June 21 2014 to October 5 2014

Fourteen monumental sculptures by the American artist Alexander Calder are displayed in the Rijksmuseum's free accessible 'outdoor gallery

calder2 Calder, Brasilia, 1965. Collection Fondation Pierre Gianadda, Zwitserland. © 2014 Calder Foundation, New York / Artists Rights Society, New York. Photo: Olivier Middendorp

Free exhibition in museum gardens

Guest curator Alfred Pacquement, former director of Musée National d’Art Moderne Centre Pompidou in Paris, has selected the exhibition of Calder’s mobiles, stabiles, and standing mobiles from major museums and private collections.

This exhibition is the second in a series of annual international sculpture displays, which will be presented in the Rijksmuseum’s gardens over the next four years, made possible with funding from the BankGiro Loterij and the Terra Foundation for American Art.

Calder at the Rijksmuseum features works from public and private collections including the Calder Foundation, New York | Pierre Gianadda, Martigny | Musée National d’Art Moderne Centre Pompidou, Paris | Middelheim Museum, Antwerp and the UNESCO Works of Art Collection.

The Rijksmuseum gardens are open daily from 9 am – 6 pm.