Amsterdam Art Weekend, bespoke
DISCOVER THE WORLD OF ART IN AMSTERDAM
Visit exciting ‘Venice of the North’ with TWO DAYS exciting 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 "Rembrandt-Velázquez” Dutch & Spanish Masters. Dialogues on reality and eternity, religion and beauty (temporary exhibition until the 19th of January 2020). 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 “Jean-François Millet: Sowing the Seeds of Modern Art" (temporary exhibition until the 12th January 2020). With his radical painting technique, modern style and inspirational portrayal of peasant life, Millet undoubtedly sowed the seeds of modern art.
HERMITAGE AMSTERDAM ART TOUR
“JEWELS! Fabulous Russian royal court…” (Temporary Exhibition until the 15th of March 2020)
13:00 – 14:30 - The tenth anniversary of the Hermitage Amsterdam will trigger a year-long celebration in 2019. One of the Hermitage’s greatest treasures is a fabulous jewelry collection. Hundreds of them shine in jewels! Together with many portraits and an abundance of richly decorated dresses and suits, they represent two centuries of fashionable clothes and jewelry worn by the upper layers of society in the Russian yard in St. Petersburg. Meet the bright empresses Anna, Elizabeth and Katarina the Great, as well as with the great princes, queens and noble fashionistas of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. They wore the most beautiful costumes at balls and parties. They chose jewelry that showed their personality, taste, origin and wealth. They were ordered at leading jewelry houses such as Cartier, Tiffany and, of course, at the Fabergé factory.
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.
Possibility to visit "CHAGALL, PICASSO, MONDRIAN and others. Migrant artists in Paris” (temporary exhibition until the 2nd February 2020)
Prices start from 400 EUR/GBP per group up to six guests.
Book until December 1 2019 with £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, entry tickets are not included.
See you soon!
The Angelus, one of Millet’s best-known works, has arrived at the Van Gogh Museum, Jan-Kees Steenman/SeeItYourself
Marc Chagall, ’Le violoniste’, 1912-13, collection Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam