Welcome to Artfull Experiences! My name is Davy Oostrom, I am an Amsterdam resident and a passionate guide offering tours through the history and cultural heritage of the Rijksmuseum. With an MA in Colonial and Global History from the University of Leiden and a BA in International Relations from the University of Groningen, I bring a unique blend of knowledge and expertise.

Specialising in environmental history with a focus on colonial Africa, I provide a broader perspective on the interconnectedness between societies, cultures, and the natural world. As a part-time Rijksmuseum staff member, I possess insider knowledge of the museum’s layout, ensuring an intimate experience for my guests.

What sets me apart is my ability to adapt tours to suit my guests’ preferences. Infusing humour and interactivity, I create engaging and memorable experiences while maintaining the highest historical integrity.

Join me for a personalised tour of the Rijksmuseum, where I’ll guide you through each room, sharing captivating stories and historical context. Whether you’re a history enthusiast, art lover, or seeking a unique adventure, my flexible approach ensures a tailor-made experience.

With a passion for public speaking and a commitment to exceptional service, I’ll go the extra mile to make your visit unforgettable. Book your Artfull Experience today and uncover the remarkable connections between Dutch and global history with me as your guide.

Warm regards,

Davy Oostrom, your Artfull History Guide