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Programme

Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen is continuously working on creating a diverse programme. Exhibitions ans presentations can be seen in the building and various activities are organized.

Activities

The activity program of Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen.

Sunshine State

Thursday 26 January till Sunday 12 February | Steve McQueen

The International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) presents "Sunshine State," an artwork by Steve McQueen commissioned by IFFR. The work is presented in collaboration with The Droom en Daad Foundation and Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen, where it will also be on view. It is the first exhibition to be presented in the main hall on the fifth floor in the depot since the depot opened in November 2021.

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Sunshine State

Unpacking Boijmans

Research presentation in A3.09 | Through Monday 2 April 2023

We are actively working on a research project called Unpacking Boijmans. This is set up to examine the relationship between colonialism and slavery within the museum’s collection. 

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Unpacking Boijmans

Visit a compartment

Standard activity in the depot | Guided tour | Free

In the depot you can participate in a guided tour. Sign up for this free of charge tour at the desk in the entrance area. During this tour, you and other visitors will visit different workspaces, see the artworks up close and hear more about the building, the management and preservation of a collection. The guided tours last 30 minutes.

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Visit a compartment

Group tour

Group tour

It is possible to book a private group tour. During this tour you will visit different workspaces, see the works of art up close and hear more about the building, the management and preservation of a collection. Group tours are available in Dutch, English, German or French. The tour lasts 60 minutes and is for a maximum of 13 people per group.

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Group tour

Exhibitions and presentations

Below all exhibitions and presentations in the depot.

Piranesi on Paper

Presentation in A4.03, gallery ll | Through Sunday 5 March 2023

The research into Piranesi’s prints is part of a broader investigation into the museum’s collection of works on paper. With more than 89,000 items, this is the largest part of the museum's collection. Further research is needed to make this entire collection accessible to researchers and the public.

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Piranesi on Paper

Highlights from the Museum’s Collection

Presentation I (A3.08) | Through Sunday 3 September 2023

The Depot is a working building and visitors are able to see the Lina Bo Bardi's glass easels on which some of the museum's collection highlights are mounted. This is a test set-up in preparation for a larger exhibition in 2023.

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Highlights from the Museum’s Collection

Family of Objects

Presentation in the depot | Now on display

Family of Objects is a two and a half year study programme in the Depot in which the collection will, in co-creation with the public, be investigated in terms of family relationships.

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Family of Objects

Pipilotti Rist

Pipilotti Rist is a Swiss artist who named herself after Pippi Longstocking. Like Pippi Longstocking, she sees herself as a woman who explores the world in a playful way. This video light installation Het Leven Verspillen Aan Jou is visible from sunset to midnight on the public square in front of the Depot, reflected in its facade.

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Pipilotti Rist