Anne Reitsma shows the future at World Port Days

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For over ten years Anne Reitsma has been the official photographer at the World Port Days. But she also enjoys photographing the people who work in the port. Her new exhibition consists of 16 large portraits and 6 panoramas on the Maritime Museum Rotterdam. The exhibition is called Young in the Harbor. It is on […]

The Maritime Museum offers a festive summer

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The Maritime Museum kicks off the summer with a Ship’s Dog Parade. Subsequently, the museum will be open every day until 21 August. Besides contemporary exhibitions, there are summer activities for young and old. The Dogparade 010 takes place July 9, it is a cheerful parade of dogs dressed in maritime attire and their owners […]

De Maaltuin moors at Maritime Museum Rotterdam

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During a pop-up dinner at De Maaltuin, you dine in castles, palaces, museums or botanical gardens and get to know the location in a unique way. There are already editions in Trompenburg and from June 17 the Maritime Museum is the new location in Rotterdam. The Maritime Museum has the oldest and largest museum harbor […]

Restored grain elevator returns to Maritime Museum

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The last working grain elevator in the world is returning to the Maritime Museum Rotterdam. For a year, Stadsgraanzuiger 19 was restored at the Talsma shipyard in Franeker. On May 2, the multi-day return trip begins. The return trip from Friesland, crossing the IJsselmeer and Amsterdam,  takes three days. It’s broadcasted live via this stream. […]

Celebrating 150 years of the New Rotterdam Waterway

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Until mid-October, Rotterdam and the region will commemorate the opening of the New Rotterdam Waterway in 1872. This canal is the artificial mouth of the river Rhine. It gave Rotterdam the springboard to conquer the world and become an important port.  The Waterway (Nieuwe Waterweg) is a busy shipping route since it is the primary […]

Kyatcha opens new restaurant in Leuvepaviljoen


Kyatcha started their journey in the Foodhallen with a stand. Next came a small location at Groenendaal, mainly for take-away, and a restaurant in The Hague. Now the contemporary Japanese concept opens an impressive restaurant in the striking pavilion at the Leuvenhaven. Founder Jason Lau tells about the consideration: ”Since last January, we have had […]

Sasja Hagens paints Part of Rotterdam

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Sasja Hagens is an artist living and working in Rotterdam. The dynamics of the harbour are her great inspiration. The steel, concrete and glass of industrial landscapes are the perfect outlets for her large-scale pieces. She has just published PART OF ROTTERDAM, a retrospective of her work. Her oeuvre is an ode to the city […]