"Rest in peace" "Requiescat in pace" - Does the traditional Flemish funeral culture really rest in peace? Even dying means making choices. Join us on a 200-year journey of funeral culture.
02.10.2012 → 31.12.2017
The restoration of the ‘Lamb of God’ altarpiece is a unique project. An important exhibition is...
05.09.2014 → 28.06.2015
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The monumental setting of this unique exhibition space and its highly distinctive light effect create an atmosphere that makes every visit an unforgettable experience.
Since 2011, Titus Simoens has been working on a series of pictures of school pupils under strict regimes.
At the invitation of Governor Jan Briers, seven young artists who have all graduated recently from the LUCA School of Arts Ghent and KASK/School of Arts Ghent, are engaging in a dialogue with the classic interior and rich history of the Governor’s official residence in the Vlasmarkt. Their work has resulted in a surprising and very special exhibition that creates a variety of lines, reflections, narratives and repetitions to form a ‘loop of delay’ on events in this house that have happened or that could happen.
The exhibition shows all aspects of Fellini’s rich imagination and illustrates how he created a mythical view of himself and of the Italian way of life.
Between 1850 and 1930 tens of thousands of Flemish farmers left the land of their birth in the hope of making a better life for themselves in North America.