- Summer at Lake Como? -BLOG- William Degouve de Nunques painted Lake Como at twilight while on his honeymoon, which he could afford to stretch out over several years.
- It’s busy behind the scenes -BLOG- The museum may seem quiet at this time of year, but behind the scenes everyone is busy as bees.
- The candy pink of Vincent van Gogh -BLOG- Phone covers, teacups, bedding, Christmas baubles; you name it and it’s available with a painting by Vincent van Gogh on it.
- An art collection as due payment -BLOG- Since his death in 1941, Anton Kröller has been overshadowed by his art-loving wife Helene Kröller-Müller.
- Art makes the (wo)man -BLOG- ‘You’ve done that beautifully, girl!’
- Kröller-Müller wins Museum Education Award The Kröller-Müller Museum has won the new Dutch Museum Education Award of 50,000 euro, with the digital block calendar ‘Every day art’.
- Signal red, back to the original colour of K-piece -BLOG- As conservators of modern art and sculpture, we encounter artworks in various materials and sizes.
- A Modern World: The Sculptor, The Landscape, The Architect -BLOG- I recently visited two locations, both of which are significant in understanding Barbara Hepworth’s approach as one of Britain’s most important Modernist artists, and both of which feature in the exhibition Barbara Hepworth: Sculpture for a Modern World.
- Kröller-Müller Museum in the second edition of the DWDD pop-up museum Guest curator Carice van Houten has chosen the Kröller-Müller Museum!
- Acquisition exceptional work by Giacomo Balla presented Paravento con linea di velocità (Screen with speedline) The Kröller-Müller Museum was recently able to acquire Paravento con linea di velocità (Screen with speedline), (1916-1917), oil on four canvases in frames painted by the artist (151 x 126 cm) by Giacomo Balla (1871-1957), with support from the BankGiro Lottery and the Rembrandt Association, thanks in part to its Maljers-de Jongh Fund.
- Carice van Houten makes Kröller-Müller exhibition for DWDD Pop-Up Museum The Kröller-Müller Museum is honoured with its inclusion in the second edition of DWDD Pop-up Museum, organized by the TV show De Wereld Draait Door (The World Keeps Turning).
- Museum receives almost € 1.1 million from BankGiro Lottery At the BankGiro Lottery’s annual Goed Geld Gala (charity funds gala) on 3 February, the Kröller-Müller Museum, the Rijksmuseum, Mauritshuis and Van Gogh Museum received a total of € 7,150,746.
- Balla Paravento -BLOG- The futurist artist Giacomo Balla is no stranger to the Kröller-Müller.
- a piece of K -BLOG- In our previous blog, you witnessed the intensive and successful search for the correct colour for the conservation of K-piece by artist Mark di Suvero.
- Launch digital picture book Zwaan zoekt een vriendje On 15 April, Bereslim together with the Kröller-Müller Museum will launch a digital version of the picture book Zwaan zoekt een vriendje (Swan looks for a playmate).
- Record number of visitors during Barbara Hepworth exhibition The exhibition Barbara Hepworth: Sculpture for a Modern World closed last Sunday with a record number of 113,275 visitors.
- Acquisition drawings Alexander Bogomazov The Kröller-Müller Museum has purchased two futurist drawings by the Ukrainian painter and theorist Alexander Bogomazov (Jampol 1880-Kiev 1930).
- How the silver trowel became blue -BLOG- Did you know that the blue sculpture in the shape of a trowel, which stands at the T-junction to the museum, originally wasn’t blue at all?
- From a merchant family Helene is raised in Germany.
- Great truth of Spinoza Helene’s visits to Rome and Florence ignite her interest in architecture.
- Museum Kröller Helene continues thinking about her museum.
- Commissions Helene becomes director of the Buildings Department and works with architect H.P.
The 'Grand Museum'
Helene now wants to have her museum built on the Veluwe.
'For the benefit and enjoyment of the community'
Helene remains tirelessly committed to making her collection accessible to as large an audience as possible.
- The donation To protect her collection, Helene transfers all the art to a Foundation.
- Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller In 1937, the Dutch State agrees to the construction of a smaller museum, also designed by Henry van de Velde.
- The museum in 1940 In 1940, Sam van Deventer becomes chairman of the Kröller-Müller Foundation and director of the Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller.
- Wartime development In the first months of the war, a variety of safety measures are taken.
- The museum as emergency hospital Under the direction of the Red Cross, the museum becomes an emergency shelter for the evacuees from the civilian hospitals in Arnhem.
- The liberation of Otterlo After a fierce battle for Otterlo near the entrance to the park, the museum is liberated by Canadian soldiers on 15 April 1945.