The Maison Frison town house: an exploration of a well-hidden work


15/09/2018 - 15/09/2018

The Maison Frison town house: an exploration of a well-hidden work

Built between 1894 and 1895 by Victor Horta for his friend, the lawyer Maurice Frison, this Art Nouveau house has recently found a new owner. Although already partially renovated in the past, the residence is still in need of substantial work. This is why Nupur Tron Chowdry has initiated a major programme of renovation aimed at restoring the original appearance of this distinctive home. Since her spur-of-the-moment acquisition, she has surrounded herself with the best sources of information in terms of Art Nouveau restoration.
During these tours, you will be able to explore the ground floor and garden, where remarkable elements bearing the hallmarks of the indisputable Master of Art Nouveau have been showcased, like the superb windowed gallery that enables light to penetrate into the heart of the building. The wall paintings are now seeing the light of day once again, thanks to the patience and skill of the master restorers. A real centre for Art and Culture is being created here; it is also operating as a platform of exchange for artistic projects involving India and Europe, thanks to the Maison Frison Horta Foundation.

A partnership between Fondation Maison Frison Horta and Explore.Brussels.

Practical information

    • The Maison Frison
    • Rue Lebeau/Lebeaustraat 37
    • 1000 Brussels
    • Sat. only from 10h00 to 18h00 (guided tours in groups of 15 people available all day (French/Dutch) – last admission at 17h00)
    • M
      Gare Centrale/Centraal Station
    • T
      Petit Sablon/Kleine Zavel
    • B
      Grand Sablon/Grote Zavel
    • B