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Tickets for FOAM Photography Museum

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Overview
Opening hours
Today:  10:00 - 18:00
Monday:  10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday:  10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday:  10:00 - 18:00
Thursday:  10:00 - 21:00
Friday:  10:00 - 21:00
Saturday:  10:00 - 18:00
Highlights
  • See works of famous photographers, such as William Klein's 'I don't give a damn' naturalism and Francesca Woodman’s surrealist black-and-white self-portraits. Alongside upcoming talents utilizing cutting-edge camera and editing techniques
  • Yearly collaboration with MTV to present the ground-breaking works of distinctive talent such as the use of classical glossy effect with the intimacy of autonomous work
Description

Housed in a juxtaposition of classic and modern architecture, the FOAM hosts a frequently changing contemporary exhibit, as well as a permanent collection of contemporary photographs. A visit here will have you upping your Instagram game - you might just turn into the FOAM’s next new talent!

Located on a pleasant century-and-a-half old canal, FOAM Photography Museum (FOtografiemuseum AMsterdam) blends its traditional interior with a modern exterior of chrome and glass. This avant-garde balance reflects the combination of the traditional and modern photographs and media showcased here.

With historical, informal, and contemporary photography and multimedia exhibitions that change every 2-4 months, you’re sure to be dazzled (as if by flash bulbs) on a visit here.

Walk through the history of photography from seasoned big-shots to up-and-comers. Techniques include formal portraiture, absurd still-lifes, and mixed-material hybrids; FOAM is a showcase for photography and photographers pushing the bounds of the form. It is - in a word - inspiring.

Not only will the FOAM make you want to turn your Instagram into your own exhibition space, it can actually help you on your journey to become the next Man Ray or Andy Warhol. The museum regularly organizes workshops, special tours, lectures, discussions, films, and other activities to encourage like-minded, passionate, and creative photography enthusiasts.

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Address
Foam Photography Museum Amsterdam
609,Keizersgracht, 1017 DS, Amsterdam
Key info
WiFi
Wheelchair accessible
The Museum is not fully accessible for wheelchair users.
Reviews
Oct 1, 2018
Spacious museum with 3 separate exhibitions in addition to the main collection. Friendly staff. Highly recommended
Sep 25, 2018
Fantastic place to visit if you have a passion for Photomedia!
Jun 28, 2018
Although only 2 artists on show on the day we visited the photographs were very thought provoking.
Mar 19, 2018
The museum is very nice. There is different expositions, different styles, I enjoyed spend some time there. You can finish the visit at the cafe with a good part of cake. In summer the garden must be beautiful.
Nov 30, 2017
Curious and diversified.
Oct 18, 2017
Great hour spent at Foam
Jul 2, 2017
This experience was really enjoyable. The museum is easy to get to and quite central. We didn't find it to be crowded at all surprisingly considering the content was so well done! Great exhibition of Adam Jepessen's work and explanation behind it and very moving exhibition of Gordon parks work over many decades. Would highly recommend to anyone.
Aug 10, 2016
Beautiful pictures and video movie of Newton !!
Aug 6, 2016
Great building, nice cafe too
May 25, 2016
Very easy to use booking system and I received both the email with bar codes and text message to confirm within minutes. I would use again without hesitation.
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