The work of a great artist - Inventor – Genius, will be at the Beurs van Berlage from the 27th of January until the 20th of June!
Take a look through the eyes of one of the most progressive man in history. Nearly 500 years later, his work is still as popular as ever. Born in Anchiano Italy, near Da Vinci, he studied under Verrocchio, and then moved on to Milan, where he painted “The Last Supper.” He also designed several inventions including the first parachute, which actually seemed to work.
On Saturday 25th March 2017, the 5th Open Tower Day Amsterdam will take place. During this day, many surprising historical and contemporary towers will be open to the public.
The Beurs van Berlage Tower will also be open to the public. The 156 wooden steps will take you to the top, the view is absolutely worth the climb!
So put the 25th in your diary and don't forget your binoculars!
More informatie can be found on the Open Tower Day Amsterdam website.
On Sunday 26 March 2017, the Amsterdams Opera Koor (Amsterdam Opera Choir), together with the Chorvereinigung Spandau (Choir Association Spandau) from Berlin, will give a festive opera concert in the Beurs van Berlage (Amsterdam’s former Stock Exchange). Partly together, partly separately, they will perform works by famous opera composers: Mozart, Donizetti, Bellini, Rossini, Verdi, Ponchielli, Mascagni, Borodin, Tchaikovsky, and Lortzing. This afternoon they will sing about love, betrayal, madness, suspicion and grief, but also about success and joy.
The motto of this concert is: “Music connects people”.
President Mauricio Macri of the Argentine Republic will pay a state visit to the Netherlands on Monday 27 and Tuesday 28 March 2017. He will be accompanied by his wife, Juliana Awada (see Government Information Service press release no. 270).
On Sunday April 2 2017 celebrates the Beurs van Berlage the tenth anniversary of the concert series Blazen in de Beurs with a jubilee concert. Blazen in de Beurs is a nationally known series for wind orchestras and brass bands. During this special occasion two top orchestras play brilliant symphonic brass music and we will look back on ten years Blazen in de Beurs in a festive way.
Andy Warhol is central to the exhibition 'The Prints of Andy Warhol and other PopArtists' organised in the Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam in July, August and September 2017. They consist ofe the extensive private collection of mostly screenprints by Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Keith Haring and other PopArt artists, media entrepreneur Lex Harding has built up over the decades.
PopArt derived from Popular Art, an art movement that emerged in the sixties in America. PopArt's themes are borrowed from comic strips, advertising, television, newspapers and magazines. Since celebrities like Mao, Marilyn Monroe, Mick Jagger, Queen Beatrix and everyday objects, such as soup cans and Coke bottles were used as patterns, PopArt came to stand close to daily life.
From December 6th 2017, the Beurs van Berlage is proud to present the world premiere of “Legendary Trunks – The Exhibition”. Over 300 pieces of authentic Louis Vuitton trunks and other items dating as far back as the 1850’s, will be on display during this unique exhibition.
“Legendary Trunks – The Exhibition” is a fascinating journey through five generations of Louis Vuitton’s ground-breaking, innovative works of unparalleled craftsmanship, and the extraordinary adventures they made possible. The collection is one of the world’s biggest and is owned by a Swedish collector and produced by the Swedish company Nordic Exhibitions & Events Ltd