The Netherlands, Amsterdam
categories: institutions / museums / the netherlands /
tags: cafe / collection / exhibitions / library / young talent /
Foam_Fotografiemuseum is a home for photography in all its forms: from documentary to fashion, from contemporary to historic. It is a museum with international aspirations, that presents large-scale exhibitions showing the work of famous photographers as well as work of upcoming artists in smaller and shorter-running exhibitions.

Foam documents and stimulates the development of photography. It is a meeting place and source of inspiration for photographers, picture editors, designers and others working in the industry, with its own café with reading table and free WiFi access.

Foam_cafe facilitates (photo) book presentations, table d'hôtes, guided tours and openings, and supplies meetings with canapes and drinks, lunches or dinners.
Café open daily from 11.00-17.00 hrs.
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Foam holds a small collection of photo books, accessible upon request.
If you would like to book an appointment to use the library, please contact the Education Team by e-mail: or by phone + 31 20 5516500
In the library on the third floor you will find shows called ‘Foam_3h’ by upcoming artists.

Director of Foam_Fotografiemuseum is Marloes Krijnen.

Foam_Fotografiemuseum publishes Foam Magazine, an international photography magazine that is published quarterly by Foam and Vandejong.
Every Thursday from 19.30 to 20.30 hrs, free tours are given by our museumguides through the main exhibition of the moment. Please make your reservation by email:

Museum opening hours: daily 10.00-18.00 hrs., Thurs-Friday 10.00-21.00 hrs. Closed january 1st and April 30th.
country: The Netherlands
city: Amsterdam
adress: Keizersgracht 609
phone: +31 (0)205516500

last modified : 2010-05-31 14:28:16

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