Stedelijk Museum

Amsterdam
Jan 8 '18 15:00

The Van Gogh Museum closed 2017 with a new record of 2.26 million visitors, which makes it the most visitors in the Netherlands. "This milestone shows that Van Gogh still inspires an uncountable number of people from the whole world. That is fantastic", Axel Rüger, director of the museum, told Het Parool.

There was also an increase of almost four percent in the number of people in possession of the Museumkaart in 2017. Sone 1.35 million people now have a Museumkaart and the cards were used a total of 8.7 million times, an average of 6.6 times per person.  

Early sketch of Kazimir Malevich's 1914 painting An Englishman in Moskouw
Jun 1 '17 14:45

The Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam discovered an unknown sketch by Russian artist Kazimir Malevich. The sketch seems to be an early version of the 1914 painting An Englishman in Moscow, one of the top Malevich pieces the museum has in its collection, Het Parool reports.

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Jan 21 '16 16:15

Microsoft founder Bill Gates will be giving a speech at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam on Tuesday as part of the European Union summit that started in the city earlier this month

Dec 22 '15 12:50

2015 was another good year for the larger museums in the Netherlands. The number of visitors grew by an average of 7.2 percent compared to last year

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Nov 2 '15 16:04

The schedule for the upcoming Amsterdam Art Weekend was released, with this year's event focused on the diversity and dynamism of the contemporary art scene. Art lovers and professionals will be able to explore the Amsterdam art scene from Thursday, November 26 until Sunday, November 29.

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Oct 27 '15 14:40

The Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam released on its website yesterday that it has received a never before seen painting from Karel Appel, the 2004 painting titled, “Standing in the room no.3”. The painting was donated by the Karel Appel Foundation and dates back to last years of the artist and scultures' life.

Jul 2 '15 12:26

Five paintings that were stolen from n outside depot of the Amsterdam Museum and the Stedelijk Museum in 1972 have been found at a British auction, the museum announced in a press release on Wednesday. The paintings have been returned to the Amsterdam collection.

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Apr 21 '15 13:37

The Rijksmuseum exhibit The Late Rembrandt has already drawn about 400 thousand visitors. This is great news for the museum, but apparently not for some of the visitors. The museum has also receive hundreds of complaints about how the busy the museum is, especially from Dutch people

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Mar 16 '15 18:08

Judges do not take it lightly when people threaten to urinate on artwork in museums, a man learned in Amsterdam today.

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Feb 17 '15 09:30

Several Dutch museums are banning the selfie stick from their premises. Not only does it annoy other museum visitors, but a selfie stick could also damage the art.

Dec 26 '14 11:46

Most of the large museums in the Netherlands had more visitors this year than last year. The Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam especially had many visitors, 2.5 million and 1.6 million respectively. This is according to a survey done by the ANP.

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Nov 24 '14 14:05

The interest in Amsterdam museums has increased significantly. The total number of visitors to museums in Amsterdam almost doubled in the last ten years, culminating 2013 with 11.7 million visitors.

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Oct 22 '14 10:08

On the upcoming Museum Night in Amsterdam on November 1st, the Stedelijk Museum will launch the so called "Mood App".

Sep 25 '14 16:36

After announcing his intentions to run a (#meta)marathon around Amsterdam’s Stedelijk Museum on Twitter last week, American film-actor-turned-artist Shia LeBeouf ran 144 laps around the museum in collaboration with artists Luke Turner and Nastja Säde Rönkkö, joined by local fans.

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Sep 23 '14 15:07

American actor turned art-house performer Shia LaBeouf, who came to fame as the star of the hit Disney Channel series Even Stevens, has announced a staging of his performance art piece, “meta-marathon”, at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam on Thursday afternoon. The actor has described the piece as “a multi-platform meditation on celebrity and vulnerability”, and will perform alongside Finish performance artist Nastja Säde Rönkkö, and Manchester artist Luke Turner.

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May 26 '14 14:14

The Museumkaart (Museum card), with which people have year-long unlimited access to museums in the Netherlands, has become so successful that the price has gone up by €5. From the 1st of July, subscribers pay €54,95.

Nov 2 '13 04:00

The fourteenth edition of the Amsterdam Night of the Museum event is sold out. All 30,000 tickets for the 'N8' were sold, according to a spokesperson.

Oct 19 '13 00:03

The Russian ambassador to the Netherlands believes the Netherlands-Russia Year has been extraordinary, despite the unpleasant incidents of recent times.

Aug 6 '13 09:06

The Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam got hold of the first 3D printed chair in the world constructed by Patrick Jouin in 2004 to account the fast growing 3D printing.

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