Van Gogh along the Seine – an exhibition.

This exhibition lets us learn more about how France and its culture had a great impact on the life of many painters, including Vincent Van Gogh. Visitors can see paintings created by Vincent van Gogh, Paul Signac, Georges Seurat, Emile Bernard and Charles Angrand.

If you are a fan of Vincent Van Gogh and want to learn even more about him, you should definitely follow his life in chronological order in the museum itself, and not just look at the temporary exhibition.

If you want to learn even more about Van Gogh and how he was influenced by France, then there is another temporary exhibition coming up in the National Gallery in London from September 2024 worth visiting. There you can see famous Van Gogh paintings such as the Sunflowers, Van Gogh’s Chair, Starry Night over the Rhone, and The Yellow House (a painting normally residing in the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam).

Van Gogh along the Seine in the Van Gogh Museum.

Dates: October 13, 2023 – January 14, 2024
Location: Van Gogh Museum

Admission fee: There is an admission fee to enter the museum of 20 euros (22 euros from 2024). As you pay the general entrance fee you will also get access to this temporary exhibition. It is important to buy your tickets online in advance as it is impossible to buy tickets for the museum in the museum itself.

Would you like to read more about other concerts, events, festivals, and exhibitions in Amsterdam? Look at our Amsterdam calendar to find out what’s going on in the city.

Munch and Van Gogh exhibition

This will be the largest exhibition on Van Gogh and Edvard Munch ever mane so far. Check it out in the Van Gogh museum between September 25th, 2015 and January 17th, 2016.

Munch and Van Gogh
Van Gogh was a Dutch Post-Impressionist who was born in 1853 and he died in 1890. He is one of the most outstanding painters of the Post-Impressionists and his art work had a great influence of the upcoming generations’ art works. Edvard Munch was a Norwegian Symbolist painter who was born in 1863 and died in 1944. Munch had a great impact on the German Expressionism in the early 20th century. His most famous painting is The Scream which he painted in 1893. This exhibition shows the similarities between the two painters through their paintings. The exhibition will present more than 100 paintings including the biggest masterpieces of the two painters. Both of them had a really unique way, style and technique at painting. The exhibition Munch and Van Gogh will be held at the Munch Museum in Oslo from 7th May in 2015 until 6th September in 2015 then it will move to the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam from 25th September in 2015 to 17th January in 2016.

Van Gogh Museum
Paulus Potterstraat 7, 1071 CX Amsterdam, Holland

5 places to visit in Amsterdam

If you want to spend some days in Amsterdam, you will love this compilation presenting 5 places and activities that you should not miss out on as you come to visit us.

Painting in the Rijksmuseum

The first and maybe most important point on our list is the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, the Dutch national museum. The renovation of the building started in 2003 and they just finished it, so there is no barrier between you and the Rijksmuseum anymore. Besides lots of masterpieces, you can also find the most significant Rembrandt collection in the world and the biggest historical art public library of Netherlands in the museum.

Our second suggestion is connected to the first. We would like to introduce you the Van Gogh Museum, which is located very close to the Rijksmuseum. As you probably realized, this is the world’s biggest collection of the eccentric painter, Van Gogh’s works. 200 paintings, 500 drawings and 700 letters help visitors to know more about one of the most famous artists’ art and life. Naturally there are temporary exhibitions and other artists’ paintings too in the Van Gogh Museum, for example visitors could see Rembrandt’s and Caravaggio’s masterpieces here.

Our third suggestion is on the border between culture and fun. This is actually a museum, people could meet new things, but the topic is different from for example the Van Gogh Museum. This is the program Heineken Experience. The tour is in the old Heineken factory, which is now a museum. Here visitors can see the famous beer’s components one by one, see the system of bottling, see the way of the beer from bottling to the bottle opener and moreover gives you the chance to get a beer with your own name at. The ticket includes two glasses of beer too. Do not forget, people can only drink alcohol over 18 years old, underage persons could enter into the museum only with adult.

