Stories

  • Behind the MoMu scenes: What happened to the MoMu collection?

    Until 2020 MoMu temporarily closes its doors for a thorough renovation. What happens in the meantime behinds the scenes of the museum with its impressive collection? Read more.
  • Olivier Theyskens, A Fashion Odyssee

    From 15 June 2019 until 5 January 2020, the Museum for Lace and Fashion in Calais is presenting the exhibition ‘In Praesentia’ curated by Olivier Theyskens. Seven of Theyskens’ signature pieces creations from the MoMu collection will be on display Read more.
  • Leaving the Nest: A Brief History of the Royal Academy’s Graduation Show

    As the end of yet another school year approaches, the Fashion Department of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts are about to send the newest generation of graduates out into the wide world. Read more.
  • Time to get creative at home with our DIY videos!

    What better time to let those creative juices flow than during holidays? As in previous years, MoMu will once again be offering a varied assortment of children’s workshops during the school holidays. Read more.
  • 5 things you will discover during a MoMu Fashion Walk

    The MoMu Fashion Walk is ideal for anyone who wants to have a different perspective on Antwerp. The walk not only focuses on designer stores but also on iconic buildings and places that helped shape Antwerp into the fashion city it is today. Read more.
  • Meet the 1970s and 1980s SOFT? artists

    For the first time, MoMu diverts its focus on fashion by presenting ‘SOFT? Tactile Dialogues’, an exhibition highlighting the Belgian textile movement of the 1970s and 80s in dialogue with contemporary artists who use textiles freely to express themselves. Read more.
  • Five dresses from the MoMu collection you need to see now!

    It’s no secret that MoMu has accumulated an immense collection over the last years but not everything has been showcased in our exhibitions. The MoMu collection includes some hidden gems with an interesting backstory. Read more.
  • Meet SOFT? artist: Kati Heck

    Kati Heck creates sculptural installations, short films, and monumental paintings. In her visual language, Heck blends and merges the style of the Old Masters with German artists such as Otto Dix and Georg Grosz. Read more.
  • Souvenirs from the wardrobe of the Arenberg family

    This fall, Museum M brought the art collection of the nobel Arenberg family into its collection. The exhibition ‘Power and Beauty. The Arenbergs’ allows visitors to see the world of the Arenberg family. Read more.
  • Meet SOFT? artist: Wiesi Will

    Laure Van Brempt and Vera Roggli are the Antwerp-based duo WIESI WILL. Their collaboration arises from their shared love for materials, sustainable craftsmanship, and experimental research into structures and textures. Read more.