• 27.9.2023–26.5.2024

    History Tales. Fact and Fiction in History Painting

    The exhibition explores the representation of history in terms of identity and nation. How is the rise and fall of civilisations depicted? How is the hubris of humankind allegorised? And what sort of media transformations has the invention of photography and film brought about on the representations of myths, heroes, heroines, rulers and sovereigns as well as on pivotal historical events since the 19th century right through to the present day?  

  • 8.3.–20.8.2023

    Considering the Collection & King Vulture Willem de Rooij

    With the new format Considering the Collection & An Insert by… , a series of exhibitions has been established for the coming years that is to show prominent works from the collection and to feature, in a separate part of the Paintings Gallery, a contemporary position resulting from engagement with the Academy’s Art Collections.

  • 8.4.–29.1.2023

    The Purloined Masterpiece. Images as Time Machines

    The exhibition takes a digressive tour through art history from the 15th century to the present day, as reflected in the art collections of the Academy of Fine Arts.

  • 9.10.2021–27.2.2022

    Hungry for Time

    An invitation to epistemic disobedience with Raqs Media Collective.