Author Archives: Monica Ho

RECOLLECTION – ART & FASHION

It’s no secret that Belgium is proud of its local artists and designers. With an international reputation, Belgium is on the forefront when it comes to artistry. With that being said, Belfius opened its Belfius archives and created a new expo ‘RECOLLECTION – ART & FASHION’ featuring works of Belgian artists such as Rubens, Pourbus, […]

Margiela. The Hermès Years

MoMu excitedly announces its upcoming exhibition Margiela. The Hermès Years that will be on display from 31 March 2017 to 27 August 2017. For the first time, Margiela’s collection from 1997 to 2003 will be displayed. As well as this, the tribute exhibition also explores the relationship during these years between these collections and his […]

MOOI Festival

Art center Villanella and Belgian designer Bruno Pieters have joined forces to find out the future of fashion during the two-day MOOI Festival. All weekend long, MOOI Festival is offering the opportunity to educate the audience about fair fashion. Antwerp is known as sustainable fashion capital but what can designers learn from each other regarding […]

Europeana Challenge 2016

Europeana Fashion is calling all developers, designers, makers, artists, educators and cultural heritage digital thinkers! They’re offering a share of €20.000 for the best idea(s) of how to creatively re-use Europeana and Europeana Fashion’s openly licensed fashion content in a digital product, service or business. Winner(s) will also benefit from promotion and additional non-financial business development […]

Rik Wouters & The Private Utopia has reached 12.000 visitors in its first month!

  Fantastic news! MoMu’s latest expo Rik Wouters & the Private Utopia has reached 12.000 visitors in its first month! Deputy Province of Antwerp, Luk Lemmens: “We are celebrating the 100th death anniversary of the painter Rik Wouters. We are excited that this collaboration with the Royal Museum of Fine Arts in Antwerp has started this successfully!” […]

MoMu X Limited Edition: Rug Dirk Van Saene

Each exhibition, MoMu devotes a room in the back of the exhibition area for a special collaboration with an artist or a designer. For our Rik Wouters exhibition, MoMu has teamed up with Limited Edition and Belgian Designer Dirk Van Saene for a unique piece of artwork. Dirk Van Saene, a fashion designer and member of […]

MoMu+Friends in Paris

‘Qui porte quoi?’ or ‘who wears what?’ is the central question posed in Pallais Galliera’s current exhibition L’Anatomie d’une collection. On Saturday 1 October,  MoMu+Friends took its members on a day trip to Paris to see the exhibition, which features some of the highlights of the museum’s collection – and the stories behind them. The kind […]

Antwerp Fashion Weekend

On Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd October all eyes will be on Antwerp and Antwerp Fashion Weekend, a new initiative highlighting various unique stores in Antwerp. Expect tons of day and night activities all over the shopping areas in the center of Antwerp. Continuing the Uniqlo MoMu Sundays, MoMu invites everyone to visit the new […]

Working with the MoMu/UA study collection: Learning About Degradation

Bonnet (1880 – 1910) Inventory number: 80335 Materials and techniques: Cotton; Silk; Linen; Lace; Velvet   Before the start of a conservation treatment, a series of analyses have to be performed. Choices made during conservation decision making are based on the results of those analyses. One topic to explore is the cause of degradation. This […]

MoMu Gallery – Natan: the Dress – 16/10/2016 > 4/12/2016

In 2016, the Belgian fashion house Natan is planning to gift a couture creation to the ModeMuseum Antwerpen (Antwerp Fashion Museum). As a result of this gift, the ModeMuseum has created a film documenting the entire design and manufacturing process of the dress. The film records the various stages of the creative process of the […]