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Suspension of Disbelief

Gabriel Lester reveals his magical thoughts in the museum READ ON...

Gabriel Lester Image artists collection, design Thonik
Gabriel Lester Image artists collection, design Thonik


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Beauty in Science

It seems that it does exist: beauty in science. A new fount of inspiration? Allow this exhibition to convince you from 12 February. READ ON...

Green algae, photo: Wim van Egmond/the Micropolitan Museum, Rotterdam. Design: Thonik
Green algae, photo: Wim van Egmond/the Micropolitan Museum, Rotterdam. Design: Thonik


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Dreaming of a Mega Renaissance

The latest project by Boris van Berkum consists of a quartet of fascinating sculpture groups realised using unusual materials. READ ON...

Boris van Berkum next to the work Kalki. Photo: Willem de Roon.
Boris van Berkum next to the work Kalki. Photo: Willem de Roon.


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This weekend: Party in the city

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen won the BankGiro Loterij Museum Prize 2010 and will be celebrating this on Friday, 11 February. The International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) will have just drawn to a close, but the parties and cultural activities in the city are not over yet. READ ON...

Director Sjarel Ex receives the Museum Prize 2010
Director Sjarel Ex receives the Museum Prize 2010


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ALMA in the Art Studio

If you have always wanted to know what a kendi, a teljoor or a bollock dagger actually is, then visit the Art Studio, because there you can see them with your own eyes! READ ON...



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The ‘Peanut-butter Platform’ joins the collection

The ‘Peanut-butter Platform’ (1962) has sparked plenty of discussion. This floor installation by Wim T. Schippers was recently acquired by the museum and will be exhibited from 5 March. READ ON...

Wim T. Schippers, Peanut-butter Platform 1962-2010, Galerie Mickery Loenersloot, 1969. Photocredit: Galerie A
Wim T. Schippers, Peanut-butter Platform 1962-2010, Galerie Mickery Loenersloot, 1969. Photocredit: Galerie A


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Kees van Dongen heads to Paris

The exhibition about Kees van Dongen is set to go on a journey, just like the artist himself, from Rotterdam to Paris. READ ON...

Kees van Dongen, Vinger op de wang, 1910, Olieverf op doek, 65 x 54 cm, Stichting Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam. Pictoright, Amsterdam
Kees van Dongen, Vinger op de wang, 1910, Olieverf op doek, 65 x 54 cm, Stichting Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam. Pictoright, Amsterdam


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Last chance: Hella Jongerius and Johan Thorn Prikker

Since November it has been possible to see the exceptional overviews of the work of designer Hella Jongerius and the work of artist Johan Thorn Prikker. These presentations will remain on show in the museum until 13 February, so seize the opportunity to visit them now! READ ON...

Frog Table (Natura Design Magistra) 2009, photo: Fabrice Gousset, courtesy Galerie kreo
Frog Table (Natura Design Magistra) 2009, photo: Fabrice Gousset, courtesy Galerie kreo


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Upcoming: Rotterdam Museum Night

This year’s Rotterdam Museum Night is being held on 5 March, which coincides with the opening of the ‘Snakes knows it’s Yoga’ exhibition by Nathalie Djurberg and Hans Berg. During the Museum Night, Berg will be accompanying Djurberg’s animations with live music. READ ON...

Rotterdam Museum Night 2010. Photo: Fred Ernst
Rotterdam Museum Night 2010. Photo: Fred Ernst


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New on arttube.boijmans.nl

Fall under the spell of exceptional videos about art and design on arttube.boijmans.nl, open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. READ ON...

ArtTube, the videochannel of Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen
ArtTube, the videochannel of Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen


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