The philosophy behind MoMu's acquisition policyCurator of Collections Wim Mertens on the challenges and opportunities of MoMu's constantly evolving museum collection and acquisition policy. Read more.
Yvonne Dekock & Walter Van Beirendonck: Talent is something you recognize instantlyMoMu sits down with Walter Van Beirendonck and Yvonne Dekock to reflect on the time they spent within the fashion department of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp, first as students, then as teachers. This chapter is set to draw to a close this year. Read more.
MoMu Collection travels to Kasteel d'UrselA selection of silhouettes and objects from the MoMu Collection can be seen at Kasteel d’Ursel in Hingene. They are part of “Print & Paint: 350 Years of Flowers on Cotton”, on view from May 26 through October 9, 2022. Read more.
MoMu restores: Walter Van Beirendonck Autumn/Winter 1996-97 wigA contemporary object that has been refreshed is a wig by Walter Van Beirendonck. The piece, which formed part of the Autumn/Winter 1996-97 Wonderland collection, was effectively worn on the catwalk, resulting in a lot of damage caused by use. Read more.
MoMu restores: 18th-century French dressBefore the 'Collection Presentation - Fashion from the MoMu Collection', the 18th-century dress in the French style has never been exhibited before. The piece is quite fragile and both the accompanying petticoat and compère (the false front) were missing. Read more.
18 years behind the scenes at MoMu with volunteer MariaBack in 2003, she made her way to the Fashion Museum carrying a consignment of 19th-century clothes – heirlooms – from an old box and now, 18 years later, 81-year-old Maria Sermeus is still working behind the scenes at MoMu as a volunteer. Read more.
How MoMu digitises 17th & 18th century copybooks and ledgersDiscover the 'Melijn archive handwritten text recognition' project, a plan to digitise, transcribe and publish twenty volumes of letter copybooks and ledgers from the 17th and 18th centuries. Read more.
MoMu spoke with Dries Otten, the interior architect behind the revamped MoMu StudioNot only the museum was given a facelift – the space for the children's and adults' workshops was also overhauled. Interior architect Dries Otten successfully set to work on the challenging space of the MoMu Studio. We asked him about his approach. Read more.