Amsterdam Events and Culture
ABOVE: Het Muziekgebouw, Amsterdam's newest
concert hall, opened in 2005.
Monthly, weekly and daily listings
Read descriptions of festivals and other special events throughout the year.
Dance and theatre performances, unusual films, a video festival, world
music, and special events are scheduled throughout the year at this former
dairy, which has grown into a major arts center over the past 30 years.
Check the English-language program of Amsterdam's world-renowned symphony
Amsterdam's opera company is headquartered in
Het Muziektheater, which also
Nationale Ballet. (All of these Web sites have English text.)
Amsterdam's "Concert Hall of the 21st Century" has a
subscription concert series, festivals, and other performances, with an emphasis
on contemporary and chamber music.
Check each venue's performance schedule, use the maps to find locations, and
read comments by other users.
De Oude Kerk
The Old Church is Amsterdam's oldest, and today it's a center for organ concerts
and cultural activities in the town center. See the church's Web site for
opening times and a concert schedule.
What's playing in the local movie houses, and where. (The text is in Dutch, but
English-language films are listed by their English titles. Movies are normally
shown in the original language with Dutch subtitles except for children' movies,
which are likely to be dubbed.)
Top photo: Erik de Graaf.
1st inset photo: John Sigler.
2nd inset photo: Casper Voogt.