Nieuwsbrief
The summer of Boijmans
June 2012

Festive summer opening

The director of Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen invites you to the opening on Saturday 2 June 2012 from 3.00 p.m. READ ON...

Opening party. Photo: Fred Ernst
Opening party. Photo: Fred Ernst


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Unique installation

On Saturday 2 June the Submarine Wharf opens its doors again in Rotterdamís docklands. The 5000m2 multimedia installation ĎBalladsí by Sarkis promises an extraordinary experience. READ ON...

Sarkis. Photo: Tot en met ontwerpen
Sarkis. Photo: Tot en met ontwerpen


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The curatorís perspective

Guest curator Nicolette Gast worked intensively with Sarkis and wrote an essay about the exhibition. On entering the Submarine Wharf you will receive a booklet containing her essay. We provide a foretaste here. READ ON...

Sarkis is visiting the Submarine Wharf on December 2. 2010. Photo: Maartje Berendsen.
Sarkis is visiting the Submarine Wharf on December 2. 2010. Photo: Maartje Berendsen.


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Live music and more

Every Sunday between 1.00 and 5.00 p.m. carillon player Frank Steijns will play the 43-bell carillon and will regularly invite other musicians to play in the Submarine Wharf. The museum is also organising guided tours and many other activities. Come and enjoy these wonderful experiences. READ ON...

Sarkis - Ballads. Photo: Tot en met ontwerpen.
Sarkis - Ballads. Photo: Tot en met ontwerpen.


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Minimal Myth

This summer there is more contemporary art at Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen. From 2 June highlights from the museumís collection of Minimalist art will enter into confrontation with the work of specially invited contemporary artists. READ ON...

Donald Judd - Galvanized Iron 17 January 1973, purchase Fonds W. van Rede, 1979
Donald Judd - Galvanized Iron 17 January 1973, purchase Fonds W. van Rede, 1979


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Design in Boijmans

Many people see Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen as a museum specially for design. No wonder. It has one of the finest collections of decorative arts and industrial design in the Netherlands. The museum regularly stages design exhibitions, including the recent New Energy in Design and Art and the 2011 Rotterdam Design Prize. READ ON...

Frans Dijkmeijer - Perla
Frans Dijkmeijer - Perla


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On Kawara & Anselm Kiefer

This summer Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen is presenting two exhibitions based on works from the permanent collection. From 9 June the Print Room is hosting a selection of works by the Japanese Conceptual artist On Kawara. From 23 June a monumental 4 x 8 metre painting by Anselm Kiefer will be on display as part of the exhibition ĎThe Collection. German Art from Kiefer to Henningí. READ ON...

Anselm Kiefer - Wohin wir uns wenden im Gewitter der Rosen, ist die Nacht mit Dornen erhellt (1998)
Anselm Kiefer - Wohin wir uns wenden im Gewitter der Rosen, ist die Nacht mit Dornen erhellt (1998)


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Final of Art Rocks! Boijmans Music Competition

The jury have reached their decisions: the ten finalists of the Art Rocks! Boijmans Music Competition have been announced. The ten best tracks have been selected from no fewer than 193 entries. The public now has the honour of deciding the outright winner of the Art Rocks! Boijmans Music Competition during the final on 23 June. READ ON...



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