The Stedelijk Museum curates and presents modern, contemporary art and design, and thereby inspires national and ... More
Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
The Stedelijk Museum curates and presents modern, contemporary art and design, and thereby inspires national and international audiences. It combines the roles of a traditional museum along with that of a platform for contemporary visual arts, playing a key role in the cultural and social context of Amsterdam. With the help of its unique collections, it reaches out to art enthusiasts through a multi-faceted program of shows and exhibitions. A prime fixture in the city's art scene, this museum is worthy of every itinerary.
(March 2005) The Paulus Potterstraat site in Museumplein is closed. A temporary exhibit, Leporello 1874-2004 is open near the Centraal Station, in an East German style building that is a marked contrast to the older part of Amsterdam.
The collection, said by some to be one of Amsterdam's "Top 10" sights, cannot be seen in Amsterdam, except for the 131 works in the Leporello Collection. Bal Tabarin by Jan Sluijters (1907) was a delight.
We recommend trying to find out how much of the collection can be seen during your visit before deciding whether to go.