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 - 16 October 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

1 June 2020 - 25 October 2020


Cremer - Noordwaarts 2010-2020

Jan Cremer (1940) combines a large selection of monumental seascapes with his photos of trips to places like Mongolia and Greenland.

Museum JAN

3 February - 1 November 2020


Reflecting Forward

Digital Immersive Art exhibition that shows endless connections to reveal what the future can look like

Moco Museum

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

30 June 2020 - 15 November 2020


Amsterdammers and slavery

Focuses on 13 Amsterdammers who were involved in slavery in Brazil, Curaçao, Indonesia, Berbice and at sea.

Stadsarchief   Amsterdam City Archives

18 April 2020 - 29 November 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 - 3 January 2021


What a Genderful World

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


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.


1 June 2018 - 31 March 2021


Banksy – Laugh Now   virtual tour

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

Moco Museum

12 February 2021 – 30 May 2021



Centres on slavery in the Dutch colonial period spanning from the 17th to the 19th century, and sheds light on the countries and regions where the Netherlands was actively involved in slavery and the slave trade.