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Operation Night Watch
Keep up with all the latest news about Operation Night Watch on the dedicated page of the Rijksmuseum website. Youll find videos and articles in which experts explore the various types of research they are conducting into Rembrandts most famous work and youll find out more about exactly why The Night Watch is Rembrandts most famous work.
Experience The Night Watch
The Rijksmuseum and public broadcaster NTR have joined forces to develop an interactive virtual tour about The Night Watch. Never before has it been possible to get so close to this spectacular, world-famous painting. Step over the red cord and take the hand of Captain Frans Banninck Cocq, zoom into the painting and let yourself be carried away into the world of The Night Watch. Explore dozens of stories and discover just what it is that makes The Night Watch so special.
Followers on social media can get acquainted with famous (and less famous) works from the Rijksmuseum collection and they get to peek behind the scenes.
Teachers from the Education Centre of the Rijksmuseum give tutorials on the techniques of the great masters by creating their own masterpiece. Three seasons are already available, each one exploring different art movements and techniques. Theres one series on Rembrandt, another on watercolour and ink, and yet another that explores art through the ages.
The RijksTube channel on YouTube hosts short videos that look at contemporary pop culture through the prism of the arts, making connections between The Night Watch and the poster for Avengers: Infinity War, for example, or between modern memes and 17th-century Dutch paintings.
Using Rijks, the Rijksmuseum app, you can access multimedia tours, Rijksstudio and more at the touch of a button. Scroll and swipe through the artworks. Zoom in on the tiniest details. Rijks users can create their very own Rijksstudio collections of their favourite artworks.
Rijks, the Rijksmuseum app, is available to download for free from the App Store and Google Play.