Category Archives: Press&PR

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 […]

Game Changers: The Conservation of a Balenciaga Dress

With our newest exhibition Game Changers, MoMu wanted to tell the story of how Balenciaga and the generations after have changed the feminine silhouette from waist-obsessed to free form. To portray this liberating story, MoMu acquired the most astonishing pieces from the Balenciaga archives. But not all of them were in the greatest conditions. Thankfully, our […]

MoMu Sessions 11|05|2016

As a little something extra to the Game Changers expo, MoMu will be organizing MoMu Sessions on the 11th May! We have invited a panel of speakers ready to tell you more about the game-changing phenomenon in fashion. Sushi and drinks will be provided to close everything off in style! Excited yet? Head over to […]

Heritage Day: Rituals, Traditions & Dreams at MoMu

It’s that time of the year again where we celebrate cultural heritage during Heritage Day on Sunday, 24 April! This year it is all about rituals! MoMu will be organizing some great activities for you and your family & friends to enjoy! First of all, visitors can visit our newest exhibition ‘Game Changers. Reinventing the 20th Century […]

Game Changers: The Blogger Event!

MoMu invited bloggers to come and enjoy an exclusive guided tour of its newest expo ‘Game Changers. Reinventing the 20th Century Silhouette’! Special thanks to Shu Uemura, Bionina, Cointreau Fizz Cocktail, Fujifilm and Unlimited Ears for making this all happen! Photos of the event are all on our facebook page!  

Game Changers: The Scenography

With every exhibition, MoMu takes great pride in the scenography. For the ‘Game Changers’ exhibition, the one and only Bob Verhelst collaborated amazingly with our MoMu team to create a piece of game-changing heaven! All our scenography images are uploaded on our Facebook page!

Game Changers: Opening Night!

17th March was the day: Opening night of our newest exhibition ‘Game Changers. Reinventing the 20th Century Silhouette’. All images can be enjoyed on our Facebook page! You can now catch a glimpse of the opening night of our Game Changers exhibition! More videos on our Vimeo Channel!

Human Sanctuary, teaser

For our Game Changers expo, MoMu collaborated with photographer Daniel Sannwald to create a holographic video that puts the human body at the centre stage of Game Changers. In a choreography by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui (Eastman) and featuring a selection of Balenciaga archive pieces combined with pieces by other designers, it unites masters of the […]

Last touches on Game Changers!

Last touches on this ‘Horn of the Plenty’ AW 2009 – 2010 dress! Game Changers expo opens this Friday!