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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

273 videos

  • Change Makers - Arne Hendriks

    Arne Hendriks has been exploring the notion of downsizing for more than seven years. With his project The Incredible Shrinking Man, he is attempting to change ideas about growth and to encourage the notion that smaller is better.

  • Change makers: Jolan van der Wiel

    Jólan van der Wiel researches natural forces and uses them for his designs. Rather than fighting against climate change, Van der Wiel embraces the consequences of global warming. In Tropic City – Rotterdam, he shows that the heavy rainfall and rising temperatures can be the starting point for solution oriented design.

  • Change makers – Manon van Hoeckel

    If we don’t dare to talk with other people, social cohesion will break down. With the Boijmans Launderette, Manon van Hoeckel has created the ultimate waiting room in the hope of creating unexpected encounters and conversations.

  • Change makers - Melle Smets en Kris de Decker

    How can human muscle power provide us with energy? Melle Smets and Kris de Decker think the solution to energy problems can be found when we change our behavior.

  • Change makers – Eric Klarenbeek en Maartje Dros

    Eric Klarenbeek (1978) is product designer and considers himself ‘designer of the unusual’. With his partner, Maartje Dros, he is looking for new, organic-based raw materials that, in the long term, can completely replace plastic.

  • Sjarel Ex in conversation with Tal R

    The museum’s director Sjarel Ex talks to the Danish artist about his multifaceted oeuvre, his energetic style and his first major retrospective exhibition.

  • Change makers – Elisa van Joolen

    Elisa van Joolen explores clothing, the layer between man and the outside world. In her work she attempts to unravel fashion and tries to uncover the hidden connections within the fashion industry.

  • Change makers – Atelier NL

    Atelier NL tells the story of sand. With each wave of research and design, Atelier NL breaks ground for essential dialogues on production methods at the crossroads of design and science.

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15 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.

  • Change makers

    From within the design world, there is a growing readiness to tackle the big systemic problems of our time: scarcity of raw materials, growing social inequality and increasing migration due to conflicts. For designers, these problems are not a threat but rather an opportunity to create something new. This series features seven interviews with ‘changemakers’; designers who adopt a critical stance and appeal for urgent change.