Nieuwsbrief
The new season is starting again
September 2011

Facts & Figures Boijmans

We give you all the facts about the museum: the facts & figures of Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen. READ ON...

Photo: Studio Hans Wilschut
Photo: Studio Hans Wilschut


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'A collection of collections'

From ethnographic objects from Indonesia and Brazil, via Chinese and Japanese porcelain to historical European glass. This autumn, the Rotterdam collector, physicist and globetrotter Dr. Elie van Rijckevorsel. READ ON...

Elie van Rijckevorsel as forthcoming student (1862). Gemeentearchief Rotterdam GAR 42/205
Elie van Rijckevorsel as forthcoming student (1862). Gemeentearchief Rotterdam GAR 42/205


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An interview with the curator...

Alexandra Gaba-van Dongen, curator pre-industrial design, talks about the special exhibition, which will be displayed in the museum from next Saturday 24 September. READ ON...

Elie van Rijckevorsel duplicate (double portrait). Studio portrait, ca. 1875. Gemeentearchief Rotterdam, GAR 42/205
Elie van Rijckevorsel duplicate (double portrait). Studio portrait, ca. 1875. Gemeentearchief Rotterdam, GAR 42/205


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JCJ VANDERHEYDEN: In-sight

JCJ VANDERHEYDEN is back in the museum with an exhibition showing the interaction between works and periods. In-sight focuses, almost literally, on VANDERHEYDEN’s skill method and oeuvre. READ ON...

JCJ VANDERHEYDEN, 1990, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen
JCJ VANDERHEYDEN, 1990, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen


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Three-dimensional Vedute manuscripts

The Vedute Foundation exists twenty years and to celebrate this the museum will exhibit a selection of spatial manuscripts, which have been designed and created by artists over the past few years. READ ON...

No title, Krijn de Koning, 25-03-1998
No title, Krijn de Koning, 25-03-1998


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Marijke van Warmerdam: films and more

A hat that dances on the wind, a girl who does a handstand or flowering blossoms. Marijke van Warmerdam (1959) often chooses everyday subjects, which we generally pass over in daily life. READ ON...

Marijke van Warmerdam, Light, 2010, film loop, colour, 1:30 min. (film still)
Marijke van Warmerdam, Light, 2010, film loop, colour, 1:30 min. (film still)


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Design in Boijmans

This autumn, the programme ‘Design in Boijmans’ features three special exhibitions: a group show focussing on design proposals for a sustainable world, a survey of the design talent nominated for the prestigious Rotterdam Design Prize 2011, and a presentation of the work of the textile designer, Frans Dijkmeijer. In the same period there is an installation of a hundred woven pieces by Sheila Hicks. In 2012 the museum is presenting its new displays of the collection of design and a series of presentations of the newest developments in design. READ ON...

Design: Thonik
Design: Thonik


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Street Art in the museum

The HipHopHuis presents 'Yeah Boij': a pop-up workshop in the Museum Boijmans van Beuningen's Art Studio. Each Sunday in September and October, various artists will be facilitating a free workshop for Street Art enthusiasts. READ ON...

Logo Yeah Boij, by: Almost Modern
Logo Yeah Boij, by: Almost Modern


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Looking for a nice gift?

The Museum Shop offers a broad collection on art, monographs, surveys and catalogues. READ ON...

Photo: Fred Ernst
Photo: Fred Ernst


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