Monthly Archives: June 2014

Summer schedule MoMu Library

During the summer holidays in July and August the MoMu Library will be open by appointment only. Please contact us by mail or call +32 3 470 27 79 to make an appointment!

MoMu Award 2014: Madeleine Coisne – Centers

Every year, MoMu gives the “MoMu award” to a MA student of the Fashion Department of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Antwerp. The student is judged by the creative vision and technical merit portrayed in the graduation collection. The winning collection is on view for four months in the MoMu Gallery. This year, the […]

Elegance in an age of crisis

A recent interesting acquisition of the MoMu Library is Elegance in an Age of Crisis, a powerful book that pays a tribute to modern fashion of both men and women, and the craftspeople who constructed it. The book illustrates styles that are still seen as the ideal of beauty and modernity today. The 1930s is […]

We’re in deep water

Yesterday, 24 Flemish museums gathered on the Martelarenplein in Brussels, where the Flemish government is housed. Of course, MoMu was present as well! Together we stood up against the shortage of federal funding, which is the result of a budget freeze for the period 2014-2018. In an open letter, among others MAS, S.M.A.K., MHKA, KMSKA, […]

Feathers and Riccardo Tisci for Givenchy

The Birds of Paradise exhibition has amongst its silhouettes two extraordinary haute couture looks loaned to MoMu by Riccardo Tisci for Givenchy. The first dress, Zuzanna, Haute Couture A/W 2011-2012 is a work of curled goose feathers in appliqué on white pony skin, with pearl embroidery and appliqué of ostrich feathers, and the silk skirt […]