Art Events & Exhibitions

STET: My Father Held A Gun from Sat 13th May to Sun 14th May
In this production, storytellers Raphael Rodan and Sahand Sahebdivani (close friends from enemy countries, Iran and Israel) decide to confront their past, as the sons of men who lived through wars and revolutions. Do they measure up to the examples that were set by those who came before them? They r...
Maritiem Museum Exhibits from Sun 1st Jan to Mon 31st Dec
The Maritiem Museum in Rotterdam city center offering includes a collection of historic vessels which you can board. In addition, there are frequent limited-time only exhibits offered. Some of those are: The World on Your Plate (thru Mar 2017), Living on the Water (thru Nov 2017), Sea Palaces (thru...
Crown Jewels from Asia at Hortus Botanicus from Fri 14th Apr to Sun 8th Oct
The Hortus Botanicus in Leiden will be celebrating 200 years of the garden in Bogor, the Kebun Raya Bogor or 's lands plantentuin te Buitenzorg with an exhibition of tropical plants in both the greenhouses and gardens. The exhibition runs from Friday 14th April through Sunday 8th October. The focus...
Gouda Ceramic Days Festival from Thu 25th May to Fri 26th May
One of the most popular festivals/markets in Gouda is the Keramiekdagen (Ceramic Days). This year the event takes place on Sunday and Monday, 25-26 May 10:00-17:00 and will feature over 100 Dutch and international pottery artisans and sculptures who will be displaying their works for sale. Other act...
Cool Japan at Museum Volkenkunde from Fri 14th Apr to Sun 17th Sep
Museum Volkenkunde, the Dutch national museum of ethnology in Leiden, is exhibiting 'Cool Japan' from Sunday 14 April through Sunday 17 September. The exhibition includes contemporary art (from Japanese artists such as Katsushika Hokusai and Matsuura Hiroyuki), anime and comic books as well as antiq...
Flowers & Fashion at Keukenhof from Sat 20th May to Sun 21st May
During the last weekend of the 2017 season, Saturday and Sunday 20-21 May, Keukenhof offers the exhibition 'Flowers & Fashion' using flowers to create a dramatic fashion statement just as designers have done for centuries. Admission Adults €16, Children 4-11 yrs €8. At Keukenhof - Stationsw...
Dick Bruna Exhibit in The Hague City Hall from Wed 12th Apr to Thu 11th May
The exhibit '2000x Dick Bruna' will be on display in Den Haag Stadhuis Atrium from Wednesday 12th April to Thursday 11th May. Dick Bruna passed away in February at the age of 89. He was popular for being the creator of the bunny character 'Miffy' which featured prominently in 50 children's books by...
Museum Night Leiden 2017 takes place on Friday 19th May 20:00-01:00 at various museums in Leiden including Naturalis, Bortus Botanicus, Leiden University Observatory, Japan Museum Sieboldhuis, Rijksmuseum Van Oudheden, Museum Volkenkunde and Molenmuseum De Valk. A full program is planned at each loc...
The Decorative & Fine Arts Society of The Hague (DFAS) presents this lecture by Julian Halsby on 'Artists in Venice 1815-1914' on Tuesday 9th May at 20:00 in the Warenar Culture Center in Wassenaar. This lecture of Julian Halsby is based on his book about British and American artists who di...
Museum Gouda Exhibits from Tue 1st Mar to Sun 14th Jan
Museum Gouda maintains an extensive art collection (including works from Dutch artists of The Hague School), pottery, sculptures and religious artifacts (from St Janskerk). It also presents limited-time exhibitions. Currently on display are 'Eye for Detail' (until 29 Jan), 'What is going right in yo...
Rijksmuseum van Oudheden Exhibitions from Fri 18th Nov to Sun 31st Dec
The Rijksmuseum van Oudheden (the Dutch National Museum of Antiquities) in Leiden offers temporary exhibits in addition to its permanent collection. Currently on display are 'Queens of the Nile' (until 17 Apr) and 'Splendour & Precision' (until end of 2017). The museum is open Tuesday to Sunday...
T-rex in Town at Naturalis from Mon 2nd Jan to Wed 7th Jun
T-rex is on exhibition at Naturalis in Leiden through Wednesday 7th June. See one of the world's top 3 most complete tyrannosaurus rex dinosaur skeletons, excavated in 2013 in the United States (Montana).Open Hours: Mon to Fri 10:00-17:00, Sat/Sun 10:00-18:00Admission: Adults €13.50, Children (under...
Kunsthal Exhibits from Sun 1st Jan to Sun 10th Sep
Rotterdam's Kunsthal offers a wide range of temporary exhibits. Current and coming exhibits include: Robert Mapplethorpe - 22nd April to 24th AugustPrince LOVE LIVE - 13th May to 10th SeptemberKunsthal is open Tuesday to Saturday 10:00-17:00, Sunday 11:00-17:00.Admission Adults €12.Located in Museum...
Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art Exhibits from Fri 29th Jan to Sun 31st Dec
The Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art presents temporary and longer term curated exhibitions, theoretical and educational programs and print media. Currently the center is showing 'Para|Fictions' (until 31 Dec), 'Laure Prouvost - the wet wet wanderer' (until 9 Apr), 'Eric Baudelaire - The Mu...
Escher in Het Paleis from Mon 2nd Jan to Mon 31st Dec
'Escher in Het Paleis' is the exhibition of works by renown Dutch artist M.C. Escher (1898-1972) in what used to be the winter palace of Queen Emma of the Netherlands. Visitors will also see images of the original furnishings in each room. The museum is open Tuesday to Sunday 11:00-17:00 (ticket off...
Mad About Surrealism at Boijmans Museum from Sat 11th Feb to Sun 28th May
The Museum Boijmans van Beuningen in Rotterdam presents 'Mad about Surrealism' from Saturday 11 Feb to Sunday 28 May. The exhibition features works by 4 iconic European artists closely associated with the surrealism movement - Salvador Dali, Rene Magritte, Max Ernst and Joan Miro. The presentation s...
The World of the VOC at the Dutch National Archives from Fri 24th Feb to Sun 7th Jan
For nearly 200 years the Dutch East India Company dominated trade in the Far East. From Friday 24th February 2017 through Sunday 7th January 2018, the Dutch National Archive (Nationaal Archief) in The Hague will be presenting an exhibition which showcases many of the original documents which kept th...
Porcelain for the Forbidden City at Prinsenhof from Sat 8th Apr to Sun 9th Jul
From Saturday 8 April through Sunday 9 July, the Prinsenhof Museum in Delft will have on exhibit ' Porcelain for the Forbidden City', a collection of artifacts found in the 1908's in the Chinese city of Jingdezhen. The pieces had been created 500 years ago to be delivered to the imperial leader...
ACCESS Spring 2017 Magazine from Tue 21st Mar to Thu 1st Jun
The Spring 2017 edition of the ACCESS quarterly magazine for the international community in Holland is now out! The theme for this edition is 'New beginnings for migrants' a look at diversity through people, stories and hope.You'll also find articles about trim hockey, the Dutch street organ, D...

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