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This exhibition sheds new light on Vincent van Gogh’s mental instability and its impact upon his work, based on paintings, drawings, letters and rarely shown documents.
Take a voyage of discovery at NEMO Science Museum in Amsterdam, where children can playfully experience science and technology – and don’t forget to hang out on the roof!
At this summer’s EuroPride, the City of Amsterdam is taking extra measures to ensure things are running smoothly and there are no disturbances. These include closing canal-side roads for parked cars and limiting boating on the Prinsengracht.
Residents can now contact the City of Amsterdam by sending a WhatsApp message.
On 28 and 29 May 2016, Amsterdam’s first-ever bike festival will take place in and around the Velodrome.