Exhibitions

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© State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg
19 November 2020
— 1 January 2022
Tsars and Knights
The Romanovs' love affair with the Middle ages
The Hermitage Amsterdam is temporary closed. Czars and knights, ladies, courtly love and tournaments. And a splendid medieval art collection. The perfect ingredients of this unique exhibition, from the Hermitage collection. We bring more than 250 objects to the Netherlands. Experience the Middle Ages through the eyes of the Russian Tsars! On this page you can find stories from this exhibition and images from the extraordinary collection.
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Portrait Gallery of the 17th Century
Dutch 17th century society in 30 group portraits. NEW: intervention by Natasja Kensmil: 'Monuments of Regentesses'.
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Willem van Genk: WOEST
Museum of the Mind | Outsider Art: Intriguing, unpolished art by people with extraordinary backgrounds.
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Exhibition winner ABN AMRO Art Prize
Evelyn Taocheng Wang is the ninth winner of the ABN AMRO Art Prize.
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Outsider Art Gallery

Outsider Art Gallery

You can visit the exhibition on Thursday- and Friday afternoons 12 - 17.00. Reserve a time slot via: outsiderart@cordaan.nl.

Every (wo)man is an artist
Hidden talents in nursing homes

1 April - 2 May 2021

Every human being carries talents, the human mind, even affected by dementia, can still be resourceful and creative as is shown in this exhibition. 

Illustrator and care worker Eva Gans shows a large quantity of drawings that are made under her supervision by people with dementia in several nursing homes in Amsterdam. 

Besides drawings Outsider Art Gallery shows video performances of 6 spoken word artists. These performances are inspired on the literal speak of people with dementia, the so called 'Dementees'. 

Illustration Ellis van der Does

Outsider Art Gallery

In the Outsider Art Gallery changing exhibitions of well-known and less known outsiders from the Netherlands and abroad take place. You will find paintings, drawings, prints, ceramic statues, sculpture, collages, photos and textile art. All works are for sale, the entrance to the gallery is free.

The Outsider Art Gallery is founded in 2016 by Cordaan care organisation in cooperation with the Hermitage Museum Amsterdam and Museum het Dolhuys Haarlem.

The art in the Outsider Art Gallery is often unconventional. Most the artists have an intellectual or mental disability. They are not concerned with commercial targets and their works do not reflect current trends in art. The art comes bubbling up from within – it is in their minds and just needs to come out. Their work is fascinating, versatile and very pure. The Outsider Art Gallery offers a fully-fledged art platform for these colourful artists, not inside the walls of a care organisation, but rather in an inspiring museum environment.

Outsider Art Studios

Currently a group of 15 artists is at work in the Outsider Art Studios, located above the gallery. They are accompanied by professional artists and pedagogical employees and work on their own art: painting, drawing, print making and digital media. In the studios companies or groups of individuals can also attend art workshops led by an outsider artist.

Outsider Art Lease

The Outsider Art Lease Programme allows you to borrow outsider art works. For more information about workshops, guided tours and/or art lease please look at: www.outsiderartgalerie.nl. Entrance is free.

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