Events

Exhibitions 

 

This weekend is your last chance to visit the following exhibitionsth4th Special International Photo Exhibition at the Korean Cultural Center (05/02), the installations of Victoria Colmegna and Rinella Alfonso at La Maison du Rendez-Vous (06/02) and the intriguing Post Growth at IMAL (07/02). 
 

Standing Stones: until 29/08 

With Standing Stones, the Design Museum Brussels launches a programme exploring the interaction between art and contemporary design. The current installation was designed by Greek duo Eleni Petaloti and Leonidas Trampoukis, who co-founded the Objects of Common Interest studio in 2015. 
 

Félix Luque Sanchez - 'Verisimilitude': 31/01 > 30/05 

The MIMA kicks off the year strongly with multimedia artist Félix Luque Sanchez. In collaboration with Damien Gernay and Iñigo Bilbao Lopategui, Sanchez questions the way we perceive our relationship with technology in the light of contemporary challenges. 
 

It Never Ends - Part 2: John M Armleder & Guests: 04/02 > 25/04  

The Swiss artist presents the second part of his evolving It Never Ends exhibition, in the spectacular spaces of the KANAL-Centre Pompidou showroom. Armleder starts a dialogue between a series of large installations that he designed especially for the venue and a constellation of exhibitions, performances, concerts and encounters. 
 

Sur les traces de Bob et Bobette: 05/02 > 07/03 

Come and admire original drawings, sketches and memorabilia from the popular comic series and discover exactly how a comic book is made. The 356th comic of the series, De Fluitende Olifant, will also be published as part of this mini-exhibition. In this album, Bob and Bobette (Spike and Suzy in English) travel back in time to the first train ride in Belgium on 5 May 1835 
 

Cécile Massart - Sarcophagi - Radioactive Waste: 19/02 > 25/04  

Belgian artist Cécile Massart brings together archives of nuclear research centres, drawings, paintings, photos, videos and installations in the Botanique with a clear question to the visitor: how do we best deal with radioactive waste in our country? 
 

Céline Cuvelier - Jetlag Dream: 19/02 > 21/03  

Tourism, immigration and then a crossroads. In the winter of 2020-2021, at the Botanique Gallery, Céline Cuvelier takes us on a reflection around our modes and motives of travel. 
 

 

Festivals 
 
Krokuskriebels: taking your children to a museum
  

As part of the Dutch-language initiative Krokuskriebels, no fewer than 23 Brussels museums are organising numerous activities especially for children between 13 to 21 February. From breaking out of an escape room to making your own risography print, you name it. 

 
Brussels Podcast Festival: 25/02 > 28/02  

New episodes, unreleased live recordings, debates, installations, listening tours, performances, international sessions, workshops and an award show rewarding the best Belgian podcasts: you will find it all at the Podcast Festival in Atelier 210. 

 

PhotoBrussels Festival: 21/02 > 27/03  

The Hangar Art Center in Ixelles is organising the Photo Brussels Festival for the fifth time. This year the theme is, inevitably, quarantine. Averse to melancholy, 27 photographers take you, using creativity, humour, empathy, reflection, love, inspiration from nature, to their world of tomorrow 
 
Brussels, dance ! 25/02 > 04/04
  

Brussels, dance! is more than sixty performances and lectures, both by young up-and-coming artists and household names, in fifteen cultural centres over a two-month period. In other words, a must for every dance lover. See the full programme 

 
Flagey Piano Days: 24/02 > 28/02  

At the end of February, the Flagey building will once again be filled with fine people, during the Flagey Piano Days. During this online edition, enjoy the talent and virtuosity of, among others, Rafał Blechacz, Nik Bärtsch and Valentina Lisitsa. 
 
Festival Anima online: 12/02 > 21/02
 

This year, the Brussels Animation Film Festival will be held entirely online. Nothing else of the festival's magical formula changes: the originally planned programme of 250 films will be available online, and a number of virtual live events are also planned. Don't forget to look around, register and book your tickets. 
 
Week van de Belgische Muziek (Belgian Music Week): 08/02 > 14/02
  

Week van de Belgische Muziek (Belgian Music Week) pays tribute to home-grown musicians and a sector that has had to remain silent since March. Campaigns and initiatives are being set up all over Belgium and the annual showcase evening continues in an online version