Paradise for Photographers
Do you like paintings, but does photography really get your juices flowing, then there’s only one museum you should go: Foam. With over 200,000 visitors a year, this is by far the most popular photography museum in the country. The walls have works by both world-famous photographers and young talents on display.
Foam is a museum you can visit several times a year without getting bored. There’s no permanent collection and about sixteen exhibits a year on average. Via air bridges, covered courtyards and all kinds of stairwells, you discover all sorts of aspects of photography: from contemporary to historic and from autonomous to applied. In addition to the works by famous photographers, young upcoming image makers are offered a stage in the museum or in the Foam Magazine.
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Have an empty wall in your home? At Foam Editions, on the third floor of the museum, you can buy (signed) prints or photobooks of well-known photographers and newly discovered talents at attractive prices.
|Address:||Keizersgracht 609, Amsterdam|
|Open:||Monday through Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday from 10.00 to 18.00, Thursday and Friday from 10.00 to 21.00|
|Entrance fee:||€ 11 (adults), € 8 (students), € 7 (CJP), free (up to 12 years old)|
Photo credits: Christian van der Kooy
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