/stMHKX2oGn
9/21
2020
Just as in supermarkets today, this bookshop offered its patrons the possibility to advertise. 📃 Fastened on the bo… https://t.co/NLKK9l4I49
9/20
2020
Even we’re still impressed when we bike through our passage! 🚴 📸 by gabriel.guita https://t.co/UfEE1MRlL3https://t.co/l2lYDISEYg
9/19
2020
We are proud to present you the 20 designers who have been selected for the Rijksstudio Award 2020. Congratulations… https://t.co/3MZZzOI7r6
9/18
2020
A young man leans on a window ledge, smoking a pipe and looking out at us. Dou was a master of illusionism. 🖼️… https://t.co/2its3UNF0U
9/16
2020
Today is #Prinsjesdag: our king is officially opening the parliamentary year with a speech. In the 17th century Pri… https://t.co/yBYtbKMjnU
9/15
2020
Happy 125th Birthday @Stedelijk! We're proud to be the centre of culture of the Netherlands on the Museum Square to… https://t.co/9hecWk4RxL
9/14
2020
Today is the last day of our exhibition Caravaggio - Bernini, Baroque in Rome. It was a pleasure having all the Ita… https://t.co/JPeJFxivTf
9/13
2020
Today #OnThisDay in 1857 George Hendrik Breitner was born. He preferred working-class models: labourers & people fr… https://t.co/cuCwolH0h2Yes: https://t.co/LcomHlpct0 is genomineerd voor Website van het Jaar! 💪 Help je ons om te winnen? 👉… https://t.co/AtG8d4nLDM
9/12
2020
This stunning diptych by Piero di Cosimo shows two individuals painted with astounding realism. Curator Duncan Bull… https://t.co/0KeZGYFuXE
9/11
2020
Matching the Milkmaid. How cute! 🥰 🖼️ https://t.co/zWMDSgBeoy https://t.co/dzkVFbvDMY
9/10
2020
Jacob pretends to be his brother Esau to trick his blind father into bestowing Esau’s rightful blessing on him. The… https://t.co/sa5fEQ1y2m
9/9
2020
Me, myself and Marten & Oopjen. 🖼️ https://t.co/D4wFnV3INx https://t.co/tVQN2NWElG
9/8
2020
Saenredam based this painting on a drawing he had made 16 years earlier. Meanwhile, this Amsterdam view had drastic… https://t.co/dilnY8iQkJ
9/7
2020
Wow, a painting inspired by one of our #Rijksviews posts. ❤️🦢 🖼️ Wonderful work by Karin Jurick 📸 Original photo… https://t.co/TlHv8XkuSr
9/6
2020
Today on #WorldBeardDay we celebrate facial hair with these glorious beards in our collection. What's your favourit… https://t.co/BO3tKSNU5D
9/5
2020
In this episode of #RijksmuseumUnlocked🔓 we climb up ladders and open secret shutters. We’re going from the top of… https://t.co/h7Oos7lZ84
9/4
2020
#Throwback to 1895, when the World Expo was in Amsterdam and they put a ship in front of the Rijksmuseum. 🚢 📸 Stad… https://t.co/6crILQhKKG
9/3
2020
4:59 PM - The final get together of our security staff with the great masters for today. ✨ See you again tomorrow!… https://t.co/5yFEFckBUH
9/2
2020
Greek philosophers Democritus and Heraclitus are polar opposites. Democritus is the laughing hedonist and Heraclitu… https://t.co/FzbMb5ooOC
9/1
2020
The best way to start the week is with fresh flowers! As his career progressed, Van Huysum produced floral still li… https://t.co/RHoXb77C2G
8/31
2020
Large clouds hover above Bentheim Castle. 🏰 Most of the landscape lies in the shade of the clouds, but one ray of s… https://t.co/w0x8HRaUo7
8/30
2020
Allright Oopjen, match point. Winner gets to choose dinner! 🏓 📸 Great photoshop skills by Stefan Zwegers… https://t.co/Xp5CXGxO7r
8/29
2020
In the 18th century luxury desks had many hidden compartments. Normally these drawers remain hidden for museum visi… https://t.co/ihULv4HHp7
8/28
2020
Hungry for inspiration? 🧑‍🎨 Come to the Rijksmuseum and it will magically appear. Promised! 🦢 🖼️ The Threatened Sw… https://t.co/gaNHYqHHnZThe turtle and the general: who is #PrinceFrederikHendrik, the person painted on the turtle shell. Read our new blo… https://t.co/5mjJgpiRUl
