EuropArtFair 2023 VIP Preview

The EuropArtFair will take place for the fourth time on July 14, 15 and 16 at the Gashouder, Westergas in Amsterdam.

Gallery owners, art collectors and ambassadors for the arts are invited to the VIP Preview on July 14. Besides this the vernissage is open to all other visitors.
Tickets can be purchased here: VIP Tickets


From 17.00 h you are welcome at the EuropArtFair 2023. As a visitor to the VIP evening, you will receive a free catalogue, a refreshing glass of bubbly, oysters and delicious snacks from our caterer CuliNice.

Around 17.50 h the art fair manager Raoul Locht will welcome all artists and visitors.

Around 18.00 h h Lucas de Man will officially open the EuropArtFair 2023.

Throughout the evening you will have the opportunity to view the works of art and be the first to make a choice. You will do this in a friendly atmosphere, while enjoying music (Back to Jazz) and a snack and a drink. In addition, you will make contact with artists not only to admire their art but also to buy it, if you wish.

If all that art makes you hungry, you can go to our Art Café for a delicious hot meal, with a choice of meat, fish or vegetarian dishes.

At 21.00 hours: closing of the VIP Preview of the EuropArtFair 2023.

Opening by Lucas de Man

Lucas De Man graduated from the KU Leuven with a Masters in Literature in 2004. He immediately applied to the Amsterdam University of the Arts (NL) to become a Theatre Director and won the Matthijs Prize (NL 2007) and the Young Talent Award from Theater aan Zee (BE 2007) before graduating in 2008.
In his final year he founded together with Wouter Goedheer and Bas Van Rijnsoever Company New Heroes, a professional creative company, specialized in storytelling and imagination. They create artistic projects all over the world with a network of freelance creatives from all disciplines. In 2019 Lucas, Wouter and designer Pascal Leboucq founded a second organization called Biobased Creations, a design studio for artistic practice with nature and natural materials. They became world famous for their The Growing Pavilion and The Exploded View Beyond Building.

VIP access

Tickets can be purchased here:
VIP Tickets

Lucas de Man

Next to his job as director of New Heroes and Biobased Creations, Lucas works as a (Tv) host and speaker. He presents several art shows on Dutch national television. He is a frequently asked host or speaker for events such as TedX Amsterdam, YPO year conference, Design Indaba, Dutch Design Week, ELIA, Y20, Arena Design Hotels, and many more.
Photo: Anne Harbers


Public Transport

From Central Station: Bus 21, get out at stop Van Hallstraat
From City Centre/ Leidseplein : Tram 10, get out at stop Van Limburg Stirumplein or Van Hallstraat

Go to 9292OV to plan your trip.

By car

From Ring A10: Exit S103 / S104 (Haarlem), drive towards the city centre via the Haarlemmerweg. On your left side you find the Westergas.

From Schiphol: Highway A4 Amsterdam (Ring A10). Exit S103, drive towards the city centre via the Haarlemmerweg. On your left side you find the Westergas.

Plan your route in Google Maps.


The Westergas is located in Westerpark and is a car-free environment. You can park your car at:

Q Park Westergas

Van Bleiswijkstraat 8
1051 DG Amsterdam
Located opposite to Westergas
(€ 2, – per 33 minutes / € 30,- per day)

Parking Willemspoort

Haarlemmer Houttuinen 549
1013 GM Amsterdam
10 minutes walking distance
(€0,50 for 7 minutes / €47.50,- per day)

P+R Bos en Lommer

Leeuwendalerweg 23B
1055 JE Amsterdam
10 minutes distance with bus 21 (get off at bus stop Westergas). From €1,- per hour.
Check the terms and conditions here.

Did you know...

EuropArtFair 2023

The Westergas in Amsterdam hosts the EuropArtFair 2023 on July 14, 15 and 16.
Amsterdam has a rich art history and the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh museum attract millions of art lovers every year.
The Westergasfactory is situated near the centre of Amsterdam and is easy to reach by car and public transport.

The Westergasfactory is a popular venue where festivals, concerts and live tv shows take place.

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Enjoy art from all around Europe and meet a lot of interesting artists.