art & exhibitions

Amsterdam is home to many of the world's most famous museums (think Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum, Stedelijk Museum, etc). There’s also a multitude of smaller art galleries, not to forget the museums dedicated to photography, archaeology, multimedia art, ships, architecture and even cats or handbags. Most museums organise temporary exhibitions so be sure to stay up to date!

Rembrandt van Rijn

Rembrandt van Rijn has remained a household name all around the world for centuries. But who was Rembrandt and why does he have such lasting fame? Del...

Piet Mondrian

Mondrian’s last and most famous works were limited to the three primary colours (red, blue and yellow) and the three primary values (black, whit...

Vincent van Gogh

Step into the world of one of the best-known and most loved artists of all time. Vincent van Gogh’s revolutionary post-impressionistic style cha...

Top 10 arty coffee houses

Amsterdam is full of great art museums and galleries, and there is certainly no shortage of cool cafés, either. But what about combining the two? In a...

PAN Amsterdam

Europaboulevard 22
RAI Amsterdam
18/11/2018 - 25/11/2018
Enjoy art of lasting beauty and affordable quality at PAN Amsterdam, taking place at Amsterdam RAI each November. Since it was est...


Europaboulevard 22
RAI Amsterdam
03/04/2019 - 07/04/2019
Featuring a huge number of established and emerging galleries, the KunstRAI art fair returns to RAI Amsterdam every spring. The Ku...

All museums

A real treat for art-lovers, Amsterdam is home to over 50 museums, many of them famous across the globe.

Amsterdam galleries

Even if you're not planning to expand your personal art collection, a visit to one of Amsterdam's many art galleries is a great way to spend an aftern...

Art & exhibitions

From modern art to archeology and photography to maritime history, Amsterdam has museums (and exhibitions) to suit every type of interest. Check out I...