Foam is all about photography. The museum is located at the Keizersgracht and is really easy to find. Foam is an internationally operating organization that aims to inspire and inform as many people as possible. Are you into photography? Then FOAM is a must see in Amsterdam!
They showcase modern contemporary photography, and organize a wide variety of activities that vary from exhibitions, to publications, to educational programs and much more.
Foam also has a nose for finding upcoming photography talent. Foam is at the heart of the international photography community, which you will see when you set foot in the beautiful canal house.
At Foam, you can expect surprising exhibitions of top quality. The exhibitions usually consist of a mix between the works of famous artists and that of young talent. Are you a photography lover, than this is the museum for you! Situated in a beautiful canal house, this museum is impressive in more than one way.
Buy your tickets here and avoid queues in high season. One tip if you would like to visit the FOAM museum: the museum is open daily from 10 until 18, but on thursdays and fridays, the museum is open until 21! These evenings give the visit that something extra, a great, intellectual and international vibe! There is a special price for students as well. The exhibitions change regularly, so if you would like to be prepared, always check the FOAM website for current exhibitions.
Other museums you might enjoy are Eye, Stedelijk Museum, and Moco Museum. The last one is the newest museum on Museumplein and specializes in Modern Contemporary art with ‘Rock Stars of Art’ like Banksy and the big names of Pop Art! The Eye museum is all about film, and the Stedelijk museum is a large museum for modern art as well.
Photos © Maarten Brinkgreve