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Festive Oskar Kokoschka opening
17 September 2013

Festive opening

Join us this Saturday for the opening of two exhibitions. Following a debate between an international group of four Kokoschka experts, the museum invites you to raise a glass to the exhibitions and an autumn of inspiring art. READ ON...

Champagne during an opening. Photo: Fred Ernst
Champagne during an opening. Photo: Fred Ernst


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Unseen works

The retrospective exhibition ‘Oskar Kokoschka - Portraits of People and Animals’ brings together about 150 paintings and drawings from around the world, including three previously unseen works. In this newsletter, there are two highlighted. READ ON...

Oskar Kokoschka, Self-Portrait, 1906, pencil on card, 14.3 x 9 cm. Private collection.  © Fondation Oskar Kokoschka, Vevey / 2013, ProLitteris.
Oskar Kokoschka, Self-Portrait, 1906, pencil on card, 14.3 x 9 cm. Private collection. © Fondation Oskar Kokoschka, Vevey / 2013, ProLitteris.


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Discover more with special guided tours

The museum has developed a special guided tour of the exhibition and a Kokoschka app. Let us guide you through the highlights and discover all sorts of interesting facts and anecdotes.
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Visitors listening to a multimedia tour in the museum. Photo: Fred Ernst.
Visitors listening to a multimedia tour in the museum. Photo: Fred Ernst.


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Kokoschka goes to PAN Amsterdam

Following last year’s successful partnership between PAN Amsterdam and Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen around the exhibition ‘The Road to Van Eyck’, this year there is a special Kokoschka route at the autumn art fair. READ ON...

Visitors at PAN Amsterdam
Visitors at PAN Amsterdam


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Dalí paintings return home to Rotterdam

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen shows a presentation of more than twenty-five works from the museum’s world-class collection of Surrealist works, augmented by three rare loans from the Museo Reina Sofía in Madrid. Surrealism in Rotterdam includes paintings, assemblages and readymades. READ ON...

Salvador Dalí, Mae West Lips Sofa, 1938, wood and wool, 92 x 215 x 66 cm. Loan: Stichting Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen 2003.
Salvador Dalí, Mae West Lips Sofa, 1938, wood and wool, 92 x 215 x 66 cm. Loan: Stichting Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen 2003.


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Erasmus arrives in his native city

This autumn Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen becomes the first Dutch museum to add an outstanding sixteenth-century portrait of Erasmus to its permanent display. The museum is celebrating the arrival of the painting with a family day on Sunday 27 October. READ ON...

Lucas Cranach the Elder, Portrait of Desiderius Erasmus, c.1530-1536, oil on panel, 19x14,6 cm. Collection Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Loan: Erasmus Foundation 2013.
Lucas Cranach the Elder, Portrait of Desiderius Erasmus, c.1530-1536, oil on panel, 19x14,6 cm. Collection Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Loan: Erasmus Foundation 2013.


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More autumn openings

This autumn Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen invites Berlin-based artist Sabine Hornig (1964) to make a room filling installation in the series ‘Sensory Spaces’. And from 12 October, theatre maker Peter Zegveld shows ten installations in the Serra Gallery. An exhibition about Marcel Duchamp is on view in the Print Room. READ ON...

Logo Sensory Spaces. Design: Thonik
Logo Sensory Spaces. Design: Thonik


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Win a night at the Bilderberg Parkhotel

Throughout Rotterdam there are events and special deals linked to the Kokoschka exhibition. Go to De Doelen concert hall, De Bijenkorf department store and Bilderberg Parkhotel and enjoy one of the special offers. READ ON...

Tower of Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen with view over Rotterdam. Photo: Hans Elbers.
Tower of Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen with view over Rotterdam. Photo: Hans Elbers.


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Friends get to see Kokoschka first!

Friends of Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen get a special preview of the Kokoschka exhibition. READ ON...

 Friends of the Museum during an opening. Photo: Fred Ernst
Friends of the Museum during an opening. Photo: Fred Ernst


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Boijmans on Social Media

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Courtyard of Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen. Photo: Fred Ernst
Courtyard of Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen. Photo: Fred Ernst


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