Check our guide to what's on in and around Amsterdam, Holland during June 2014. The early summer is a fantastic time to visit the city with good weather, long summer evenings and many things going on.
June sees the city's popular Holland Festival running most of the month.
|Museums & Exhibitions|
Rijksmuseum Reopened in April 2013 after 10 years of renovation, the Rijksmuseum's rich collection (including Rembrandt's Night Watch) is a must-see in Amsterdam. Cover up! Coats & Jackets 1630-1940, an exhibit of 40 coats from the Rijksmuseum collection, closes 8 June 2014.
Hermitage Amsterdam Expedition Silk Road, Treasures from the Hermitage, antiquities from the age-old trade route from east to west. This exhibition runs until 5 Sep 2014.
Stedelijk Marcel Wanders: Pinned Up at the Stedelijk, large survey of this distinguished Dutch designer. Runs until 15 June 2014. Jeff Wall: Tableaux, Pictures, Photographs, 19962013, a detailed selection of work from the leading Canadian photographer. Until 3 Aug 2014.
Amsterdam Museum Van Oostsanen retrospective exhibition of early Dutch master Jacob Cornelisz van Oostsanen (1470-1533). Runs until 29 June 2014.
Nieuwe Kerk World Press Photo 2014 featuring the best of the year's photo journalism, runs 19 Apr to 15 June 2014.
Tropenmuseum Black & White 150 years after the abolition of slavery, this exhibition asks who is black and who is white. Featuring photos, videos, personal stories and historical documents. Runs until 1 July 2014.
Huis Marseille Apartheid and After, a photo exhibition on South Africa ends 8 June 2014. Taco Anema / Dutch Committees highlights the peculiar Dutch phenomenon of creating committees for various social issues. Runs 14 Jun to 7 Sep 2014. Guido Guidi / Veramente by shows stark Italian urban landscapes, runs 15 June to 7 Sep 2014.
Museum of Bags and Purses Welcome Abroad discover the history of travel and development of suitcases. Runs to 31 Aug 2014.
Museum Van Loon Exhibition Children's Portraits, diverse portrait collection from the Van Loon family collection. Closes 9 June 2014.
Willet-Holthuysen Silver Miniatures, presentation of part of the museum's collection of Dutch silver miniatures from the 17th to 19th centuries. Runs until 31 Aug 2014.
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|Other Events in and around Amsterdam|
Holland Festival The countrys biggest arts performance festival running from 1-29 June 2014. The event includes theatre, visual arts, classical, dance, opera and film attracting a high calibre performers both from Netherlands and internationally. Venues include the Carré Theatre, Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, Muziektheater, Stadsschouwburg and Westergasfabriek.
Public Holidays June 2014 9 June (Whit Monday).
Fiesta Cubana Popular monthly Cuban-style salsa night at the Badcuyp. €5 entry, Friday 6 June 2014 from 10pm.
Open Garden Days 30 private gardens in Amsterdam open their doors to the public held on the weekend of 20-22 June 2014.
ITs Festival Amsterdam International theatre school festival in Amsterdam to be held between 20-27 June 2014 featuring this years arts graduates. Various genres on show acting, dance, singing, mime artists and many shows are English or subtitled.
Amsterdam Open Air Electronic music festival in the open. At Gaasperpark on 7-8 June 2014.
De Pure Markt Special Sunday market event (hours: 1100-1800) with a focus on selling local, seasonal and healthy produce of high quality. With music and other activities, cafe and food stalls. 8 June 2014 at Amstelpark; 29 June 2014 at Park Frankandael, Amsterdam.
NeighbourFood Market Another Sunday market event (from 1100) featuring local food products. Westergasfabriek on Sunday 15 June 2014.
Viva Las Vegas Food Festival Vegetarian/Vegan food event with workshops, markets and music. To be held at Studio/K Timorplein in early June 2014.
Netherlands Opera Perform "Falstaff", Muziektheater Amsterdam, various shows 7-30 June 2014.
Boom Chicago Comedy and improv show held almost daily - now playing at Rozentheater on Rozengracht.
North Sea Jazz Club Hosts a wide variety of jazz, funk, soul and world music every weekend (Friday & Saturday) at the Westergasfabriek. Dinner concerts include a 3 course meal by the in-house chef.
Other events in Netherlands:
Mundial Festival 2014 World music festival to be held in Spoorzone Tilburg during 28-29 June 2014. Tilburg is 90 minutes south by train from Amsterdam.
Vondelpark open air theatre Free concerts running during the weekend (Fri-Sun), from June to August.
Concertgebouw Classical concert on Wednesday at 1230.
Westerkerk Free lunchtime organ concert every Friday at 1300.
Bimhuis Free Session event held every Tuesday evening at 2200 in the cafe.
North Sea Jazz Club Free jam sessions are held every Wednesday evening at the neighbouring Pizza Pazzani restaurant (at Westergasfabriek).
Parkpop 2014 Free pop festival on Sunday 29 June 2014 at Zuiderpark, The Hague.
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