Rembrandt van Rijn, Rembrandt with Eyes Wide Open, about 1630. Etching and drypoint; image height: 2.09 x image width: 1.81 in. Bibliothèque nationale de France. Image courtesy of BnF.

Rembrandt: Painter as Printmaker

Students will explore over 100 prints, plus several drawings and paintings that Rembrandt created between 1625 and 1665. They will see a wide variety of biblical, portrait, allegory, still life, landscape, and genre artworks, and will gain a deeper understanding of the working habits of Rembrandt as an artist, and moreover, as a printmaker.

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Offered September 24 – January 6, Monday – Friday, at 9:45, 10:15, and 11:15


FREE for students; free for chaperones. One chaperone needed for every 10 students. Divide class into groups of 10.

Colorado Academic Standards (see more)

  • Social Studies
    • History
      • Ask questions, share information and discuss ideas about the past and present
      • Analyze the concepts of continuity and change and effect
  • Visual Arts
    • Observe and Learn to Comprehend
    • Relate and Connect to Transfer
    • Envision and Critique to Reflect
  • Language Arts
    • Oral Expression and Listening
    • Research and Reasoning

21st Century Skills

  • Critical Thinking & Reasoning
  • Information Literacy
  • Self-Direction