STOCLET 1911 - RESTITUTION
02.01.24 - 14.04.24
(With Hoffmann ticket) The aim of this exhibition and the digital reproduction, presented as a film, is to take visitors on a tour of the interiors of the Stoclet House, which has been on the very select list of Brussels buildings placed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List since 2009, but is still little known to the general public.
The Art & History Museum possesses a remarkable group of medallions and small panels dating from the 16th and 17th centuries. They are only part of a collection that also includes examples of entire monumental stained glass, single panels and fragments. It is the largest public collection of stained glass in Belgium. From 2017 to 2021, it’s study formed the topic of a conservation-restoration, research and valorization project (Project FENESTRA), which made this presentation possible.more
GEORGIA: A STORY OF ENCOUNTERS
27.10.23 - 18.02.24
At the crossroads of East and West, traversed by trade routes linked to the Silk Roads, and always the object of ambition of the great powers surrounding it, Georgia has been a place of encounters and exchanges from which it has drawn cultural nourishment. The result is a heritage of unparalleled richness.
ANDRO WEKUA: STRANGER IN PARADISE
27.10.23 - 18.02.24
Totally in keeping with his style of presenting works in a pared-down staging as if in a place located somewhere between memory, dreams, fantasy, longing or science-fiction-like shudder, Andro Wekua expresses here, on a large bare stage, the full gamut of melancholic and imaginative dimensions he evokes and depicts with his creations.
31.03.23 - 01.10.23
The exhibition narrates the story of two centuries of fascinating archaeological discoveries in the Land of the Pharaohs and the development of the Egyptian collection of the museum.
CIELO TEJIDO - WOVEN SKY
15.09.24 - 20.09.24
Cielo Tejido is a piece of art that reflects the diversity of Mexican culture installed in the Grand Narthex until 20 Sept. It promotes the participation of women artisans from the state of Jalisco throughout the creation of textile pieces with a traditional weaving technique of Mexico. Meanwhile, share Mexican cultural values and principles, such as gender equality, social inclusion, and sustainability.
BEFORE TIME BEGAN
22.10.21 - 29.05.22
The Art & History Museum exhibited Australian Aboriginal art for the first time. This exhibition was a concept of Fondation Opale in Lens (Switzerland), Europe’s most important centre for Aboriginal art and culture. The works presented in Before Time Began, most of which belong to this collection, originated in remote areas of Australia and have been treated in an ethically responsible way.
INUIT. GRAPHIC JOURNEY IN THE FAR NORTH
19.03.22 - 22.05.22
A dive into the contemporary art of the Arctic populations. The works presented are a selection from the collection of the Belgian poet Carl Norac.