His Majesty the King will present the Royal Award for Modern Painting 2018 on the 5th of October in the Royal Palace Amsterdam. Due to this awardcerenomy the Palace is temporarily closed for visitors. From the 6th of October you are welcome to visit the Palace and the exhibition.
The Royal Award for Modern Painting is an incentive award that was created to encourage talented young painters who are active in the Netherlands in their artistic development. On the same occasion, the King opens an exhibition of winning the artworks and a selection of paintings by other contenders.
Located in the heart of the Dutch capital, the magnificent Royal Palace is not only one of the Netherlands' most famous historical buildings, it is the only palace in the country that is both in active use and available for the public to visit. Visitors are welcome to discover an enchanting collection of artworks and furnishings, when the Palace is not in use by the Dutch Royal Family.