Street Art Museum Amsterdam, Netherlands

Street Art Museum Amsterdam (SAMA) creates explores, documents and preserves the growing democratic movement of street art. SAMA is one of the first recognized street art museums in the world. Street Art Museum Amsterdam is a Registered Trademark and Tradename.

Street Art Museum Amsterdam is the non-profit foundation.

The Foundation aims to disseminate and develop contemporary art through outdoor exhibitions in urban areas, as well as promoting a social platform for cultural exchange among all age groups in a sustainable financing of new talent, encourage the arts and inspire the youth.

The Foundation serves the public interest and not for profit.

The main features of the current policy


The SAMA collection is a powerful resource for all kinds of cultural, economic and social activities. The collection grows, the tourist interest is growing and growing government interest, both locally and nationally.
Our vision is that we have these opportunities in conjunction with each other than working Nieuw West will have its own unique and Public Art Platform. See the residents of the district not only the beauty but also the value and go to the opportunities that present themselves use.

Our unique street art collection is constantly growing not only with the artworks but also stories by and about the internationally acclaimed artists specialising in creating works in public space. We carefully select each artist and give them full freedom of artistic expression. We are the ONLY recognised Street Art Museum in Amsterdam (and Netherlands). The collection is designed in such way that you can visit all of the pieces within 3 hours and provides a flexible starting platform for the small scale local economy. The museum provides the artists with the residence opportunity and local residents work part-time as tour guides and support crew during the events.