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Amsterdam Art Week announces 2024 programme for May

Beeldmerk Kevin Osepa, CBK Zuidoost

Amsterdam Art has revealed the full programme for Amsterdam Art Week 2024 plus all the participating galleries & partner projects.  Amsterdam will transform into a vibrant hub for contemporary art featuring over 200 artists at more than 70 locations across the compact yet vibrant city.

We are delighted to share our programme, one of the most ambitious yet. Join us to experience a wide range of cutting-edge exhibitions and events as art institutions unveil their finest talent to a global audience. We are thrilled to have so many galleries opening their doors with brand new exhibitions and institutional partners unveiling diverse and thought provoking exhibitions with a range of both established and emerging names.

Director Martina Halsema
Marina Abramovic, The Hero, 2001

Featuring emerging artists such as Afra Eisma, Josse Pyl, Ehsan Fardjadniya, Raul Balai, Zuza Banasinska, Myrto Vratsanou, and established artists such as Charlotte Dumas, Michael Raedecker, Magali Reus, Marina Abramovic, Lee Ufan, Janette Beckman, Lydia Schouten and many more as they present work across the city, with new exhibitions in 70+ locations, including renowned institutions as Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Oude Kerk, and GRIMM and hidden gems like, Gallery van Fanny Freytag, Arti et Amicitiae, Kunstverein, and CBK Zuidoost. 

Amsterdam Art Week 2024 Highlights include

Joint opening celebration Amsterdam Art Week and Rijksakademie Open Studios, revealing the creative processes of 47 global artists. 30th May – 2nd June.

Annet Gelink

Gallery Night: all participating galleries will festively open their doors. Explore a mix of established and emerging talent, meet inspiring artists and discover new works. Whether you are a seasoned art lover or visiting galleries for the first time, this is the ideal moment to explore the city’s vibrant art scene, mingle, and enjoy refreshments on a late spring evening. All participating venues are free of charge. 30th May, from 5pm to 8pm.

Billy Bultheel’s captivating performance The Thief’s Journal: Songs of Decreation, a highlight of Amsterdam Art Week. It kicks off the Time Crystals performance series- a curated exploration of sovereignty within spiritual, social, and political frameworks, initiated and organized by Suzanne Wallinga in conversation with Peter van den Hoogen. Merging diverse genres and the unique setting of the brutalist architecture of the Thomas Church. 31st May.

Amsterdam Noord Night: Discover Amsterdam Noord – a vibrant artistic district. Enjoy a diverse programme of emerging artists, performances, film screenings, artist talks, a private collection visit and meet artist Kristina Benjocki with Welcome Stranger. Discover venues like NXT Museum, SEXYLAND World, Gallery van Fanny Freytag, Eye Filmmuseum in collaboration with the Prince Claus Fund and semester 9 PROJECTSPACE 38/40. This will conclude with an afterparty at SEXYLAND World. 1st June from 5pm till late. 

Family Sunday: Amsterdam Art invites kids and their families to explore contemporary art. Activities include workshops with artists, tours, and affordable artworks for the youngest art enthusiasts at venues across the city. 2nd June all day.

Galleries: AKINCI, andriesse ~ eyck, Annet Gelink Gallery, Borzo Gallery, Bradwolff & Partners, Ellen de Bruijne Projects, Enari Gallery, Galerie Bart, Galerie Caroline O’Breen, galerie dudokdegroot, Galerie Fleur & Wouter, Galerie Fons Welters, Galerie Fontana, Galerie Onrust, Galerie Ron Mandos, Gallery van Fanny Freytag, GoMulan Gallery, GRIMM, Hama Gallery, Josilda da Conceição Gallery, Kersgallery, LANGArt, Lumen Travo, Madé van Krimpen Gallery, Mick Agence, m.simons, No Man’s Art Gallery / KIOSK, Rutger Brandt Gallery, Slewe, Stigter Van Doesburg, tegenboschvanvreden, The Merchant House, TORCH gallery, Upstream Gallery, Van Zijll Langhout / Contemporary Art.

Project Spaces: Arti et Amicitiae, Bradwolff Projects, Buro Stedelijk, CBK Zuidoost, De Appel, Framer Framed, ISO, Iona Stichting, Kunstverein, Marwan, P/////AKT, puntWG, ROZENSTRAAT – a rose is a rose is a rose, semester9 at projectspace 38 / 40, SEXYLAND World, Sociëteit De Kring, Vlaams Cultuurhuis de Brakke Grond, W139, Welcome Stranger.

LL Cool J, Cut Creator and Brian Latture, New York City, 1987 © Janette Beckman
LL Cool J, Cut Creator and Brian Latture, New York City, 1987 © Janette Beckman, Courtesy Foam

Museums: Amsterdam Museum, Eye Filmmuseum, Foam, Nxt Museum, Oude Kerk, OSCAM, Rijksmuseum, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

Residencies: De Ateliers, Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, BijlmAIR, Thami Mnyele Foundation

Corporate Collections: ABN AMRO Kunstcollectie, Allen & Overy

Other: Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Prins Claus Fund

Amsterdam Art Week, 29th May – 2nd June 2024, amsterdamart.com

About Amsterdam Art  

Stichting Amsterdam Art promotes and connects Amsterdam’s contemporary art institutions and artists to strengthen the city’s artistic ecosystem and make it accessible to local and international audiences.   Since 2011, Amsterdam Art Week strengthens and transforms the city into a meeting hub for  (inter)national artists, art lovers, professionals and collectors. Amsterdam Art Week fosters collaborations, special programming and events and activates an overarching network of visitors and art professionals.   Year-round Amsterdam Art is a leading platform, promoting the current offerings of Amsterdams contemporary art institutions. Find out more by visiting amsterdamart.com.  



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