Author Archives: Birgit Ansoms

Heritage Day: Antwerp in past and present

MoMu intern, Zerlina Van Belle, has been working on a special project which will be introduced this Sunday during Heritage Day! The project consists of two parts. First of all, ‘porcelain cards‘ from the MoMu collection were inventoried. The surface of these paper cards were treated with white lead which made them look exactly like […]

Heritage Day 2015: Inherit!

Time to explore our cultural heritage! MoMu will be joining the 15th edition of the cultural festivities of Heritage Day which will be held on Sunday 26 April. Because of this special day, MoMu has a special treat for visitors! MoMu often receives donations from people who inherited objects such as grandma’s hat in its […]

Ann Demeulemeester book

MoMu Library has now acquired a special piece for its collection. The newly published book “Ann Demeulemeester”, curated by the Belgian designer herself, is now part of the library! Not only a personal perspective on the 30 years of work of the eponymous brand, the book recollects the designs of Ann Demeleumeester introduced by the […]

Dirk Bikkembergs, 25 years of athletes and fashion

MoMu is happy to celebrate its new acquisition! A signed copy of “Dirk Bikkembergs. 25 years of athletes and fashion”, published by Rizzoli International Publication, is now part of the library collection. The book recollects 25 years of design by Dirk Bikkembergs, freshly styled on 23 different male athletes, mixing archive pieces with the ones […]

2nd Workshop recognizing lace techniques

The 18th of October, Frieda Sorber, curator historical collection gave a workshop about the identification of lace. The participants had the opportunity to take a look at different kinds of lace from the MoMu study collection. After introduction about how handling and storing lace, attendants, were made aware of the different structures and European lace […]

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 […]

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 […]

Visionaire Rio

We are happy to announce that the MoMu library received a new issue of Visionaire! Visionaire, established in the spring of 1991, is a multi-format album of fashion and art produced in exclusive numbered limited editions. In the past Visionaire has published works by both famous and emerging artists from around the world as well […]

MoMu Library is back and running!

With the summer holidays behind us, the MoMu library is back up and running! Making an appointment is no longer needed. The library will be open on: Wednesday 10AM – 12AM and 1PM – 4.45PM Thursday 1PM – 16.45PM and 6PM – 8PM Friday 1PM – 4.45PM Saturday 10AM – 1PM (every 1st and 3rd […]

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!