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Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, built in 1895, is the largest museum for modern and contemporary art and design in the Netherlands. The historic museum building has been completely renovated for the first time, and expanded with a futuristic new wing, designed by Benthem Crouwel Architects. After the grand reopening on September 23, the museum has more space than ever before to present the world renowned collection and cutting edge exhibitions, among others in the basement gallery: with 1100 m2 the largest exhibition space in Amsterdam.


The new wing of the Stedelijk Museum, designed by Benthem Crouwel Architekten, photo: John Lewis Marshall
The new entrance hall of the Stedelijk Museum, photo: John Lewis Marshall

Half the ground floor of the historic building is devoted to industrial and graphic design and applied arts, with work by Gerrit Rietveld, Willem Sandberg and Ettore Sottsass among others. The other half and all of the second floor is dedicated to the visual arts from around 1870 to the present, with iconic works by Karel Appel, G.H. Breitner, Marc Chagall, Rineke Dijkstra, Marlene Dumas, Edward Kienholz, Willem de Kooning, Kazimir Malevich, Henri Matisse, Piet Mondriaan and Andy Warhol among many others on display.

Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
Museumplein 10
1071 DJ Amsterdam, Netherlands (map)
T +31 (0)20 5732 911
F +31 (0)20 6752 716
E info@stedelijk.nl
W www.stedelijk.nl