Amsterdam Art Weekend 18 - 20 May
Two days program tailored for sophisticated travellers!
£85 for Private Art Education members (free art tours, pay only for the exhibition tickets and a boat);
£200 for non members;
Or ask us for the bespoke art program with your dates on demand.
18 May – we recommend to arrive early on Friday
19 - 20 May - activities
Day one (the 19th May)
11:45 - Meeting at I Amsterdam Sign at Museumplein
Located at the back of the Rijksmuseum on Museumplein, the large I Amsterdam slogan quickly became a city icon and a much sought-after photo opportunity.
Address: Hobbemastraat 19, 1071 XZ Amsterdam
RIJKSMUSEUM HIGHLIGHTS AND
SPECIAL “HIGH SOCIETY” EXHIBITION ART TOURS
12:00 – 13:00 – Dutch masters highlights
13:00 - 14:00 - “High Society”
- International masterpieces
- Four centuries of fashion
- Rembrandt’s Marten and Oopjen
- Guilty Pleasures, including erotica art
Powerful royals, influential nobles, and splendidly wealthy people looking their most beautiful in full regalia, had themselves portrayed by the world’s best artists. In spring 2018, the Rijksmuseum will present High Society: thirty-five life-size portraits by the great masters in art history: from Cranach to Velázquez and from Rembrandt to Manet.
14:10 – The most delicious hot-dog treat, right outside the Rijksmuseum at Museum Square
14:00 – 15:45 – Lunch at the elegant Sea Food Bar restaurant, 8 min walk from the square. Food and drinks are not included in experience’s price.
VAN GOGH MUSEUM ART TOUR
16:00 – 17:30 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
CHAMPAGNE BOAT TOUR
17:45 - Take a canal cruise through Amsterdam on our Hop On – Hop Off Boats - Valid 24h
Sightseeing by Hop On Hop Off Boat at your own pace with champagne/wine.
This canal cruise takes you through all the famous canals and past all the famous museums of Amsterdam, like the Rijksmuseum and the Anne Frank House. It also makes stops at Rembrandt Square and the bustling Albert Cuyp Market.
Day two (the 20th May)
HERMITAGE AMSTERDAM ART TOUR
DUTCH MASTERS FROM THE HERMITAGE
13:00 – 14:30 - the special exhibition Treasures of the Tsars.
The great wealth acquired by the Northern Netherlands in the seventeenth century triggered a huge boom in painting.
The unique once in a lifetime opportunity to see of Dutch masters from the greatest treasures of the State Hermitage: the world’s leading collection of Dutch Golden Age painting outside the Netherlands now in ‘home-coming’ setting in Hermitage Amsterdam.
- Art historian Hanna Yakovleva will smoothly guide you to 3 outstanding art exhibitions in the best Amsterdam museums with all tickets booked for you in advance, very in a very small group or privately;
- Hop On – Hop Off Boat tour ticket valid 24 hours;
- Champagne/wine on board;
- Gastronome fine experience in selected Amsterdam restaurant, lunch together on day one (food and drinks can be ordered individually and not included in the price);
- All necessary recommendations and bookings on demand.
See you soon!