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10 October 2023

EVOCATIVE DISRUPTIONS – Solo exhibition by Margret Wibmer at Capital C

Margret Wibmer, an Amsterdam based international artist with Austrian roots, works in various media such as photography, performance art, sculpture and video. She explores relationships between bodies, objects and spaces, using ambiguity and the principle of chance as a method to deconstruct processes, norms and values deeply embedded in our societies. Particularly in her performances in which the audience became involved as actors. 

25 August 2023

Opening of the Gallery Season Guided Tours

Get ready to jump back into Amsterdam's exciting art world once again! As the gallery season begins on the 8-9 September, new exhibitions are popping up in galleries across the city. To help you explore all the contemporary art on display, we've put together special guided tours for you to join during the festive weekend. Let us lead you through the galleries of Amsterdam, making it simple for you to enjoy the art. Whether you prefer walking or biking, we have routes suitable for all ages that take you to different galleries throughout the city.

28 May 2023

Amsterdam Art Week Ambassadors: Jochem Leegstra

We are happy to introduce you to our ambassador Jochem Leegstra who is the founder and creative director of ...,staat since 2000 and recently became the initiator and a co-publisher of the platform THE NEW STIJL. Art plays an important part in his life as for him it is a source of inspiration and serves as a catalyst for conversations. It evokes various emotions and perspectives, whether it's visual arts (which is also connected to our daily work) or theatre, dance, music and spoken word.

28 May 2023

Amsterdam Art Week Ambassadors: Joyce Bidouzo

As galleries play a significant role in Amsterdam Art Week 2023, we are excited to have a gallerist as one of our ambassadors who will provide a valuable perspective from the galleries, offering insights into the art environment in Amsterdam. Meet Joyce Bidouzo - a creative consultant for international fashion and luxury lifestyle brands, who followed his passion for art. He is the founder of ILÉ, a state-of-the-art online gallery that focuses on showcasing the works of trans-disciplinary artists who are at the forefront of the contemporary art movement known as the 'Nouvelle Vague' in Benin, West Africa, and its global diaspora.

28 May 2023

Amsterdam Art Week Ambassadors: Aveline Gevaerts

The Amsterdam Art Team takes great pleasure in introducing our ambassador, Aveline Gevaerts. Not only does she bring a fresh perspective, but she also shares a special connection with us, having been a part of the Amsterdam Art team herself. It is truly exciting to have her on board and explore her perspective on the Amsterdam art scene, particularly given that her journey in the art world started right here with us. Avealine is now the Arts and Culture manager at Nxt Museum and is always surrounded by incredible new media installations, and in close contact with a bunch of inspiring artists that use the latest software and technologies to dive into today’s and tomorrow’s societal developments.

10 May 2023

Amsterdam Art Week Ambassadors: Anna Kuznetsova

Amsterdam Art Week attracts art collectors from all over the world to explore the over 50 participating galleries, project spaces, residencies, and museums. With such a diverse range of offerings, there is no doubt that you will find a piece of art that catches your eye and may even become a part of your collection. That is why we are thrilled to have Anna Kuznetsova as our third ambassador, offering a valuable perspective on Amsterdam's contemporary art scene from the viewpoint of an art collector.

24 April 2023

Amsterdam Art Week Public Programme Announcement

After months of preparations behind the scenes, we are thrilled to announce that the public programme of Amsterdam Art Week 2023 is now live! From 31 May to 4 June, Amsterdam Art Week will transform the capital into an international hub for art lovers, collectors, art professionals and artists. Visitors are invited to discover the most fascinating art(ists) at more than 50 locations across the city: from renowned galleries, residencies and museums to new institutions and experimental project spaces.

