International exhibitions by celebrated photographers, but also smaller shows by lesser-known contemporary photographers, lectures and forums.
The Museum of Photography (Foam) captures the essence of Amsterdam: inspirational, accessible, uncomplicated, yet critical.
Foam informs and inspires the widest possible audience by presenting all facets of contemporary photography: exhibitions to publications, debates and educational projects.
The museum contains a café, a library, a commercial gallery and a bookshop.
Gift tip Make your way to the museum shop in the attic and check out the affordable limited editions and signed prints by up-and-coming young photographers, as well as by big names who have exhibited in the past.
In this Amsterdam museum, world famous photographers are exhibited alongside young, emerging artists with an emphasis on documentary photography, street photography, portrait and glamour photography.
The museum has 4 different exhibitions at any given time in which different photographic genres are shown, such as documentary, art and fashion.