A new month means new events and exhibitions! Wondering what to do in October in the beautiful city of Amsterdam? Then read on quickly…
Amsterdam Dance Event (18-22 October)
This year with more artists at more locations, the festival gets bigger and bigger. With more than 350.000 visitors each year is ADE the biggest club festival in the world. 5 days long brings ADE all electronic music lover together. If you want to visit one of the locations, we advise you to buy your tickets way before! Check out the full program on the website.
Pure markt Amstelpark (8 October 11:00-18:00)
The Pure Markt features more than 90 vendors selling a variety of sustainable, organic and ‘green’ products. You’ll find plenty of delicious food as well as everything from toys and furniture to candles and cosmetics.
Best way to discover Amsterdam, definetly by foot. Feel the ambiance of this beautiful city on one of the 5 different walking routes through the city. Your journey will start from the Olympic Stadium in Amsterdam. Walk along the canals that this city is rich off. Stroll along all the highlights during the tour. Take your medal when you reach the finish!
AMF Amsterdam Amsterdam ArenA (21 October 21:00-06:00)
A special night on a special location. The Amsterdam Arena will be turned on from a soccerpitch into one off the biggest stages in Holland. On October 21st 2017 AMF will be back in Amsterdam. The world’s biggest DJ’s like David Guetta, Armin van Buuren and Hardwell will be performing this nigtht!
The Slogan of this night will be WE OWN THE NIGHT!
Locus the exhibition: Guimarães and Weerasethakul at EYE film (till 3 December)
This autumn, Eye presents a big exhibition of two of the biggest movie artists: Apichatpong Weerasethakul and Cao Guimarães. They are inspired by the landscapes, stories, history and social-political circumstances in their country. Immerse yourself in the sensory world in which you try to get rid of the one-dimensional, often rational view.
Carlos Motta – The Crossing at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam (till 21 January)
In The Crossing, Carlos Motta (Bogotá, 1978) brings attention to the moving stories of eleven LHBTQI* refugees and what is means to live in a culture with oppression and discrimination. They open up about their experiences before, during and after they have left their native country to come to the Netherlands.
* Stands for: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersexual.
Accessories are a Girl’s Best Friend at Tassenmuseum
In the new exhibition, the Tassenmuseum exposes the absolute highlights of the Rijksmuseum’s special accessory collection; including umbrellas, hats, hair accessories, scarfs, gloves, shoes and stockings. These hidden habits are usually stored in the Rijksmuseum’s depot, but can be seen in the Tassenmuseum Hendrikje from September 16, 2017 to January 28, 2018. In addition to the special accessories of the Rijksmuseum, the Tassenmuseum selected several remarkable bags from its own collection.
We Have a Dream – Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King en Nelson Mandela at Nieuwe Kerk
We have a Dream is an exhibition of three world-famous people who influenced the history of the twentieth century: Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King and Nelson Mandela. Ordinary people who became leaders of great motions against racial discrimination and social inequality. All three became global role models, but also called fierce criticism and opposition. Two of them were killed for their views and activism.