Artists for Artists

The Rijksakademie’s alumni network is a close-knit community that works together, establishes friendships and helps each other. Alumni contribute to the careers of a future generation of artists by making their network available, participating in benefit sales and by financially supporting the Rijksakademie.

As an alumnus you can support artists by making a one-time or recurring gift, or by joining our Pioneers Circle with a special alumni rate of €200. Every gift counts.

You can also contribute to the various benefit actions we initiate.

In 2021 we will launch our very first artist edition in a box in collaboration with Aveline de Bruin. This will be a traditional continuation of artist-to-artist support at the Rijksakademie, which started in 2008 with the establishment of the Artist Endowment Fund. Proceeds of the sale will go towards supporting the next generations of resident artists. We hope that this is just the beginning of a long-term approach to sustaining and growing the principle of artist-to-artist support, and creating accessible artworks for the many friends of the Rijksakademie and beyond.

For more information, please contact director Strategy & Development Susan Gloudemans.


For over 150 years, the Rijksakademie has played a pivotal role in accelerating artists careers and enriching our lives with groundbreaking art. We continue to champion the role of artists in today’s society and to reimagine the transformative power of art.

Join us today to support a new generation of artists.