Editor:  De Redactie • Publication:  10 March 2023

Best of Amsterdam

Best of Amsterdam

Amsterdam Weekend Tips: What’s on this weekend?

During this weekend of 10, 11 and 12 March there will be plenty to do and experience in our beautiful Amsterdam.


A weekend of fun things to do is upon us again. From the impressive, sensory exhibition of Dalí and Gaudí at Fabrique des Lumières to tasting the most delicious antipasta, pizza and pasta at Sebastian in the 9 Streets, discovering new sounds in the opera world at the National Opera, enjoying 10 hours of musical duo ANOTR at the Gashouder, spotting vintage home accessories during Sunday Market at De Hallen, watching Asian films at the Cinemasia Film Festival and admiring the fairytale world of Sam & Julia at Het Muizenhuis. Have a great weekend!

Dalí: The Endless Enigma

Work of Gaudí and Dalí comes to life at Fabrique des Lumières
Art center Fabrique des Lumières on the Westergasfabriek grounds offers an innovative way to experience the work of Catalan masters Dalí and Gaudí. The sensory exhibition brings the famous psychedelic works of Salvador Dalí and the artworks of Antoni Gaudí to life with the help of the music of Pink Floyd. The impressive exhibition is a tribute to both artists.

Fabrique des Lumières, Pazzanistraat 37


NEW: Restaurant Sebastian

The new restaurant Sebastian in the 9 Streets honors Italian food culture. The Italian way of life and their love of sharing the most delicious moments in good company is respected here. The Italian menu consisting of antipasti, pizza and pasta is both traditional and innovative and is prepared with the very best Italian produce and seasonal ingredients. Enjoy Italian dishes in an attractive atmosphere.

Sebastian, Hartenstraat 24


Open Forward Festival: Urgent, compelling and extravagant

The Opera Forward Festival is a contrarian exploration of yet uncharted territory. Immerse yourself in musical performances and presentations by established names as well as a new generation of creators. With groundbreaking musical theater productions, special performances and in-depth programs, the Opera Forward Festival seeks new sounds in the opera world. The festival presents performances by artists from a variety of disciplines. Piece by piece, they reveal possible future directions and influences for the art form of opera.

Nationale Opera & Ballet, Amstel 3


Musical duo ANOTR 10 hours at the Gashouder

Amsterdam-based DJ duo ANOTR is the sensation of the moment. Young producers and deejays Jesse van der Heijden and Oguzhan Guney have been called a breath of fresh air by their supporters with a distinctive sound and energetic performances. On Saturday, the energetic duo will perform a 10-hour set at the Gashouder.

Gashouder, Klönneplein 1


The Movies finally reopens after two years

After being closed for two years due to a large-scale renovation, The Movies, Amsterdam’s oldest cinema, reopens its doors this weekend. Due to foundation problems and danger of subsidence, the foundation and cinema have been completely renewed. The cinema meets today’s standards in sound, image and comfort and programs as always arthouse films in combination with the better Hollywood productions.

The Movies, Haarlemmerdijk 159


Sunday Market in De Hallen

Every second Sunday of the month, Sunday Market lands at De Hallen in West. So also this weekend. Come browse and shop for art, fashion, jewelry, design and (vintage) home accessories. Step inside the many boutiques and galleries and enjoy delicious bites and drinks from De Foodhallen.

De Hallen, Hannie Dankbaarpassage 47

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Cinemasia Film Festival on the theme of Asian film

This weekend is all about the 15 edition of the CinemAsia Film Festival. In film theaters Studio/K and Rialto VU and Rialto Pijp, CinemAsia brings the many faces of Asia to the big screen. Discover films by emerging filmmakers from China, Japan, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Myanmar and the Philippines.

Studio/K en Rialto VU en Rialto Pijp


The Mouse House moves to Muntplein

The Muizenhuis was recently in the worldwide spotlight because of a selfie by comedian Ricky Gervais with 48,000 likes stating that he had just seen a mouse on clogs. Gervais wrote that he was very impressed with the museum and that he would have liked to stay there all day. The Mouse House consists of a series of impressive miniature sets known from the book series of the same name about the fairytale world around the mice Sam and Julia. In addition to the books which are published in 8 languages in 34 countries, work is underway on an international TV series. This summer the mini museum will move to a new location on Muntplein.

Het Muizenhuis, Eerste Tuindwarsstraat 1


Vermeer retrospective at The Rijksmuseum

For the first time ever, the Rijksmuseum is presenting a retrospective of Johannes Vermeer. With 28 masterpieces by the Delft artist from the 17th century, 7 of which have never before been shown in the Netherlands, this is the largest exhibition ever.

Rijksmuseum, Museumstraat 1


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