222 videos

Visit Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen and undertake a journey through art history from the Middle Ages to the twenty-first century.

Dutch and international press have praised the museum for its interesting concepts and exciting displays. The French media have even called the museum the ‘Louvre on the Maas’. Discover for yourself the wonderful collection with masterpieces by Bosch, Bruegel, Van Eyck, Rubens, Rembrandt, Van Gogh, Magritte and Dalí. Be surprised by the spectacular temporary exhibitions of Old Masters and innovative conceptual artists. Lose yourself in refined drawings, medieval household items, jugs and glass from the Golden Age, furniture by Rietveld and contemporary design. Enjoy lunch in the restaurant with a view of and access to the garden.

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen
Museumpark 18
3015 CX Rotterdam
The Netherlands
www.boijmans.nl

222 videos

  • Mad About Surrealism

    Introductory film of Mad About Surrealism: Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen’s spring 2017 exhibition about the magical world of Surrealism. The museum shows how artists such as Salvador Dalí, Max Ernst, René Magritte and Joan Miró used their passion and imagination to subvert everyday reality.

  • Mad About Surrealism: Collector Gabrielle Keiller

    Mad About Surrealism presents the passion and the personal interests of four European collectors of Surrealist art, and creates an impression of the ‘madness’, the irrational and ‘the marvellous’ that the Surrealists sought in their work. The surrealists were passionate and their collectors were no less so. This video introduces collector Gabrielle Keiller (1908-1996).

  • Mad About Surrealism: Collectors Ulla and Heiner Pietzsch

    Mad About Surrealism presents the passion and the personal interests of four European collectors of Surrealist art, and creates an impression of the ‘madness’, the irrational and ‘the marvellous’ that the Surrealists sought in their work. The surrealists were passionate and their collectors were no less so. This video introduces collectors Ulla and Heiner Pietzsch.

  • Mad About Surrealism: Collector Roland Penrose

    Mad About Surrealism presents the passion and the personal interests of four European collectors of Surrealist art, and creates an impression of the ‘madness’, the irrational and ‘the marvellous’ that the Surrealists sought in their work. The surrealists were passionate and their collectors were no less so. This video introduces collector Roland Penrose (1900-1984).

  • Mad About Surrealism: Collector Edward James

    Mad About Surrealism presents the passion and the personal interests of four European collectors of Surrealist art, and creates an impression of the ‘madness’, the irrational and ‘the marvellous’ that the Surrealists sought in their work. The surrealists were passionate and their collectors were no less so. This video introduces collector Edward James, an eccentric British patron.

  • Good Company

    ‘Good Company’ is the overarching title of a series of drawings that Paul van der Eerden (1954) has made since he graduated from art school in 1979. Every now and then he adds a new piece to the series, which currently numbers 310 drawings!

  • The Mystical Birth of Rotterdam

    During the exhibition 'Fra Bartolommeo - The Divine Renaissance' artist Iwam Smid worked on a contemporary answer. His studio was in the exhibition itself. In this video you see how 'The Mystical Birth of Rotterdam' was made!

  • Sensory Spaces 10 - Olaf Nicolai

    Sensory Spaces is a series of commissioned solo projects presented in the Willem van der Vorm Gallery in Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen. This edition Boijmans invited Olaf Nicolai to present his work.

Show all videos on Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

12 series

  • The Future of Fashion is Now: Fashion and Art

    The video series The Future of Fashion is Now introduces six fashion talents who work on the cutting edge of fashion and art.

  • La La La Human Steps - Dance in Boijmans

    The major exhibition ‘La La La Human Steps’ in Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen features a hundred works of art from the museum’s collection and are combined with beautiful choreographies and dance performances.

  • We Live Art - the Influence of Art

    The series 'We Live Art' shows portraits of people whose lives have been changed by art.

  • Sensory Spaces

    Artists are invited in Sensory Spaces to respond to the architectural qualities of the space, emphasizing notions of transformation and surprise.

  • Design Column

    Every three months the Design Column focuses on a news item in the form of a small exhibition. This series offers portraits of the designers featured in the exhibition.

  • Dutch Profiles

    Dutch Profiles is a series of short documentaries focusing on well-known icons of Dutch design, such as Rem Koolhaas, Droog, Li Edelkoort, Hella Jongerius, HEMA, and Iris van Herpen.

  • Richness and Wealth

    Curators of Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen discuss art works from their collection. Guest curator Anja Marbus shares extra tips and context in the theme Richness and Wealth.

  • Mad About Surrealism

    Video's about the exhibition Mad About Surrealism, on show in Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen. Masterpieces by Dalí, Ernst, Magritte, Miró… From the Collections of Roland Penrose, Edward James, Gabrielle Keiller and Ulla and Heiner Pietzsch.

  • Rotterdam Design Prize 2011

    The nominations for the Rotterdam Design Prize 2011 were more diverse than ever before. In this series, we zoom in on the different designers.

  • Submarine Wharf - XXXL Painting

    Klaas Kloosterboer, Chris Martin and Jim Shaw take over the Submarine Wharf in Rotterdam with their immense art works. In this dossier you'll discover more about their work.

  • Old News: History of Boijmans

    Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen was not born yesterday. It has existed for 160 years. In Old News, we let the museum relive its history.

  • From ... With Love

    Museum staff and paintings often travel for work.