CBK Rotterdam

Center for Visual Arts Rotterdam

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Guided tours

On this page you will find guided tours offered by the various CBK Rotterdam programs. TENT offers guided tours (under the title Take a walk with ...) through the exhibition, and Sculpture International Rotterdam and BKOR offer guided tours of art in public spaces. CBK Rotterdam also offers tailor-made tours, please contact Judith Vorwerk, Education Department.

Up-to-date information about public activities surrounding the exhibitions in TENT can be found on the website.

Kunstblock tour during Kunstavond.
It is Art Night every Friday 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 spaces: from visual art to music, from photography to film and more. The Kunstavond is free, and lasts from 18 to 21 hours. Visit this Art Evening on your own or participate for free in the Kunstblock Tour where a guide takes you through the Kunstblock institutions in an hour. The Tour starts at Witte de With (at the counter in the entrance hall, Witte de Withstraat 50) at 19 hour.
Tip: the Kunstblock Tour can also be booked for groups or combined with the educational offer, Look here for more information.

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.

De Coolsingel: the (disappeared) history of Rotterdam in 1000 meters of street, art and ornaments (SIR)

Entry tour Art & Architecture (BKOR in collaboration with OMI)
A special walk leads past the art in post-war Rotterdam.

The Art and Poetry Route (SIR and BKOR in collaboration with the Rotterdam Library)
Download the app Rotterdam Routes and follow the Art and Poetry Route: in it Stadsdichter Hester Knibbe and artist Gyz La Rivière take you along the Rotterdam image collection, while you listen to the poems written specifically for this route.

Art route map by Feijenoord (via BKOR)

Art route map Singeltracé - Rotterdam Noord (via BKOR)

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 the international sculpture collection of Rotterdam, 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