From 1 April 2023, and it’s no April’s Fool, you can climb the tower or belfry of Antwerp‘s Cathedral of Our Lady. The climbing tours are hosted by Museum Vleeshuis.
ANTWERP | Diamond museum DIVA reopens on Friday 24 March 2023
DIVA is the museum for diamonds, jewellery and silver located near the main square or Grote Markt of Antwerp. Over the centuries, Antwerp has always held a unique and important position for the diamond trade in the world. Currently, DIVA’s permanent exhibition is undergoing a transformation. The museum will reopen on Friday, the 24th of…
BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG | Staatsgalerie Stuttgart art museum
July 2022. As a teacher, Steve has the possibility to do a bigger trip in the school summer break. I don’t, or rarely do. After The Hague in 2020 and Utrecht in 2021, we decided to go to Germany for a now more or less traditional three-day weekend in July. Our eye fell on Stuttgart,…
BRUGES | ‘Queer Was Here’ arts festival from 4 to 26 March 2023
Musea Brugge (Museums Bruges) is organising the arts festival ‘Queer Was Here‘, from Saturday 4 to Sunday 26 March 2023 at Salon Arents in Bruges.
FOMU 2023 | Reimagined collection, strippers – Nicaragua – Kurdistan and people touching each other
FOMU, Antwerp‘s photography museum in the Zuid (South) area of town, reopened after renovation works.
ANTWERP 2023 | MoMu fashion museum presents IO Van Oostveldt and Man Ray exhibitions
MoMu, Antwerp‘s fashion museum, presents two new exhibitions. ‘Geometrically Wired. IO Van Oostveldt: Between Clothing and Art‘ will run from 25 February to 30 July 2023 and ‘Man Ray and Fashion‘ from 25 April to 13 August 2023.
ANTWERP | FOMU photography museum reopens on 16 February 2023
Presently FOMU, Antwerp‘s photography museums is closed for renovations and installing three new exhibitions. FOMU will reopen on Thursday 16 February 2023 for special guests and reopen for the general public on Friday 17 February.
Antwerp Pride, Jeffrey’s, Marie Antoinette, Armand Everaert win 2023 Touristico Gaylive Awards
Touristicogay and Gaylive organised their Touristico Gaylive Awards to reward LGBTQIA+ initiatives in Flanders and Belgium. Sven Boutsen (Touristico & Touristicogay) and Marc Dirix (Gaylive) host the podcast Touristico Gaylive together.
Antwerp Queer Arts Festival 2023 seeks contributors
In August 2023, Antwerp Queer Arts Festival (AQAF) returns for a 10th edition. As usual, the festival is looking for contributors.
2023 at the museums of Antwerp
After 2022, the City of Antwerp museums are preparing to receive visitors as well as possible in 2023 as well. The new permanent exhibition ‘Someone at home‘ opened at the Museum Aan de Stroom (MAS) last weekend and the Philip Aguirre exhibition in Museum Plantin-Moretus will be extended by three weeks until 19 February.