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The Collection Enriched and win the Boijmans TV DVD box
April 2011

Peanut-Butter Platform in the museum

The notorious Peanut-Butter Platform by Wim T. Schippers was unveiled during Rotterdam Museum Night. The much-anticipated installation is being shown in the museum for the first time since it was acquired last year. Wim T. Schippers’ works are known for their beauty and their senselessness. READ ON...

Wim T. Schippers, The Peanut-Butter Platform, 2011, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Photo: Lotte Stekelenburg
Wim T. Schippers, The Peanut-Butter Platform, 2011, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Photo: Lotte Stekelenburg


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The Collection Enriched

From 16 April 2011

From Bosch to Goya to Magritte: Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen presents new displays of its impressive collection, now enriched with more than 20 masterpieces from museums in the Netherlands and abroad. READ ON...

Jan van Scorel (Schoorl 1495 - Utrecht 1562) Portrait of a Young Scholar, 1531, oil on panel, 46.6 x 35 cm, collection Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen
Jan van Scorel (Schoorl 1495 - Utrecht 1562) Portrait of a Young Scholar, 1531, oil on panel, 46.6 x 35 cm, collection Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen


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The Collection Enriched: festive opening for children

14 May 2011

Boijmans Van Beuningen is putting the children in the spotlight with a special opening of The Collection Enriched! READ ON...

Simon Sorgheloos. Design: Harm Goslink Kuiper
Simon Sorgheloos. Design: Harm Goslink Kuiper


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Van Gogh & Roulin temporarily reunited

16 April – 4 September 2011

‘Unutterably luminous and consoling’, is how Van Gogh described those portraits he thought the best. That is how he had experienced the old masters and that is what he aspired to himself. READ ON...

Vincent van Gogh. Portrait of Armand Roulin (1888). Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam
Vincent van Gogh. Portrait of Armand Roulin (1888). Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam


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Secret exhibition in Rotterdam’s harbour

28 May – 25 September 2011

You will hear the names Michael Elmgreen and Ingar Dragset a lot this summer. The internationally renowned Scandinavian art duo is coming to Rotterdam this summer and they have free rein in the former Submarine Wharf. An experience not to be missed... READ ON...

Submarine Wharf, photograph: Freek van Arkel
Submarine Wharf, photograph: Freek van Arkel


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Han Nefkens, 10 Years of Patronage

24 June – 28 August 2011

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen looks back on the first ten years of Han Nefkens’ patronage with the presentation of a catalogue entitled ‘Han Nefkens, 10 jaar mecenas’ in the Willem van der Vorm gallery. READ ON...

Han Nefkens in installation Steiner& Lenzlinger in Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen. Photo by Amke
Han Nefkens in installation Steiner& Lenzlinger in Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen. Photo by Amke


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Futuro - Constructing Utopia

21 May – 9 October 2011

This spring the original prototype of Futuro (1968) will be displayed for the first time in Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen. following a thorough restoration. The museum has acquired this futuristic holiday home by the Finnish architect Matti Suuronen with the support of the Bank Giro Loterij. Climb aboard this UFO-like house and travel back in time to the 1960s! READ ON...

Matti Suuronen, Futuro 1968. Prototype. Polyester and various materials. Purchased with the support of BankGiro Loterij 2007. Photo: Jelle Brandt Corstius
Matti Suuronen, Futuro 1968. Prototype. Polyester and various materials. Purchased with the support of BankGiro Loterij 2007. Photo: Jelle Brandt Corstius


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Rotterdam Museum Night

The tenth Rotterdam Museum Night took place on Saturday 5 March. Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen made a spectacular evening of it with openings of two special exhibitions and a host of fun activities. READ ON...

Rotterdam Museum Night 2011, Photo: Fred Ernst
Rotterdam Museum Night 2011, Photo: Fred Ernst


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Win a Boijmans TV DVD box

The DVD box with all thirteen episodes of the popular programme Boijmans TV has been launched and is available from the museum shop and via the webshop. Enter the competition for a chance to win a unique copy! READ ON...

Boijmans TV DVD box
Boijmans TV DVD box


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