Exhibition — Ongoing
The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam showcases world-famous works and new discoveries in modern and contemporary art and design. Experience the collection in three parts, based on current themes through the years.
Collection 1980 – Now
Tomorrow is a Different Day spotlights art and design from the collection, from 1980 to the present, by international artists and designers who are helping to shape the changes of today and tomorrow. They challenge the status quo and offer alternative perspectives.
With works by El Anatsui, Steve McQueen, Wolfgang Tillmans, Marlene Dumas, Sheila Hicks, Harvey Bouterse, Remy Jungerman, Danielle Dean, and more.
- Yayoi Kusama
- Piet Mondriaan
- El Anatsui
- Ettore Sottsass
- Rineke Dijkstra
- Marina Abramović
- Jeff Koons
- Marlene Dumas
- Andy Warhol
- Barnett Newman
- Anneke van der Feer
- Issey Miyake
- Bertien van Manen
- Pablo Picasso
- Charley Toorop
- Nola Hatterman
- Remy Jungerman
Collection 1950 – 1980
Everyday, Someday and Other Stories, traces the evolution of art and design from the 1950s to the 1980s. Artists and designers show it was an era of new opportunities and progress, of mass culture, pop culture and consumption, and of critiquing the established order. Featuring well-known and less familiar works from the collection, the presentation tells different stories from diverse perspectives, and shines a new light on the Stedelijk collection.
With works by Bertien van Manen, Quintus Jan Telting, Ron Flu, Jan Dibbets, Robert Ryman, Jean Tinguely, Andy Warhol, Corita Kent, and more.
Collection until 1950
Yesterday Today shows art and design from around 1880 to 1950. With over 300 works, the exhibition shows how a single art history does not exist, but rather it encompasses many perspectives. Well-known artistic movements are discussed, such as the Amsterdam School, Functionalism, De Stijl, Bauhaus, CoBrA and the avant-garde around Kazimir Malevich and Olga Rozanova. By showing well-known works together with lesser-known highlights, other stories can rise to the surface.
With works by Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall, Jan Ouwersloot, Jan Sluijters, Charley Toorop, Betsy Westendorp-Osieck, Max Ernst, George Grosz, Willem Sandberg, Emmy Andriesse, and others.
You can easily visit all the must-see essentials of our collection with our free, digital tour which you can follow on your phone.
Audio tour: looking through the eyes of…
Artists, designers or curators share their personal stories of the works on view in each room. The artists and designers tell you why they created the piece, what it means to them, and what they are looking for in their work. The curators talk about what makes a work stand out, and how each piece fits into this new presentation concept.
VIDEOS IN Dutch Sign Language
Watch videos in Dutch Sign Language accompanying artworks in the collection display.