Bulletin van het Rijksmuseum is the academic journal of the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, published quarterly since 1953. It offers scholarly articles by Rijksmuseum and other international experts, contributing to the historical and art-historical research of the collections of the Rijksmuseum, aimed at an audience of curators, scholars, students, art professionals and enthusiasts. Each issue contains several in depth articles on Rijksmuseum objects, artists and / or historical events, as well as academic information on recent museum acquisitions. The journal provides essential reading for anyone specializing professionally in Dutch art and / or history. An English language summary is added in each issue; from vol. 57 (2009) the journal is published exclusively in English as The Rijksmuseum Bulletin.
At the Rijksmuseum, art and history take on new meaning for a broad-based, contemporary national and international audience. As a national institute, the Rijksmuseum offers a representative overview of Dutch art and history from the Middle Ages onwards, and of major aspects of European and Asian art. The Rijksmuseum keeps, manages, conserves, restores, researches, prepares, collects, publishes, and presents artistic and historical objects, both on its own premises and elsewhere.