Amsterdam Sculpture Route

by Tanja

ArtZuid, or Amsterdam Sculpture Route, is an open air exhibition of giant sculptures and installations. The sculptures and installations lie along a route from Museumplein to the Zuidas business district. From 17 May till 15 September 2019 the Amsterdam Sculpture Route of ArtZuid is free to visit, 24 hours a day.

The Amsterdam Sculpture Route ArtZuid 2019 is located in a residential area in the south of Amsterdam. This is a green and spacious neighbourhood of Amsterdam. Amsterdam South is in the architectural style of Amsterdam School (1915 – 1930). The housing is built with lots of detail, use of many different materials and sculptures.

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ArtZuid 2019

ArtZuid 2019 presents 60 figurative sculptures and spatial installations art. You can see new work by internationally renowned artists Jan Fabre, Antony Gormley, Matthew Monahan, Takashi Murakami, Yoshitomo Nara and Dan Graham, as well as young artists, including Ivan Cremer, Sachi Miyachi, Gabriel Lester and Elsa Tomkowiak.

Amsterdam Sculpture Route 2019

Most of the sculptures of ArtZuid 2019 are at the area around Minervalaan and Apollolaan (including the south exit of Amsterdam Zuid train station). From Museumplein you can follow a 2,5 kilometer route with sculptures. Pass the Concertgebouw on the left side and head down south via De Lairessestraat. Take a left at Breitnerstraat, and walk left of the Hilton Hotel.

ArtZuid 2019 map

Map of the Amsterdam Sculpture Route 2019
Map of the Amsterdam Sculpture Route ArtZuid 2019.

ArtZuid Information Pavilion

You will find the information pavilion of ArtZuid at Minervalaan 1. Available here are the route, the art catalogue and educational materials as well as drinks and snacks. ArtZuid merchandise like posters, postcards and pins are available at the shop. You can use the toilet facilities at the nearby Hilton Hotel.

Guided tours ArtZuid 2019

There are guided tours. A drop-in tour is every Sunday. Tours can also be booked. The information pavilion is also the assembly point for all tours. For more information check out the website. You can also download ArtZuid app at the information pavilion via free wifi.


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