Black Amsterdam

7 oktober t/m 13 november

Who are you inspired by? From 7 October you can see the exhibition 'Black Amsterdam' in the Amsterdam Museum, featuring images, stories and objects associated with inspirational black people, ranging from the famous to the obscure.

The museum called upon the people of Amsterdam to nominate black role models: writers, politicians, rappers, or even their next door neighbour or the local football coach. Guest curator Imara Limon worked together with the museum to make a selection from all those nominated.

What is black?

From 7 October to 13 November the museum is hosting a range of activities on themes such as representation and the question: ‘What is black?’ The programme for this year's Museum Night on 5 November is also on the theme ‘Black Amsterdam’. Keep an eye on the website for the latest information.

Black Amsterdam is part of Black Achievement Month.

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Meet Amsterdam

Since 2015 the Amsterdam Museum has been organising activities under the name 'Ontmoet Amsterdam' (Meet Amsterdam). Here a wide range of people are invited to tell their stories, creating a collection of urban stories from many perspectives. In this way the museum wants to contribute to a better representation of the huge diversity of people and stories that enrich our city.