Category Archives: Behind the scenes

My favorite things: Eric Van De Kerckhove

In an ongoing series ‘My Favourite Things’ we ask MoMu staff members to choose their favourite object from the current exhibition. Eric Van de Kerckhove, guard: Ensemble in silk twill weave with assymetrical coat and wraparound skirt, leather legging, gloves and high leather boots, Ann Demeulemeester, F/W 2012-2013. ‘When I look at this silhouette I […]

My favorite things: Christel Dierckx

In an ongoing series ‘My Favourite Things’ we ask MoMu staff members to choose their favourite object from the current exhibition. Christel Dierckx, guard: Ensemble in silk and tulle decorated with flocked stripes and floral patterns, with two waistcoats, trousers, silk tricot sleeves, and a pair of open chamois boots, Ann Demeulemeester, S/S 2014. ‘This […]

Birds of Paradise at The Bowes museum

It’s really nice to see an exhibition you curated traveling to a completely different setting and getting a new life after it finishes at MoMu. Yesterday we opened the Birds of Paradise: plumes and feathers in fashion exhibition at the Bowes Museum in Barnard Castle, North England, a magnificent castle previously inhabited by John & […]

Meet our MoMu/Zuiddag girl Aurélie!

Zuiddag is an organization for and by youngsters! On this day more then 12.000 young people between 15 and 18 years old are skipping school to be able to experience the job of their dreams! Meet Aurélie, our MoMu/Zuiddag girl! “I am Aurélie, and I am in the 5th grade at school and today I […]

Transporting Birds of Paradise

Check this out! Largest clothing bag in the world to transport the iconic ‘femme oiseau’ dress by Thierry Mugler to the Birds of Paradise expo at the Bowes Museum in UK in October.

A Brilliant donation

Who doesn’t love receiving gifts? At MoMu, we surely do and our most favourite gifts are new additions to our Collection. For our upcoming exhibition MoMu Now, the Belgian luxury leather goods house Delvaux donated a copy of one its most iconic bags: the Brillant! The black medium-sized Brillant from 2014 is the third Brilliant […]

Shooting MoMu Now

Photographing collection pieces for the upcoming ‘MoMu Now’ exhibition and publication happens at our own MoMu studio. It is a stressful but also a delightful adventure. We photograph about 14 silhouettes a day and some accessories. Sometimes silhouettes look really good in our studio but once the unmerciful photographer’s lense is directed at them, you […]

We’re in deep water

Yesterday, 24 Flemish museums gathered on the Martelarenplein in Brussels, where the Flemish government is housed. Of course, MoMu was present as well! Together we stood up against the shortage of federal funding, which is the result of a budget freeze for the period 2014-2018. In an open letter, among others MAS, S.M.A.K., MHKA, KMSKA, […]

New acquisition Raf Simons S/S2014

MoMu recently acquired a selection of the striking S/S2014 Raf Simons collection. Simons’ collection was inspired by Pop Art and explored the ideas concerning branding and consumption with slogans like “Artificially flavored” and “This is the new shape”. “Nature versus artifice: that might have been that might have been the core of it all. A […]

Scenographer’s view: plumes