We are delighted to welcome you to our online VIP portal. Use this portal to subscribe to our exclusive VIP events during Amsterdam Art Week 2023. View your personal calendar, see our practical information and recommended hotels & restaurants.

View the full programme and register for the events of your choice. Please note that we will be adding additional VIP events in the coming weeks. You can register for a maximum of 5 events. If there is capacity, you will automatically be placed on the guestlist. For additional events, you can put yourself on the waiting list.

You can see which events you are subscribed to and confirmed for in your personal calendar. We will send you details with additional instructions a week before the event if you subscribe to specific events such as Private Collection Visits, Studio Visits and Private Tours.

Amsterdam Art Week Hubs (information desks)
Amsterdam Art Week’s central ‘hubs’ can be found at the Rijksakademie voor beeldende kunsten and the Stedelijk Museum where you can go with all your questions about Amsterdam Art Week. These hubs are an information and meeting place and the starting point for many of the tours.

Opening hours hubs
Stedelijk Museum (Museumplein 10, 1071 DJ Amsterdam)
Wednesday 31 May – Sunday 04 June: 10:00-18:00

Rijksakademie voor beeldende kunsten (Sarphatistraat 470, 1018 GW Amsterdam)
Friday 02 June – Sunday 04 June: 12:00-19:00

Amsterdam Art Week Programme Folder
At all our participating venues, at various cultural addresses in the city and at the Amsterdam Art Week Hubs you can find the Amsterdam Art Week Programme Folder. In this practical folder you will find an overview of the participants per district, a handy map and the timetable.

Find your way
On the street, the participants can be recognised by the signs attached to their facades in front of the various locations.

Gallery Opening Hours

Friday 2 June: 12:00 – 19:00
Saturday 3 June: 12:00 – 18:00
Sunday 4 June: 12:00 – 17:00

For the opening hours of the other institutions, see the agenda.

Planning your trip and looking for a hotel? Amsterdam hosts many charming hotels within the city. We are happy to suggest some of them below to help you find the best for you at the most advantageous price. Each hotel is offering its own distinctive charm and extremely high standards of quality.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact me anytime. We look forward to seeing you at Amsterdam Art Week 2023.

Warm regards,

Efrayim Sener
VIP Relations Manager


Hotel De L’Europe 
Nieuwe Doelenstraat 2-14, 1012 CP Amsterdam

Seated directly above the site where the Amstel River splays out into a network of canals, hotel De L’Europe lays claim to several hundred years of history. In fact, this coveted real estate has been home to an inn since the 17th Century. It exists today as Amsterdam’s oldest independent luxury hotel.

De L’Europe Amsterdam has been the authentic luxury destination for seasoned travellers and locals alike, ever since 1896. Set on the banks of the Amstel River, the Amsterdam landmark hotel boasts beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites, including sophisticated signature suites and an unparalleled Royal Penthouse and Presidential Loft suite.

The stylish rooms and suites embrace local heritage with special attention to design detail and modern technology. Indulge in the quality and finesse of the hotel’s services and restaurants. Dine in the fine dining restaurant Flore, exclusive riverside terrace Marie sur l’eau, award-winning restaurant Marie, iconic Freddy’s bar or Italian trattoria Graziella. Or for a moment of relaxation indulge and unwind at the hotel’s spa and wellness centre. 

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Hotel Arena
’s-Gravesandestraat 55, 1092 AA Amsterdam

A monumental, intimate, four-star Design Hotel in the most beautiful park in Amsterdam. In the iconic building, nature and culture blend seamlessly, which is visible in the 140 distinctive rooms, the Bar and Restaurant, the creative meeting and event studios, the beautiful salon and the unique Chapel.

For decades Hotel Arena has been run by hospitable locals and open to all world citizens. It started 30 years ago as a place to sleep for free spirits, world travellers and young creatives. Hotel Arena has always been part of the city they call home.

In recent years, the hotel has matured. Although they have sown their wild oats, they have always retained their local and international heart for culture. They love to celebrate that with you, whether you are a tourist, a local or a business traveller. 

Get a 15% discount using the promo code AAW2023 on nights between 30 May – 4 June.

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Pillows Grand Boutique Hotel Maurits at the Park 
Mauritskade 61, 1092 AD Amsterdam

Experience the unique combination of the green Oosterpark and the bustling centre of Amsterdam at Pillows Grand Boutique Hotel Maurits at the Park. From an inspiring interior with respect for the former designers, rooms to dream away in and ambitious restaurants. This is where you want to be and where you want to stay.

At Pillows Grand Boutique Hotel Maurits at the Park you will find the right place for every occasion. Experience fine dining in an inspiring location at VanOost Restaurant, enjoy contemporary dishes inspired by Italian and French cuisine in Spring Cafe Brasserie, or immerse yourself in the world of mixology at Fitz’s Bar.

