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 April 2019 - 7 July 2019


World Press Photo 2019

The world premiere of the global tour of the international press photo contest exhibition, with over 160 impressive photographs by 42 press photographers from 22 countries

De Nieuwe Kerk

2 February 2019 - 25 August 2019



Masterpieces from the St Petersburg State Hermitage including Bernini, Da Vinci, Fabre, Matisse, Rembrandt and Velázquez

Amsterdam Hermitage

28 September - 1 September 2019


Cool Japan

Discover the world famous icons from Japanese pop culture, from Hello Kitty to samurai and from well-known Japanese horror to kawaii fashion.


21 June 2019 - 1 September 2019


Van Gogh and the Sunflowers

What is the story behind Vincent van Gogh's renowned painting Sunflowers? Why did he choose the sunflower, and what did the flower mean to him?

Van Gogh Museum

8 November - 29 September 2019


Cobra 70: A multi-headed snake

Cobra was a many-headed snake with multiple voices. The most important ones are given the stage in this exhibition with the emphasis is on 1948-1951, the period that the movement officially existed.

Cobra Museum

15 July 2019 – 15 September 2019


2019: The Year of Rembrandt

An extraordinary year full with exhibitions and special events celebrating the work of one of the world's greatest artists.


1 June 2018 - 15 January 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