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Amy: Beyond the Stage

Celebrate the legacy and creativity of one of the greatest musicians of our time. ​

#AmyBeyondTheStage

'A heartfelt and intimate celebration of a London icon.’
★★★★ Evening Standard

‘Inner world details that stay with you’
★★★★ The Guardian

‘You get sense of someone in the midst of continuous creative awakenings.’
★★★★ The Telegraph

‘An emotional and creative tribute to Amy Winehouse.’
★★★★ The Times

Amy wearing a bold, patterned print and lightning bolt earrings, backstage in New York City. Photo by Charles Moriarty.

Amy's wardrobe. Photo by Jake Chessum.

With rollers in her hair, Amy appears like a 1950s star. Photo by Charles Moriarty.

At a games arcade in Chalk Farm, north Camden. Photo by Jake Chessum.

Amy in Camden for the teen magazine Elle Girl, capturing her in locations of her choosing, including a vintage clothes shop and a laundrette. Photo by Diane Patrice.

Amy in Camden. Photo by Valerie Phillips.

The cover image for the album Frank (2003). Photo by Charles Moriarty.

Amy: Beyond the Stage's fashion section, displaying garments that Amy wore to key performances against a backdrop of screens examining Amy's unique style, photo by Ed Reeve.

‘Finale’ installation created by set designer Chiara Stephenson with animation by Studio Moross, offering visitors a performance of Amy’s song ‘Tears Dry On Their Own’, photo by Ed Reeve.

In the immediate aftermath of Amy’s death, fans wrote tribute notes to Amy on the street signs outside her house in Camden Square, North London. Photo by Ed Reeve.

A pair of jeans that Amy wore to record early demos before the release of Frank (2003), photo by Ed Reeve.

What to expect

Amy Winehouse’s unmistakable voice, confessional lyrics and iconic look, made her one of the music world's most beloved artists.

Discover the story of Amy’s early career through her recordings and teenage notebooks to unravel the creative process behind her music, and pay tribute to her rich range of influences, from Dinah Washington to Mark Ronson, Camden to '60s pop, Motown to jazz.​

Explore the outfits she wore during her greatest performances, handwritten lyrics and personal items that have never been exhibited before, including her blue Daphne Fender Stratocaster guitar, to step backstage with a cultural icon that the world lost too soon.​

The exhibition has been organised by the Design Museum in collaboration with The Estate of Amy Winehouse which is waiving its right to royalties in favour of the Amy Winehouse Foundation.

The exhibition has been kindly supported by John & María Pfeffer.

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Booking Information

Online booking in advance is essential.

Adult tickets from £14.50
Student tickets from £10.75*
Family tickets from £21.75

*There are a range of concession tickets available.

VIP access with Membership

Membership plus: Enjoy free, unlimited entry for you and a guest to Amy: Beyond the Stage and all other exhibitions, priority access to events, discounts in the shop and more for an entire year.

Student Membership: Enjoy special discounts on exhibitions, events and learning programmes from just £45 for the year.

Gift membership: Become a Member or surprise someone with the gift of Membership.

Beyond Bundle

Combine your adult ticket with Amy Winehouse: Beyond Black, the brand new publication and definitive story of Amy's life and career told through key photographs, never-before-seen memorabilia and recollections collated by Amy's stylist and close friend Naomi Parry (Hardcover, Thames & Hudson).

Get the bundle for only £42 by choosing to add the book to your basket after selecting your ticket and collect the book on the day of your visit.

To celebrate the anniversary of Amy's birthday and the launch of the exhibition, a hand painted mural was displayed on Camden High Street. Watch the mural creation in the video below.

Exhibition Credits

The Design Museum would like to thank the following for their contribution to the exhibition Amy: Beyond the Stage.

Support and Information

The Design Museum has thought carefully about how to depict Amy's story and we are very aware that references to her personal struggles may be difficult for some visitors.

If you would like information or support with any of the issues raised in the exhibition, we would encourage you to contact one of the following organisations who have specialist knowledge and experience:

Amy Winehouse Foundation

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The Mix

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The Amy: Beyond the Stage Exhibition graphic identity was designed by Studio Moross @studiomoross.