06 March 2023

Call for Amsterdam Art Week volunteers: Art Guides, Hosts & VIP work experience

Amsterdam Art is looking for talented and enthusiastic volunteers to make Amsterdam Art Week 2023 a success.Amsterdam Art is committed to strengthening Amsterdam's position as an international hub for contemporary art. This culminates during the annual Amsterdam Art Week. Together with 50+ leading galleries, museums, residencies and project spaces, Amsterdam Art presents a vibrant week full of openings, artist talks, performances, screenings, gallery visits and open studios.

12 January 2023

Announcement participants 11th edition of Amsterdam Art Week

Amsterdam Art Week is the place to discover what Amsterdam has to offer in the field of contemporary art. The event is a collaboration between the most important institutions in Amsterdam's contemporary art world. During Amsterdam Art Week, the capital turns into an international meeting place for art lovers, collectors, art professionals and promising and renowned artists. For five days, art professionals and art lovers will be introduced to the latest developments in contemporary art at the almost 50 participating galleries, project spaces, museums and residencies. During Amsterdam Art Week, the participants present a varied programme of exhibitions, openings, performances, screenings, lectures and artists' talks. The 11th edition of Amsterdam Art Week will take place from 31 May until 4 June, 2023.  

11 January 2023

On Gallery Tour Through Amsterdam South

The city of Amsterdam is a true hotspot for contemporary art. The large quantity and diversity of art exhibitions and associated galleries in the city can be overwhelming. The team of Amsterdam Art is here to help you out. We set up a gallery tour route through the south of Amsterdam. The tour shows you different parts of the diverse and vibrant south side of Amsterdam, from the Pijp through the Museum Quarter, this route is a perfect way to get better acquainted with this part of the city. During this walking or biking tour through the city, you will visit four different galleries each with its own specialty. These exhibitions are on show for the coming weeks, take your chance and emerge yourself in Amsterdam’s gallery scene. 

2022

17 November 2022

Departure of director Nina Folkersma

Amsterdam Art announces the imminent departure of director Nina Folkersma. Recently, following the evaluation of the last edition, the board, the director, the team and various stakeholders have intensively discussed the future of Amsterdam Art. Nina has concluded that for the next phase in Amsterdam Art's new direction, she is no longer the right person to lead the organisation and a continuation does not fit within her personal ambitions. As a result, she has decided not to renew her contract at Amsterdam Art with effect from January 2023.Nina Folkersma: "Over the past two years, I have dedicated myself to Amsterdam Art with great enthusiasm and energy. Both in terms of artistic content, visibility, public outreach, fundraising and cooperation partners, important steps have been taken and change processes initiated to strengthen Amsterdam Art's position within the ecosystem. I look back with pride and pleasure on two successful editions of Amsterdam Art Week and on the cooperation with my formidable team. After careful consideration, however, I have concluded that my artistic and leadership qualities do not do sufficient justice in this organisation. Therefore, in close consultation with the board, I have decided to leave Amsterdam Art and look for new artistic challenges."Board: "The board regrets that Nina will be leaving Amsterdam Art, but understands her decision. We have come to know Nina as a strong substantive leader who has achieved a lot for Amsterdam Art in a short period of time. She has made the organisation more inclusive and managed to involve new partners from all city districts, but also increased Amsterdam Art's public awareness. We are grateful to Nina for her role and contribution to Amsterdam Art and wish her every success in her next step."From January 2023, Martina Halsema will take over the daily management of Amsterdam Art until and including the next edition of Amsterdam Art Week (31 May - 4 June 2023). In the meantime, the board is considering the future composition of the management.

03 November 2022

Amsterdam Art X PAN Amsterdam

Amsterdam Art X PAN Amsterdam From 20-27 November the 35th edition of PAN Amsterdam, the fair in art, antiques and design, takes place in RAI Amsterdam. During the fair PAN Podium offers the visitors a varied programme full of inspiring talks and interactive presentations. The programming per day is centered around a different theme. All fair visitors are welcome to join. Just like last year, Amsterdam Art contributes to Pan Podium with two talks: Beyond the Trend: Engaging Contemporary Art from Africa and Women in Tech. 

