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Amsterdam Canal Painting

Closed Now: 11:00 - 17:30, 19:15 - 21:30
Open today: 11:00 - 17:30, 19:15 - 21:30
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A great way to spend the day.

Our teacher, Minerva, was a great gal who taught well and offered interesting stories about Van... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2018

I unreservedly recommend Amsterdam Canal Painting. Minerva was welcoming, fun and an encouraging... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2018
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Oudezijds Achterburgwal 82B, 1012 DR Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Red Light District (De Wallen)
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

Our teacher, Minerva, was a great gal who taught well and offered interesting stories about Van Gogh. I learned a lot and look forward to continuing painting when I get home. There were only two of us which made for an intimate day among new...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2018

I unreservedly recommend Amsterdam Canal Painting. Minerva was welcoming, fun and an encouraging teacher. I now proudly have on my wall my home-made Van Gogh self-portrait and my Vermeer Girl with a Pearl Earring to remember two relaxing mornings of painting by the canal and...More

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Reviewed 6 January 2018

This was the activity I was most proud of finding when we visited Amsterdam. 6 of our 8 person, 2 family travel party, including 3 kids ages 17-22, spent a splendid afternoon with Minerva and each created a painting that is now proudly displayed in...More

1  Thank Jeff G
Reviewed 4 October 2017

I was looking for an activity to do with my family (2 adults and 2 teenagers) in Amsterdam, when I came across Canal Painting on Tripadvisor and I am so glad that we decided to give it a try. It was such good fun and...More

Thank Abby S
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

I am so glad that I did this and got my boyfriend to join me! This is more than any paint by numbers wine & paint night experience. For starters, you paint in an intimate setting overlooking a canal on a quiet street. And as...More

Thank Janell S
Reviewed 17 April 2016

We went an celebrated my granddaughter's 10th birthday. What a fantastic treat. Not only was everyone charming, but there was a birthday party! Cake and even a gift. Aday I will NEVER forget. Anyone travelling to Amsterdam MUST do this- but the best part of...More

Thank travellady1Florida
Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

We had a once-in-a-lifetime experience with Minerva, the sweet and charming owner of Amsterdam Canal Painting, who went above and beyond in every aspect. The studio overlooking the canal was beautiful, chic and immaculately clean, which made spending several hours there painting our Van Gogh...More

Thank Shelley M
Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

My friend and I came here for something fun and artsy to do while in Amsterdam, Minerva was wonderful, very cheerful and talkative. It felt like visiting a friend who knew a TON about both Van Gogh and painting.

2  Thank Karsen O
Reviewed 20 July 2015

Minerva was a great host. This was a great way for my family, both elderly and young children, to learn about Van Gogh and his work. We had a great time creating our masterpieces which will be cherished and proudly hung in our home! I...More

2  Thank WorldWanderer2000
Reviewed 9 February 2015 via mobile

This workshop is more than learning how to paint .. its a complete experience of history, art and great food and drink. I recommend every visitors to Amsterdam to do this workshop and enjoy a few hours in the fantastic company of Minerva and her...More

2  Thank Edwin B
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Red Light District (De Wallen)
To visit Amsterdam and not explore De Wallen (the
Dutch name for this area) or to go only to gawk at its
saucier aspects would mean missing the opportunity to
view some of the city’s most picturesque canals,
historic landmarks, and impeccably presented examples
of traditional local architecture – not to mention
Amsterdam’s own Chinatown, Europe’s largest Buddhist
temple and more local treasures. Sure, there are some
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12 June 2018|
Response from ACP12345 | Property representative |
Hello Michael701x1, Thank you for showing interest in our workshops. We are very sorry for the inconvenience with our website and working on it to solve the problem. Please send an email to info@amsterdamcanalpainting.nl... More
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23 April 2018|
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Dear Debjani, Thank you for contacting AmsterdamCanalPainting. Yes, you can come and paint in our studio. All our painting workshops are by appointment only. Please visit or website to see which days are available. You can... More
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Ray T
7 July 2017|
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Thank you for your message. Yes, it does. For reservations/ bookings and other information please contact us: info@amsterdamcanalpainting.nl
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