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Birds of Paradise closing event with Kate MccGwire

Especially for MoMu+Friends, the friends organization of our museum, we will be organizing an exclusive closing event of our Birds of Paradise. Plumes and Feathers in Fashion exhibition on Saturday 23 August. During the event, MoMu+Friends members will receive a special tour by renowned British artist Kate MccGwire whose work is on display in the […]

Kate MccGwire

Kate MccGwire from MoMu Fashion Museum Antwerp on Vimeo. ‘I collect, sort, reuse, layer, peel, burn, reveal, localise, question, duplicate, play and photograph.’ MoMu invited the renowned British artist Kate MccGwire to intervene with her works in the expo Birds of Paradise. MccGwire primarily works with pigeon and crow feathers, birds that today evoke mainly […]

From March 20th, Birds of Paradise in MoMu

The exhibition Birds of Paradise – Feathers and Plumes in Fashion is an ode to the elegance and refinement of the application of plumes and feathers in fashion and haute couture. 19th-century accessories and belle époque garments showcase the refined elegance of the changing fashions at the end of the 19th century, emphasizing ostrich, pheasant […]