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Popular Free Outdoor Events In Amsterdam This Summer

POPULAR EVENTS AMSTERDAM SUMMER 2015

Popular Free Outdoor Events In Amsterdam This Summer   Although you may not believe it when you arrive to Amsterdam on one of these mid-June days, the summer has in fact arrived, although that’s still …

Amsterdam Light Festival 2014-2015

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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 …

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

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 …

Amsterdam’s Museumnacht: Art Accessible For All

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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 …

Street Art Corner: Exploring Amsterdam’s Street Art Museum

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Exploring Amsterdam’s Street Art Museum for this week’s Street Art Corner   I still remember seeing the first images of the new Street Art Museum Amsterdam online, images of the below mural in progress. While Pau Quintanajornet …

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 …

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 …

Malevich Exhibitions Around Europe in 2014

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  Art, Supreme Thoughts and Malevich   It is now almost 100 years ago that Kazimir Malevich reached the pinnacle of his artistic career with his famous “black square”. Now soon a century after the …

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 …