Nieuwsbrief
All Eyes on the museum
Autum 2010

Grand opening of the season

The director of Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen invites you to the festive opening of the museum’s new season on Saturday 18 September at 4.00 p.m. READ ON...

Season opening 2009, photo: Fred Ernst
Season opening 2009, photo: Fred Ernst


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All Eyes on Kees van Dongen shows…

The exhibition shows the most beautiful works by the painter Kees van Dongen, who achieved fame for his seductive portraits of women and his fabulous lifestyle. READ ON...

All eyes on Kees van Dongen in Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen
All eyes on Kees van Dongen in Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen


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Design of the exhibition

The exhibition ‘All Eyes on Kees van Dongen’ has been designed by Thonik. They have not only designed the flyers, advertisements, posters and the eye-catching façade display, but have also designed the exhibition itself. READ ON...

Window Kees van Dongen in the Bijenkorf Rotterdam ontworpen door Thonik
Window Kees van Dongen in the Bijenkorf Rotterdam ontworpen door Thonik


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Rotterdam looks forward to Kees van Dongen

Cornelis Theodorus Maria van Dongen was born in Delfshaven on 26 January 1877. 133 years after his birth, Van Dongen is as much a worldwide legend as he was in the roaring twenties when, together with his friend Pablo Picasso, he enlivened the Parisian scene with his brilliant works, his opulent parties and his Dutch personality. READ ON...

Detail of the catalog 'All eyes on Kees van Dongen', available in the museum shop
Detail of the catalog 'All eyes on Kees van Dongen', available in the museum shop


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Van Dongen and his women

Think of Kees van Dongen and you immediately think of portraits of beautiful women. Women dressed in owns by the fashion designer Paul Poiret, women of easy virtue, opera singers, women from distant lands, acrobats and chic ladies from high society. Kees van Dongen loved beautiful women. READ ON...

Photo series from the Elsevier Stijl, September 2010, photo: Miep Jukkema
Photo series from the Elsevier Stijl, September 2010, photo: Miep Jukkema


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‘Kees was here’ in the Art Studio

In the Art Studio there is a small exhibition entitled ‘Kees was here’. This presentation provides a glimpse into the lively period that was of crucial importance to Kees van Dongen’s international fame. READ ON...

Camera to be shown in the exhibition 'Kees was here'. Ernst Leitz GmbH, Camera, plastic, polystyrene, metal (brownish black), 1930, 6.7 x 13.3 cm, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen.
Camera to be shown in the exhibition 'Kees was here'. Ernst Leitz GmbH, Camera, plastic, polystyrene, metal (brownish black), 1930, 6.7 x 13.3 cm, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen.


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BankGiro Loterij raffles a Van Dongen

Always wanted to have your own Van Dongen? Take part for a chance to win! READ ON...

Cut of the lithograph by Kees van Dongen
Cut of the lithograph by Kees van Dongen


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Last chance: Atelier Van Lieshout in de Submarine Wharf!

You can still visit ‘Infernopolis’ by Atelier Van Lieshout in the Submarine Wharf until 26 September. The Aqualiner runs every day on the hour from the Willemskade to the RDM complex . READ ON...

Atelier Van Lieshout, Infernopolis at the Submarine Wharf, 2010, photo: studio Hans Wilschut
Atelier Van Lieshout, Infernopolis at the Submarine Wharf, 2010, photo: studio Hans Wilschut


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Sculptures by Ronald Cornelissen

The Rotterdam-based artist Ronald Cornelissen (1960) is exhibiting four new sculptures that refer to the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. READ ON...

Ronald Cornelissen, Here Comes Sickness (1), 2007
Ronald Cornelissen, Here Comes Sickness (1), 2007


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The heavenly studio of Lutz & Guggisberg

The Swiss duo Andres Lutz and Anders Guggisberg present their ideal studio in Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen. Lutz & Guggisberg have worked together since 1996 to produce a wide-ranging body of work including paintings, sculptures and photographs. READ ON...

Interventie #15 Lutz & Guggisberg, The studio in heaven, photo: Lutz & Guggisberg
Interventie #15 Lutz & Guggisberg, The studio in heaven, photo: Lutz & Guggisberg


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Vote for Boijmans to win the Museum Prize 2010!

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen has been nominated for the 2010 BankGiro Loterij Museum Prize. The jury believes that the museum’s varied presentations have awakened the public’s curiosity and that the museum has reached new audiences through its accessible approach and innovative initiatives such as Boijmans TV. You can vote for Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen until half November! READ ON...



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Free Wi-Fi in the Espresso Bar

It is no secret that Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen’s Espresso Bar serves the best coffee, but now you can also get free Internet access. It is not only museum visitors that enjoy a delicious cup of coffee here; the Espresso Bar’s inspiring environment also attracts many people who are not visiting the museum. READ ON...

Espressobar, photo: Fred Ernst
Espressobar, photo: Fred Ernst


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Boijmans TV continues

Following the successful first season with an average of 140,000 visitors per broadcast, Boijmans TV continues on 12 October on TV Rijnmond with new episodes. READ ON...

Boijmans TV in action
Boijmans TV in action


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boijmans.nl revamped!

This summer the museum has a revamped website, which gives you a simple overview of what there is to do and see in the museum. READ ON...

Homepage boijmans.nl
Homepage boijmans.nl


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New: Boijmans Calendar widget

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen has developed a calendar widget. Download it now! READ ON...



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E-Cards

Send a digital greetings card of your favourite work of art via the museum’s newly designed website. READ ON...

Send a Van Dongen E-card
Send a Van Dongen E-card


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ArtTube news

The ArtTube team is currently working on a series of videos about the exhibition ‘All Eyes on Kees van Dongen’. There is a new video every week on ArtTube, so keep an eye on arttube.boijmans.nl. READ ON...



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Exhibitions

Over the coming months there are many exhibitions to be seen at Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen. You will find the calendar below. READ ON...

Hella Jongerius, Frog Table, 2010, on view in the exhibition Hella Jongerius - Misfit
Hella Jongerius, Frog Table, 2010, on view in the exhibition Hella Jongerius - Misfit


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