Exhibitions in Amsterdam

what's on in the museums and galleries

Amsterdam is a city of museums with lots of great exhibitions and events. Find out what's on when you will be in Amsterdam.

upcoming and current exhibitions

14 September 2019 - 15 March 2020



Many jewels were lost following the Russian Revolution. Jewels! presents a glittering array of surviving masterpieces, situated in ballrooms and boudoirs like those of the tsars' Winter Palace.

Amsterdam Hermitage

12 December 2019 - 22 March 2020


Trunk Show

Exceptional and enchanting trunks and suitcases from the Menko ten Cate Collection of the Ship Chandlers Warehouse

Museum of Bags Amsterdam

1 June 2018 - 31 March 2020


Banksy – Laugh Now

Banksy's indoor pieces: 40 iconic, original and unique works on canvas, wood and paper by street art legend Banksy

Moco Museum

24 January 2020 - 5 April 2020


Wright Morris - The Home Place

The harsh reality of life in America's rural areas. Still-lifes of everyday objects that exuded an atmosphere of poverty and decline.


28 February 2020 - 24 May 2020


Gerrit van der Veen. Artist in resistance

Presentatie over Gerrit van der Veen's familie, zijn kunstenaarsbestaan en zijn verzetsactiviteiten, met vele bijzondere persoonlijke documenten en unieke, pas ontdekte amateurfilmbeelden.

Stadsarchief   Amsterdam City Archives

21 February 2020 - 24 May 2020


In the Picture

How did Vincent van Gogh, Edvard Munch, Thérèse Schwartze and other artists present themselves in their portraits?

Van Gogh Museum

18 April 2020 - 26 July 2020


World Press Photo 2020

The world premiere of the famous international press photo exhibition with on display all nominated images and videos, including the Photo of the Year.

De Nieuwe Kerk

11 October 2019 - 23 August 2020


What a Genderful World

In a festival-like setting, dive into the world of gender and discover how this is expressed and experienced worldwide.


5 June 2020 - 8 November 2020



What is the real story behind the famous square and the surrounding neighbourhood, the heart of Amsterdam's former Jewish district?

Jewish Historical Museum

14 February 2020 - 10 January 2021


Bali - Behind the scenes

Discover rituals you wouldn't normally experience as a tourist and gain an insight into the island's colonial past.