Category: Exhibitions

  • Silver Lake Drive Workshop

    Silver Lake Drive Workshop

    Join us on Sunday, August 18th, as we organise a visit to the exhibition ‘Silver Lake Drive’ in FOAM by American artist Alex Prager. Her work is centred around: cinematic, drawing inspiration from her surroundings, personal experiences, street photography, pop culture and film. Through the use of saturated colours and familiar imagery, Prager creates her […]

  • Brassai @ FOAM

    Brassai @ FOAM

    Come join us on 15 September 2019, as we explore the first retrospective of Brassaï in the Netherlands. The French photographer is considered a key figure of 20th-century photography. He created countless iconic images of 1930s Parisian life. He was famous for capturing the grittier aspects of the city, but also documented high society, including […]

  • World Press Photo Exhibition 2019

    World Press Photo Exhibition 2019

    Come take part in viewing the winning results of the World Press Photo contest. The winners were chosen by an independent jury that reviewed more than 78,801 photographs entered by 4,738 photographers from 129 countries. Since 1955, World Press Photo has become known for holding an annual press photography contest and has since then further […]

  • Erwin Olaf 2019 Exhibition

    Erwin Olaf 2019 Exhibition

    Erwin Olaf, one of the Netherlands’ most famous photographers, is currently displaying a diverse exhibition of his portfolio in The Hague Museum of Photography. The Amsterdam Photo Club visited the exhibition this weekend for a first sneak peek. His recent portraits of the royal family drew widespread admiration, will turn sixty this year; hence a […]

  • Meet the photographers & portfolio review by GUP magazine and Fotoacademie

    Meet the photographers & portfolio review by GUP magazine and Fotoacademie

    Our photo club continues the tradition of the ‘MEET THE PHOTOGRAPHER’ and private viewing events that we started last year! This time we offered the opportunity to meet the 9AFTER5 group within a private viewing of their group. The exhibition and portfolio review event was very impressive and highly educational. With assistance from GUP Magazine and […]

  • Zanele Muholi Exhibition in Stedelijk

    Zanele Muholi Exhibition in Stedelijk

    The Stedelijk Museum brings work of the South African photographer Zanele Muholi to Amsterdam. 8 JULY – 15 OCTOBER 2017 It was previously shown in the Netherlands in group exhibitions and is represented in several Dutch collections. Muholi’s self-appointed mission is: ‘to re-write a black queer and trans visual history of South Africa for the […]

  • The best Talent Calls and Grants of 2017

    The best Talent Calls and Grants of 2017

    Want funding for a new project or looking to be discovered as a young talent? Those are some of possible ways to participate and take a chance this year! FOAM Talent Call 2017 Being selected as a Foam Talent puts you in the spotlight of the international photography world. It marks you as an emerging […]

  • World Press Photo Exhibition 2017

    World Press Photo Exhibition 2017

    The the winners of the 2017 World Press Photo competitions have been revealed. This year’s grand prize goes to Associated Press photographer Burhan Ozbilici, for his photo depicting Mevlüt Mert Altıntaş after having assassinated the Russian ambassador to Turkey at an art exhibition in Ankara on 19 December 2016.

  • Ed van der Elsken exhibition in Stedelijk

    Ed van der Elsken exhibition in Stedelijk

    If you happen to be a fan of Ed van der Elsken’s  photography, you’ve come to the right place at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam. From 3rd of February there is the exhibition “De Verliefde Camera”. It is the largest global overview of his work in 25 years. Ed van der Elsken was a unique […]

  • Stephan Shore Retrospective

    Stephan Shore Retrospective

    We have arranged a guide from Huis Marseille to take us around the current exhibition. This is the final day of the Stephen Shore retrospective and an ideal opportunity to delve deeper into his collection of work. The tour will last 1 hour and it is for a maximum of 15 people.  

