Studio Makkink & Bey restores a historic pavilion in the Park

TBC pavilion 1958, Stadsarchief Rotterdam

Hidden on the edge of the Park, near the Euromast, is a TB recovery center. It opened in 1937, by the design of architect C.J. Hemmes and initiator The Red Cross. Stichting Droom en Daad now saves it from demolition. They commissioned Studio Makkink & Bey to turn the former convalescent home into a public […]

Batavierhuis celebrates anniversary with 2 TO 2 FEST


The Batavierhuis is a breeding ground for enterprising artists. On April 2 and 3 the independent makerspace will be the site of the two-day mini-festival 2 TO 2 FEST. Several artists from Rotterdam celebrate the second anniversary of Batavierhuis for almost 24 hours. The Batavierhuis in Delfshaven is an initiative of the Droom en Daad […]

Heerenhuys hosts concerts every sunday

Concerts at Heerenhuys Hielke Grootendorst

Since 2018, music sounds in the Park every Sunday morning from the Heerenhuys. The Park in Rotterdam has been a national monument since 2011 and has a long history with music. With the Heerenhuyskamer concerts, an initiative Droom en Daad Foundation, and Dudok in the Park, a popular tradition was been reinstated. As there were […]

Former church will be Muziekwerf, a music stage for youngsters


Stichting Droom en Daad is a philanthropic organisation focusing on the city’s cultural sector. It’s led by Wim Pijbes and they already developed De Wasserij and the Heerenhuys and are involved with lots of other events. Now they transform a church into Muziekwerf, a rehearsal and concert venue for youth orchestras in the Netherlands. Hidden […]

Boijmans Van Beuningen sets sail to the Maritime Museum

Maritime Masterpieces

As Boijmans Van Beuningen is closed for eight years due to a drastic renovation, its collection travels to various museums in the Rotterdam region. Maritime Masterpieces brings together works from Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen and the Maritime Museum. This exhibition tells the stories of shipping and harbours and the people in it thru six centuries […]