Please, accept cookies in order to load the content.

Find the programme of Het Podium below — or find an easy overview over at the calendar. Head to the website of the Rotterdam Architecture Month for its programme on The Podium in June.

2022
16
Aug
10:00 – 14:00
Het Nieuwe Instituut

Explore Het Nieuwe Instituut from top to bottom and start off the new school year filled with inspiration. During the DocentenDoeDag (Interactive Teacher Day), go on an adventure with Het Nieuwe Instituut's Detour Guides. They will lead you through the exhibitions, transport you back to the 1930s at Sonneveld House, and take you to the pink rooftop Podium where you can let off some steam. 

2022
14
Aug

Want to be one with your body, firmly grounded on the earth, with your head in the clouds? Start your Sunday morning right with one of the morning sessions by Balanzs Yoga! On six Sundays in July and August there are yoga classes for all levels. Join us and roll out your mat on top of Het Nieuwe Instituut.

2022
11
Aug

Aric Chen, Het Nieuwe Instituut’s General and Artistic Director, talks to Hans Ulrich Obrist, Artistic Director of London’s Serpentine Galleries, about the evolving role of culture and cultural institutions in tackling the urgent issues of our time. Can cultural institutions shift from being merely sites of research, presentation, debate and propagation to also generate new structural and systemic initiatives and, through enacted speculations, become social testing grounds?

2022
07
Aug

Want to be one with your body, firmly grounded on the earth, with your head in the clouds? Start your Sunday morning right with one of the morning sessions by Balanzs Yoga! On six Sundays in July and August there are yoga classes for all levels. Join us and roll out your mat on top of Het Nieuwe Instituut.

2022
06
Aug

You might know them from Motel Mozaïque, BlueCity or a visit to one of their own stores. No clothing exchange The Swapshop lands at The Podium with tons of wardrobe trades.

2022
04
Aug

How about enjoying a yoga class, spectacular views of Rotterdam and a glorious sunset? This summer, they all come together when you follow Balanzs Yoga's unforgettable Podium rooftop session.

2022
31
Jul
16:00 – 17:00
 

Take some flamenco, add a dash of jazz and stir in some Latin American rhythms and you get Karisma, the four-piece band shaking up The Podium.

2022
31
Jul

Want to be one with your body, firmly grounded on the earth, with your head in the clouds? Start your Sunday morning right with one of the morning sessions by Balanzs Yoga! On six Sundays in July and August there are yoga classes for all levels. Join us and roll out your mat on top of Het Nieuwe Instituut.

2022
24
Jul
14:30 – 16:15
 

Immerse in the drones and lush soundscapes of ambient musician ruisvogel.

2022
24
Jul

Want to be one with your body, firmly grounded on the earth, with your head in the clouds? Start your Sunday morning right with one of the morning sessions by Balanzs Yoga! On six Sundays in July and August there are yoga classes for all levels. Join us and roll out your mat on top of Het Nieuwe Instituut.

2022
22
Jul
22/07/2022 – 23/07/2022
Het Nieuwe Instituut

Experience the summer from new heights at Het Nieuwe Instituut. During FamilieFest Summer Camp(ing), families are invited to enjoy a variety of workshops in, around and on top of The Podium. Explore the building from different perspectives, make your own ice cream or pizza, dance as wild as you can during Alien Disco Spectacle and much more!

2022
21
Jul
10:00 – 13:00
Het Nieuwe Instituut

Experience the summer from new heights at Het Nieuwe Instituut. During FamilieFest Summer Camp(ing), families are invited to enjoy a variety of workshops in, around and on top of The Podium. Explore the building from different perspectives, make your own ice cream or pizza, dance as wild as you can during Alien Disco Spectacle and much more!

2022
20
Jul
10:00 – 13:00
Het Nieuwe Instituut

Experience the summer from new heights at Het Nieuwe Instituut. During FamilieFest Summer Camp(ing), families are invited to enjoy a variety of workshops in, around and on top of The Podium. Explore the building from different perspectives, make your own ice cream or pizza, dance as wild as you can during Alien Disco Spectacle and much more!

2022
19
Jul
10:00 – 13:00
Het Nieuwe Instituut

Experience the summer from new heights at Het Nieuwe Instituut. During FamilieFest Summer Camp(ing), families are invited to enjoy a variety of workshops in, around and on top of The Podium. Explore the building from different perspectives, make your own ice cream or pizza, dance as wild as you can during Alien Disco Spectacle and much more!

