This is Nicolaas Rockox

00:03:28 573 The Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp
This video is an introduction to the exhibition for children: what is the Rockox House exactly and what will I see over there? The video opens up like a book on the life of Nicolaas Rockox.

An audiovisual introduction to the exhibition The Golden Cabinet. Royal Museum at the Rockox House.  The town mansion of the former Antwerp mayor and arts patron Nicolaas Rockox (1560 – 1640) has been transformed into an opulent art cabinet containing showpieces from the collection of the Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp as well as the core collection of the Rockox House Museum

This video is an introduction to the exhibition for children: what is the Rockox House exactly and what will I see over there? The video opens up like a book on the life of Nicolaas Rockox. 

This is Nicolaas Rockox is part of the educational programme for primary schools. Teachers can show the video to their pupils in class. That way, they will recognize lots of things in the Rockox House Museum and feel more at ease during their visit.

Video credits

  • Text: Babette Cooijmans & Ivan Pecnik 
  • Voice over: Ivan Pecnik 
  • Animation: Dennis Van Den Bergh 
  • Music: 'Muziek uit de tijd van Rubens' gespeeld door het Consortium Antiquum (DOMusic Productie, Antwerpen / label TALENT)
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