  • Helmut Newton Exhibition

    Helmut Newton Exhibition

    Come join us for a peak at the Helmut Newton exhibition in FOAM. They are currently displaying a major exhibition (Berlin, 1920 – West Hollywood, 2004). Taking over the entire building on Amsterdam’s Keizersgracht, the retrospective features in excess of 200 photographs, ranging from early prints that rarely go on display to monumental photos. After the […]

  • Immediate Icons – Jack Davison

    Immediate Icons – Jack Davison

    Starting from Thursday 28 April, from 5.30 p.m. (with an introduction and Q&A by curator Zippora Elders) Foam presents the first international exhibition of Jack Davison (1990, United Kingdom). The twenty-five-year-old studied English literature and is an autodidact photographer. “His work shows a passion for the discipline’s history, and in it we can see Davison revisiting a diverse range […]

  • Fotoweek 2015

    Photo Week is the national theme week of photography which takes place this year for the third time. Each year Photo Week appoints a Photographer Laureate who is ordered to take a series of photographs on the theme of that year. This year Photo Week takes place from Friday 11 t / m Sunday, September […]

  • Unique landscape of California highways

    Unique landscape of California highways

    Foto Museum Amsterdam- Foam proudly presents The Nine and The Ninety Nine, an exhibition of the American photographer Katy Grannan (1969, USA), comprising her two newest series which are shown here for the first time outside the United States. Grannan is renowned for her remarkable and intimate portraits of strangers, most of whom are somehow […]

  • Anton Corbijn

    Anton Corbijn

    This is the last weekend to see the ouvre retrospective of this off-beat photographer and director. To mark the sixtieth birthday of photographer Anton Corbijn, the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag is organising a retrospective entitled HOLLANDS DEEP. The exhibition features highlights from all Corbijn’s series. It starts with the grainy black-and-white photos he took of musicians in the […]

  • Shifting Skies

    Shifting Skies

    17 April – 14 June 2015 Foam presents an exceptional and, until now, little-known theme in the voluminous oeuvre of the well-known Dutch painter Carel Willink. In the 1930s, he began to photograph the Amsterdam sky from his apartment and studio,  overlooking the famous Rijksmuseum, to use as material for sketches. These clouded skies were […]

  • Beyond the ‘Arab Spring’

    Beyond the ‘Arab Spring’

    20.2.2015-31.5.2015 | Humanity House, The Hague Exactly four years after the start of the Arab Spring, for the first time in the Netherlands we can view the new exhibition Stories of Change – Beyond the ‘Arab Spring’. Photographers and multimedia authors give a revealing and intimate glimpse into daily life in five North African societies. […]

  • Under Construction

    Under Construction

    Brooklyn, New York City (USA), 14 March – 26 April 2015 This exhibition was first shown at Foam Museum in Amsterdam from September to December 2014. Group exhibition at Pioneer Works in Brooklyn, New York City featuring works by Joshua Citarella, Jessica Eaton, Daniel Gordon, Matthew Leifheit & Cynthia Talmadge, Matt Lipps, Matthew Porter, Sara […]

  • Denis Guzzo – Positions

    Denis Guzzo – Positions

    In the photography works of Denis Guzzo (b.1977 Vicenza, It) past and present play a significant role. Being an Italian, Guzzo feels the past of the country in his veins. The history of Italy going back to the Roman (Etruscan) period, the Renaissance or Baroque period, forms part of the DNA of Italians. They feel […]

  • Broomberg & Chanarin

    Broomberg & Chanarin

    For their solo exhibition to Photograph the Details of a Dark Horse in Low Light, internationally highly acclaimed artists Adam Broomberg (South Africa, 1970) and Oliver Chanarin (Great Britain, 1971) lead viewers through a meandering and disturbing history lesson on the relationship between photography and race. It is a must-see for all engaged film photographers. The […]

