Fun on the ice is a small exhibition of prints and drawings of people in wintertime. Watch people from all walks of life enjoying the winter weather in the 17th century. Featuring 17 prints and drawings, this presentation is on view in the Rijksmuseum’s 17th-century Print Room from through 31 March 2018.
A little ice age in the 17th century
The Dutch have had a love for ice since, well… since forever really. There are countless pictures, paintings and drawings that can attest to this love. During the first decades of the 17th century the Netherlands was uncommonly cold. In this period, now known as the ‘Little Ice Age ‘
Coolest Rink in the Netherlands
These ice-skating prints are being exhibited in collaboration with De Coolste Baan van Nederland (‘The Coolest Rink in the Netherlands’) an ice-skating rink where sports and recreation come together for all ages this winter.
The Rijksmuseum is one of Amsterdam’s grandest and most popular museums. Its vast collection showcases iconic art and a wide variety of artifacts that reflect more than 800 years of Dutch and global history, including jaw dropping paintings by the likes of Rembrandt, Vermeer, Frans Hals and countless more Dutch greats. As well as being …
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01 February 2018
31 March 2018