30 August 2022

New Amsterdam Art Guide now available

Discover the Amsterdam art scene with the new Amsterdam Art Guide!The new Amsterdam Art Guide is now avaiblable. At our participating locations and at various cultural venues in Amsterdam you can pick up a free copy of the guide. In the Amsterdam Art Guide you'll find an overview of all organisations in the field of contemporary visual arts, connected to Amsterdam Art. The guide contains a handy map and is divided by district, so you can easily combine a visit to multiple locations in one area.The guide contains practical information and a description of the participating locations and the artists they represent. For an up-to-date overview of current exhibitions and other events, the guide uses a QR code to refer to the agenda of this website.

27 July 2022

Opening Gallery Season – 2 and 3 September 2022

On 2 and 3 September GalleryViewer and Amsterdam Art host the start of the gallery season. During this festive weekend the Amsterdam galleries open their doors to the public with the first exhibition of the season. This is the opportunity to discover new contemporary art and to get informed about the latest developments in the art field. For the Opening of the Gallery Season, GalleryViewer developed a free map with all participating Amsterdam galleries. This will be available on September 3 at the GalleryViewer Hotspot at Keizersgracht 241 in Amsterdam.

29 June 2022

9 galleries and museums with a summer garden

Nice weather? Visit the gardens and terraces of AmsterdamDid you know that many of our participants have a location with a beautiful garden? In the middle of a busy city, hidden behind imposing facades, you often find a green oasis. Here you can find peace and embrace the silence or cool off in the shade. We have listed 9 tips for exhibition venues with a garden or a summer terrace that you should not miss. And the best part is: you can combine it with a visit to an exhibition.

16 June 2022

In conversation with The Ravestijn Gallery

This September The Ravestijn Gallery celebrates its 10th anniversary. The gallery was founded in 2012 by Jasper Bode and Narda van ‘t Veer with a focus on inquisitive and provocative approaches to contemporary photography. This year, the gallery also became a participant of Amsterdam Art and joined in the 10th anniversary edition of Amsterdam Art Week. Reason enough to sit down with Narda van ‘t Veer and look back on the jubilee of the gallery, the start of her career, the Amsterdam contemporary art scene and the future of photography as an art form.

10 May 2022

Celebrating 10th edition with city-wide digital exhibition

From 11 - 15 May Amsterdam Art Week celebrates its 10th anniversary. Especially for this edition Amsterdam Art has curated the exhibition It's Your Birthday with artworks of participating galleries, project spaces and residencies. The artworks in the exhibition represent different phases of a party: from the preparations and the party itself to the afterparty and the hangover that follows. The exhibition can be seen from 11 to 15 May on digital screens from JCDecaux, spread across 99 locations in Amsterdam. At the same time, the exhibition will also be on physical display at the Amsterdam Art Gallery in Capital C.

05 May 2022

Five things to look for when buying art

Amsterdam Art Week is just around the corner. During this vibrant art event, you are welcome at more than 35 galleries. Perhaps you're looking to buy your first work of art during Amsterdam Art Week. How do you figure out which work is the one? And how can you know that you will still enjoy that work five years down the road? Young Collectors Circle compiled five tips for Amsterdam Art Week, which you can pay attention to when buying a work of art.

22 March 2022

Amsterdam Art Week 2022: celebrate change

The tenth edition of Amsterdam Art Week will take place from 11 to 15 May 2022. Since the first edition in 2012, Amsterdam Art has been committed to strengthening Amsterdam’s position as a leading centre for international contemporary art talent. This reaches its pinnacle during Amsterdam Art Week. Together with 30 prominent galleries and a selection of museums, residencies and project spaces, Amsterdam Art presents a vibrant week full of openings, open studios, artist talks, debates, performances, film screenings and gallery tours. The Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten is one of the most important centres for international, multidisciplinary and critically engaged talent in the city. As a key partner from the very beginning, the Rijksakademie’s Open Studios is once again an essential part of Amsterdam Art Week 2022.