Exhibition archive

1 June 2019 — 18 August 2019

Geert Lap – Specific Objects

Geert Lap – Specific Objects offers a visually captivating survey of the peerless work of one of the world’s most important post-war ceramic artists. The many works from the museum’s own collection have been supplemented by dozens of judiciously selected loans from leading museums and collections. The exhibition was designed by Aldo Bakker, who engages… View Article

23 March 2019 — 18 August 2019

Modern Nederland 1963 – 1989

From the 1960s onwards, the Netherlands aspired to be modern. The distinctive design associated with Dutch modernism was abstract, geometric, white, grey and black. ‘The Modern Netherlands 1963–1989: The Design of a Model Nation’ presents a lively survey of design, architecture and art in the period in question.

2 March 2019 — 19 May 2019

The Ghosts of Sunday Morning

Design Museum Den Bosch is paying tribute to the expert advisers at the European Ceramic Work Centre (EKWC, now known as Sundaymorning@ekwc) with the exhibition The Ghosts of Sunday Morning. For fifty years now, the EKWC has brought together knowledge, design and imagination in the field of ceramics. Thirty key works from the EKWC’s history… View Article

10 November 2018 — 10 March 2019

Jean Cocteau – Metamorphosis

Jean Cocteau (1889 – 1963) had a remarkable public life that played out in close proximity to famous figures such as Guillaume Apollinaire, Coco Chanel, Sergei Diaghilev, Edith Piaf and his close friend Pablo Picasso. Design Museum Den Bosch will present the first Jean Cocteau retrospective in the Netherlands.

13 October 2018 — 17 February 2019

Human Interior – Thijs Wolzak

Thijs Wolzak made the photographic series Human Interior for the NRC Handelsblad newspaper. Two questions from the captions that many hundreds of thousands of readers must have pondered were: ‘How many Ikea products do you own?’ and ‘What would you save from a fire?’

30 June 2018 — 28 October 2018

Food is Fiction

A design exhibition about our food. Food seduces with beautiful images and stories. In the divide between production and consumption, the role of designers is becoming increasingly important. Their attractive designs and seductive stories atone the consumer with the origins of our food.

16 June 2018 — 30 September 2018

Show Yourself

Designer Benno Premsela (1920-1997) and Yvònne Joris, former director of the Stedelijk Museum ‘s-Hertogenbosch (1950 – 2013) both were leading collectors and public figures during their time. Find out about their unconventional view on design from their privat collections. 

17 March 2018 — 17 June 2018

California: Designing Freedom

Uber and iPhones, Facebook and Google Earth, all of these are conceived in California, and have a huge impact worldwide. The exhibition California: Designing Freedom shows for the first time how the dominant high-tech culture of Silicon Valley originated from the counterculture of the sixties.

3 March 2018 — 3 June 2018

American Beauty

Design Museum Den Bosch has one of the principal collections of American Ceramics in Europe. This exhibition is an extensive overview with more than 120 pieces.

14 October 2017 — 4 March 2018

StyleDrive

In contemporary society cars play a bigger role as cultural signifiers than jewellery. You are what you drive.