The Bonnefantenmuseum Maastricht is known for its unique mixture of art from different periods. On the one hand, the museum shows an impressive collection of art objects dating from 1200 to 1600. On the other hand, modern and contemporary art has also found a place at the museum.
Highlights of the Bonnefantenmuseum
The permanent collection of the Bonnefantenmuseum presents contemporary art that fits the art movements Concept, Minimal Art and Arte Povera. The medieval art collection can be divided it into three sections:
- The works of woodcarver Jan van Steffeswert who lived around 1500,
- The Neutelings collection with objects made out of ivory, bronze and alabaster created between 1200 and 1500,
- Great masters from the 16th and 17th century, such as Brueghel, Van Dyck and Rubens.
Architecture by Aldo Rossi
People visit the Bonnefantenmuseum in Maastricht for its permanent and temporary exhibitions, tours and architectonic design. The museum is located in a former industrial estate on the banks of the river Meuse. Let yourself be amazed by the work of Italian architect Aldo Rossi, who manages to surprise using space and light.