Amsterdam Art Weekend 2012

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Out & about in Amsterdam: Amsterdam Art Weekend. November 30 to December 2 in more than 26 art venues.

27 November 2012

Amsterdam Art Weekend a behind the scenes in more than 26 art venues!

Are you an art lover like me? Than the Amsterdam Art Weekend is a cool event that gives you the chance to meet with artist and experience a behind the Amsterdam art scene. There are several routes at the website of Amsterdam Art Weekend that show you where to go in the weekend of November 30th to December 2nd.

Amsterdam Art Weekend routes:

Route 1: Amsterdam West / Jordaan
Route 2: Amsterdam West / Jordaan
Route 3: Amsterdam city centre / De Pijp / East
I’ll advice to use your bike for the routes, since some of the locations are slightly far apart. If you’re visiting the city it’s easy and fun to rent a Mac Bike!

Amsterdam Art Weekend information:

Location: sevral location in Amsterdam, checkt out the routes and website.
Dates:  November 30th to December 2nd between
Gallery hours: Friday November 30, 12 – 8 pm, Saturday December 1, 10 am – 8 pm, Sunday December 2, 12 – 5 pm
Website: capitala.nl and Facebookpage

Participating galleries:

AKINCI, Galerie Paul Andriesse, Art Affairs Gallery, Boetzelaer Nispen, Ellen de Bruijne Projects, Galerie De Expeditie / Zsa-Zsa Eyck, Flatland Gallery, Galerie van Gelder, Annet Gelink Gallery, GRIMM, Gerhard Hofland, Jeanine Hofland Contemporary Art, Juliette Jongma, Amsterdam,van krimpen, Galerie Wouter van Leeuwen, Lumen Travo Gallery, Meneer Malasch/Serieuze Zaken Studioos, Galerie Ron Mandos, Galerie Onrust, Galerie Gabriel Rolt, Slewe Gallery, Galerie Diana Stigter, tegenboschvanvreden, Upstream Gallery, Galerie Fons Welters, Galerie Martin van Zomeren.

Have an arty weekend!

Amsterdam Bucketlist
THINGS TO DO:
Canal Cruise by day or in the evening
A bike tour through Amsterdam OR Rent a bike by yourself
The best view over Amsterdam from the A’DAM Lookout
Visit Artis Royal Zoo
FAVOURITE MUSEUMS:
Rijksmuseum with the Dutch masters
Van Gogh Museum, a staple in Amsterdam
Stedelijk Museum for modern art lovers
MOCO Museum for street art
Photography museum FOAM
SEASONAL:
Amsterdam Light Festival (during winter months)
Cruise like a local with your own boat (great with good weather!)
ONE OF A KIND:
Discover the Instagrammable experience WONDR
Red Light District tour
Get out of town and into the Dutch country side of Giethoorn

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Our favourite hotels:
AFFORDABLE // €
Generator Hostel: the best poshtel of the city located in a park.
The Student Hotel: budget proof in trendy East.
Het Volkshotel: affordable and with a cool rooftop bar.
☾ CitizenM: all you need is that XL bed (location near Amstel is great).
☾ Motel One: budget design hotel with locations at
COMFORTABLE // €€
Hotel V: with two locations and a great restaurant, in the city center and East.
Sir Adam: with the coolest view over Amsterdam.
☾ Sweets: a unique stay in former bridge houses.
☾ Park Plaza Vondelpark: located next to Vondelpark and beautifully renovated.
Hotel Dwars: small scale around the corner of the trendy Utrechtsestraat.
Pillows Anna van den Vondel: great hotel close to Vondelpark.
Hotel Mercier: new hotel in the cosy and historic Jordaan district.
INK Hotel: lifestyle hotel in the heart of the city.
The Hoxton: favourite lifestyle hotel right on the canals.
Morgan & Mees: boutique hotel in Amsterdam West.
Conscious Hotel Westerpark: in a beautiful building at the industrial Westergas area.
QO Amsterdam: eco design hotel with a great skybar.
TOP LUXURY // €€€
☾ Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam: if you have something to celebrate this is the one.
Pulitzer Amsterdam: on the canals at the border of the Nine Streets and the Jordaan.
☾ L’Europe: this hotel has the best spa with a view in Amsterdam.
☾ Conservatorium Hotel: located in one of the most beautiful buildings in town.
☾ W Amsterdam: with great restaurants and a rooftop bar with swimming pool.

More hotspots in Amsterdam

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I really hope you enjoy your time in Amsterdam! On my Instagram account @yourlbb you can find more recommendations and new hotspots in town.

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With love,

Anne 

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Anne de Buck