Amsterdam Art Weekend, bespoke
DISCOVER THE WORLD OF ART IN AMSTERDAM
Visit exciting ‘Venice of the North’ with TWO DAYS intense art experiences:
- 3 outstanding art museums with the art historian guide Hanna, 6 hours of art tours in total;
- recommendations and tips from locals
Tailored for sophisticated travellers!
Day one (timing may be flexible)
11:45 - Meeting at Museumplein near Rijksmuseum.
Address: Hobbemastraat 19, 1071 XZ Amsterdam
REMBRANDT AND THE DUTCH GOLDEN AGE
12:00 - 14:15 - This art tour presents a richly unfolding panorama of Dutch society during the 17th century — an era of unparalleled wealth, power and cultural confidence. Artists sensitively observed the beauty of the visible world, transforming it, with great skill, into vivid and compelling paintings. Their subjects ranged from intense portraits and dramatic seascapes to tranquil scenes of domestic life and careful studies of fruit and flowers.
1 hour - 15 min coffee break - 1 hour
Possibility to visit "All the Rembrandts” (temporary exhibition until the 10th of June) - Rijksmuseum marks the 350th anniversary of Rembrandt’s death in 2019 with ‘Year of Rembrandt’.
14:20 – 15:45 – Lunch at the famous healthy food restaurant Blushing - 3 min. walk from the Museum Square. Food and drinks are not included in experience's price.
VAN GOGH MUSEUM ART TOUR
16:00 – 17:45 Let us guide you into Van Gogh’s world, the world’s largest collection of his artworks.
“Paintings have a life of their own that derives from the painter's soul. I put my heart and my soul into my work, and have lost my mind in the process.” Vincent Van Gogh
Possibility to visit “Hockney – Van Gogh: The Joy of Nature” (temporary exhibition 1 March - 26 May)
HERMITAGE AMSTERDAM ART TOUR
“TREASURY!” (Temporary Exhibition until the 25th of August)
13:00 – 14:30 - The tenth anniversary of the Hermitage Amsterdam will trigger a year-long celebration in 2019. The initial event will be Treasury!, the first of the two anniversary exhibitions, featuring a cross-section of masterpieces from the entire collection of the St Petersburg State Hermitage. Including big names in art history like Bernini, Da Vinci, Fabre, Matisse, Rembrandt and Velázquez. Also on show are outstanding works of art from cultures dating back to early prehistory (23,000 BC) and from Ancient Egypt, Classical Greece and Rome; as well as antiquities from civilisations as far afield as Siberia, the Middle East and East-Asia.
Followed by coffee/tea with q&a, optional.
STEDELIJK MUSEUM - THE ICONS OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART
A highly renown museum of modern, contemporary art and design from the early 20th century up to the 21st century. This highlights art tour will be focusing on De Stijl, Bauhaus, Pop Art and CoBrA and, Neo-Impressionism, the most significant movements in art and design of the 20th and 21st centuries.
It features artists such as Vincent van Gogh, Wassily Kandinsky, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Marc Chagall, Henri Matisse, Jackson Pollock, Karel Appel, Andy Warhol, Willem de Kooning, Marlene Dumas, Lucio Fontana, and Gilbert & George.
Prices start from 350 EUR/GBP per group up to six guests.
Book until March 1 2019with £50 discount.
You may ask us for some additional services, such as:
· buy tickets to all three museums for you - 50 EUR per person (for children discounts apply)
· arrange a table and a lunch set menu at museum restaurant, tea/coffee, snacks or wine
· provide transportation and ask for tips/advices during your visit.
Make the most of your art trip, enjoy a great bespoke service and learn fascinating art history facts with your private art guide in Amsterdam.
You may also book any of mentioned art museums tours individually for 180 EUR/GBP each, entrytickets not included.
See you soon!