From the Arts

The historic fort is the decor of a modern and bustling city life loved by art lovers. Naarden has a large number of galleries with a wide range of varying collections and exhibitions that can always be found on www.vvvnaarden.nl. Every summer you can see the World Press Photo exhibition (www.worldpressphoto.org) and in September of odd years there is a play of “Vestival Vocaal” (www.vestival.nl). The “Art & Antiques” weekend takes place in the winter (www.kunstenantiekweekend.nl). In the spring of the odd years there is the famous “Fotofestival Naarden” (www.fotofestivalnaarden.nl) and during even years you can experience the “Naarden Art Festival” (www.facebook.com/naardenuitdekunst). Also the “Keep an Eye Foundation” that helps starting artists, works from the Fortified City (www.keepaneye.nl). Tip! While strolling through the old town, take a closer look at the many wall poems that enrich the city.