Culture Archive

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
7 Nov 2014
Brussels is the homeland of Tintin and Spirou, the undeniable forerunners of many generations of comic strip heroes. The Smurfs, Lucky Luke and the Daltons, Corentin, Black and Mortimer – to mention only the most famous – have made children of... Read More
5 Nov 2014
After the resounding success of the 2010 exhibition “Paul Delvaux. Starting Points”, the Museum of Ixelles invites you on a liberating and sensitive journey into the famous Belgian master’s world. Up until 18 January, the museum presents the carefree and sensitive world... Read More
3 Nov 2014
The Ars Musica Festival at BOZAR lets you plunge into the depths of the most inventive and recent music. The festival kindly opens its doors to all kinds of music: old music, jazz, pop, rock and world music are all showcased. On... Read More
31 Oct 2014
“Customisez-Moi”, developed by Bernard Gavilan, is a contest of fashion customization in which autodidacts and fashion school students take part. Ten finalists will showcase their customized collection during an exciting catwalk show and will be judged by industry professionals. NEW:... Read More
30 Oct 2014
Many artists also act as a curator once in their life-long career. So does the British 2008 Turner Prize winning artist Mark Leckey with his exposition Lending Enchantment to Vulgar Materials in WIELS Contemporary Art Center (Brussels). It is Leckey’s largest exhibition... Read More
28 Oct 2014
In 2014, Filem’on, the Brussels International Children’s Film Festival, celebrates its 8th birthday! During the autumn holidays, until Sunday 3 November, the Brussels movie theatres Cinema Nova, Aventure, Cinematek, GC Everna, GC De Pianofabriek, GC Ten Weyngaert and Espace Delvaux welcome... Read More