Rijksmuseum highlights: What to see at the Rijksmuseum

Rijksmuseum is one of the most famous museums in the world. And the one you definitely shouldn’t miss while in Amsterdam. Covering more than 800 years of Dutch art and history, it’s home to around one million objects. That’s why it could be a bit hard to plan your visit to it and decide on … Read more

Virtual Museum Visits, Day 1: Johannes Vermeer at the Rijksmuseum

Due to our forced home staycations, I decided to start a little project and take you to a different museum each day. We’ll start with a virtual museum visit to the Rijksmuseum and their collection of paintings created by Johannes Vermeer. And, of course, since we should #stayhome, we’re going to do that virtually. They … Read more

Your Guide Through Amsterdam Art Weekend

Although being famous for its Golden Ages, Rembrandt‘s and Vermeer’s paintings at the Rijksmuseum, and the biggest collection of Van Gogh’s works, Amsterdam has a vibrant contemporary art scene, as well. And the best time to explore it is during the annual Amsterdam Art Weekend. Amsterdam Art Weekend Although I studied Art History, I’m always … Read more

Rachelle Meyer’s Faces on the Amsterdam Ferry

Before the new Amsterdam South-North metro line was opened in mid-2018, a ferry was the only way for cyclists and pedestrians to travel to and from Amsterdam Noord neighbourhood. One of those daily commuters was an artist Rachelle Meyer. During a short 15-minutes ride she made numerous sketches of her fellow Amsterdammers. Drawings from her … Read more