Culture Archive

20 Jun 2016
In Brussels, summer and photography go hand in hand every two years. Since 2006, the Center for Fine Arts (BOZAR) has been placing numerous partners from the world of creative photography and related media in the... Read More
15 Jun 2016
The Beursschouwburg is celebrating the end of a packed cultural season with Out Loud! From 8 June to 9 July, everybody’s invited onto the roof terrace with its adjacent bar and silver room. In the evening,... Read More
6 Jun 2016
Like every year, Bruxelles les Bains will open its urban beach from 1 July to 7 August 2016 at the Quai des Péniches near the Place Sainctelette. There will be lots of events and activities for young and old:... Read More
23 May 2016
At the Halles Saint-Géry, you can check out the cartoon expo “Unique Little Belgium”. The expo is a collaboration between gallery and website The Cartoonist and the Halles. Until 30 June, 22 Belgian press cartoonists are exposing their... Read More
12 May 2016
STROKAR is an exposition of unique and original artworks around urban culture. It’s a collaboration between photographer-reporter Fred Atax and some 120 street artists who intervene on a selection of 300 pictures taken during his... Read More
12 May 2016
Eames & Hollywood Temporary exhibition The ADAM (Art & Design Atomium Museum) presents the temporary exhibition Eames & Hollywood, a retrospective featuring photographs taken by Charles and Ray Eames on Billy Wilder’s film sets. This famous director was... Read More
7 May 2016
The Netherlands are presiding over the European Union until June 2016. Over twenty thousand politicians and civil workers are currently swarming Amsterdam. It’s not all about politics but about culture as well. The program Europe by... Read More
3 May 2016
Have you heard of the Brussels Beer Bus yet? You can hop aboard an amazing vintage bus that was in service on the Brussels public transport system in the sixties, and follow your local guide to discover... Read More
23 Apr 2016
Brussels-based Pro Materia (Brussels, 1999) is an international creative consultancy that curates a series of print and online magazines, mounts exhibitions and facilitates workshops. Last week, Pro Materia launched art gallery Piano Nobile. The gallery is... Read More
14 Apr 2016
On 23 April, you can join the dancers of Rosas and P.A.R.T.S. and experience time in a whole new way. On the Dag van de Dans (Day of the Dance), Rosas is organizing an ultra long flashmob. Everybody... Read More
11 Apr 2016
The Brussels Dvir Gallery presents a small but coherent group expo until 16 April. Light Falling creates an amosphere of violence and makes the visitor feel very uncomfortable. The expo’s name is derived from a work of... Read More
6 Apr 2016
From 22 to 24 April, Art Brussels takes place, a contemporary art fair corroborating Brussels’ reputation as Europe’s most upcoming and exciting art city. The 34th edition of Art Brussels will be organized in a new location, Tour... Read More
4 Apr 2016
Throughout history, the burning of books has aroused many horrified reactions and was never a good sign. It plunges us back into the darkest moments of history, invariably attesting to a defeat of literature, poetry... Read More
1 Apr 2016
The Italian writer Umberto Eco, who recently died on 19 February, described the role that Brussels can play as capital of Europe as follows: “The capital of the European Union should become a foyer culturel, a... Read More
28 Mar 2016
Seventeen seconds: that’s how long it takes the average visitor to view a piece of art. Slow Art Day challenges this sort of fleeting appreciation and invites the visitor to spend a whole ten minutes in admiration.... Read More
21 Mar 2016
There’s a revolutionary new expo at the Royal Museums of Fine Arts. “Bruegel. Unseen Masterpieces“ allows you to delve into the works of Pieter Bruegel the Elder. The project was launched jointly with the Google Cultural Institute in... Read More
18 Mar 2016
On 24 March 2016, the Millennium Iconoclast Museum of Art will open with the exciting exhibition “City Lights”. Located on the site of the former Belle-Vue brewery beside the canal, the MIMA will feature temporary... Read More
14 Mar 2016
Just when we thought that the boom of new art galleries would stop for a little while, there’s another new one emerging. The Chabah Yelmani Gallery, for example, landed in Brussels (Elsene) one year ago. For... Read More
5 Mar 2016
Twenty-five years ago, in 1991, Serge Gainsbourg died. He was a French singer, songwriter, pianist, film composer, poet, painter, screenwriter, writer, actor, and director. The French rock photographer Pierre Terrasson, who followed Gainsbarre during the last years of... Read More
3 Mar 2016
If you like real-life pictures of ruined architecture, the Louise186 building, one of Brussels’ art hotspots, is the place to be for you the coming month! The reason? There’s a pop-up going on of the... Read More
29 Feb 2016
In March, the Offscreen Film Festival presents a fine selection of special, new and unreleased films, giving a platform to independent, non-conformist filmmakers as well as to movies at the cutting edge of contemporary cinema. These... Read More
25 Feb 2016
Vincent Glowinski, alias Bonom, is one of Brussels’ most famous street artists. He’s often called “the Banksy of Brussels”. After decorating the face of the Botanique with his massive frescoes, he’s now occupying the Museum... Read More