Flash Mob Creates Live Action Art
The Rijksmuseum brings Rembrandt's 'Night Watch' to life
Posted Jan 05, 2014
Last April, the Rijksmuseum, the Museum of Netherlands, and their major sponsor ING celebrated the reopening of the museum after lengthy renovations by organizing a unique flash mob. They recreated one of Rembrandt's most famous works, the Night Watch, in a shopping mall.
Because of that, this video might make a nice tool for teachers trying to make art history seem relevant and come alive in the classroom
Behind the scenes
These kinds of events aren't easy to pull-off. If you want to get a small peak at the amount of behind the scenes effort for a one minute production, watch this video. (FYI - It's in Dutch.)