A visit to Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen is a journey through the history of Western art. Since the museum was established in 1849, the collection has been continually enriched by gifts of world-class art. Each year 300,000 visitors from the Netherlands and abroad enjoy the museum’s diverse collections, exhibitions and activities. Donations, gifts, bequests and sponsorship are essential to facilitate the scholarly research, education, acquisitions and restoration that will ensure the museum’s continued success.
Join as a friend
Every year the Friends contribute towards a dream purchase, are part of a lively group of art lovers who love Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen and are closely involved with what goes on in the museum.
Donate to Boijmans
Your contribution is essential for the museum to continue innovating and investing in the future.Thanks to your help we can organise exhibitions, restorations and educational projects and acquire new works, so that the museum remains an important meeting place and the collection can be safeguarded for the future.
As a US resident you can donate to the museum via the American Friends of Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen.
In 2012 dozens of patrons contributed to the realisation of the exhibition ‘The Road to Van Eyck’. This was the starting shot for the establishment of the Van Eyck Circle, a group of art lovers from Rotterdam and further afield, which facilitates a special exhibition or project each year.
Bequests are of great value to the museum. They give us the opportunity to acquire a unique artwork, to restore a damaged work, to develop a programme for children or to carry out scholarly research.
Are you looking for a partnership that benefits both your company and society? Then a partnership with Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen is the right choice for you.
Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen is a wonderful example of a unique public-private partnership. The Depot is the initiative of the Municipality of Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen and De Verre Bergen Foundation, a philanthropic organisation founded in 2011 create a better and stronger Rotterdam.
Foundations are indispensible for Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen. They facilitate acquisitions, exhibitions, educational projects and much more.
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen is supported by house foundations and foundations in the name of generous individuals. These foundations help the museum to achieve ambitious projects, each from its own preferences or convictions.