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8/27
2020
Woof! 🐾 Today is #InternationalDogDay, the perfect day to fully spotlight the cutest #dogs in our collection. Which… https://t.co/XZtAxcUGOO
8/26
2020
Jacob Maris was born #OnThisDay in 1837. He divided the space on this painting into three areas by placing a fence… https://t.co/nd1GLxMq1r
8/25
2020
Over 300 years ago Johannes Vermeer made a portrait of a woman in blue reading a letter. Today this boy in blue is… https://t.co/HQO6DpiVxe
8/24
2020
Today #OnThisDay in 1927 Dick Bruna was born. The beloved author of Miffy died three years ago aged 89. His work li… https://t.co/mKgjkI8orc
8/23
2020
A precious moment alone with Captain Frans Banninck Cocq and lieutenant Willem van Ruytenburch! 🧑‍🎨 📸 Great photo… https://t.co/3gLYpPjlPj
8/22
2020
Hals, Van de Velde, Ruisdael, Ter Borch… The list of artists who are directly related to each other is extensive. C… https://t.co/Rx4JIp3U1D
8/21
2020
Nothing unusual in this portrait, right? Just a happy pair sitting together. 💑 Well, posing a couple in this way wa… https://t.co/GFqMhRnQ4l
8/20
2020
@verastoer Fijn om te horen!Drawing in the Rijksmuseum Garden That was so much fun @rijksmuseum #amsterdam #rijksmuseum #rijksmuseumamsterdamhttps://t.co/cM0xHJRpxS
Retweeted by Rijksmuseum @84Gilb @culturespaces @AtelierLumieres @Cdesarts Enjoy :)2020 is one of the hottest summers we ever had. To cool off, many people go to the beach. It was the same 100 years… https://t.co/axcSFZcE8C
8/19
2020
Even our works of art are wearing our Rembrandt masks! 😷 ℹ️ Get yours here: https://t.co/AcZaYLahB1 #MuseumMask https://t.co/2xy9yohMFf
8/18
2020
Today Indonesia is celebrating 75 years of independence. 🇮🇩 Already in 1825 an anti-colonial revolt raged against t… https://t.co/8W63lo3O3S
8/17
2020
The Rijksmuseum's first director Cornelis Apostool was responsible for retrieving stolen art by Napoleon. In his ha… https://t.co/MwnzHApusE
8/16
2020
‘Dad, why is the swan so angry?’ 👧🦢 📸 by @jelmerkrom Use #Rijksviews to get your photo featured! 🖼️ The Threaten… https://t.co/jF7HgfVDMc
8/15
2020
Next Monday, Indonesia is celebrating 75 years of independence. The Rijksmuseum is working together with researcher… https://t.co/mH9xZMmjjh @kidsinmuseums @ICOMNederland @HandsOnInt 🙏 💛
8/14
2020
It’s hot hot hot! The perfect time for a refreshing (skinny) dip! 🩳👙☀️ 🖼️ The Sirens, John Macallan Swan, 1870 - 1… https://t.co/Vd6GUaIxIw
8/13
2020
There is a lot going on in this painting! Pijnacker assembled an ingenious composition. Dark tree trunks in the for… https://t.co/avLwys8s6y
8/12
2020
Frans Hals was famous for his loose manner of painting, referred to by his contemporaries as 'the rough style'. His… https://t.co/UDh73zdcdh
8/11
2020
A moving light installation designed by @StudioDrift, inspired by a poetic combination of nature and technology, Sh… https://t.co/9ZEB6SnzOX
8/10
2020
Today is #BookLoversDay! 📚 We know something about books, in fact: our library - The Cuypers Library - is the large… https://t.co/9FRxPG2e6K
8/9
2020
⁣How is your year so far…? 😱⠀ ⠀ By the way: the museum is open, come in and find some relieve!⠀ ⠀… https://t.co/ChMd7D8NoL
8/8
2020
Nothing says love more than a hug! ❤️ To give some comfort in these times of social distancing, curator Ilona van T… https://t.co/uj2cmcQSqc
8/7
2020
A flash of lightning lights up the dark summer evening. The wind is picking up and a woman hurries for shelter from… https://t.co/TM2Bh0K4qe
8/6
2020
The Rijksmuseum Gardens are open again! 🌼 🌺 Come in, get a drink, admire the sculptures, trees and flowers and enjo… https://t.co/e8mEdOwkse
8/5
2020
