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Stedelijk Museum

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Stedelijk Museum
Museumplein 10
1071 DJ Amsterdam
Venue Type: Museum

museum area

The new Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, restored and enlarged by Benthem Crouwel Architects - Image Zwartlicht,
The new Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, restored and enlarged by Benthem Crouwel Architects - Image Zwartlicht

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July 20th - November 9th Bad Thoughts - Collectie Martijn en Jeannette Sanders
Mac Adams, John Ahearn, Armando, Georg Baselitz, Teresa Hubbard / Alexander Birchler, David Claerbout, Gregory Crewdson, Robert Cumming, Thomas Demand, Ger Van Elk, Gilbert & George, Keith Haring, Anton Henning, Douglas Huebler, Anselm Kiefer, Martin Kippenberger, Robert Longo, Rita McBride, Juan Muñoz, Gabriel Orozco, Marc Quinn, Allen Ruppersberg, Thomas Schütte, Andres Serrano, Cindy Sherman, Hito Steyerl, Peter Struycken, Frank van den Broeck, Ed van der Elsken, Maja Weyerman, Christopher Wool
June 20th - October 19th Opera at the Stedelijk
Eiko Ishioka, Lex Reitsma
March 31st - August 3rd Your Line or Mine in de Blikopener Spot
March 1st - August 3rd Tableaux, Pictures, Photographs 1996-2013
Jeff Wall
February 22nd - August 24th The Gijs+Emmy Spectacle
Gijs Bakker, Emmy van Leersum
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The Stedelijk Museum has officially announced the date of its highly anticipated re-opening. On Sunday, September 23, 2012, the museum will welcome the public into its newly renovated and expanded facilities.

A complete renovation of the Stedelijk’s historic building, designed by A.W. Weissman and dating back to 1895, has converted virtually all of its program spaces into galleries, enabling the first comprehensive display the Stedelijk has ever mounted of its permanent collection, widely acknowledged to be among the world’s most important collections of modern and contemporary art and design. The dynamic new building—designed by Mels Crouwel of Benthem Crouwel Architects and measuring 10,000 square meters (98,400 square feet)—will provide new space for the Stedelijk’s renowned and influential temporary exhibitions, as well as a host of new amenities. The innovative design also re-orients the entire museum to face onto Amsterdam’s Museumplein (Museum Plaza), activating a vital public space that is shared by the Stedelijk and its neighbors: the Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh Museum and the Concertgebouw.

“With this long-awaited opening, the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam will reaffirm and strengthen its place among leading international art institutions, showcase Amsterdam as a center of artistic experimentation and bring new life to the Museumplein, re-establishing it as a cultural destination,” Ann Goldstein stated. “And with the completion of Mels Crouwel’s bold yet brilliantly functional building, we are effectively adding a major new work to our exceptional collection of Dutch modern design.”

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