Museum Jan (until january 2020 Museum Jan van der Togt) is a modern visual art museum in Amstelveen, near Amsterdam in the Netherlands. It was established by 1991 by Jan van der Togt, an industrialist who was also the founder of the company Tomado who was a collector of contemporary art.A visit to Museum JAN represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Ouderkerk aan de Amstel travel planner to plot your vacation.
He wanted his collection to remain together and formed a foundation for this. Besides a permanent collection of paintings and sculptures, the museum has an important collection of modern glass art such as Libenský & Brychtová, Maria Lugosi and Bruno Pedrosa. They include masterpieces of avant-garde Czech glass artists such as Vaclav Cigler and Ales Vasicek.
Besides exhibitions from the permanent collection there are exhibitions several times a year, featuring notable artists in the modern visual art field such as Eugène Brands, Karel Appel, Ans Wortel, Anton Heyboer and Hugo Claus.
Museum JAN Reviews
Since the Herman Brood exhibition some years ago, we haven't been back, but we'll be back more often! The Sparnaay food exhibition is spectacular, but also the standard exhibits (like the glass dept..... more »
The Van Loon mansion is one of the grandiose houses lining the Kaizeragracht overlooking the canal. The museum is housed over 3 floors with an attic,carriage house and garden to boot. The kitchen is..... more »
A collection of glassworks from several artists, some of them Czech, which surprised me a bit. Also some local art. And temporary exhibitions with workshops. Overall very nice small museum!
Spacious, inspiring collection. Nice ambiance.
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