Adventures in Amsterdam: The Stedelijk Museum
Home to both modern and contemporary art, the museum houses a permanent collection split into three sections (detailed below). Each section allows audiences to engage with well-known artists and those who perhaps they are more unfamiliar with. Tackling themes such as colonisation, revolution, globalisation, digitalisation and the changing environment, this definitely made for a thought…
Short History Located in the red-light district and founded in the 13th century, the Medieval church is the oldest building in Amsterdam. Initially the site was host to a wooden chapel but was gradually replaced by a stone church. Initially Roman Catholic, the Oude Kerk was taken over as a Calvinist church after the Reformation…
My Amsterdam Adventure!
Back in November both I and my mum finally got the chance to visit Amsterdam. I’ve adored Vincent Van Gogh (1853 – 1890) since I was a teenager, and his paintings were the start of my adventures in modern art. Naturally, the Van Gogh Museum had been on my list of ‘must-see’ places for quite…