The FIRST ART FAIR is a sparkling fair for contemporary art. The fourth edition of the FIRST ART FAIR takes place from Thursday, January 19 to Sunday, January 22, 2023.
The First Art Fair is the only fair where both independent artists and galleries present themselves. At the fair you will find painting and sculpture, glass, photography and jewelry from hundreds of renowned and young artists, spread over the stands of circa 25 selected galleries and 75 artist from all over the Netherlands.

During the fair we organize Artist Talks for art lovers who want to deepen their understanding of art.

The fair takes place in the Passenger Terminal Amsterdam, located on the banks of the IJ, where during the summer large cruise liners moor and where in winter cultural events take place.


First Art Fair 2022 was festively opened by Sylvana Simons, parliamentary leader of BIJ1 and member of the House of Representatives. As openingact of the fair, she revealed the portrait that Wim Heldens – whose work was brought by Gallery Mooiman from Groningen – made of her. At the First Art Fair the portrait was shown to the public for the first time.



Thursday January 19 4 – 9 PM (opening)
Friday January 20 11 AM – 9 PM
Saturday January 21 11 AM – 6 PM
Sunday January 22 11 AM- 6 PM


At the register:
Adults: € 12.50
<18 Years: € 8, –
Children up to 12 years: free

address, directions and parking

Passenger Terminal Amsterdam is located at Piet Hein Kade 27, 1019 BR Amsterdam. The location is easily accessible by car, tram, train and boat. There is a public car park underneath the PTA (paid parking). Click here for further instructions. For further information please contact or call 020-6264020


After the latest press conference of February 25, it became clear that the next edition of the First Art Fair will no longer be subject to restrictive corona measures.

The First Art Fair follows the most recent measures of the RIVM. If the current measures change, the First Art Fair will adjust its policy to meet the guidelines set by the government.


Photographing is only permitted with the consent of the exhibiter. Dogs are prohibited on the fair premises. Large bags and backpacks will have to be deposited at the cloakroom.

There is strict security at the fair and the security is permitted to search visitors.