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 an artist, independent curator, 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

  • Guest-curator Museum Het Valkhof, Nijmegen (2018 – 2019)
  • Curator Verwalterhaus Berlin (2018-present)
  • Guest curator Stedelijk Museum Zutphen (2018 – present)
  • Guest-curator Perscentrum Nieuwspoort Den Haag (2018-present)
  • Programmer at Kulturkapellen, Berlin (2017- present)
  • 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]