  • Van Loon in Foam

    Van Loon in Foam

    A very special photography collection of the noble Van Loon family will be exhibited for the very first time. The exhibition is a collaboration between across the canal neighbours, Museum Van Loon and photography museum Foam. Museum Van Loon is the former residence of the Van Loon family. The Van Loon photo collection consists of historic […]

  • World Press Photo

    World Press Photo

    The 58th World Press Photo contest received a total of 97,912 images. Join us in De Nieuwe Kerk and see the winning results on Sunday, April 19th at 12:00. We will meet in front of the main entrance at 12:00 and walk in together. Sign up Join the event here: Entrance Fees Normal entrance fee is […]

  • Rotterdam in the Picture

    Rotterdam in the Picture

    175 Years of Photography in Rotterdam Since the invention of the medium of photography, there has never been an exhibition on Rotterdam that has given such a broad representation of the city and of the photography used to produce this representation. Rotterdam in the Picture displays a tough city, a multicultural, constructive and dynamic city, a […]

  • Two hundred Years …

    Two hundred Years …

    As of Saturday 20 December, the Kunsthal Rotterdam presents the historical exhibition ‘Two Hundred Years of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The Atlas Van Stolk’. Hundreds of prints, drawings, photographs, cartoons and posters from the Atlas Van Stolk – atlas is an Old Dutch term meaning collection -illustrate the lives of the Dutch people during […]

  • Look at me!

    Look at me!

    Every day millions of people all over the world share photos of themselves. Photography is a powerful way to show who you are or want to be. But is this unique in our time? You’ll find the answer to that question in this photo exhibition, between 20.11.2014-15.3.2015 at Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam. The Tropenmuseum has explored its rich historical […]

  • Foam 3h: Doina Kraal

    Foam 3h: Doina Kraal

    28 November – 10 December 2014 In 2013 the Gieskes-Strijbis Fund and Foam awarded Doina Kraal* the Foam 3h Award to grant her the opportunity to create a new work or to make an artists’ book. This led to the project ‘Touche-à-Tout’, a traveling installation that builds on her multimedia installation ‘In de Rarekiek’ which […]

  • NOBUYOSHI ARAKI: Ojo Shashu, Photography for the Afterlife: Alluring Hell

    NOBUYOSHI ARAKI: Ojo Shashu, Photography for the Afterlife: Alluring Hell

    This winter Foam proudly presents the first major Dutch retrospective of the famous Japanese photographer Nobuyoshi Araki (Tokyo, 1940). Araki is without doubt one of the most famous Japanese artists of our time. His inexhaustible creative energy shown by the large amount of more than 450 books which he published in the past four decades. Since […]

  • Ilvy Njiokiktjien

    Ilvy Njiokiktjien

    Ilvy Njiokiktjien – ‘Slagroomtaart en slingers, Nederland in 100 verjaardagen’ 8.11.2014 – 11.1.2015 | Dutch Fotomuseum, Rotterdam After more than eighteen months Ilvy Njiokiktjien completes the extensive photography project ‘Slagroomtaart en slingers, Nederland in 100 verjaardagen’  with an exhibition in the Dutch Photo Museum and the crowd-founded publication. In April 2013 Photoweek Foundation (an initiative of […]

  • Great Gatsby Party

    Great Gatsby Party

    Come see the results of our photography workshop: ‘Real Shoot Experience: Great Gatsby Edition’ We will also premiere the behind the scenes video that was recorded by BADSEED films Dress to impress or come as you are. This event is FREE Photographers feel free to bring your cameras. As always, shooting is encouraged and there […]

  • Castle Black Exhibition

    Castle Black Exhibition

    Come see the results of our photography workshop Real Shoot Experience – Game of Thrones edition from the Posthoornkerk in November. We will also premiere the behind the scenes video that was recorded by BADSEED films Tuesday, February 4th at House of GO Gallery | Prinsengracht 64 | 1015 DX Amsterdam Drinks & snacks Mad Gin King Tonic Dothraki Cosmopolitan Non-alcoholic Lannister […]