Category Archives: Press&PR

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 […]

Act! Cut! Play!

ACT! CUT! PLAY! is a new interdisciplinary project that aims to bring the quality of fashion film to the next level by creating a prominent role for the performing arts (theater/dance maker). Three teams based of Dutch and Flemish theatermakers, designers and filmmakers are challenged  to jointly investigate the possibilities and limits of their disciplines within […]

Natan. The Dress – Documentary

In 2016, Belgian fashion house Natan gifted MoMu a couture creation. 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 dress: from the early design idea, the first sketch and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Join MoMu+Friends and enjoy extra activities!

    Join MoMu+Friend and MoMu+Close Friend and you can enjoy special activities and advantages through the whole year. Besides a year free entrance to all the exhitions, you also get the opportunity to have a unique view behind the scenes of the Antwerp fashion world. From the opening of Rik Wouters & het huiselijk utopia on 17 […]

Museum Night at MoMu

On Saturday 6th August between 7pm and 1am, you can discover the Antwerp museums in a different light. In addition to the permanent collection and exhibitions of 22 museums in Antwerp, you can also enjoy nightly tours, summer bars, a seductive dance initiation, concerts, … But the party does not stop there because the night […]

Working with the MoMu/UA Study Collection: Traditional German headware

Traditional German headware (ca. 1890) Inventory number: 80289 Materials and techniques: Silk; Cotton; Wool; Cardboard; Metal thread (silver); Metal lamina strips; Glass beads; Stones This hat is a beautiful example of a mixed-material object that can be found in a textile collection. It consists of a metal frame, which was completely deformed, with a silver […]

Antwerp Academy: SHOW2016

On June 10th & 11th 2016, the Fashion Department of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts – Artesis Plantijn University College presents its annual fashion show at Park Spoor Noord in Antwerp. SHOW2016 will be held on Friday June 10th and Saturday June 11th. Students from all four years will show their work in a new […]