Sunday, April 7, 2013

10 long years in the making, the renovated Rijksmuseum is about to reopen!

A flash mob in the city of Breda, Netherlands - announcing the soon to be open again, renovated (after 10 long years and lots of euros later), Rijksmuseum!

Video via The Guardian  news online.

The Rijksmuseum - (link is to the english language site) opens April 13th, 2013.

Since it will obviously be overcrowded for awhile, I won't be standing in line for the reopening even though I've eagerly awaited the museum's reopening. I'll wait until some time in the fall of this year to see again (been many times before) the treasures in the "Rijks".

Lucky me, I am a member of the Dutch Museums Jaarkaart which, (in my opinion), for a reasonable yearly fee, gives holders free access to very many museums in the Netherlands.

tot ziens,


Yorky said...

A certainty when I get to visit Amsterdam.

Alison Mackay said...

Hello Judy, I have recently become one of your biggest fans! My son lives in Utrecht and we are traveling over there this week (from Australia). Your blog caught my eye and I've just looked through all your posts marked "moleskin". I LOVE every single page you've done. I am so impressed, I have bought a moleskin, maybe I'll have a go while I'm in Europe!! cheers, Alison from Byron Bay, Australia

J. Nijholt-Strong said...

@Doug (Yorky) Oh yes, the Rijks is a must! The renovation pictures that I've seen look amazing and the hall The Nightwatch is in is gorgeous now. :)

Hi Alison, Thanks for the generous compliments and have a fabulous trip!


Charne aka Meisie said...

aaahhhh one day, I promise day! ;-) enjoy the Rijks when you get there. Sorry to hear you don't have much time for art, sadly I'm in the same boat. Not good! Hope the rest of spring is better for you....and summer good!

J. Nijholt-Strong said...

Thanks Charne! I hope you get over here sometime, would love to see you.
Busy, busy - yes I know you are too and so much non-art stuff. Oh well, doing good things though. :o)



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