Current Press releases
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Tropenmuseum purchases Indian masterpiece
13 March 2013
Tropenmuseum to become owner of Aiyanar statue during TEFAF Maastricht
Tropenmuseum expands its photo collection with work by photographer Anoek Steketee
11 March 2013
The Past is a Foreign Country: Anoek Steketee photographs Indonesians dealing with their colonial past’ is on show at the Tropenmuseum from 26 April to 1 September 2013
A fascinating encounter between Renzo Martens and a colonial expedition film
12 February 2013
Artist Renzo Martens’ remarkable and provocative film Episode III: Enjoy Poverty (2009) is to be screened in the Gallery at the Tropenmuseum alongside By Aeroplane to Pygmyland (1926).
Tropenmuseum and Brunei Museum open exhibition during state visit
17 January 2013
The Tropenmuseum in Amsterdam and the Brunei Museum in Bandar Seri Begawan will be opening the exhibition Borneo cultures in Brunei and Dutch collections during the Dutch state visit on 21 January 2013. Queen Beatrix, Prince Willem-Alexander and Princess Máxima will be the first visitors to this exhibition, which signals the start of a long-term collaboration between the two museums.
Tropenmuseum first Dutch museum to present programme for international schools
16 January 2013
For the first time ever, pupils attending international schools can follow an educational programme in a Dutch museum that has been specially developed for them. During Stories Around the World, the participants in the Tropenmuseum are given plenty of time to thoroughly explore a selected number of objects. The museum uses a method specially developed for this programme, entitled: ‘Stop! Look! Think.´
Encounters in the Tropenmuseum
17 October 2012
Hidden stories from our own collection, from 30 November 2012
Self-portrait by Raden Saleh
27 June 2012
Acquisition of unique work by Indonesian artist