Category Archives: Library

“A Magazine Curated By”, the Research

MoMu’s library collection aims to help those who want to learn more about fashion. Researchers find their way to the library and one of them is Saul Marcadent, a PhD candidate in Fashion design at Iuav University of Venice. Among his research interests, the relations between publishing, fashion and visual culture, with a special focus […]

New Acquisition: Video Material from Horst Wanschura

MoMu library is extremely excited to have received a generous donation from Horst Wanschura, a multibrand concept store in Stuttgart, Germany. The store has donated a ton of video material to the library including rare video footages of 80s – 90s collections of renowned fashion designers such as Jean Paul Gaulthier, Junya Watanabe, Ann Demeulemeester […]

Study Collection soon available at MoMu!

MoMu will soon launch an exciting new project! We have obtained a fashion and textile study collection with roughly 1000 objects for you to consult! The wide range of items will be made available and hopefully will provide answers to many of your questions regarding patterns, fabrics and techniques. A large part of the study […]

Follow MoMu Library on Instagram!

From now on, you can follow our very own MoMu Library on Instagram @momulibrary! We will show you our library collection and let you discover all the newest acquisitions and tons of other amazing publications!

FootPrint: The Tracks of Shoes in Fashion, the book

The exhibition ‘Footprint – The tracks of Shoes in Fashion’ tells the story of inspirational and groundbreaking fashion shoes of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. The exhibition gives the spotlight to fashion and shoe designers who left their footprint on the world of shoes by means of the exquisite and innovative designs they created. Geert […]

MoMu Library Back to Regular hour openings!

    While we are bidding the summer farewell, MoMu library happily welcomes its visitors with open arms. Making an appointment is no longer needed. From September 1st, MoMu Library will be back to its regular hour openings: – Wednesday: 10am – 12pm and 1pm – 4.45pm (exception 2September, open from 1pm) – Thursday: 1pm – 4.45pm […]

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 info@momu.be or call +32 3 470 27 79 to make an appointment!      

IN MEMORIAM ROGER DYCKMANS

MoMu would like to pay tribute to the late Roger Dyckmans, a wonderful man and iconic Belgian fashion photographer, who passed away last weekend. His work for Weekend Knack and WK- Mode dit is Belgisch contributed to an accessible visual language for Belgian fashion in the 1990s and 2000s. His kindness and patience made models […]

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 […]