What is Amsterdam Ferry Festival?

Effective and inspiring art, performances and photography on all ferries of Amsterdam, for one week every year.

Amsterdam Ferry Festival foundation

The festival is organized by the Amsterdam Ferry Festival Foundation, founded in 2018. The aim of the foundation is to organize an annual festival, focusing on art and culture in the public space, presented on the ferries of the city of Amsterdam. The foundation has the cultural ANBI status and a board that is responsible for the organization and activities. The board acts in accordance with the Culture Governance Code.

The board of the Amsterdam Ferry Festival Foundation consists of:

~ Prof. dr. Bram Kempers, president (Professor Sociology of Art, University of Amsterdam)

~ Quirijn van Veen, treasurer (Associate at INGEN HOUSZ)

~ Roos Bernelot Moens, board member (Manager Private Fundraising for the National Opera)


Founder & Artistic Director: Teddy Cherim
Founder & Business Director: Jort Wildschut
Head Curator: Inez Piso

Assistant curator / producer: Noa Jansma
Curator of Flags: Robbie Schweiger
Curator of Walks: Joyce Poot

Legal advisor: Jaap van den Broek
Business advisor: Diederik van Terwisga
Business advisor: Tammo Wildschut

League of Extraordinary Gentle(wo)men

Amsterdam Ferry Festival (AFF) has created a ‘League of Extraordinary Gentle (wo)men’. This is an advisory committee consisting of festival ambassadors with diverse professional backgrounds, who assist the AFF team in various areas. They think along, provide feedback, advise and contribute ideas for the artists and art forms, programming and / or business contacts.


The first edition of AFF will take place from 2 – 12 July 2020.


AFF is currently looking for a production coordinator. Mail for more information to info@amsterdamferryfestival.nl