MoMu hits the streets with decorated utility boxesDiscover our extensive and rich museum collection on the streets of Antwerp! In close collaboration with the District of Antwerp, MoMu has redesigned 16 utility boxes at 12 locations! Here are 3 things you will discover on the decorated boxes! Read more.
The symbolism of colours as a powerful tool for unspoken messages throughout political historyIn 2021, Joe Biden officially became the 46th president of USA and Kamala Harris, his Vice President. The important symbolism of their outfits stood out but what was the meaning the purple coat of Kamala Harris and the ubiquitous shades of blue? Read more.
The Story Behind The Garment: FW1993-94 'Artisanal' dress by Maison Martin MargielaA very special garment has made its way into the MoMu Collection, thanks to Kristina De Coninck. The personal tale behind this object will be preserved as ‘oral history’ in the museum. Read more.
Face Masks: across the past centuries and towards the nextBecause face masks pepper the past centuries, a throw-back to several key points in their history will unfold various considerations of this object through time, and highlight its complexities as well as it potentialities. Read more.
And the MoMu Award Goes To...Each year, MoMu issues an award to one of the latest Fashion graduates from the Antwerp Royal Academy of Fine Arts. This year, the award was given to Annemarie Saric, for her women's collection ‘Luxus Für Alle’. Read more.
The Story Behind The Garment: SS1992 White 'Caban' by Maison Martin MargielaA very special garment has made its way into the MoMu Collection, thanks to Annick Vandecappelle. The personal tale behind this object will be preserved as ‘oral history’ in the museum. Read more.
Coco Chanel's suit: The Legendary Chanel ArmourDuring the renovation of its own premises, MoMu is sticking to its promise to inspire elsewhere. A collection item has been sent to Palais Galliera, which launched its new exhibition ‘Gabrielle Chanel. Fashion Manifesto’. Read more.
More about the MoMu renovation: Meet B-architectenMoMu will reopen during the weekend of 4 and 5 September 2021. Exciting times, not least for the team from B-architecten, the renowned Belgian architectural firm that was responsible for the renovation. Read more.
4 Ways To Conduct Your Fashion Research At HomeUnusual times call for unusual measures! We know it might not be easy to conduct fashion research solely relying on online sources. Our MoMu Library has noticed this problem from the get-go and offers a digital solution! Read more.
Pride & Fashion: How Fashion Students Are Challenging the NormsIf Pride is about anything, it is about challenging norms and opening up boundaries. We sat down with two bachelor students of the Antwerp Fashion Department who are doing just that: Malene Ahlert and Ezio Costa Read more.