Nieuwsbrief
Design and Fashion in the Museum
August 2012

Han Nefkens Fashion Award with Rejina Pyo

Rejina Pyo has specially created a seven-piece collection for this presentation, a series that dovetails with her graduation project, for which this South Korean designer received the Han Nefkens Fashion Award in late 2011. From late September you can admire her work in a small-scale presentation in the Willem van der Vorm Gallery. READ ON...

Rejina Pyo, Collection Central Saints Martins MA, London Fashion Week 2011
Rejina Pyo, Collection Central Saints Martins MA, London Fashion Week 2011


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The Design Collection

In 2012 Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen is presenting the Design Collection in an all-new layout on the ground floor of the Van der Steur Building. In seven galleries the museum explores 30 or so themes from the history of design, using objects from the Middle Ages through to the present day. READ ON...

Visitors in the museum, photo:Fred Ernst
Visitors in the museum, photo:Fred Ernst


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Design Column #1 Micro Impact

This summer the museum launched the Design Column series: presentations with themes inspired by topical subjects. Curator Frija Klijn explains more about the Design Column concept and the underlying concept. READ ON...

Design Column #1 Micro Impact, Photo: Lotte Stekelenburg
Design Column #1 Micro Impact, Photo: Lotte Stekelenburg


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Frans Dijkmeijer & Gielijn Escher

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen has been organising design exhibitions, large and small, as part of the ‘Design in Boijmans’ programme since 2011. This summer you can see exhibitions by poster designer and collector Gielijn Escher and the work of textile designer Frans Dijkmeijer. READ ON...

Exhibition view Frans Dijkmeijer, photo: Lotte Stekelenburg
Exhibition view Frans Dijkmeijer, photo: Lotte Stekelenburg


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Museum Park Ticket

The museums situated around the Museum Park have joined forces to offer a combination ticket. You can now visit all five museums surrounding the Museum Park for just €27.50. READ ON...

Museum Park Ticket
Museum Park Ticket


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The Rotterdam Design Prize 2011, in conjunction with a jury debate, was awarded last autumn. READ ON...

Exhibition view Rotterdam Design Prize 2011, photo: Lotte Stekelenburg
Exhibition view Rotterdam Design Prize 2011, photo: Lotte Stekelenburg


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Final Weeks of the Submarine Wharf Presentation

Oversized objects, including an enormous bell tower, the music of John Cage, bicycles covered with white feathers, coloured lighting and a futuristic house that calls to mind a deep-sea capsule from tales by Jules Verne - all these elements come together in the Submarine Wharf. Have you been to visit it yet? READ ON...

Exhibition view Sarkis, photo: Ernst Moritz
Exhibition view Sarkis, photo: Ernst Moritz


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Art Rocks! was a Huge Success & Win a CD!

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen has been enjoying a highly musical summer over the last few months. Art Rocks! was brought to a festive close with an exciting final that drew a large audience. With the Art Rocks! multimedia tour you can listen to the tracks by the finalists as you view the works of art that they are singing about in the museum. READ ON...

Try Acrobatic wins the Art Rocks! music competition on 23 June 2012. Photo: Fred Ernst
Try Acrobatic wins the Art Rocks! music competition on 23 June 2012. Photo: Fred Ernst


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