Event archief

  • Museum of Bags and Purses closed due to renovations
    05-02-2018 until 11-02-2018

    In 2018 the Museum of Bags and Purses will start a special and ambitious project. In collaboration with designers from OPERA Amsterdam, the museum has developed a new and interactive way to present its permanent collection. The initial phase of this redesign project will launch 5 February 2018, when the third floor of the Museum...

  • Dutch designer LOES VRIJ on exhibition in Museum of Bags and Purses
    26-09-2017 until 07-01-2018

    Dutch designer Loes Vrij will exhibit her remarkable designs in the Museum of Bags and Purses in Amsterdam, from 26 September 2017 until 7 January 2018. With her LOES VRIJ label, the designer has been creating sophisticated women’s bags since 2012. The exhibition in the Museum of Bags and Purses offers a comprehensive perspective on...

  • Accessories are a Girl’s Best Friend
    16-09-2017 until 28-01-2018

    A new exhibition, ‘Accessories are a Girl’s Best Friend’, will begin on 16 September in the Museum of Bags and Purses. The new exhibition will highlight the most remarkable pieces from the Rijksmuseum’s extraordinary accessory collection, including parasols, umbrellas, hats, hair accessories, shawls, gloves, fans, shoes and stockings. These hidden (until now!) fashion treasures are...

  • Bampo: Old crafts, new design from China
    27-06-2017 until 24-09-2017

    The Chinese bag brand, Bampo, is making its debut on the European market with an exhibition at the Museum of Bags and Purses between 27 June and 24 September 2017. Bampo has been translating traditional Chinese culture and crafts into modern designs for 20 years. Bampo’s mission is to contribute to preserving Chinese culture and...

  • Exclusive Gem Kingdom exposition
    28-03-2017 until 25-06-2017

    From 28 March until 25 June 2017, the exclusive brand Gem Kingdom is exhibiting a unique collection of jewellery at The Museum of Bags and Purses. The collection includes rings, bracelets, necklaces and other special pieces.   Gem Kingdom’s founders, Bernard Jongstra and Johanna Titselaar, have been designing remarkable jewellery and accessories in their studio...

  • It’s A Men’s World
    11-03-2017 until 27-08-2017

    Today’s men need bags. If it were just a wallet and a smartphone, men could easily slip them into their pockets. But what about their laptops, their favourite gadgets or their sports gear? Nowadays, there’s a different kind of bag to suit every type of man. Over the last few years, men’s bags have become firmly established...

  • A Royal Museumnight
    05-11-2016 until 05-11-2016

    MuseumNight in the Museum of Bags and Purses   The Musuem of Bags and Purses is entirely devoted to  ROYAL and everything that is related to it. From the substantive floor (Royal Bags exhibition, exhibition of young designers and tours) to lounging with a good wine in the Royal Ballroom (with Butler). Fun activities like...

  • Made in Italy: Bags from Italian designers
    17-10-2016 until 13-11-2016

    From October 17 the Museum of Bags and Purses and Istituto Italiano di Cultura present the exhibition La Borsetta: uno stile di vita; the handbag: a lifestyle. The exhibition includes bags of famous Italian fashion houses and designers orginating from the collection of the Fondazione Sartirana Arte in Pavia. Italy is the fashion country par...

  • Joke Veeze Foundation Exposition
    04-10-2016 until 26-02-2017

    For Royal Bags, the jubilee exhibition featuring bags carried by members of European royal families, the Museum of Bags and Purses is collaborating with the Joke Veeze Foundation. The Foundation organized its second competition for new talent in the field of fashion design and styling. This time, the assignment for the contestants was: ‘Design a...

  • Bags of Tirza Verrips
    22-08-2016 until 03-10-2016

    Exposition bags of the Dutch artists and designer Tirza Verrips Tirza Verrips (1945) is a well-known Dutch artist/designer, working from his residence in Apeldoorn. Challenged by a befriended art historian he designed his first bag, the Tinman, by the end of 2013. The Tinman was purchased by Museum CODA in Apeldoorn. An old piece of...

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