Today at 5pm (CET) on Instagram: a new Operation Night Watch live-update! Senior Scientist Robert Erdmann will be t… https://t.co/6JzYwX0eUc
8/4
2020
The Battle of Waterloo is the largest painting in the Rijksmuseum. The Duke of Wellington is receiving the message… https://t.co/L22hUsCeIo
8/3
2020
What's that chained monkey doing on the virginal? 🐒 While the young woman is playing, a young man enters the room.… https://t.co/4ajg4ui0en
8/2
2020
Amazing helicopter view of Amsterdam and the Rijksmuseum. 🚁 📸 Great shots by Joris/jorrocooper ℹ️… https://t.co/QzvBxxnvUM
8/1
2020
How did homosexuality develop in society and how is it reflected in art? This Pride Week Arnout van Krimpen takes u… https://t.co/G8E4VT2vFP
7/31
2020
It’s the #InternationalDayOfFriendship! Miffy and her friends visited their alter egos in the Rijksmuseum today. 🐰… https://t.co/FqAdukGUx8
7/30
2020
Without these men and women the Rijksmuseum wouldn't be the same 🙏. We ❤️ our security officers! ℹ️… https://t.co/WvCv25zdXJ
7/29
2020
It must have been a great honour for Hondecoeter to receive commissions from the country’s ruler. It features a pel… https://t.co/FUcSBmJmkz
7/28
2020
... that we organise a guided tour about the freedom to love, that the banner’s there, and that members of our team… https://t.co/rIw8VfdHPuErik van Ginkel, Managing Director: ‘Being equal before the law doesn’t necessarily mean you can be who you are. Th… https://t.co/oHxwjQYAtH
7/27
2020
Looking good old friend! 🌟🏛️ 📸 Photo by: Marcos Kosma Photography #Rijksviews ℹ️ https://t.co/UfEE1MzKmt https://t.co/1h8dJaQjYZ
7/26
2020
#Pride week has started! 🏳️‍🌈 Come to the Rijksmuseum and experience our fascinating guided tour ‘Free to Love’, ab… https://t.co/PEEhWvppzD
7/25
2020
Have you ever realised you see just as many picture frames as paintings in a museum? In the new episode of… https://t.co/wHfT2bUFlQ
7/24
2020
Happy #MarineDay! This Japanese holiday, Umi no Hi, celebrates the importance of the ocean. What better way to hono… https://t.co/JFoS0L1kiG
7/23
2020
The girl with her exotic sun hat and suggestively exposed shoulder offers the viewer her basket with fruit 👒. The p… https://t.co/iX2t2uJP6E @royz_nl Helaas is dat niet mogelijk. Maar er is genoeg moois te zien ;)! Veel plezier tijdens je bezoek. @royz_nl Dat klopt helaas!
7/22
2020
⁣The #Milkmaid is on vacation! She is currently in our Conservation & Science Department. 🥛 We’re scanning the pain… https://t.co/6N35G5mpTR
7/21
2020
Monday! Time to put on your positive pants and get stuff done. You'll feel like a king tomorrow! 🤴 🖼️ Portrait of… https://t.co/Ak2A1SjCsU
7/20
2020
In the corners of this little oil study the holes are still visible by which Weissenbruch pinned the paper to the l… https://t.co/QSeBSW7Kaj
7/19
2020
It’s summer in the Rijksmuseum! ☀️ Come to our garden and create your own masterpiece. Reserve your painter’s easel… https://t.co/G2u2vA894O
7/18
2020
Rembrandt was a master in painting expressions, which are essential in sign language. We asked our tour guide Maaik… https://t.co/eFXRUEJwYJ
7/17
2020
This painting is world famous, and rightly so. In this composition, Ruisdael united all the typical Dutch elements… https://t.co/rDPn8VJpYr @K_KM_K No problems here. Can you please try again?
7/16
2020
Today, on Rembrandt’s 414th birthday, we did something special… we brought a life-sized copy of the Night Watch to… https://t.co/1eTdDmCVIkGreat blog by Jane Turner, Head of the @RijksmuseumPrintroom discussing Jacques de Gheyn's turtles and the passion… https://t.co/f9Su0aIofy
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7/15
2020
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/p4RKVeRi2U
7/6
2020

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