Saturday Art Tours

As true culture tourists, we believe art should be available and accessible to everyone. That’s why we also organise special tours for people living in the Netherlands.

Rijksmuseum Tour

If you want to learn about Dutch art and culture, there is no better place to go then Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum. The stunning 19th Century museum contains the largest collection of Dutch art in the world, with more than 80,000 works of art, spanning 800 years of Dutch history. All the masterpieces of the Dutch Golden Age are here, including Rembrandt’s famous Night Watch and Vermeer’s celebrated Milkmaid.


We’re going to focus on:

  • The Dutch Golden Age and the painters living at that time (Rembrandt, Vermeer, Frans Hals, Jan Steen etc.)
  • The people who commissioned these paintings: the wealthy Dutch middle classes of the 17th century
  • The special techniques and materials these painters used
  • Recognizing their talent by drawing some of the details from their paintings

Price: €35 per person + entrance fee* (this is a small group tour, max 6 people in a group)
*Do you have a Museumkaart? Let us know so you don’t pay for the museum entrance fee!
Included in a price: private guide (art historian) | drawing material
Duration: 2h


Van Gogh Museum Tour

Vincent van Gogh is one of our most intriguing modern painters. The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam has the largest collection of his work in one place. Van Gogh produced around 1,800 pieces of art and developed a unique style in his short 10-year career as a painter. In this tour, you will learn about his life and will see some of the masterpieces of this post-impressionist artist.


We’re going to focus on:

  • Van Gogh’s life and how it affected his motives and his style of painting
  • His relationship with his brother Theo and the letters they sent to each other
  • The major changes in his painting style
  • How we can use all our senses to understand one of his most famous paintings and then try to sketch it ourselves

Price: €35 per person + entrance fee* (this is a small group tour, max 6 people in a group)
*Do you have a Museumkaart? Let us know so you don’t pay for the museum entrance fee!
Included in a price: private guide (art historian) | drawing material
Duration: 2h

It was a pleasure working with Tea on organizing walking tours for expats, who had recently moved to the Netherlands. Tea is always quick and proactive in her communication and comes up with creative walking routes, instead of just showing the obvious spots of Amsterdam. She makes sure everyone enjoys her tours. I would happily recommend contacting Tea to anyone looking for a guide to show around Amsterdam!

Inka L.


Rembrandt in Amsterdam

Rembrandt in Amsterdam

Rembrandt van Rijn, one of the Netherlands’ most famous painters, lived and worked most of his life in Amsterdam and many places significant to Rembrandt’s personal history are still in existence today. During our walking tour, the streets of the city will help tell his life story and we will visit some of the places he painted and see how they look today.


We’re going to focus on:

  • The Rembrandthuis Museum, where the painter lived during his most successful years
  • The tools in his studio and what this tells us about the techniques he used
  • The places in Amsterdam that were very important to him during his lifetime
  • His life story, by walking in his footsteps in Amsterdam

Price: €35 per person + entrance fee* (this is a small group tour, max 6 people in a group)
*Do you have a Museumkaart? Let us know so you don’t pay for the museum entrance fee!
Included in a price: private guide (art historian)
Duration: 2h


Dutch Golden Age

Dutch Golden Age

The 17th century was the most prosperous time in Dutch history. The Netherlands became an independent country, the only republic in Europe at that time. Trade was flourishing and Amsterdam became one of the most important cities in the world. The city was ruled by a strong, rich and well-educated middle class. This new wealthy society began commissioning art, giving birth to some of the first secular paintings in European art.

Affluent merchants, bankers and sailors moved into newly-built canal houses in Amsterdam, flaunting their wealth with the extravagant decoration of their facades, particularly the gables. We will visit some of the most famous canal houses and then continue to the Hermitage Museum. There we’ll see some of the paintings commissioned for those houses, as well as the portraits of those who commissioned them.


We’re going to focus on:

  • Architectural style and detail on the 17th century canal houses
  • Group portraits in the Hermitage Museum
  • The paintings of some of the most celebrated Dutch painters, such as Rembrandt van Rijn

Price: €35 per person + entrance fee* (this is a small group tour, max 6 people in a group)
*Do you have a Museumkaart? Let us know so you don’t pay for the museum entrance fee!
Included in a price: private guide (art historian)
Duration: 2h