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We are closed!

WE ARE CLOSED – MoMu is currently preparing its newest exhibition Olivier Theyskens: She walks in beauty. We will be back open op 12th October 2017. The expo will be the finale exhibition before MoMu closes for two years for construction. Keep an eye on our social media accounts because we will be updating regularly!

60 seconds on the expo: Exhibition design!

60 seconds on the expo – The exhibition design of Margiela, the Hermès years displays two creative worlds in two colors: white and orange. MoMu director Kaat Debo tells you more about the meaning of the colors that are the core of the exhibition! #momuantwerp #margielathehermesyears Een bericht gedeeld door MoMu – Fashion Museum Antwerp […]

6 days and counting!

In every collection, Ann Demeulemeester’s preference for generating tension by means of contrast is evident. This A/W 2015 look illustrates how black and white  shades are recurring elements, as Demeulemeester communicates in terms of shadows and shapes, rather than colour and decoration.

11 days and counting!

11 days and counting… To celebrate our almost-15th-birthday we introduce you to an outstanding achievement of Belgian bobbin lace makers. The lace coverlet (King Baudouin Foundation) was probably commissioned for a European royal family around 1750. It would have been used on special occasions, like weddings or births, as in Europe it was the custom […]

60 seconds on the expo: the anti-pluie

60 seconds on the expo – This week MoMu director Kaat Debo focuses on the anti-pluie, an ultra light coat in transparent polyester voile. It was one of the innovations Margiela presented with the help of the in-house expertise at Hermès #momuantwerp #hermès #martinmargiela #mmm #visitantwerp #thisisantwerp Een bericht gedeeld door MoMu – Fashion Museum […]

Museumnacht met Nicole & Hugo!

Terug van nooit weggeweest – speciaal voor Museumnacht 2017 op zaterdag 5 augustus verzorgen Nicole & Hugo twee korte optredens om 20u15 en 21u45 (telkens 10 minuten) in de MoMu hal voor al hun fans in Antwerpen en ver daarbuiten! Aansluitend kan je enkele van hun mooiste showbizzoutfits bekijken aan de hand van Antwerpse ontwerpster […]

60 Seconds on the Expo: Women central

60 SECONDS ON THE EXPO – This week MoMu director Kaat Debo will tell you more about Margiela’s design philosophy and vision. For Hermès, Margiela developed a vision in which the woman is central, not an ideal image of eternal youth, but a real, natural and mature woman. 60 SECONDS ON THE EXPO – This […]

Teaser Rik Wouters & The Private Utopia

From 17|09|2016 > 26|02|2017 MoMu will presents its newest expo Rik Wouters & The Private Utopia. In collaboration with KMSKA, MoMu will unite fashion, craftsmanship and art. Starring the intimate and domestic paintings by Rik Wouters combined with silhouettes from Belgian designers and contemporary artists.  

MoMu Gallery. Traditions & Dreams. Kimono from the Kubota Collection 20|04|16>19|06|16

On 20th April, MoMu will open a new exhibition in the MoMu Gallery! On the occasion of the festivities of 150 years diplomatic relations between Belgian and Japan and with the support of Port of Antwerp, MoMu presents Traditions & Dreams. Kimono from the Kubota Collection! The exhibition in the gallery of MoMu will show a […]

MoMu Gallery: Demi-Couture – Couture techniques in recent ready-to-wear acquisitions

MoMu collection has more than doubled since its opening in 2002. Due to close ties of the museum with the fashion department of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, individual designers and collectors of Belgian fashion, MoMu was able to successfully extend its collection. The museum occasionally receives donations or long term loans from private […]