According to the director of Van Gogh Museum of Amsterdam, the museum is going to be close for about six months in next year. This has been planned so that the work of renovation of the museum can take place. Looking forward for the safety of the visitors and betterment of the condition of building the reconstruction project has been felt essential. It is expected to get completed by the year 2013 when Van Gogh Museum will celebrate its 40th Anniversary and Van Gogh his 160th.
But visitors need not to get worried or depressed as the artist’s masterpieces along with a number of works on paper will get lurched to the Hermitage Amsterdam, which is located nearby, during this period. Art lovers will be allowed to visit and appreciate the collection in the Hermitage Amsterdam in the course of that tenure.