Events in Amsterdam

Masterpieces from the Hermitage

2 February – 25 Augustus

The Hermitage Amsterdam is celebrating its 10-year anniversary with wonderful collections of the State Hermitage in St Petersburg.

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The Year of Rembrandt

15 February – 10 June

The Rijksmuseum marks the 350th anniversary of Rembrandt’s death with Year of Rembrandt. During this period you can admire all the master painter’s works of the Rijksmuseum. 

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Exhibition Hockney – Van Gogh

1 March – 26 May

Vincent van Gogh was a great source of inspiration for David Hockney. The exhibition Joy of Nature’ shows the unmistakable influences of Vincent van Gogh in the work of David Hockney. During this exhibition you will learn about the fascination of both artists for nature, their use of bright colours and experimenting with perspective.

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World Press Photo

13 April – 7 July

The World Press Photo exposition is taking place in the New Church of Amsterdam. The exposition features 160 press pictures from 42 photographers from 22 different countries. The New Church of Amsterdam is open daily from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm.

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17 May – 15 September

The Amsterdam Sculpture Biennial will present an experience exhibition featuring more than 60 figurative sculptures and spatial installation art. ARTZUID will include an extensive peripheral programme of activities including artist talks, debates, an educational programme, art walks and art happenings. The free exhibition is open 24/7. 

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Taste of Amsterdam

31 May – 3 June

During Taste of Amsterdam you will find the best chefs and kitchens of Amsterdam at one spot and you will have the opportunity to taste refined snacks to get acquainted with the culinary diversity of restaurants from Amsterdam. Two of our restaurants are also participating. The teams from Yamazato Restaurant and Serre join forces and let you taste different dishes from their kitchens.

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Amsterdam pride

27 July – 4 August

The Amsterdam pride is a festive event for LGBT’s. The highlight of the Amsterdam pride is the Canal Parade which takes place on the 3rd of August.

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Canal festival

8 – 18 August

During the Canal festival, several concerts are taking place on stages by and even on the canals.

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