Banksy and Warhol coming to MOCO Amsterdam

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Banksy and Warhol coming to MOCO Amsterdam 9 April 2016 until 31 December 2016 (Banksy) and 15 November 2016 (Warhol) This spring the Moco is opening its doors at the Museumplein in Amsterdam, the heart of the Dutch capital’s art world. The new modern contemporary museum aims to make modern and contemporary art more accessible and available to an international … Read More

Must-See Art Exhibitions in The Netherlands 2016

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must see art exhibitions the netherlands 2016

2016 Must-See Art Exhibitions In The Netherlands With 2016 well on its way and some weeks of hibernation behind us, it’s about time to have a look at what’s going on in terms of art events and exhibitions in The Netherlands this year. As in the previous years there’s a lot being organized in our tiny country again, with some … Read More

Street Art Moving People

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Street Art Moving People You might see them at the bus stop, in the supermarket, the park or even while travelling by train or subway en route to their next destination. Their collective name is the Moving People. Given that there are 10,010 of them, the chance that you will actually encounter one of them is rather high during the fall of … Read More

Banksy Exhibition in Amsterdam: His Street Art World Comes to the Lionel Gallery

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Banksy-Amsterdam-Holland

Banksy’s World Coming to Amsterdam Banksy – you know that famous guy from Bristol that nobody seems to know, who instigates us to think and observe our world a bit differently through his street art creations? – is in our town of Amsterdam for the coming six weeks. Maybe not in person, but definitely in spirit: the Lionel Gallery on … Read More

ArtZuid: Amsterdam’s International Sculpture Route

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ArtZuid Amsterdam

ArtZuid Amsterdam’s International Sculpture Route This post is part of the monthly ArtSmart Roundtable, a group of art-loving travel bloggers all writing about a common theme once a month. The theme of this month is Festivals and our pick is the festival-like event ArtZuid taking place in Amsterdam the coming months. Make sure to also check out the other contributions for … Read More

Curious Facts About the World Press Photo Exhibition

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World Press Photo 2015

Curious Facts About the World Press Photo Ever since 1955, April is traditionally the month when the year’s winners of the World Press Photo contest are shown up for the eyes of the public through the main exhibition staged in Amsterdam. It’s always a highly anticipated event and there’s always enough buzz around it to turn it into one of the most … Read More

2015 Must-See Art Exhibitions in The Netherlands

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Netherlands Exhibitions 2015

Nederlands 2015 Must-See Art Exhibitions In The Netherlands Click here for 2016 events It’s the start of a new year with new exciting exhibitions, activities and travels ahead of us. A moment for the members of the ArtSmart Roundtable to share their outlook on 2015 with you. In view of this we have gathered some of the best exhibitions taking … Read More

Amsterdam Light Festival 2014-2015

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Amsterdam Light Festival 2014-2015-light-sky

Amsterdam Light Festival 2014-2015 The Dutch Capital Illuminated   Yes, also in Amsterdam it’s soon Christmas again, which means the streets are fully decorated with festive Christmas decoration. As soon as it becomes dark the Christmas lights are lit everywhere, giving that cozy Christmasy feeling we’re all so familiar with. Yet, this is not all you’ll find in regards to … Read More

Amsterdam’s Hidden Gem: Ons Lieve Heer Op Solder Church

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A Hidden Treasure of Tolerance In the Heart of Amsterdam’s Red Light District This article was our contribution to the monthly ArtSmart Roundtable for November 2014, a collaboration between like-minded art-focused travel blogs to write articles on a common theme each first Monday of the month.  This time around we are discussing Hidden Gems.  At the bottom of our article, you’ll find … Read More

Amsterdam’s Museumnacht: Art Accessible For All

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Museumnight Amsterdam Museumnacht

It’s that time of the year again, when the spookiness hits the streets of Amsterdam, when the mist should be hanging heavily over the canals, the shades longer than usually and it’s dead quiet on the streets. Spooky Halloween time? Except this year, of course, when instead of mist we have the warmest ever recorded start to November ever recorded … Read More

Calder’s Moving Sculptures at the Rijksmuseum

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  Calder’s Moving Sculptures at the Rijksmuseum   Starting today, June the 19th, the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam is hosting one of the most exciting temporary sculpture exhibitions in Europe for the year. The exhibition staged mainly in the museum’s ‘outdoor gallery’ is the largest ever outdoor show of Alexander Calder‘s works. ‘Calder at the Rijksmuseum‘ includes fourteen pieces displayed in the … Read More

Art Treasure Hunt as Therapy

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Art Is Therapy Exhibition catalog detail

  Art Treasure Hunt at the Rijksmuseum   This is your chance to win a signed copy of the newly published book by Alain de Botton: ‘Art is Therapy’ is up for grabs, please read on for the background to the story and see at the bottom of the article the little you need to do to have the chance to win the … Read More