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The Best of Arts and Culture in Europe and the world

The Best of Arts and Culture in Europe and the world
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From Italy to Indonesia, here’s our special selection of some of the finest arts and cultural shows now.


Venice pays hommage to Jheronimus Bosch, one of the great masters of painting with an exhibition that highlights some of his most famous works, visions often an apocalyptic hell or heaven.

Jheronimus Bosch e Venezia
Palazzo Duccale
Venice, Italy
> 04/06

The Golden Age of Vermeer

Vermeer and the Masters of the Genre Painting opened this week at the Louvre in Paris and offers a unique opportunity to see some of the Dutchman’s most magnificent works all in one place… Make the most of it while you can.

Vermeer at the Louvre
Musée du Louvre
Paris, France
> 22/05


Thessaloniki continues to cement its place on the documentary film festival circuit and this year’s edition promises hundreds of films some of which will be screened outdoors to make the most of Greek springtime.

19th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival
Images of the 21st Century
Thessaloniki, Greece
03> 12/03


Bebel Gilberto, Sergio Mendes and Nik West are just some of the stars who’ll be playing at the increasingly diverse Java Jazz Festival in Indonesia.

Java Jazz Festival
Jiexpo Kemayoran
Jakarta, Indonesia
03 > 05/03