The guest rooms and suites combine French chic with Dutch modernism. Understated and inviting, every room features thick, cosy carpets and super comfortable, king-size beds made with high thread count Egyptian cotton linens. Pillows Hotels is known for its love of art. From well-known historical artworks in the public areas, to exciting collaborations with contemporary artists who create artworks especially for Pillows Hotels.

An elegant extra feature is the striking individual artworks by Dutch painter Raphaël Hermans in every room. Artwork throughout the hotel has also been carefully chosen, including a Picasso print in the bar.

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For our VIP guests we have carefully composed a selection of restaurants in Amsterdam, ranging from casual lunch to fine dining. We strongly recommend making a reservation beforehand, to secure a table at the restaurant of your choice.

PARK café / restaurant – Hotel Arena

‘s-Gravesandestraat 55, 1092 AA Amsterdam

Imagine yourself sitting in the Oosterpark, lounging in a comfortable chair, just one quick glance away from a perfectly brewed flat white, a glass of fine wine, or a delicious dinner. At PARK, they blend the rich flavours of Mediterranean and Classic cuisine with a unique modern twist.

Prepared with artisanal ingredients from their Amsterdam and sustainable partners, their evergreen dishes are pure, recognisable and deliciously authentic. So, sit back, relax, and enjoy every bite.

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Restaurant VanOost – Pillows Grand Boutique Hotel Maurits at the Park 
Mauritskade 61, 1092 AD Amsterdam

Discover ‘worldly cuisine’ by chef Floris van Straalen, prepared in an open kitchen in a magnificent space with 15-metre-high ceilings and original wooden vaults. Design elements that were inspired by the world culture Tropenmuseum next door. Everything radiates warmth. From luxurious décor to a passionate team bringing a culinary experience in an easy going setting. 

Friday & Saturday 12.00 – 14.30 hrs.
Wednesday to Saturday 18:00 – 21:00 hrs. 

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Spring Café Brasserie – Pillows Grand Boutique Hotel Maurits at the Park  Mauritskade 61, 1092 AD Amsterdam

Spring Cafe Brasserie is in a lovely setting overlooking the park, ideal for a leisurely weekend brunch or more casual dinner. Chef Luigi di Benedetto’s menu combines Italian and French cuisine and his desserts are divine. Try the Tarte tatin with vanilla ice cream or the Blackout cake and raspberry sorbet.

Lunch: Monday to Sunday 12.00 – 14.30 hrs Dinner: Monday to Sunday 17.30 – 22.30 hrs

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Fitz’s Bar – Pillows Grand Boutique Hotel Maurits at the Park  Mauritskade 61, 1092 AD Amsterdam

Fitz’s Bar is an intimate space for cocktails, with red leather, wood, felt and velour design details. This 1920s-inspired bar is led by manager Nick Vrielink, who recently qualified as Dutch champion for the IBA World Cocktail Championship in Rome. In warmer months a rooftop bar offers stunning views of the park and the city, the ultimate setting for summer drinks.

Fitz’s Bar will serve a specially conceived cocktail inspired by the artwork of Jen Lui, which can be seen in the hotel’s collection. Good to know… the cocktail will be served all 5 days of the Amsterdam Art Week, so bring your friends to the Fitz’s Bar for a little break during Amsterdam Art Week.

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Restaurant Verlan (Prinsengracht 381hs, 1016 HL Amsterdam)

Café Restaurant Verlan along Prinsengracht has a fine, hip ambience, smooth and friendly service and serves dishes at a catered bistro level. Steak tartare with bottarga and pommes Anna is classic, surprising and well executed. Airy millefeuille with soft creme suisse and sweet sea buckthorn berry jam is neatly presented and especially nice to savour. And all at a competitive price.

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Restaurant Bussia (Reestraat 28-32, 1016 DN Amsterdam)

If you’re in the mood for a sit-down, stylish meal, look no further than Bussia. This chic, romantic restaurant located in the Negen Straatjes focuses on creative Italian cuisine. Choose from the three or four-course lunch option, rotating weekly. It is also a wonderful place for dinner if you prefer to come in the evening and select from a more extensive menu. Regardless of when you dine there, the ingredients are always fresh, and the pasta, bread and pastries are made on the premises.

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BUFFET van Odette (Prinsengracht 598, 1017 KS Amsterdam)

For over two decades, BUFFET van Odette (Odette’s Buffet) has been one of Amsterdam’s most cherished places for lunch and dinner. Their beautiful outdoor seating area has a stunning view of the Prinsengracht, and their stylishly decorated dining room is welcoming and cosy. No matter what time of day you visit Odette’s, you will always find a fine selection of tasty dishes. The restaurant is open for lunch & dinner. 

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