Culture Archive

31 Dec 2014
Vrak creates unique accessories that have a clear link with Brussels. The art collective consists of 6 “Brusseleirs” who are very passionate about their city. One of them is lawyer Florent, who is a tourist guide in Brussels in his free time. He... Read More
29 Dec 2014
  Hotel BLOOM! & Harlan Levey Projects Gallery present: Penthouse Art Space Residency Program In response to cultural budget cuts and the effects of the financial crisis on artistic production around the world, Hotel BLOOM! and Harlan Levey Projects Gallery... Read More
29 Dec 2014
On 17 January 2014, Afropean+ takes place at BOZAR. Along the lines of the artist Pitcho Womba Konga’s “Congolisation” project, this event highlights the added value of the African diaspora in the European cultural landscape. Taking place within the context... Read More
26 Dec 2014
In “Continuum of Repair: the Light of Jacob’s Ladder”, you can encounter a warmy lit cabinet of curiosities in the middle of a former library at BOZAR Brussels. A vast mirror reflects a beam of light, transforming it into rungs of a... Read More
23 Dec 2014
From 26 to 31 December, the 10th edition of the Be Film Festival takes place at Bozar. You can read all about it in this blog. It’s in this context that you can visit the photo expo “En train de”,... Read More
19 Dec 2014
Once a year, since 2005, Brussels hosts the Be Film Festival and invites some of the leading lights of Belgian cinema. Belgians and tourists alike traditionally come to be part of this festive cinematic experience. This year, from 26 to... Read More
17 Dec 2014
Until 4 January 2015, the Botanique Museum is hosting a gallery of drawings dedicated to the unique universe of the Belgian visual artist Hans Op de Beeck. In a muted setting conceived by the artist, the exhibition presents a series of drawings... Read More
16 Dec 2014
2015 is coming closer and closer, so you might wanna start planning your cultural agenda. Fact is that Brussels has an enormous variety of cultural events: exhibitions, performances, concerts, festivals, cultural events and many many more. But the good news... Read More
11 Dec 2014
This year we celebrated the 200th birthday of the great Belgian Adolphe Sax, inventor of the saxophone, who was born on 6 November 1814 in Dinant. This exceptional anniversary was the pretext for an equally exceptional exhibition at the Brussels Musical Instruments Museum. The fourth floor... Read More
10 Dec 2014
Sinterklaas only just left our country, and it’s already time to start thinking about the next shopping spree for gifts… Christmas is arriving! The christmas tree needs to be decorated and accompanied by as much presents as possible… Do you also... Read More
8 Dec 2014
Until 12 December, you can go to the 14th Mediterranean Film Festival of Brussels, known as the “Med”, which takes places at the Botanique every year. Besides a jury that has the delicate task of ranking films in an official competition, the... Read More
5 Dec 2014
Petr Davydtchenko and Astrid Gnosis were the first guests in the new residency program established by Hotel BLOOM! in collaboration with Harlan Levey Projects. During a 2 month period Petr and Astrid worked on their project ‘DyingBreed’ that they have... Read More
4 Dec 2014
We are accustomed to see the world in color. Our cameras always capture images in full color. But what if the world that we are used to seeing in color suddenly turned black and white like a black-and-white TV?  Imagine... Read More
3 Dec 2014
The Plasticarium. Art & Design Atomium Museum, a museum entirely dedicated to plastic objects based on the collection of Philippe Decelle, will open in Brussels in December 2015. The Atomium has recently acquired the private collection of the Brussels Plasticarium. ... Read More
28 Nov 2014
The Vanhaerents Art Collection is a family collection of contemporary art containing works from the 1970s until today. It offers the possibility to confront works from emerging young artists with those of more established artists by whom they were inspired. For... Read More
26 Nov 2014
Today’s financial markets are largely governed by algorithms. Within nanoseconds, they calculate the precise moment at which incomprehensible financial products are shot from one side of the world to the other. These transactions are based on speculation in the movement... Read More
20 Nov 2014
Until 15 March 2015 the Brussels Cinquantenaire Museum is hosting the “Lascaux” mobile exhibition, voted Best Touring Exhibition of the Year in 2013. The exhibition has already received 700.000 visitors worldwide and has now set up its winter quarters in Brussels for its one and... Read More
18 Nov 2014
When the Berlin Wall was still standing, numerous German and international artists would come to cover the western part of the “wall of shame” with graffiti and paintings. On 9 November 1989, the Wall was destroyed. The Cold War was over,... Read More
17 Nov 2014
The legendary French writer Victor Hugo (1802-1885), known from his masterpiece Les Misérables, lived in exile for 19 years in Brussels, Jersey and Guernsey. It is no wonder that The Museum of Letters and Manuscripts of Brussels now dedicates a... Read More
13 Nov 2014
At the moment the Botanique, the cultural centre next to Hotel BLOOM!,  is hosting a gallery of drawings dedicated to the unique universe of Hans Op de Beeck. In a muted setting conceived by the artist, the exhibition presents a series of drawings and... Read More
12 Nov 2014
Nationa(a)l, a pop-up vitrine on Belgian talent, will be back for its 3rd edition in Brussels from 7 until 17 May 2015, and it is looking for new talents to represent and support! Design, fashion, visual art, gastronomy, dance, literature,... Read More
10 Nov 2014
On Friday 14 November a new expo opens its doors at the Community Center Ten Weyngaert in Forest: ‘Schijt object(s)en à chier’. Visitors are asked to bring along trivial stuff that they want to get rid of. These objects will then be exposed... Read More