Welcome to WOW Amsterdam. A comfortable hostel for urban explorers and a springboard and temporary home for recently graduated artists. WOW runs a contemporary art space with a dynamic programme.

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WOW’s hostel provides affordable accommodation for visitors and travelers who want to discover the city of Amsterdam in…

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Artists in residence

With our residencies we facilitate recently graduated artists from Amsterdam’s art institutes. We are a platform for creative talent.

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horecatraject succes

In september 2017 zijn de Gemeente Amsterdam, WOW Amsterdam en het ROC van Amsterdam gestart met het WOW…

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Gaspard Combes: Feet of Clay

Opening 15 Feb: Gaspard Combes recreates the vision of a city sinking into the walls of the gallery.

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Jouni Toni: Good Is Up

Opening 15 Feb: Jouni Toni paints our world in pastel colours with a touch of melancholy.

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Credits Lana Prins

Perfume Launch: Out of the Blue

23 Feb: Launching a WOW-born fragrance by HARDEMAN, with scent artist Klara Ravat.

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Jasper Erkens at the Sugarfactory

WOW Artist in Residence Jasper Erkens rocks the Sugarfactory to its core.

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sophie hardeman

A girl strutting across a runway in New York, bright white underwear showing thanks to the denim skirt…

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Billy Mullaney

Virtuosity, tension of contemporary capitalism, attention economy. Billy Mullaney’s visceral performances and their heavy subjects aim to rip…

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Jouni Toni

From the high north of Finland to the temperate climates of our little country, Jouni Toni’s intuitive and…

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Karim in the vitrine

Fashion designer and former WOW Artist in Residence Karim Adduchi filled up our glass display case with items…

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WOW Amsterdam
Wiltzanghlaan 60
1061 HC Amsterdam
(+31) 20 705 94 00