Outside the entrance to the Amsterdam Museum, this narrow, glass-roofed walkway links Kalverstraat to the Begijnhof and has been transformed into a public art gallery currently displaying 15 bigger-is-better, 17th-century portraits of the city’s heroic musketeers, the Civic Guards. Elegantly uniformed and coiffed, these militia companies once played an important role in the city’s defense but degenerated into little more than decadent banqueting societies. Their portraits are accompanied by a vast wooden sculpture of Goliath and a miniscule David, plus photographs of Amsterdam’s contemporary elite side by side with the magical Barbara Broekman carpet representing the 179 nationalities of Amsterdam.