Exhibitions

A glimpse in the future, the now and history of exhibitions at the Bonnefanten.

A glimpse in the future, the now and history of exhibitions at the Bonnefanten.

Isaac Julien: What Freedom Is To Me

Isaac Julien: What Freedom Is To Me

The opening of the retrospective What Freedom Is To Me, by the internationally renowned artist Sir Isaac Julien, will take place on 8 March 2024. It is the ...

Małgorzata Mirga-Tas

Małgorzata Mirga-Tas

The first solo museum presentation by Małgorzata Mirga-Tas will open in the Bonnefanten in June 2024. It is a major premiere that will include one of the most ...

Pixel Perfect?

Pixel Perfect?

Paintings from the Bonnefanten’s collection of old masters exhibited alongside digital versions. The presentation Pixel Perfect? allows you to reflect on ...

EVERYTHING THAT CAME IN GOT AN ANSWER, the VEC archive of Rod Summers

EVERYTHING THAT CAME IN GOT AN ANSWER, the VEC archive of Rod Summers

For over fifty years, Rod Summers has been receiving a large amount of postal art or mail art from all over the world on a weekly basis.

The Studio #8: Caroline Sarneel

The Studio #8: Caroline Sarneel

The series The Studio in the Bonnefanten provides a stage for small scale solo presentations on which artists may present recent developments in their work.

Shinkichi Tajiri: The Restless Wanderer

Shinkichi Tajiri: The Restless Wanderer

Shinkichi Tajiri: The Restless Wanderer is an exhibition celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of the Japanese-American artist Shinkichi Tajiri. In ...

INSIDE OUT for all curious non-adults of 6 years and up

INSIDE OUT for all curious non-adults of 6 years and up

Discover what makes you you and then zoom out again to your role in society and the footprint you leave behind in the educational exhibition INSIDE OUT.

Art adrift

Art adrift

Hidden stories about works from the Bonnefanten’s collection of old masters and their peregrinations – before, during and after World War II. A presentation ...

A Room of One's Own

A Room of One's Own

A Room of One’s Own is an exhibition about the work and ideas of female artists spanning several generations, with most works taken from the Bonnefanten’s own ...

Pas de deux

Pas de deux

A special collaboration between the museum and regional art collectors shows the collection of the Bonnefanten in a different light.

Piet Killaars 100 years

Piet Killaars 100 years

Piet Killaars 100 years contains an overview of sculptures and pre-studies from the Bonnefanten collection.

patricia kaersenhout: Visions of Possibilities

patricia kaersenhout: Visions of Possibilities

Visions of Possibilities presents an extensive body of work by Afro-Dutch visual artist patricia kaersenhout (Den Helder, 1966). kaersenhout is one of the ...

Ed Templeton: Wires Crossed

Ed Templeton: Wires Crossed

Ed Templeton shows the subculture of skateboarding from 1995 to 2012 through photographs, drawings and texts. He is a photographer, artist and one of the most ...

Bonnefanten Pop-up museum x festival MAAS!

Bonnefanten Pop-up museum x festival MAAS!

The Bonnefanten pop-up at festival MAAS! Walk in and see the video artwork Of Men and Gods and Mud (2022) by Ali Cherri. Cherri won the prize for most ...

Bonnefanten Pop-up museum x Cultura Nova

Bonnefanten Pop-up museum x Cultura Nova

At Cultura Nova in the pop-up pavilion, we present the unique vampire film Nosferasta: First Bite, together with several other works of art. This exciting ...

Pinkpop-up museum: patricia kaersenhout's Stained Stories

Pinkpop-up museum: patricia kaersenhout's Stained Stories

Bonnefanten presenteert patricia kaersenhout met Stained Stories op Pinkpop festival.

Standard Bearer on Tour

Standard Bearer on Tour

Rembrandt's The Standard Bearer (1636) is on view in March at Bonnefanten.

Between Art and Copy

Between Art and Copy

The Maastricht Institute of Arts is presenting a considerable part of its collection of plaster casts to celebrate the academy’s 200th anniversary.

The Studio #7: Minne Kersten

The Studio #7: Minne Kersten

The series The Studio in the Bonnefanten provides a stage for small scale solo presentations on which artists may present recent developments in their work.

Hrair Sarkissian: The Other Side of Silence

Hrair Sarkissian: The Other Side of Silence

The Other Side of Silence is the first mid-career survey in the Netherlands by the Syrian-Armenian artist Hrair Sarkissian (born 1973, Damascus, Syria) - one ...

Werner Mantz: The Perfect Eye

Werner Mantz: The Perfect Eye

Werner Mantz: The Perfect Eye is a big and the first ever retrospective of Werner Mantz (1901, Cologne - 1983, Maastricht) and his work.

Bonnefanten Pop-up Museum x Cultura Nova

Bonnefanten Pop-up Museum x Cultura Nova

Bonnefanten presents a film installation and performances by melanie bonajo (they/them) in a ...

The Studio #6: Gladys Zeevaarders & Sophie Johns

The Studio #6: Gladys Zeevaarders & Sophie Johns

The series The Studio in the Bonnefanten provides a stage for small scale solo presentations on which artists may present recent developments in their work.

Melati Suryodarmo: I am a Ghost in My Own House

Melati Suryodarmo: I am a Ghost in My Own House

Bonnefanten proudly presents Melati Suryodarmo (1969, Surakarta, Indonesia) as the eleventh winner of the Bonnefanten Award for Contemporary Art (BACA).

Raul Marroquin

Raul Marroquin

Raul Marroquin (1948, Bogotá) is a spider in the web of Maastricht, which, in the 1970s, experienced exciting times on an artistic level. Why? Keep reading!

Restoring Ferdi

Restoring Ferdi

Follow the restoration process of Ferdi's Hortisculptures in Bonnefanten. Why? Keep reading!

The Derailment of the Usual

The Derailment of the Usual

The Derailment of the Usual is a group exhibition of works by Paul Devens, Lis Rhodes and Heba Y. Amin.

Beating Around the Bush #7: False Flat

Beating Around the Bush #7: False Flat

With four solo presentations by: Hadassah Emmerich, Fons Haagmans, Rik Meijers and Marleen Rothaus. In False Flat, the boundaries of painting are explored.

Grayson Perry: We Shall Catch it on the Beaches

Grayson Perry: We Shall Catch it on the Beaches

In a time when we are constantly bombarded with images, Perry has developed a unique visual language, demonstrating that art belongs to everybody and should ...

Laure Prouvost: Deep See Blue Surrounding You / Vois Ce Bleu Profond Te Fondre

Laure Prouvost: Deep See Blue Surrounding You / Vois Ce Bleu Profond Te Fondre

Immerse yourself in the magical solo exhibition by the French artist Laure Prouvost (Croix, 1978).