Rijksmuseum Names New Director

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Rijksmuseum Names New Director

The Board of Trustees of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam has announced Taco Dibbits as their new director. Dibbits (1968) is an art historian (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and Cambridge, 1993) and has been the Director of Collections at the Rijksmuseum since 2008. Dibbits takes over from Wim Pijbes, who will step down on 15 July 2016. Taco Dibbits. Photo: RVDA The Dutch Minister for Culture, Jet Bussemaker (OCW), endorsed with enthusiasm to the choice of the Trustees. The Workers Council of the Rijksmuseum has also advised positively on the decision. Dibbits has worked for the Rijksmuseum since 2002. He played a central