Autumn 2009: The Art of Fashion
September 2009

Season Opening

Museum Boijmans van Beuningen would like to invite you to the opening of the new museum season on Saturday the 19th of September.

The director of Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen takes pleasure in inviting you to the celebratory opening of the new museum season on Saturday 19 September. The cultural season will begin with the openings of the exhibitions The Art of Fashion: Installing Allusions, Rinus van den Bosch, the 2009 Rotterdam Design Prize, Crush by Paul Kooiker and Intervention #12 Callsheet by Ine Lamers.

Season Opening Programme:

1.00 p.m.

Director Sjarel Ex will welcome you in the foyer.

1.10 p.m.
2009 Rotterdam Design Prize Nominees
Peter van Ingen (chairman of the nomination committee) will announce the shortlist of ten and Ahmed Aboutaleb Mayor of Rotterdam) will open the exhibition in the Serra gallery.

2.30 p.m.
Rinus van den Bosch Opening
The author Tommy Wieringa will officially open the exhibition.

3.00 p.m.
Paul Kooiker Lecture

To mark the opening of his exhibition, Crush, the artist Paul Kooiker will give a talk about his publications in the auditorium.

3.30 p.m.
The Art of Fashion: Installing Allusions Lecture

Guest curator José Teunissen and joint guest curator Judith Clark will give a talk about The Art of Fashion exhibition in the auditorium.

4.30 p.m.
Season Opening
Director Sjarel Ex will conclude the day with a glimpse of the new season in the Pavilion.

Entry to the museum and participation in the activities are free. The museum will be open from 11.00 a.m. until 6.00 p.m.