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Stedelijk Museum

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Stedelijk Museum
Museumplein 10
1071 DJ Amsterdam
Netherlands
Venue Type: Museum

Neighborhood:
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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> CURRENT EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS
January 1st - December 31st A Year at The Stedelijk
Tino Sehgal
 
October 25th, 2014 - February 15th The Best Designed Books 2013
 
October 25th, 2014 - February 15th Superbox. Design Acquisitions
 
September 19th, 2014 - February 1st How Far How Near
Dorothy Akpene Amenuke, Willi Baumeister, Ian Berry, Roger André Bissière, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Eddy Posthuma de Boer, Willem Diepraam, Godfried Donkor, Marlene Dumas, Gerard Fieret, Meschac Gaba, David Goldblatt, Grapus, William Irwin, Alfredo Jaar, Iris Kensmil, Paul Klee, Abdoulaye Konaté, Robert Lebeck, Jacques Lipchitz, Danny Lyon, Robert Mapplethorpe, Mario Merz, Cas Oorthuys, Gordon Parks, Sem Presser, Walid Raad, George Rodger, Paul Schuitema, Malick Sidibé, Michael Tedja, Guy Tillim, Lidwien van de Ven, Ad van Denderen, Ed van der Elsken, Vincent Vulsma, Koen Wessing, Billie Zangewa, Tito Zungu
 
> UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS
Jul, 2015 Zero: Let Us Explore the Stars
Armando, Herman de Vries, Lucio Fontana, Jan Henderikse, Yves Klein, Yayoi Kusam, Piero Manzoni, Henk Peeters, Jan Schoonhoven, Jean Tinguely
 
Mar, 2015 The Oasis of Matisse
Henri Matisse
 
Feb, 2015 The Stedelijk Museum and the Second World War
 
Feb, 2015 Sonic Acts Festival
Espen Sommer Eide, Florian Hecker, Kurt Hentschläger, Gert-Jan Prins, part wild horses mane on both sides, Bas van Koolwijk
 
Feb, 2015 Recent Ouija
Ed Atkins
 
> QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.stedelijk.nl
EMAIL:  
info@stedelijk.nl
OPEN HOURS:  
Tue-Wed 11-5; Thu 11-10; Fri-Sun 10-6
PHONE:  
+31(0) 20 5732.911
FAX:  
+31(0) 20 6752.716
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DESCRIPTION

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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