There are many things to explore in this great city. No matter what your preferences are, you are sure to find something that will captivate your interest. If art is your thing, here are some of the places you can visit to add creativity to your life. If you like modern, young art that reflects contemporary reality, your first visit has to be to the trendy Moco Museum. Located in the popular Museumplein, next to well-known museums such as the Van Gogh Museum, it will be a good start in this journey around the Amsterdam art museum options that we’ll mention here. We would like you to visit this museum in the first place because of the revolutionary works exhibited there. If you are young, rebellious and think outside the box, you will love this museum.
You can continue with the classics
There are other more classic options. Names that are recognized worldwide. Some of these classic museums offer a varied selection of works so it’s hard to get bored. Travel to the past and contrast it with the future in these extraordinary museums. We start with the famous Van Gogh Museum. Discover the story behind the famous painting and the mystery behind the ear. There are more than 1400 pieces of art on display. You can also visit the Stedelijk Museum where you can see the works of artists such as Picasso, Koons and Lichtenstein. A great variety of creativity that will keep your mind motivated. If you are intrigued by the conflicts of the past, you can visit the Anne Frank Huis Museum where you can learn about Anne Frank. She was only 12 years old when she recorded in her diary how she hid with her family from the Nazis during the Second World War.
Art on the streets and in the parks
Amsterdam is known for being a very artistic city. Its inhabitants love and enjoy interacting with art. It is a great way to disconnect from the responsibilities of everyday life. In this city you can find art in the streets, parks, buildings and almost anywhere. You can find a surprise in every corner. If you are walking through the Rembrandtpark beware of falling in love with a series of oversized puppy sculptures guarding the bridge at Postejeweg. These amusing works of art are part of the artwork of Marjolijn Mandersloot. Don’t freeze with the large polar bear you will see in the Erasmuspark. This life-size sculpture is an interesting work of art by Italian artist Simona Vergiani.