Monthly Archives: October 2014

Dreamsuits by Bobbejaan & Josée Schoepen

You can see two outfits by the American ‘Rodeo Tailor’ Nudie Cohn in the exhibition MoMu Now, which were made for and worn by the Belgian music icon, entertainer and theme park owner Bobbejaan Schoepen and his wife Josée. Bobbejaan and Josée Schoepen wore these sparkling outfits for their music gigs at the Bobbejaanland theme […]

Workshop: recognizing lace techniques

Are you a lace fanatic or interested in the techniques of making lace? Then we have got a treat for you! On Tuesday, the 18th of November, MoMu is organizing a workshop that revolves around lace! It will take place partly in MoMu and partly in the Carolus Borromeus Church. The purpose of this workshop […]

The Big Draw selection

Last weekend we received a huge amount of participants for the first edition of The Big Draw in Antwerp! Together with madeleine Coisne, we challenged you to find a building in Antwerp that inspires you and draw it on a piece paper and sketch the pattern that draws your attention the most! Here is a […]

Birds of Paradise at The Bowes museum

It’s really nice to see an exhibition you curated traveling to a completely different setting and getting a new life after it finishes at MoMu. Yesterday we opened the Birds of Paradise: plumes and feathers in fashion exhibition at the Bowes Museum in Barnard Castle, North England, a magnificent castle previously inhabited by John & […]

The Big Draw comes to Antwerp!

After London, New York, Berlin, Barcelona and Ghent, the international drawing festival The Big Draw has finally arrived in Antwerp. During five days more than 100 drawing-related activities are scheduled throughout Antwerp’s city center and its districts. Antwerp is calling artists, beginner or experienced, and admirers to join one of the many drawing sessions, demonstrations, […]

Save the date: Europeana Conference on Digital Fashion Futures in February

The conference Digital Fashion Futures explores the future of digital fashion initiatives, bringing together a multitude of online fashion platforms and innovative perspectives from the cultural heritage industry. FEBRUARY 24 | KEYNOTE LECTURES On the first day, the conference examines ways in which digital content can be worked into a valuable experience for its consumers […]

Antwerp Academy Art Book Fair

On Saturday 18 October, the Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp is hosting its first international art book fair. In the heart of Antwerp, more than 60 exhibitors from Belgium, Germany, The Netherlands and France are offering photo books, artist’s books, exhibition catalogues, art magazines, art books and other related printed matter. MoMu will also […]

Recap MoMu Now Blogger event

MoMu excitedly welcomed a group of bloggers for a private tour of the latest exhibition MoMu Now. Being familiar with the fashion scene, the bloggers were no strangers to some of our key pieces in the exhibition. Our curator, Karen, and MoMu guide, Kathleen, were our guides for the night and shared their exceptional knowledge […]

Meet our MoMu/Zuiddag girl Aurélie!

Zuiddag is an organization for and by youngsters! On this day more then 12.000 young people between 15 and 18 years old are skipping school to be able to experience the job of their dreams! Meet Aurélie, our MoMu/Zuiddag girl! “I am Aurélie, and I am in the 5th grade at school and today I […]