Explore the Museum Rembrandthuis in Amsterdam and experience how Rembrandt once lived. In the homely setting of the museum on the Jodenbreestraat, get to know the man behind his art. Discover the vast collection of works throughout the museum, including 5 new museum spaces that have been recently added, including an epilogue room, and an etching attic.
Experience the new multimedia tour that makes Rembrandt’s house and the 17th century come to life. Follow Rembrandt’s life story, from his arrival as an ambitious celebrity artist to his forced departure due to an accumulation of debts.
See a variety of daily etching and painting demonstrations in the museum. In the exact place where Rembrandt created his masterpieces, in his studio, you’ll discover how he made his paint. In the new attic, you’ll learn more about Rembrandt’s etching techniques. It’s like looking over the artist’s shoulder.
In the summer exhibition Rembrandt and Love (July 1 – October 15) you’ll look at love through Rembrandt’s eyes: from dramatic love to parental love, from charity to love for animals. Of course, Rembrandt’s own love life will also be featured: the artist immortalized his first great love, Saskia Uylenburgh, on the etching plate more than once. Rembrandt and Love will show more than 50 etchings from the collection of The Rembrandt House Museum.