The upmarket area of Jordaan in Amsterdam is home to many of the city’s best art galleries and great area to stay in while on holiday in Amsterdam. Below are some worth checking-out during your stay in Amsterdam:
Rock Archive Gallery Amsterdam
Web: Rock Archive Art Gallery
This is a gallery of international pedigree as it has galleries in many of the major cities around the world. The building itself has a light and contemporary feel to it, whilst the art is a collection of classic rock and jazz images which will appeal to the art lover who enjoys how a photographer and artist can capture the charisma and character of a person or people. The photos are not just of artists in action, they are also limited edition prints staged specifically for the shoot.
Dolf D. van Omme Gallery
Address: Eerste Bloemdwarsstraat 19, Jordaan, Amsterdam
In an area of Amsterdam where many of the galleries are focussed on modern concepts, this gallery offers you the opportunity to enjoy fine art from around Europe created in the 19th and 20th century. Amongst the best attractions of this gallery are the fantastic paintings of the city of Amsterdam over the years which really capture how it has evolved into the modern city that it is today.
Address: Eerste Anjeliersdwarsstraat 36, Jordaan, Amsterdam
This is one of the newer galleries in the Joordan district and has a mainly contemporary feel to it but also has a range of fine arts and tributary works to famous artists such as Andy Warhol and Pablo Picasso. Lovers of artistic sculptures will also find plenty to indulge in here.
Web: Art Gallery Amsterdam GO Gallery
This is a modern art gallery which contains a great range of street art. The gallery displays work from around the world as well as from up and coming artists in the surrounding area. The gallery has a number of permanent displays but is largely made up of feature artists, meaning that you can experience something new each time you visit.
Address: Eerste Anjeliersdwarsstraat 3-5, Jordaan, Amsterdam
The name of this gallery is a mixture of the names of the two people who created it, Esther Koch and Hans Bos, and is a showcase of the art type that the two have a great passion about which is lowbrow and underground art.