Nieuwsbrief
Mystery in the Submarine Wharf
May 2011

Ufo has landed in museum

21 May 0 9 October 2011

The restoration of Futuro (1968), made possible by the BankGiro Loterij, is almost complete. Soon you will be able to take a peep inside this futuristic mobile home in Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen. You can also follow the age-old quest for the perfect form through objects from the Renaissance to the present day. READ ON...

Geveldoek Futuro, ontwerp: Thonik
Geveldoek Futuro, ontwerp: Thonik


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Metamorphosis of Rotterdam’s Submarine Wharf

28 May – 25 September 2011

The doors of the Submarine Wharf in Rotterdam’s harbour will finally open again this weekend. The mysterious exhibition, including an abandoned fairground ride, will open on Saturday 28 May. READ ON...

Geveldoek Design: Thonik. Photo: Femke Hoogland
Geveldoek Design: Thonik. Photo: Femke Hoogland


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Han Nefkens - 10 Years of Patronage

25 June – 2 October 2011

The exhibition ‘Han Nefkens, 10 Years of Patronage’ and the accompanying book focus on this exemplary patron of the arts and his generous initiatives over the past ten years. READ ON...

Portrait of Han Nefkens, photo: Santos Román
Portrait of Han Nefkens, photo: Santos Román


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Helly Oestreicher - Small Works

25 June – 25 September

In 1962 Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen bought its first work by the visual artist Helly Oestreicher (1936). Almost fifty years later the museum is presenting a selection of works from her multifaceted oeuvre, in which ceramics play an important role. READ ON...

Head Wind (1994)  40 x 44 x 17 cm Ceramic, glass Photo: Thijs Quispel
Head Wind (1994) 40 x 44 x 17 cm Ceramic, glass Photo: Thijs Quispel


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The American contemporary Surrealist George Condo this summer in Boijmans

George Condo lives and works in the United States of America. His work is collected by numerous private collectors and attracted enormous crowds earlier this year at the New Museum in New York. The exhibition fills seven of the museum’s galleries from 25 June. READ ON...

Uncle Joe, 2005 Oil on canvas 134.6 x 116.8 Private Collection, Courtesy Simon Lee Gallery
Uncle Joe, 2005 Oil on canvas 134.6 x 116.8 Private Collection, Courtesy Simon Lee Gallery


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Boijmans says farewell

This summer our Deputy Director, Erik van Ginkel, is leaving for Amsterdam. READ ON...

Erik van Ginkel Source: Rijksmuseum Amsterdam
Erik van Ginkel Source: Rijksmuseum Amsterdam


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The Collection Enriched, spectacular addition

At the beginning of June the museum’s new collections displays, The Collection Enriched, will be augmented with an altarpiece by Rubens. READ ON...

Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640) Theresa interceding for Bernardino de Mendoza in Purgatory, 1630-1635, oil on cavas.
Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640) Theresa interceding for Bernardino de Mendoza in Purgatory, 1630-1635, oil on cavas.


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Sleep in Bilderberg and enjoy Boijmans

The museum has arranged a special offer in partnership with the Bilderberg Parkhotel: a good night’s sleep in Bilderberg and experience the beauty of science in Boijmans. This offer runs until 5 June. READ ON...



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Only one week left to see the Peanut-Butter Platform

Would you like to see the Peanut-Butter Platform in person? Do you have a question for Wim T. Schippers? Then you better get a move on. The much-discussed sculpture with more than 900 litres of peanut butter is on show for only one more week in Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen. 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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Boijmans TV DVD box set competition

In April’s newsletter we announced the release of the Boijmans TV DVD box set. And there was a competition with a chance to win a copy of this TV series. READ ON...

Boijmans TV DVD-box
Boijmans TV DVD-box


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