Nieuwsbrief
Contemporary Art in Rotterdam
June 2013

Opening programme for this Saturday

On Saturday 8 June the time has come: the summer programme in the museum and in the Submarine Wharf will be officially opened from 3.00 p.m. with a festive programme lasting late into the evening. READ ON...

Design: Thonik
Design: Thonik


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Three painters in Battle of the Titans

The fourth annual summer exhibition in the Submarine Wharf organised by Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen in partnership with the Port of Rotterdam Authority focuses on contemporary painting. This summer the vast building is filled with gigantic paintings and installations. READ ON...

Photo: Freek van Arkel. Design: Thonik.
Photo: Freek van Arkel. Design: Thonik.


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Practical information

The Submarine Wharf is easily reached by car, public transport or with the Aqualiner. All the practical information in one place. READ ON...

Submarine Wharf. Photo: Thijs de Lange.
Submarine Wharf. Photo: Thijs de Lange.


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25 Years Rotterdam City Collection

From 8 June the museum is exhibiting a selection of artworks and design objects from the City Collection. The exhibition also features several works by artists and designers not yet represented in the collection, thus giving a tantalising glimpse of how the City Collection might look in the future. READ ON...

Design: Thonik.
Design: Thonik.


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Sensory Spaces with Oscar Tuazon

With the support of the Ammodo Foundation, over the next three years the museum will present a series of solo exhibitions under the title ‘Sensory Spaces’, featuring artists who have never or rarely exhibited in the Netherlands. Oscar Tuazon kicks off the series. READ ON...

Oscar Tuazon, Dead Wrong, 2011-2012, cement, steel, plywood, sheetrock. Exhibition 'Minimal Myth', 2012, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen. Photo: Lotte Stekelenburg.
Oscar Tuazon, Dead Wrong, 2011-2012, cement, steel, plywood, sheetrock. Exhibition 'Minimal Myth', 2012, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen. Photo: Lotte Stekelenburg.


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Boijmans tips

The contemporary art exhibitions in Rotterdam coincide with the exhibition ‘Transforming the Known’ at the Gemeentemuseum in The Hague, featuring a selection of works from the collection of the US-based Dutch collector Bert Kreuk. READ ON...

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, courtyard. Photo: Fred Ernst.
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, courtyard. Photo: Fred Ernst.


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Kokoschka preview

On Saturday 21 September, more than sixty years after Boijmans’ acquisition of its first painting by Oskar Kokoschka, the museum opens the exhibition ‘Oskar Kokoschka - People and Animals’. READ ON...

Oskar Kokoschka, Double portrait of Hans Mardersteig and Carl Georg Heise, 1919, Collection Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen.
Oskar Kokoschka, Double portrait of Hans Mardersteig and Carl Georg Heise, 1919, Collection Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen.


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Renilde Hammacher

For sixteen years, from 1962, Renilde Hammacher was the museum’s first female chief curator of modern art. Hammacher celebrated her hundredth birthday in March of this year. A wonderful occasion to honour her with an exhibition: Renilde Hammacher - 'A great, stimulating and driving force'. READ ON...

Mark Rothko, Grey and Orange on Maroon, no. 8, 1960, Collection Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen.
Mark Rothko, Grey and Orange on Maroon, no. 8, 1960, Collection Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen.


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New publications in webshop

From today there are several new books available from the webshop and in the museum shop. READ ON...

Publication: De stad, de kunstenaars en het museum. 25 Jaar Stadscollectie Rotterdam. Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen
Publication: De stad, de kunstenaars en het museum. 25 Jaar Stadscollectie Rotterdam. Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen


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Annual Report 2012

All the facts and figures about the museum’s recent activities at your fingertips. READ ON...

Design: Thonik.
Design: Thonik.


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