Happy Rembrandt Year

Happy Rembrandt Year!

In the Netherlands, the year 2019 marks the 350th anniversary of Rembrandt van Rijn’s death. Special exhibitions will be held throughout the year. Here is a shortlist of exhibitions every art lover has to visit:

All the Rembrandts
15 February – 10 June 2019
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Rembrandt’s Social Network, Family, friends and relations
1 February– 19 May 2019
The Rembrandt House Museum, Amsterdam

Inspired by Rembrandt: 100 Years of Collecting by The Rembrandt House Museum
7 June – 1 September 2019
The Rembrandt House Museum, Amsterdam

Rembrandt-Velázquez
11 October 2019 – 19 January 2020
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Photo: Militia Company of District II under the Command of Captain Frans Banninck Cocq, Known as the ‘Night Watch’, Rembrandt van Rijn, 1642 — The Rembrandt house Museum - Kirsten van Santen, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam 

The following QL Hotels are located ideally between both museums: 

Hotel Seven one Seven

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Boutique hotel Seven One Seven is located on the Prinsengracht, one of the idyllic canals on Amsterdam’s UNESCO World Heritage Site. The hotel might not have a restaurant of its own, but it is surrounded by a wide selection of excellent restaurants. Amsterdam’s major museums and the Concertgebouw are also just a short stroll away. The concierge service will be happy to advise you.

Ambassade Hotel

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The hotel, set in a row of 10 historic townhouses along the Herengracht canal, is home to an exceptional collection of art and literature. It houses a collection of 4,500 books signed by their authors, each of whom have stayed at the Ambassade Hotel, including Umberto Eco, Isabel Allende and most of the recent winners of the Nobel Prize for Literature.

Hotel TwentySeven 

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In the heart of Amsterdam, right on Dam Square, next to the National Monument and Royal Palace, the hotel offers 16 individually designed suites. Restaurant Bougainville (1 Michelin star) is based on à-la-carte fine dining. The standard set is a sensational stimulation of the senses, at the very highest level of cuisine, in magnificent surroundings.