Exhibitions

Exhibitions

A SEA OF ISLANDS
On now until 23 August 2020

A sea of islands - Masterpieces from Oceania

A SEA OF ISLANDS will bring visitors face to face with some intriguing and highly aesthetic objects.
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Muurschildering
On display from 1 May 2020

FIRST AMERICANS: Honouring indigenous resilience and creativity

In May 2020 Museum Volkenkunde will open the exhibition FIRST AMERICANS,

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Azie - Museum Volkenkunde
Permanent exhibition

Asia

Life-sized statues, religious objects and musical instruments: a range of remarkable objects and stories. 
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Afrika - Museum Volkenkunde
Permanent exhibition

Africa

Masks from the Dogon, royal bronzes from Benin and powerful statues: take a journey through Africa.
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China - Museum Volkenkunde
Permanent exhibition

China

Get to know the ‘centre of the world’ as the Chinese call their country.
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Indonesie - Museum Volkenkunde
Permanent exhibition

Indonesia

Imposing temple bells, glittering jewellery and powerful krises tell the story of Indonesia.
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Japan en Korea - Museum Volkenkunde
Permanent exhibition

Japan and Korea

Lacquer work and a series of unique prints offer an insight into the long history that the Netherlands shares with Japan
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Midden- en Zuid-Amerika - Museum Volkenkunde
Permanent exhibition

Central and South America

Mayas, Aztecs, Amazon peoples and Incas: ancient cultures with a legendary history.
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Noord-Amerika en poolgebieden - Museum Volkenkunde
Permanent exhibition

North America and North American Arctic

The art of survival in the polar circle and iconic objects from North America.
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