VAN GOGH MUSEUM
Step into Van Gogh’s world. Explore the world’s largest collection of works by Vincent van Gogh at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam.
The history of the Van Gogh Museum’s architecture is an interesting one. The main building, designed by Gerrit Rietveld, opened in 1973. Architect Kisho Kurokawa’s exhibition wing was completed in 1999. Other designers have also contributed to the rebuilding and renovation of the building. In the spring of 2014 a start was made on the construction of a new entrance foyer on Museumplein.
- We have combined heat/cold storage with our own systems, earning the building a cleaner energy label and enabling it to use sustainably generated energy.
- A clear environmental policy is in place, with the aim of minimizing our water and energy consumption and reducing its ecological footprint.
- Procurement is sustainable and waste is sorted and collected separately.
- We encourage employees and visitors to use public transport.
- All these measures are communicated internally via effective sustainability reporting.
Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890) is one of the Netherlands’ most famous artists. Read his biography, discover the stories about his life and work, and explore his paintings and drawings in the museum’s collection.