More museums…

[Photo by Hielke Grootendorst]

[dt_gap height=”10″ /]

Free art

Interested in contemporary art but looking for something budget-friendly? Every Friday from 6am–9pm you can visit various institutions and galleries in and around the Witte de Withstraat free of charge.

Kunstblock.nl

Bannon

Artist Jonas Staal delves into the creative work of controversialist-in-chief, Steve Bannon, Trump’s former chief strategist. Steve Bannon: A Propaganda Retrospective. On until 23rd September: The New Institute, Museum Park 25. Tue-Sun 11.00-17.00, Thurs – 21.00.

Stills from Steve Bannon’s film, Generation Zero

Big Heads

Martin Schoeller is a celebrated portrait photographer who has been working on a series called “Close Up” for 20 years now. For this series he zooms in up close on the faces of his famous subjects for a ultra high-definition perspective. His portraits include Jack Nicholson, George Clooney, Angelina Jolie, Donatella Versace and former President Obama. On until 2 September: Nederlands Fotomuseum, Wilhelminakade 332, Tue-Sun 11.00-17.00.

George Clooney up close [Photo: Martin Schoeller]

Museumhaven

The Maritime Museum owns the oldest “museum port” in the Netherlands. This preserved sailing heritage dates back to the 19th and 20th centuries, and great care is taken to keep it all in ‘shipshape’ condition. Take a look at the vessels and even climb on board! There is a Rhine steam boat, a steam tug, a floating crane and a tjalk (an old sailing barge) among others. Leuvehaven 1, Tue-Sat 10.00-17.00, Sun 11.00-17.00.

Jump aboard [Photo Marco de Swart]

Share this post

Related posts

RiF010, the world’s first urban surf pool is about to open

RiF010 has a world first: it is the first surf pool in the middle of a city. Urban

Read more

mini rotterdam

Rotterdam hosts the biggest international MINI event ever

Until the end of May Rotterdam is the home to the biggest international MINI event ever. Over 5,000

Read more

Rotterdam Architecture Month takes over Museumpark

The largest architecture festival in the Netherlands is descending on Museumpark during the whole month of June. Visitors

Read more

O. Festival

World premieres and special location performances at O. Festival for Opera. Music. Theatre.

O. Festival for Opera. Music. Theatre. is an international festival with a programme full of surprises: from international

Read more

Inside Rotterdam

The leading city-guide for tourists, business people, expats and locals. 150.000+ readers.

Download our free city app and start exploring!