The Harvard Club of the Netherlands is pleased to invite alumni to a private tour of part of the permanent collection of the Rijksmuseum by the museum’s Curator of East Asian Art: ‘Displaying Asian Art in the Rijksmuseum.’
According to its mission statement, the Rijksmuseum ‘offers a representative overview of Dutch art and history’. Yet, it also houses an exquisite collection of Asian masterpieces. Curator Menno Fitski will take you on a tour through the highlights of the Asian Pavilion of the Rijksmuseum, and will discuss how Asian art fits into the context of the flagship national museum of the Netherlands.
About your Guide: Mr. Menno Fitski studied Japanese language and culture at Leiden University and has been Curator of East Asian art at the Rijksmuseum since 1997.
Please register before February 17, 2017 (there is limited availability, and places are granted on a first come, first served basis).
Program: Friday, 24 February
15.45 – Meet at the ticket office in the main hall of the Rijksmuseum
16.00 – Guided tour (Asian Pavilion)
17.15– Drinks at Solo Eten & Drinken (optional)
When: February 24, 2017, meet at 15.45 to buy museum ticket (tour starts at 16.00 sharp)
Where: Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Price: EUR 17,50- regular admission or discounted / free (for Museumkaart or discount card holders); admission fee to be paid directly to the museum.
Solo Eten & Drinken: http://www.soloetenendrinken.nl/
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