Peanut-Butter Platform, animated films and live music

Museum Night

What’s on at Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen during Museum Night?

Photo: Fred Ernst
Photo: Fred Ernst

Come and join us at Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen on Saturday 5 March for the tenth Rotterdam Museum Night with extraordinary exhibitions: the sinister ‘Snakes Knows it’s Yoga’, the magical ‘Suspension of Disbelief’ and the overwhelming ‘Beauty in Science’. During the night there will be various guided tours for young and old at Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen. Pop into the Art Studio and play the ALMA game or come for a drink and dance in the Espresso Bar. ‘Peanut-Butter Platform’ by Wim. T. Schippers will also be on view for the first time.


ALMA party games
Friday 11 February saw the long-awaited launch of, a website in which pre-industrial objects are linked to their depictions in paintings, prints and drawings. There is an exhibition about the new website in the Art Studio. During Rotterdam Museum Night there will be fun ALMA party games for young and old in the Art Studio. From Twister to Happy Families, come and play!

Live concert
Hans Berg is the composer of the soundtracks for Nathalie Djurberg’s animated films. He will give a one-off concert specially for Rotterdam Museum Night. The concert begins at 11.00 p.m. close to the exhibition ‘Snakes Knows it’s Yoga’ and will last approximately forty-five minutes.

Guided tours
There will be various guided tours for young and old throughout the night.

Tickets for Rotterdam Museum Night at Museum Boijmans van Beuningen are already on sale. You can buy one at the museum’s ticket desk during regular opening hours.

A preview
Sample the atmosphere at ArtTube [] where you can watch a video in which Prof. Dr Galjaard discussed the painting ‘The Quack’ by during Museum Night in 2008. You can watch other videos of that year’s Museum Night on YouTube with Vincent Icke, Erwin Kroll and Wilfried de Jong.