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Temporary exhibitions


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.

Standing young woman, wood
Standing young woman, 20th dynasty, Egypt, wood

Cielo Tejido - Woven Sky

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.

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Future exhibitions


06.10.23 - 14.04.24
This retrospective aims to provide a deeper insight in Hoffmann’s ideals and their evolution

Stoclet Palace
Stoclet Palace

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.
as part of Europalia.Georgia

Gold disc
Gold disc, Gonio, 1st – 2nd century © Batumi archeological museum

Pop-up exhibitions


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.

Tobias Drawing the Fish from the Water
Tobias Drawing the Fish from the Water, Low Countries, 1490-1500 © KIK-IRPA, Brussels

Previous exhibitions


13.10.22 - 15.01.23
The Shin hanga (literally « new prints ») art movement was a revival of traditional printmaking (ukiyo‑e) in the early 20th century.

Japanese print
Morning Hair, Torii Kotondo, 1931


20.07.22 - 18.09.22
The exhibition Unfolding Landscapes celebrates Ukrainian visual art, exploring landscape, topography, psycho-geography and culture of this unique country.

affiche de l'exposition


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.

exhibition Before Time Began
exhibition Before Time Began


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.

gravure sur pierre Inuit, représente un homme-corbeau
No Turning Back, Ningiukulu Teevee, 2021