Rotterdam has a rich cultural life. Renowned museums, art institutions and galleries display the most controversial art, both old and new. Outdoors you also come across the most beautiful artworks and graffiti. See #rotterdamART for inspiration.
If you love theatre, dance and music, then the (inter)national programmes of the Rotterdam theatres and concert halls provide plenty to choose from.
The big crowd-pullers such as the IFFR, North Sea Jazz, Rotterdam Unlimited and the World Port Days are back again this year, but there are also many fantastic new festivals, restaurants, architecture and exhibitions that make Rotterdam worth visiting in 2019! A preview of the highlights.Read more
As for Rotterdam’s thriving street art scene, let the Rewriters app direct you to the coolest murals.