photography

With two excellent museums dedicated to photography – Foam and Huis Marseille – many temporary photography exhibitions, such as the annual World Press Photo, and a plethora of small, independent galleries that also deal in photography, Amsterdam has plenty to offer to the discerning photography fan.

10 Amsterdam photo hotspots

With its kilometres of canals, brick bridges, old churches and 17th-century architecture, Amsterdam is a photographer’s paradise. But where can you st...
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Unseen Amsterdam

Klonne plein 1
1014 DD AMSTERDAM
Westergasfabriek
20/09/2019 - 22/09/2019
Unseen is the leading platform for contemporary photography. Exclusively focusing on what’s new in the photography world, the plat...
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Affordable Art Fair

Gedempt Hamerkanaal 231
1021 KP AMSTERDAM
Affordable Art Fair
31/10/2019 - 03/11/2019
Calling all aspiring art collectors! The Affordable Art Fair takes place at the Kromhouthal in Amsterdam Noord. And as the name su...
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Unfair Amsterdam

Pazzanistraat 37
1014 DB AMSTERDAM
Zuiveringshal Westergasterrein
26/03/2020 - 29/03/2020
Unfair Amsterdam is an energising art fair that shines a light on some of the Netherlands’ most innovative designers and artists, ...

Unseen Amsterdam

Pazzanistraat 33
1014 DB AMSTERDAM
Westergasterrein
20/09/2019 - 22/09/2019
Unseen Amsterdam returns for its eight edition to highlight the latest developments at the forefront of fine art photography at th...

State of Identity

Lijnbaansgracht 234A
1017 PH AMSTERDAM
Melkweg
18/03/2019 - 21/04/2019
Photographer Milan Gies works with models over a period of time in an effort to reveal emotion and build trust. State of Identity ...
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World Press Photo

Dam
1012 JS AMSTERDAM
De Nieuwe Kerk Amsterdam
13/04/2019 - 21/07/2019
The winning images from the world's largest and most prestigious annual press photography contest begin their world tour in Amster...

Exhibition Nach Holland

Plantage Kerklaan 61
1018 CX AMSTERDAM
Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam
01/02/2019 - 26/05/2019
In the early morning of 10 May 1940, Germany launches its attack on the Netherlands. Dutch soldiers take very few photos of that s...

Amsterdam galleries

Even if you're not planning to expand your personal art collection, a visit to one of Amsterdam's many art galleries is a great way to spend an aftern...

All museums

A real treat for art-lovers, Amsterdam is home to over 50 museums, many of them famous across the globe.

Photography museums

The Amsterdam art scene naturally has strong associations with the Old Masters, but the city is also home to several premier photography museums and a...