Author Archives: Monica Ho

60 Seconds on the Expo: Who is Martin Margiela?

A post shared by MoMu – Fashion Museum Antwerp (@momuantwerp) on Jun 18, 2017 at 11:26pm PDT Our Margiela, the Hermès years expo tells the story of Martin Margiela who was appointed creative director at Hermès from 1997 to 2003. Alongside his Hermès collections, our expo also explores the relationship during those years between the […]

MoMu successfully ended the crowdfunding campaign!

WE DID IT!  In the last few months, MoMu has been busy setting up a crowdfunding project on the platform Goteo and organized an event trying to raise money to conserve Frieda Dauphin-Verhees’ collection. Frieda was a costume design teacher who collected fashion objects for almost her entire life. She has decided to donate a […]

Summer workshops at MoMu!

  For our little MoMu fans, MoMu is organizing tons of summer workshops for children! Want to make your own dress out of rings or a top made of gloves? What about a sock sweater or a disco ball jacket? Nothing sounds too crazy for our workshops! For more information, check out our website. Register […]

Olivier Theyskens – She Walks in Beauty

MoMu proudly announces its fall expo Olivier Theykens – She Walks in Beauty starring Belgian designer Olivier Theyskens and his creative evolution of twenty years! The expo focuses on his experience in the fashion business, his craftsmanship and the changing atmospheres of his work through a multitude of silhouettes imbued with the couture spirit. Covering […]

Congratulations Raf Simons for winning the Ultima’s prize!

Congratulations to Raf Simons for winning the Ultima’s prize in Belgium! The Ultimas prize is a cultural prize presented to a person or an organization that has made a remarkable contribution in the cultural landscape in Flanders! With Raf Simons winning the prize presented by the Flemish Minister of Culture Sven Gatz, fashion is finally […]

Summer School on Fashion Management

Great news for anyone interested to master the ins and outs of fashion management! University of Antwerp is organizing a summer school from 28th August until 6th September in Antwerp and Paris! This summer school gives a comprehensive overview of the fashion industry (independent fashion designers and luxury brands) and their dynamics, with an emphasis on […]

Antwerp Museum Night and Cultural Market of Flanders paves the way for unseen talent!

Do you want a chance to exhibit your artwork? Today is your lucky day! Until May 1st, you can apply your artwork for a spot in the exhibition Ongezien #2. From textile art to performance to painting and illustration, any type of artwork is welcome!   A jury of Antwerp museum directors and managers will […]

Antwerp Fashion in The Hague!

Each year, the Belgian ambassador in The Hagueinvites a province to exhibit works of art in his office. This year, Antwerp is the lucky one to represent its cultural talents in the house of the ambassador and MoMu was more than willing to lend a fashion hand. Inspired by our last exhibition Rik Wouters & […]

‘Te Gek?!’ at MoMu

  This year’s theme of the heritage day is ‘Care’: it’s a great theme because it speaks to MoMu’s core mission about taking care of cultural heritage, but also taking care of people. In this context, MoMu participated in the exhibition project of ‘Te Gek?!’, an organization which raises awareness about mental illness through cultural […]

Happy Valentine’s Day!

It’s no wonder that the exhibition catalogue of ‘Rik Wouters & The Private Utopia’ is called ‘Lust for Life’. The love and intimicacy between Belgian painter Wouters and his wife and muse Nel Duerinckx is the central theme of the exhibition and the works on show. A lust for love and life runs through the […]