With over thirty years professional experience Niels Beugeling has a specific vision in curating exhibitions in the field of media, art and photography. Niels Beugeling is founder and CEO of Rivercrow Art, a company for professional museum exhibitions and (interim) cultural & museum management.

Niels is an independent curator, artist, museumprofessional and director emeritus of the Press Museum Amsterdam.

Please get in contact if you’re interested in co-operation, fields of interest:

  • exhibitions research and design
  • (interim) leadership / supporting programmes / event management for cultural institutions
  • concepts and organization/funding
  • storytelling in a visual spacious context
  • about art, literature, (social) history, media, photography, architecture, visual design and political cartoons
  • talks and lectures about press history and the present media landscape for conferences and workshops
  • expert meeting: sharing knowledge about news, newspapers and magazines, cartooning, press freedom and press photography

a selection of museum and exhibition projects / experience

  • Curator Verwalterhaus Berlin (2018-present)
  • Curator Kunst Container im Volkspark am Friedrichshain, Berlin (2021-present)
  • Guest curator Stedelijk Museum Zutphen (2018 – present)
  • Guest-curator Perscentrum Nieuwspoort Den Haag (2018-present)
  • Programmer at Kulturkapellen, Berlin (2017- present)
  • Chairman Stichting Pers & Prent (2012-2017 & 2019-2023) foundation for cartoonists, organisation and making of the catalogue for ‘Inktspot’, annual award for the best political cartoon of the year
  • Guest-curator Museum Het Valkhof, Nijmegen (2018 – 2019), exhibition Mark Brusse, ‘Sometimes I wonder’
  • Director and curator Press Museum Amsterdam | directeur-bestuurder (2012 – 2016) van het Persmuseum Amsterdam
  • Head of exhibitions/curator (jan. 2003- may 2016) Press Museum Amsterdam
  • International cartooning exhibition at Depot, Art Institute in Instanbul, Turkey, summer 2009
  • Head of collections / curator Slot Zuylen (the castle of Belle van Zuylen near Utrecht), 2002-2003
  • Exhibitions and collections Museum Het Valkhof, Nijmegen
  • Freelance exhibitions manager Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Germany: opening exhibition, collaborations with artists, among them Lothar Baumgarten, Richard Long, Thomas Schütte, Richard Deacon and Ulrich Erben
  • Solo exhibition Richard Long, assistent to the artist, Kurhaus Kleve, Germany, 2001
  • Glashouse; cultural and artprojects in Amsterdam, Schellingwoude,  2008/2009
  • Project-space halte*, Nijmegen, the Netherlands, 2004


phone  +31 6 15447648
mail  nielsbeugeling[at]