Keukenhof, Tulip Fields and Dutch History

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  Keukenhof, Tulip Fields and Dutch History   Spring is almost here and there’s really no better place for observing it in its full bloom than at the garden of the Netherlands, Keukenhof. It’s not an excursion we do frequently: the Dutch of us, Lydian, has in fact never even been here until our visit in 2014, and for the Amsterdam expat, Pal, this … Read More

Fashion in The Netherlands – Exhibitions Fall/Winter 2015

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Fashion exhibitions in The Netherlands Fall/Winter 2015

Fashion in The Netherlands Exhibitions Fall/ Winter 2015 After a little summer break we’re back with the ArtSmart Roundtable. This month the theme is fashion, a topic that can be interpreted in many different ways, as you can see from the fashion exhibitions taking place in The Netherlands this fall and winter – including the exciting launch of Holland’s first … Read More

Banksy Exhibition in Amsterdam: His Street Art World Comes to the Lionel Gallery

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Banksy's Street Art World In Amsterdam

Banksy’s World Coming to Amsterdam Banksy – you know that famous guy from Bristol that nobody seems to know, who instigates us to think and observe our world a bit differently through his street art creations? – is in our town of Amsterdam for the coming four weeks. Maybe not in person, but definitely in spirit: the Lionel Gallery on Amsterdam’s Nieuwe Spiegelstraat arranges an unauthorised exhibition … Read More

Amsterdam Light Festival 2014-2015

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Amsterdam Light Festival 2014-2015 The Dutch Capital Illuminated Yes, also in Amsterdam it’s soon Christmas again, which means the streets are fully decorated with festive Christmas decoration. As soon as it becomes dark the Christmas lights are lit everywhere, giving that cozy Christmasy feeling we’re all so familiar with. Yet, this is not all you’ll find in regards to lights … Read More