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Mecanoo’s Vision for Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

On Thursday 4 June, Francine Houben of the architecture firm Mecanoo presented her vision for the renovation of Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen to the members of the Rotterdam’s city counci...

Last artworks leave the museum

From August 5th, the museum is empty and the keys have been handed over to Rotterdam City Council. The entire collection will come together again in 2021. In the meantime, parts of the co...

New Phase for Boijmans

Sunday, 26 May 2019, the entrance gate to Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen was shut. The museum is embarking on a major renovation and rebuilding programme that is expected to take seven yea...

Boijmans in Transit

Museum in flux during forthcoming renovation works: a large part of the collection will remain accessible to the public. As is clear from the report published this week, Rotterdam’s Counc...

College students from Zadkine create exhibition with Boijmans

Zadkine and Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen are joining forces once again. Together with artist Nilton Moreira da Silva, college students have created an exhibition. The outcome can be seen...

‘The Breakdown Economy’: destroying things in the battle for a better life.

Bringing the maelstrom of plastic pollution to a halt requires us to think outside the box: How do you eventually break down what you are producing right now?

Boijmans Collection on Show in South Korea

Works by Dalí, Magritte, Man Ray and other Surrealists from Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen’s collection are on show in South Korea. They travelled to Seoul from Rotterdam by way of Welling...

Six Centuries of Maritime Masterpieces

Boijmans weighs anchor in the ‘Maritime’, where the two Rotterdam art collections come together in a new exhibition: Maritime Masterpieces, the eleventh and final Boijmans Next Door show....

Boijmans Ahoy drive-thru museum ENG

August 2020 – first time ever – three weeks long, seven days a week, ten hours a day – in the car through the vast dimly lit hall of Ahoy in search of masterpieces from the collection of ...

Surrealist masterpieces in a surreal time

From 1 June, forty masterpieces from Boijmans' surrealist art collection will be exhibited in the Cobra Museum in Amstelveen before going on a world tour. An exceptional collaboration tha...

Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen completes construction in preparation for museum’s big move

Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen, het eerste publiek toegankelijke kunstdepot ter wereld, heeft zijn technische voltooiing bereikt. Het spiegelende gebouw in het Museumpark in Rotterdam werd ...

Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen: Accessible for three days

Construction of the Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen - the world’s first publicly accessible art depot - is almost complete. From September 25-27 the Depot will open its doors to the public f...

Rotterdam’s Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen - the world’s first publicly accessible art depot - will...

The Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen will be a unique space for exploration, interaction and discovery. The Depot will be the first museum storage facility in the world to offer public access...

Boijmans Van Beuningen Depot

The groundbreaking ceremony of the world’s first publicly accessible art storage facility takes place today, Friday 17 March 2017, at 3.30 p.m. A festive event, during which Museum Boijma...

Boijmans acquires Beckmann

The oil painting Apollo by Max Beckmann has found a home in the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen collection, thanks in part to Vereniging Rembrandt. The work was partially donated by the Mar...

Federico Carasso’s descendants bequeath collection to Boijmans

More than 500 prints, drawings and collages by the sculptor Federico Carasso have been bequeathed to Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen. Boijmans thus holds the largest collection of this arti...

New Junior Curator for Boijmans thanks to Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds Award

This month Marthe Kes will start work at Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen in Rotterdam as a junior curator of applied art and design. Her post was made possible by a Curators Grant from the ...

New Curator of Old Masters for Boijmans

Ruben Suykerbuyk becomes the new Curator of Old Masters at Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen. Suykerbuyk succeeds Friso Lammertse who moved to the Rijksmuseum in March 2020.

Gift: Surrealism Library for Boijmans

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen is to receive a unique and impressive library of Surrealist works. It represents an important addition to the museum’s world-famous Surrealism collection.

Karel van Mander Prize awarded to a member of Boijmans’ team: At the forefront of art historical ...

Sandra Kisters, Head of Collections and Research at Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen in Rotterdam, has won the Karel van Mander Prize at the annual Art History Day hosted by the Association ...

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