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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

265 videos

  • Sensory Spaces 12 - Abraham Cruzvillegas

    Sensory Spaces is a series of commissioned solo projects presented in the Willem van der Vorm Gallery, located in the freely accessible exhibition space in the museum’s entrance hall. Artists are invited to respond to the architectural qualities of the space, emphasizing notions of transformation and surprise.

  • Tal R:

    Danish artist Tal R is in the process of making his grand series of nine enormous railcar-paintings, ‘Habakuk’. Watch the intimate and biographical film.

  • Change makers – Dave Hakkens

    Plastic is often seen as a disposable. Dave Hakkens, however, thinks ‘plastic crap’ is an excellent source to create beautiful new products.

  • Making Space for Lace #7: Done!

    The reassessing of the lace collection in Boijmans is done. Lace Correspondent Lotte looks back on the project with the people involved. How did it go and how did visitors react? What did you think of the project?

  • Making Space for Lace #6: The Results

    So, what are the results? The lace exhibition has been prolonged until 20 August, and will be slightly adjusted, so Lace Correspondent Lotte talks to Ben, foreman of the technical staff about that. Furthermore Mienke explains the next steps and the ‘LAMO procedure’.

  • Making Space for Lace #5: The How 2

    But how? Lace Correspondent Lotte digs deeper into the techniques of lace - and even tries to make bobbin lace herself.

  • Sensory Spaces 11 – Raphael Hefti

    For the eleventh edition of the Sensory Spaces series Raphael Hefti (born in Switzerland in 1978, lives and works in London and Zurich) will present a site-specific installation for museum Boijmans Van Beuningen. This video show the making of the artwork.

  • Richard Serra: drawings 2015-2017

    One of the most renowned artists of this time comes to Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen: the American artist Richard Serra (San Francisco, 1983). Discover the making of the 80 drawings on display in the exhibition and learn more about his special relation to the museum.

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14 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.

  • Paulo the Parrot - Boijmans Language and Numeracy Programme

    Paulo the Parrot lives in the museum and he knows his way around. But sometimes he has a surprising encounter with some art works..

  • Making Space for Lace

    In this vlog series lace correspondent Lotte Bloem takes the viewer behind the scenes of Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen to follow the re-assesment process closely.