Tag Archives: MoMu Antwerp

Opening hours of MoMu library during summer holidays

Want to do research in our MoMu library in July and August? During the summer holidays, MoMu library will only be open on Wednesdays by appointment! To make an appointment, please send an email to library@momu.be or call +32 (0) 3 470 27 79. For more information about the library, check out our website!

Summer workshops at MoMu!

  For our little MoMu fans, MoMu is organizing tons of summer workshops for children! Want to make your own dress out of rings or a top made of gloves? What about a sock sweater or a disco ball jacket? Nothing sounds too crazy for our workshops! For more information, check out our website. Register […]

Olivier Theyskens – She Walks in Beauty

MoMu proudly announces its fall expo Olivier Theykens – She Walks in Beauty starring Belgian designer Olivier Theyskens and his creative evolution of twenty years! The expo focuses on his experience in the fashion business, his craftsmanship and the changing atmospheres of his work through a multitude of silhouettes imbued with the couture spirit. Covering […]

New Acquisition: Walter Van Beirendonck A/W16-17 jacket

  In WOEST for Autumn/Winter 2016-2017, Walter Van Beirendonck took a stance against increasing intolerance, and communicated a strong message to ‘stop terrorizing our world’! In this look, the leopard print expresses a sense of animalistic aggression. The legs and arms of the expressive tribal figure on the leather jacket are playfully dangling out, suggesting […]

Margiela. The Hermès Years

  From 31 March 2017 to 27 August 2017, MoMu will open its newest expo Margiela. The Hermès Years! MoMu is displaying Belgian stylist Martin Margiela’s Hermès collections from 1997 to 2003 for the first time. As well as this, the tribute exhibition also explores the relationship during these years between these collections and his own […]

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 […]

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 […]

Upcoming: Rik Wouters & the Private Utopia

The theme of enchanting homeliness by painter Rik Wouters, as well as the intimate feeling of sanctity between him and his wife Nel, forms the premise of this exhibition. In our region, Wouters was the only artist to combine Post-Impressionist painting techniques with simple domestic scenes. His expressive brush strokes and the unfinished style of […]

Looking back towards the future: the work of Issey Miyake

At the close of Balenciaga’s house in 1968, Issey Miyake witnessed, as a design assistant at the atelier of Guy  Laroche, the May 1968 student revolts in Paris, with the motto “sous les pavés la plage”. The freedom and rebellious, creative spirit of these revolts inspired Miyake: when he established his own house in 1970, […]

Working with the MoMu/UA Study Collection: Reconstruction of a Blouse

    Blouse (1890/1915) Materials and techniques: Cotton; Silk; Lace: chantilly; Tulle The only original part of this blouse is the black lace, which came into the study collection in separate pieces. The main part of this exercise consisted of historical research about fashion and patternmaking at the beginning of the 20th century. A sample […]