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Boijmans In Transit
Belasting & Douane Museum
Forged Together: Masters in Silver
up to and including 17 January 2021
Silver fuses the collections of Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen and the Tax and Customs Museum during Boijmans Next Door. Stunning silver goblets, tobacco boxes and salt cellars are being rehoused from the Museumpark to the Parklaan. More information
Human Appearances – Strength & Vulnerability
up to and including 28 May 2021
From 9 September, several highlights from Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen’s sculpture collection will be guests in the sculpture garden at the Erasmus MC. In this location in the hospital, where the body is the primary focus, the five sculptures explore the strength and vulnerability of what it means to be human. More information
up to and including 29 March 2020
From 7 December 2019 the Kunsthal Rotterdam presents the exhibition ‘Masterly!’, a survey of four centuries of paintings and drawings by famous masters such as Rembrandt, Rubens, Van Gogh, Delacroix, Pissarro, Saenredam, Goltzius and Basquiat. The exhibition also features works by lesser-known artists such as Cornelis Saftleven and Joseph Augustus Knip. ‘Masterly!’ is the third in the series of three exhibitions hosted by the Kunsthal as part of ‘Boijmans Next Door’. More information
Rotterdam's Studio Secrets
up to and including 19 April 2020
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen and Museum Rotterdam reveal the studio secrets of six artists with roots in Rotterdam. More information
With almost 160,000 volumes, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen’s library is one of the largest art libraries in the Netherlands. All publications in the collection may be consulted upon request. More information
Stedelijk Museum Schiedam
Rothko & me
up to and including 22 March 2020
What is it like to have Rothko’s work ‘Grey, Orange on Maroon, No. 8’ all to yourself? You can find out from 16 March in the exhibition ‘Rothko & me’ at the Stedelijk Museum Schiedam. Nothing and no one will stand in the way of your intimate encounter with the painting. More information
Boijmans in Transit
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen’s collection is being dispersed across Rotterdam and Schiedam. Some 500 masterpieces are being displayed in eleven special exhibitions at eight neighbouring institutions under the title ‘Boijmans Next Door’. The exhibitions in these guest venues create encounters between Boijmans’ collection and those of its neighbours.
Danceresearcher/performer Maroula Iliopoulou follows the research process of Ingrid Berger Myhre in Museum Boijmans van Beuningen. She has written the following essay on the experience.
From a 360-degree tour to the Boijmans Online Collection and digitized surveys. View special digital projects of the museum here.
Keep pushing the boundaries, literally and figuratively: that is Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen’s motto. The museum has been inspiring the public for thirteen generations. Through the internet and social media, the museum now reaches people in their homes. The museum building is a place for coming together and enjoying and learning about art. In addition, the museum is proud to present the BVB Collections programme of travelling exhibitions, which allows people all around the world to experience the collection in person.
At the beginning of the next school year, we are launching project Boijmans in the Classroom, in which we will visit schools with artworks from the collection. The museum’s programme continues and part of its famous collection will in school classrooms throughout Rotterdam. Pupils will study the artworks and learn about the artist’s ideas and the period in which the works were made. Boijmans will visit schools in the Rotterdam area with a diverse selection of artworks. Additionally, schools can visit the exhibitions that are part of the programme Boijmans Next Door.
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