Author Archives: Monica Ho

Q&A with Walter Van Beirendonck at MoMu!

Join us for a Q&A with Walter Van Beirendonck! As the curator of the expo POWERMASK – The Power of Masks at the Wereldmuseum Rotterdam, Walter Van Beirendonck will be interviewed by our MoMu director Kaat Debo where he will tell the audience more about this fascination for masks on October 27th. After the talk Walter will […]

Details in the Olivier Theyskens – She walks in beauty

For Olivier Theyskens – She walks in beauty, MoMu joined forces with Glenn Sestig Architects who conceptualized the set design from scratch. Bernard Tournemenne from the Glenn Sestig team has been involved with Olivier Theyskens’ catwalk shows since  1997, so the exhibition is a beautiful celebration of the twenty years of collaboration between Olivier Theyskens […]

The wigs of Olivier Theyskens – She walks in beauty

With the opening of our Olivier Theyskens – She walks in beauty expo right around the corner, our MoMu team is now busy dressing all the mannequins and placing them in right spot in the exhibition. The mannequins, however, are given something extra: wigs. Gino Beeckman, hair and make-up artist, has an immense archive of […]

The Visual Thesaurus for Fashion & Costumes

Starting from 7th October is not only the Week van het Nederlands (Week of the Dutch language) but is also the end of a two-year project of MoMu called the Visual Thesaurus for Fashion & Costumes! Along with eleven other museums, MoMu has worked on the project collecting different terminology to describe clothing and added […]

New Acquisition: Les Miniatures Belgitude by Delvaux

Kindly gifted by Delvaux, MoMu has acquired the ‘Les Miniatures Belgitude’ mini bags! Paying tribute to its Belgian roots, Delvaux has designed seven miniature versions of its most iconic handbag ‘the Brillant’. These limited edition one-of-a-kind cheery little ambassadors of Belgitude is an homage to seven cities in Belgium: Antwerp, Brussels, Knokke Le Zoute, Ostende, […]

TEASER: Olivier Theyskens – She walks in beauty

We are closed!

WE ARE CLOSED – MoMu is currently preparing its newest exhibition Olivier Theyskens: She walks in beauty. We will be back open op 12th October 2017. The expo will be the finale exhibition before MoMu closes for two years for construction. Keep an eye on our social media accounts because we will be updating regularly!

Happy Birthday MoMu!

On Sunday 27th August 2017, MoMu celebrated its 15th anniversary in style. After counting down to the event with our top 15 silhouettes in our MoMu collection, MoMu organized tons of extra activities for its visitors.

60 seconds on the expo: Exhibition design!

60 seconds on the expo – The exhibition design of Margiela, the Hermès years displays two creative worlds in two colors: white and orange. MoMu director Kaat Debo tells you more about the meaning of the colors that are the core of the exhibition! #momuantwerp #margielathehermesyears Een bericht gedeeld door MoMu – Fashion Museum Antwerp […]

60 seconds on the expo: the anti-pluie

60 seconds on the expo – This week MoMu director Kaat Debo focuses on the anti-pluie, an ultra light coat in transparent polyester voile. It was one of the innovations Margiela presented with the help of the in-house expertise at Hermès #momuantwerp #hermès #martinmargiela #mmm #visitantwerp #thisisantwerp Een bericht gedeeld door MoMu – Fashion Museum […]