Mission and Vision


The RKD provides worldwide access to knowledge, research and information about Netherlandish art in an international context, for museums, the academic community and the general public alike.


The RKD manages, maintains, researches and indexes art historical knowledge and information for museums, science and the general public. The RKD strives to actively involve the general public in its developments and ambitions by providing a valuable (digital) service, to reach a wide audience and to achieve digital sustainability. Our outward-looking strategy enables us to give form to our mission.