Sunday, June 17, 2018
Arts

Rembrandt painting comes to life in flash mob

We know that you probably won't be jetting to Amsterdam this weekend to visit the Rijksmuseum (state museum) that just reopened after a magnificent renovation costing hundreds of millions of dollars. One of its most famous paintings is Rembrandt's The Night Watch, completed in 1642. But here's what you can do, much less expensively: Watch the fabulous flash mob staged by the museum at a local mall with characters from the painting in a performance that ends with them assuming their immortal poses.

,Watch the Rembrandt flash mob video here.

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