- From 1 Day to 6+ Days
How to Book
- A food walk through the Jordaan district, including tastings of typical Dutch snacks like cheese, herring, and licorice dropjes
- An urban planning and architecture tour focused on the Amsterdam School architecture movement
- A tour of the Hermitage Museum, which contains an excellent collection of Dutch masterpieces
- Excursions to Delft (Vermeer's birthplace) and/or Rotterdam (modern art and architecture)
- A visit to the nearby island of Texel, an untouched site where you can discover the Netherlands in miniature, complete with windmills, dikes, and tulips
- A half-day excursion to Haarlem—a charming smaller city and the home of the Frans Hals Museum
- How many days would you like the tour to be?
- Do you have specific goals for your trip?
- Which sites and venues would you like to prioritize? Do you want to just pass by or explore inside as well?
- Do you have any mobility concerns?
- Who are you traveling with? What are their ages and interests?
Eve is an art critic and a writer. She comes from an interdisciplinary background (physics, fine art, literature, art history) and completed her PhD at Leeds (2011) on conceptual art and experimental exhibition strategies. Her work examines art’s social practices, multimodality and social semiotics. Eve has worked as a lecturer in Europe and Latin America, and has collaborated with art institutions as a curator, critic and artist in residence. She has recently returned from fieldwork in Brazil, and is working towards the publication of The Travel Diaries – Tales from Latin America. She has spent most of her life traveling and is intrigued by Amsterdam’s multinational and transcultural community, and vibrant artistic scene. She believes that artistic expression is a particular means for imagining and coming together; a window to the world meant to look outward but also, as Baxandall said, at how we are looking at the world.
Belina is a freelance guide and art educator for several museums in Amsterdam. Prior to moving to Amsterdam, she lived for twenty-one years in Italy, where she achieved a Master's degree from the University Of Milan in History of Art and Critics. Her background includes experience in art history, cultural management, and art criticism. She is currently living in Haarlem.
Alette has an MA in Art History (Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam) and holds a Ph.D. in the History of Science and Technology (University of Twente, Enschede). For both her thesis and her dissertation, she researched the intricate relationship between nature, art and science in the 20th century (thesis) and the 17th century (dissertation). Sculpture parks, ornamental gardens, and botanical gardens form the sites of study. As an independent scholar, she presents papers and writes articles on this subject. Alette also teaches art history and lectures on topics such as 17th-century Dutch art and architecture, 18th century Empire design, garden architecture, and landscape engineering. She has curated several exhibitions and stood at the basis of the exhibition Black is Beautiful on the image of blacks in Dutch art history. She lives in the city where she was born: Amsterdam.
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