Heineken Experience
Heineken Experience in Amsterdam

After all the cultural experiences we deserve a little resting shopping. The fourth point is a few words about the flea market of Amsterdam. Here you can find everything that you need and lots of stuff that you do not need. The sellers from different nations offer lots of things, so everybody can find what they dream about. By lots of stands you can bargain with the sellers, so you could buy the object of your dreams for lower price than the original. The market is huge; it is usually open between morning and late afternoon. Its territory is big, so it worth to arrive until 12, to have time for see all the stands.

The fifth point on our list is connecting to the shopping and this is the famous Flower Market in Amsterdam. As you probably know, Amsterdam is the country of tulips. At the Flower Market besides the different and special tulips, tulip bulbs you can smell, see and of course buy other, lots of different type and color flowers.

We hope this article has been useful to you and that have gotten some ideas and suggestions for what to do in Amsterdam. If you have further ideas and advices, please write a comment. If you like the article, press the like button and share it with your friends on Facebook!

Friday night at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam

Have you ever planned to visit one of the most exciting European countries’, Netherlands’ capital, Amsterdam? If the answer is no, than here is the time to travel to this city, where the daytime culture and the nighttime party are connecting.

Friday in Van GoghOne of the most famous museums in Amsterdam, the Van Gogh Museum welcomes the guests with a new program after the sun goes down. Those who visit to this place could be the part of a great culture-party, where DJs, performers and exhibitions entertain everybody at every Friday night.

The museum prepares with a bar too, so the real Friday night mood is guaranteed, moreover disc jockeys, visual artists make the atmosphere much better. The live performances dazzle everybody. When somebody is sitting on one of the convenient chairs whit a lovely drink and seeing the great programs, the problems are flying away. Besides the culture fans wouldn’t be bored neither, because this is an important part of the Friday night at the Van Gogh Museum.

Imagine that you organize a lovely couple days in the amazing capital of Netherlands, Amsterdam, visit all the attractions, have a lovely walk near to the canals, see the little bit weird and narrow Dutch houses, and then when the sun goes down, visit the Van Gogh Museum at any Friday night from six to ten at the evening and enjoy the culture with the fun. You definitely should try this program, when you visit to Amsterdam.

The program is on until August 30th, 2013 (if it will not be prolonged)

Van Gogh Museum moving for some months

The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam will move from its present location on September 29th for some months. The museum will in this period be open, but at another address. The new address on which you can find the Van Gogh Museum until April 25th in 2013 is:

Van Gogh Museum
c/o Hermitage Amsterdam
Amstel 51, Amsterdam
T +31 (0)20 570 52 00

If you want to get to the museum using the public transportation in Amsterdam, for example the metro, then the nearest metrostation is Waterlooplein. The new location is also very close to one of the famous attractions of Amsterdam, the Magere Brug.

Beauty in Abundance – Van Gogh Museum

Between February 2nd and September 23rd the exhibition Beauty in Abundance can be visited in the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. The exhibition shows highlights from the print collection of the Van Gogh Museum, and in total more than 100 prints can be seen. The works of Bonnard, Vuillard, Denis, Steinlen and Toulouse-Lautrec are featured here.

Beauty in Abundance
Van Gogh Museum
February 2-September 23, 2012

Van Gogh’s studio practice: Canvases re-used

Van Gogh Museum
Van Gogh Museum

Since June 10 2011 an exhibition named “Van Gogh’s studio practice: Canvases re-used” can be seen in the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. This exhibition will be available for exactly a year, meaning it will be taken down on June 10th in 2012. In the exhibition you can learn more about Vincent van Gogh and his working methods. See how he re-used the canvases he had used before, and see the effect this had on his images.

This presentation examines these various working methods on the basis of paintings such as Nude girl, seated, Self-portrait with pipe, View from Theo’s apartment and Basket of pansies. When re-using certain canvases, Van Gogh applied a particular kind of covering layer that caused the condition of the painted scene on it to deteriorate over the years. Attention is also given to this aspect.

Van Gogh’s studio practice: Canvases re-used
Van Gogh Museum
June 10, 2011 – June 10, 2012

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