Art Treasure Hunt as Therapy

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  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 …

Keukenhof Art Square: A Fusion Of Flowers And Art

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Visiting Keukenhof, the largest flower garden in the world, is already quite an event by itself as we experienced ourselves last week. The 7 million flower bulbs planted in the 32 hectare large garden all …

Art as Therapy at Rijksmuseum

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  Art as Therapy at Rijksmuseum   This coming Thursday, April 24th, the authors and philosophers Alain de Botton and John Armstrong will for the first time ever put the theories from their popular book …

Kingsday in The Netherlands: A Country Turning Orange

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Kingsday In The Netherlands A Country Turning Orange   Around this time of the year large part of The Netherlands’ population is counting down to its largest party of the year: Kingsday. Actually, this is …

Richard Mosse The Enclave: Art and Documentary

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  Richard Mosse’s ‘The Enclave’ Art and Documentary from a War Zone   The main challenge any visitor to Richard Mosse‘s exhibition ‘The Enclave‘ will face is how to deal with the inner emotional conflict that …

Foam Amsterdam – Kickstart to the Spring Season

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  Foam Amsterdam spring 2014   One of the most successful events in the history of Amsterdam’s Foam Photography Museum just ended – the retrospective over William Klein’s career was seen by some 55,000 visitors …

Nachttour: Discover the Plantage Amsterdam At Night

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EN/NL Nachttour: Discover the Plantage Amsterdam At Night   Would you like to explore the different areas in Amsterdam more in depth and discover some hidden gems? This Thursday, the 13th of March, you’ll have …

Amsterdam Light Festival In Pictures

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Illuminade – The Walking Route As soon as you walk out of Amsterdam’s Central Station coming weeks, you’ll be surprised by some special lights and no, we are not referring to the huge Christmas tree …

Escher Meets Islamic Art

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If you are as fascinated by the work of the Dutch graphic artist Escher as we are, we’re sure ‘Escher Meets Islamic Art’, the title of his current exhibition in the Tropenmuseum in Amsterdam, will grab …

Amsterdam Light Festival – Everything’s Illuminated

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  Amsterdam Light Festival 2013   Everything’s Illuminated . Yes it’s that time of the year in Amsterdam. Around the 5th of December Sinterklaas – aka Saint Nicholas – is coming to town, with presents …

Art Taking Over Amsterdam This Weekend

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This coming weekend Amsterdam has again some nice events on offer for the art lovers among us. Below we’ll feature two events that will take a dominant place in the Amsterdam art scene coming days …

Chambres des Canaux: The Tolerant Home in Amsterdam

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Have you ever been into one of Amsterdam’s canal houses? The exhibition ‘Chambres des Canaux: The Tolerant Home’ gives you an excellent chance to explore twenty of them, while viewing works of international renowned contemporary …