• Memento mori – Damien Hirst

    Now until 11/30/2014

    Damien Hirst (b.1965) is not only fascinated by death, but likes to draw on... more

    Mark Rothko

    Expected from 09/20/2014 until 03/01/2015

    From rosy pink and jubilant yellow to bright blue to sombre black – face one... more

    Romantic fashions

    Expected from 10/11/2014 until 03/22/2015

    Rustling silk, breathtaking embroidery, frills and flounces, vast crinolines.... more

  • Mondriaan & de Stijl


    Without De Stijl the homes and streets and the very cityscapes of the western world would have looked very different. And even today the group that grew up around Piet Mondrian and Theo van Doesburg continues to inspire artists, designers and architects. more

    Discover the modern


    Experience the personal side of art with Claude Monet, Wassily Kandinsky, Pablo Picasso, Piet Mondrian, Francis Bacon, Constant, Louise Bourgeois and many more. more

    Delftware Wonderware


    One of the most wonderful and grandest collections of Delftware is finally on display in an atmospheric exhibition. more

  • Wonderkamers


    A new interactive display offers a fresh and entertaining introduction to fine art. more

    Asian Art and Dutch Taste

    Now until 10/26/2014

    From Balinese woodcarvings to Batavian silverware, from Indonesian krisses to... more

    Photo Stories

    Now until 09/21/2014

    Every picture tells a story. Why would a person spend his whole life... more

  • Jürgen Partenheimer

    Now until 11/09/2014

    Jürgen Partenheimer (b. Munich, 1947) is one of the most striking,... more

    De Ateliers DEBUT SERIES: Alex Dordoy

    Now until 11/23/2014

    De Ateliers in Amsterdam has long enjoyed a close relationship with... more

    Puzemuze, of op weg naar Rothko

    Expected from 09/20/2014 until 03/22/2015

    From bright blue and jubilant yellow to rosy pink and sombre black: the works... more

  • Preview of collection item 'Praatstoeltje en tafel'
  • Preview of collection item 'Quai du Louvre'
  • Preview of collection item 'Jurk van witte zijden crêpe de Chine, bedrukt met zwarte rechthoekige motieven van verschillende grootte'
  • Preview of collection item 'Tafellinnen'
  • Preview of collection item 'Sibylle'
  • Preview of collection item 'Schilderkist Camille Corot met op de binnenkant van de deksel 7 kleine schilderijtjes.'
  • Preview of collection item 'Jurk van doorschijnende ongebleekte katoen bedrukt met horizontalen en verticalen in zwart, met sjaal'
  • Preview of collection item 'De grijze boom'
  • Preview of collection item 'Après-skituniek van katoen, iets uitlopend model met lange mouwen, van deels handbedrukte, deels handbeschilderde panelen in kleuren blauw, grijs, geel, groen en lila op wit fond'
  • Preview of collection item 'Driepootstoel'
  • Rothko en Mondriaan

    Rothko and Mondrian side by side

    For the first time in history, the very last works by Piet Mondrian and Mark Rothko can be seen side by side. Two iconic pieces of art history will be brought together in the major Mark Rothko exhibition in the Gemeentemuseum The Hague. A unique opportunity to admire and compare the greatest masterpieces of the two leading first and second-generation pioneers of abstract art. The exhibition... read more

  • The Canon of the Netherlands

    Book presentation on 11 September read more

  • Ger van Elk, De ontdekking van de sardientjes, 1971

    In Memoriam: Ger van Elk

    In 1965, when Ger van Elk was studying art history for a year at the University of Groningen, he astounded everyone by giving a paper on anglers in seventeenth-century Dutch art. The main issue he addressed was not the form, content or style of the various paintings; it was why each angler was sitting in that particular place, what kind of float he was using, and what species of fish he was... read more

  • Wonderkamers

    Wonderkamers short-listed for Cinekid Lion

    Wonderkamers has been short-listed for a Cinekid Lion in the Best New Media Production category read more

  • Haagse band Splendid

    Museum Night at Gemeentemuseum

    NDT 2 and Splendid on the museum pond read more