2022
17
Jul

Rotterdam pianist Reginald Somai translates emotions, feelings and spirituality into piano compositions. Relax on a mat and immerse yourself in his sounds.

2022
17
Jul

Want to be one with your body, firmly grounded on the earth, with your head in the clouds? Start your Sunday morning right with one of the morning sessions by Balanzs Yoga! On six Sundays in July and August there are yoga classes for all levels. Join us and roll out your mat on top of Het Nieuwe Instituut.

2022
16
Jul

Het Nieuwe Instituut and hiphophuis invite you to the opening of the exhibition Wey Dey Move by architect and creative director Dele Adeyemo, where choreographers Sunday Obiajulu Ozegbe, Babayemi Afolabi Osokoya and the dancers of hiphophuis present their masquerade opening performance on The Podium at Het Nieuwe Instituut.

2022
14
Jul

On July 14, 2022, Motel Mozaïque presents a special double bill on The Podium: the Rotterdam dance collective Amenti Theatre Company will play the new performance Lilith and singer-songwriter Shishani will give a solo performance.

2022
10
Jul

NN North Sea Jazz Festival and North Sea Round Town present a special lunchtime concert at The Podium by trumpeter Eric Vloeimans and pianist Jeroen van Vliet. The world-famous jazz musicians have known each other for over twenty-five years and take visitors on an impromptu exploration high above Vloeimans’ hometown. ‘It’s not about the final destination but the experiences along the way,’ says North Sea Jazz.

2022
09
Jul

Rotterdam-based online radio station Operator brings an evening of homegrown programming to The Podium, as well as an intimate listening session in the afternoon.

2022
07
Jul

NN North Sea Jazz Festival and North Sea Round Town present a particularly badass and beautiful performance by singer Lisa Fischer and pianist Taylor Eigsti at The Podium. The two Grammy-winning New Yorkers have extensive careers as session and backing musicians, but in the past few years, they have been stepping into the solo spotlight and as a duo since 2017. ‘When such talented people meet, musical sparks inevitably fly,’ North Sea Jazz says about their collaboration. 

2022
05
Jul

Nosagenda, 'our agenda', celebrates Cape Verde's forty-seventh Independence Day on 5 July 2022 at The Podium. With stories, music, workshops and dishes, the Cape Verdean platform will take visitors on a journey to the island group where so many Rotterdammers have their roots.

2022
03
Jul
13:30 – 17:30
 

What to expect from something called ‘Unexpected’? The touring event brings DJs, music styles, dance and theatre together for a delightful surprise.

2022
03
Jul

Want to be one with your body, firmly grounded on the earth, with your head in the clouds? Start your Sunday morning right with one of the morning sessions by Balanzs Yoga! On six Sundays in July and August there are yoga classes for all levels. Join us and roll out your mat on top of Het Nieuwe Instituut.

2022
18
Jun

Climb, dive and design. Be inspired by architects MVRDV, artificial intelligence and worlds you never knew existed. Scale the heights for breathtaking views of the city or keep your feet on the ground and shake your booty in the café.

2022
14
Jun

During Rotterdam Architecture Month, The Why Factory (T?F), the joint think tank and research and educational institution of Delft University of Technology and architectural firm MVRDV, is celebrating the publication of the research institute's latest publication with a lecture by founder Winy Maas. On The Podium, designed by MVRDV and with the best imaginable view of 'his' Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen, Maas will discuss themes from the book (w)Ego. How do we develop the city of the future based on both individual imagination and collective interests?

2022
10
Jun

Archined, in collaboration with Theo Deutinger and Christopher Clarkson of The Department, presents The Hearing – Architecture & Ethics: Critical Statements for the Future. Spatial design is intrinsically an activity with social and, equally often, political impact. What are the effects of particular (design) choices on society, the earth and the climate? In what way do architects relate to the world and to what extent are they held accountable to it?

2022
01
Jun
01/06/2022 – 30/06/2022
 

Rotterdam Architecture Month kicks off its programme at The Podium. Throughout June, the institute’s bright pink platform forms the festival’s heart, where it will hold Lectures, tours, films and all kinds of architecture-related activities. You can also visit T)Huis (House/Home), the main exhibition of the Rotterdam Architecture Month.

The Podium was made possible thanks to the generous support of: