De gedroomde vriend / The Imaginary Friend

Don’t we all need an imaginary companion from time to time? Exhibition 16 March - 2 June 2024.

The imaginary Friend / the book

Photo book about hope, longing and demise, in the setting of the panoramic entrance over the river Nieuwe Maas.

Visit the Van Nelle Factory with Chabot

The best guided tours in UNESCO World Heritage Van Nelle Factories.

White gem in green Museumpark

Museum for international Expressionism in one of Rotterdam’s most beautiful villas. The Chabot Museum has an important collection of works by Dutch expressionist Henk Chabot (1894-1949) and is housed in one of Rotterdam’s most beautiful villas. The peaceful homely atmosphere of this listed monument built in 1938 does perfect justice to Chabot’s paintings and sculptures and to works by his contemporaries and present-day kindred spirits. Expressionism and the inter-war period are central to the museum’s temporary exhibitions. The gardens surrounding the building and the other villas scattered around Museum Park are part of an oasis of green in the very centre of Rotterdam.

The Villa

The striking white villa was designed in 1938 by architect G.W. Baas, who worked many years for the renowned architects...