Bridges, architecture walk, photograpy, museums, exhibitions, canal houses in Amsterdam.
From october 17 to January 17 2016, the Amsterdam Rijksmuseum presents a collection of Asian art, brought home by Dutch sailors during the Amsterdam Golden Age, the 17th century. […]
The neighbourhood De Pijp Amsterdam, centered around the Albert Cuyp daily market, is bustling with people, bikes, terraces, restaurants and bars and has some stunning architecture from The Amsterdam School. […]
Amsterdam counts 2500 bridges. In the city centre, there are around 500 bridges, more than any other city in the world. […]
Dark hallways lead you along dimly lit rooms with mysterious sea maps, compasses, silver and porcelain from seafaring era. […]
Just West of Central Station Amsterdam lay three peaceful islands. These ‘Western Islands’ are wonderful for a beautiful 1,5-hour walk. […]
Club Roest (‘rust’ in Dutch) Amsterdam is a new bar and city beach on Oostenburg, one of three so called Eastern Islands that held industrial shipyards, steamboat harbours and steam engine factories more than a century ago. Roest captures the industrial feel of the former function. Its large outside terrace with laid back atmosphere, the […]
Travelling to Amsterdam in summer 2015? The days and nights are filled with festivals for food, music, art, dance, theater and films. Here’s a list of 10 things to do in summer in Amsterdam […]
Until 16 September 2014 the Amsterdam City Archives put on display the work of famous Amsterdam street photographer Ed van der Elsken. His photos of Amsterdam in the fifties and sixties capture a moment in a very special time… […]
From April 5 to August 31 2014, the Cobra Museum of Modern Art in Amstelveen showcases a selection of abstract paintings from the collection of the Guggenheim Museum in New York. The Cobra Museum in Amstelveen is a 30-minute bus ride away from Amsterdam.
From the Guggenheim Collection: International Abstraction 1949-1960 reflects the radical changes society and the world of art went through after the Second World War. […]
In 2013 Amsterdam celebrates the 400 year anniversary of the Amsterdam canal rings.
Many canal house museums show the beautifully original and restored 17th, 18th and 19th century interiors of the mansions along the Amsterdam canals.
In 2013 there are special exhibitions dedicated to the beautiful interiors of these mansions along the water, giving an deeper insight in the life of an Amsterdam merchant family. […]
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Since 2012, the city of Amsterdam organises the Amsterdam Light Festival. For 40 days, when daylight has gone, beautiful sculptures, projections and installation illuminate the city. […]
From September 15 2012 until October 6, 2013, the Amsterdam Beurs van Berlage shows (almost) all Vincent van Gogh’s work in one exhibition, in chronological order. […]
Since 1989, mysterious statues have appeared in Amsterdam. No one knows the maker, no one knows when they were placed there, they just seem to appear out of nowhere. Who can be its maker? Running man with violin case The statue of a running man holding a violin case was the first statue by […]
In 1700 there were 10.000 Jews living in Amsterdam, the biggest Jewish community of Western-Europe. Many arrived from wealthy Spain and Portugal in Amsterdam and brought important trade contracts, thereby boosting the Amsterdam economy of the Golden Age.
The Amsterdam Sculpture Route is a free open air exhibition of monumental sculptures. The sculptures are there between 22 May and 22 September 2015. […]