Stedelijk Museum

Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam is a museum for modern art, contemporary art and design. The 19th century building was designed by Adriaan Willem Weissman and the 21st century wing with the current entrance was designed by Benthem Crouwel Architects.

The collection comprises modern and contemporary art and design from the early 20th century up to the 21st century. It features artists such as Vincent van Gogh, Wassily Kandinsky, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Marc Chagall, Henri Matisse, Jackson Pollock, Karel Appel, Andy Warhol, Willem de Kooning, Marlene Dumas, Lucio Fontana, and Gilbert & George.

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Founded: 1874
Category: Museums in Netherlands

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Yuliya Vasilevskaya (2 years ago)
Fascinating expositions of contemporary art. Lots of interactive objects. Quite some rooms where one can sit down and just let the surrounding art to sink in. “Youth” might be the most peculiar yet fascinating exposition I have seen to this day.
Carlos Sarasola Orio (2 years ago)
One of the best and better known museums of modern and contemporary art in the world. A must see for anyone interested in modern art, both for the important permanent collection and for the very well curated changing temporary exhibitions. Don’t miss the Dutch modernists, the minimalist art room or the impressive enormous Matisse cutout. I have to say I’m not keen on the new extension: totally out of place, it blocks the view of the old building, it’s already dated,…
Amy (2 years ago)
Great design pieces, each room was quiet different from the one to the next. Some rooms should have more warnings about lighting or noise for those who may have issues with it. Interesting and at times interactive. Large rooms and easy to explore.
Rebecca Hubbard (Beckatherecka36) (2 years ago)
I bet much enjoyed this museum and it's modern and contemporary art pieces. There was both a rebelliousness and thoughtfulness to the curated installations. Many of the artists re-envisioned uses for man-made materials, and others created new worlds and some were even interactive.
doomedhuman (2 years ago)
This is the finest art museum in the world. If you are visiting Amsterdam and vanGogh is sold out, this museum is steps away, and will not disappoint you as an alternative. My highlights were the performance art and contemporary art sections. Also a strong emphasis on the slave trade and particularly the Haitian influence on Dutch artists.
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