Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam
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Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

Visit Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam in Amsterdam, Holland’s beautiful capital, and admire fantastic exhibitions and a permanent collection boasting many twentieth century ‘masters’.

  • Discover Stedelijk Museum and see the most famous De Stijl, Cobra, Pop Art, and Minimal Art works.
  • The permanent collection includes works by Picasso, Appel, Mondrian, Monet, Cezanne, Matisse, Chagall, and Renoir, amongst others.
  • Also explore the beautiful museums nearby.

Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam has a large modern and contemporary art collection that emphasizes painting. The permanent collection of the museum includes paintings, sculptures, drawings, photographs, applied artworks, and (new) media. The Stedelijk Museum also presents temporary exhibitions throughout the year. You will be amazed by the many top works that can be found in the Stedelijk collection.

Modern and contemporary art in Amsterdam

Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam is a dynamic museum that keeps a close eye on the countless art genres and developments. Art from the second half of the twentieth century features prominently in the collection. The permanent collection focuses on De Stijl, Cobra, Nouveau Realism, Pop Art, Colorfield Painting, Zero, and Minimal Art. Picasso, Karel Appel, Piet Mondrian, Monet, Cezanne, Matisse, Chagall, and Renoir are just a few of the many artist whose works can be admired at the museum.

Visit Stedelijk Museum

The Stedelijk Museum can be found on Museumplein square in the center of Amsterdam, rubbing shoulders with Van Gogh Museum, Rijksmuseum, and the world-famous Concertgebouw. Museumplein square is just a few tram stops away from Leidseplein, Albert Cuyp market and the bustling De Pijp district. This is where you can find the greatest quantity of cafés and restaurants per square meter in Holland. After visiting the museum, you can reflect on all that you have seen while enjoying a drink and a bite at one of these venues.

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Stedelijk Museum is located in the beautiful capital of Amsterdam and of course there is much more to see and do in the city. The famous Rijksmuseum with its countless works by Dutch masters from the Golden Age, for instance, and Eye or the Anne Frank House are well worth a visit.

Editors’ tip

Walk from Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam to the Vondelpark and enjoy a cup of coffee at one of the beautiful terraces.

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