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Rhapsody in Blue

On display until 10 February 2019

Like an epic poem in various shades of blue, dozens of works from the Voorlinden collection are brought together in the cabinets of the museum. The title Rhapsody in Blue refers to the piece of music by the American composer George Gershwin (1898-1937) from 1924. A musical kaleidoscope, in which he combines rhythms and melodies […]


Stage of Being

On display until 13 January 2019

Until 13 January 2019, museum Voorlinden presents the collection exhibition Stage of Being – after the painting by Robert Zandvliet. It shows us how, over time, artists have depicted human beings with all of their emotions and instincts. More than 40 artworks in different media encourage us to reflect on who we are, our relationships to others […]



Permanent work within the museum

Museum Voorlinden will feature a number of artworks on permanent display. These pieces have their own intimate place in the museum where they can be viewed to their greatest advantage.



On display until 10 March 2019

Voorlinden had planned a retrospective of Armando in the spring of 2019. This show would have been dedicated to the artist’s ninetieth birthday. Armando (1929-2018) passed away on 1 July in Potsdam (Germany). The planned retrospective will now be on display from Saturday 3 November 2018 to Sunday 10 March 2019.



Do Ho Suh

From 18 May until 22 September 2019

18 May until 22 September 2019



Ellsworth Kelly

From September 11, 2016 until January 8, 2017

The opening exhibition in Museum Voorlinden brings and ode to the late artist Ellsworth Kelly (1923-2015). It is the first solo exhibition of the American artist in The Netherlands since 1979.


Martin Creed

From 21 January until 11 June 2017

A room filled with balloons kicks off the exhibition ‘SAY CHEESE!’, the second exhibition at the new Museum Voorlinden. The exhibition brings together 54 works to form a coherent reflection of Creed’s versatile and characteristic oeuvre and has been realized in close collaboration with the artist.   ‘SAY CHEESE!’ invites the viewer to journey in to […]

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Rodney Graham – That’s not me

Until 17 September

‘That’s not me’ invites the visitor to step into Rodney Graham’s universe. This Canadian artist is one of the most consistent, innovative and influential artists of the past 40 years. This will be Graham’s first major exhibition in the Netherlands of his recent work. With a sense of humour and wit, he constantly questions his […]


The meantime

A selection of works

We are living in an age of acceleration. Never before have we had so much time on our hands, and yet never before have we felt so rushed. 


Michael Johansson

On display until 11 February 2018

From Sunday 8 October, Museum Voorlinden will be exhibiting the work of Swedish artist Michael Johansson (1975). Johansson’s methodology is one of collecting, organising, stacking, and puzzling. The everyday objects that he brings together are given new form and context in his sculptures and installations. In addition to a number of existing works, the museum […]


Martin Puryear

On display until 27 May

Until 27 May 2018, museum Voorlinden features a solo exhibition of work by the American sculptor Martin Puryear (1941). Voorlinden presents the first museum show of this artist in Europe, with a large overview of his work from the past decades.


Shilpa Gupta – Where do I begin

On display until 1 July

Museum Voorlinden presents an exhibition of work by Shilpa Gupta (b. 1976). “Where do I begin” features a selection of works by the Mumbai-based multidisciplinary Indian artist, on show in and around the museum. Gupta is drawn to borderlines in the broadest sense of the word: from geographical and political frontiers to social divisions and […]

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Wayne Thiebaud

On display until 28 October

Museum Voorlinden proudly presents the first-ever European retrospective of the work of American painter Wayne Thiebaud (1920), on show from 9 June through 28 October 2018. Famous for his mouthwatering depictions of cakes, ice creams and hot dogs, Thiebaud has placed the American everyday life at the core of his artistic practice. The career of […]

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Armando – Preview

On display until 2 November

On Tuesday 18 September, Armando (1929-2018) would have turned 89 years old. On this occasion, museum Voorlinden  shows some very recent works by this iconic Dutch artist from 2018 called ‘Todeslandschaft’. The works will only be on display for a short period of time: from 18 September until 2 November 2018. This small presentation is […]

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The architecture of the museum actively contributes to the experience of nature inside the building. Large glass windows offer views on the natural surroundings and the museum rooms are lit with a special roof construction that provides daylight. Nature, art and architecture harmonise at Voorlinden.