CBK Rotterdam

Center for Visual Arts Rotterdam

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Guided tours

On this page you will find visual art tours offered by CBK Rotterdam.

Art Index Tours

CBK Rotterdam is a permanent partner of Art Index Rotterdam, an organization that keeps everyone who wants to know about current exhibitions in Rotterdam via a website and a brochure every four years. In addition, they organize art tours through the city, many of which in collaboration with CBK Rotterdam. You will find the latter in our calendar on this website.
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TENT offers tailor-made tours.
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Every Friday evening it is Art Night in the Witte de Withkwartier! Discover the versatility of contemporary art in the Rotterdam art quarter at TENT, Witte de With, WORM, V2 and MAMA and art in public space: from visual art to music, from photography to film and more. The Art Evening is free and lasts from 18 to 21 pm. Visit this Art Evening on your own or participate in the Kunstblock Tour for free, where a guide takes you through the Kunstblock institutions in an hour. The Tour starts at Witte de With (at the desk in the entrance hall, Witte de Withstraat 50) at 19 pm.
Tip: the Kunstblock Tour can also be booked for groups or combined with the educational offer.
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Routes using a route map

Light route Rotterdam
The municipality of Rotterdam and CBK Rotterdam have made a route map together, which leads you through strikingly illuminated artworks, illuminated architectural city icons and poetry that glows in the dark. This map, Light route Rotterdam, is now available for free at the Rotterdam Tourist Information on Coolsingel and at Central Station and via CBK Rotterdam. The English version of the map will be published on 21 May.

Art route map by Feijenoord

Art route map Singeltracé - Rotterdam Noord


Download the Rotterdam Routes app and follow the Art and Poetry Route: city poet Hester Knibbe and artist Gyz La Rivière will take you along the Rotterdam sculpture collection, while you listen to the poems written especially for this route. The app was developed in collaboration with CBK Rotterdam.
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TENT is the platform for contemporary art in the context of Rotterdam with exhibitions, new productions, educational projects, performances and events with makers from the city and beyond.
To website TENT

Sculpture International Rotterdam manages Rotterdam's international sculpture collection, brings it to the attention and develops a metropolitan international art policy.
To the SIR website

Forest polder fox, Florentijn Hofman, Schiedamseweg, 2020. Photo: Otto Snoek

BKOR manages and renews the extensive city collection in collaboration with Rotterdam residents, companies and institutions. BKOR advises the municipality, citizens and artists on the realization, placement, relocation and remediation of public works of art.
To the BKOR website

Art Office mediates, informs and supports visual artists from Rotterdam with regard to their professional practice. For artists, institutions and individuals.
To the Art Office website