There are two grand Harry Potter exhibits: the one in London, that stays in the same spot, and this one, which travels the world. Now the second one has come to Belgium, traveling here from its previous run in Shanghai, where it is taking up residence over the summer in Palace 2 of the Brussels Expo. Continue reading “Harry Potter: The Exhibition”
Game Changers, the Antwerp fashion museum’s (MoMu for short) current main exhibit, focuses on the evolution of the twentieth-century silhouette in high fashion. On top of that it collaborates with UNIQLO for the UNIQLO MOMU SUNDAYS, allowing free entry for everyone on every first Sunday of the month. Continue reading “Game Changers”
As the title suggests, Sarcophagi: Under the Stars of Nut focuses on the burial rites and graves of Ancient Egypt. Continue reading “Sarcophagi: Under the Stars of Nut”
The secondary Egypt exhibit at the Cinquantenaire Museum is accessible on both a Sarcophagi and a general-admission ticket and is located on the top floor of the museum.
While their Egypt collection is amazing in its own right, displaying many pieces you won’t see anywhere else, it is treated a bit like the unfavored stepchild. Everything else is beautifully presented, yet these are all simple displays and often the lighting is bad, which is a shame. Some pieces have also been moved (possibly to Sarcophagi), leaving ugly empty gaps. Continue reading “Djehutihotep”
This particular exhibit of Leonardo Da Vinci’s life and work has visited a great many of cities before, delighting fans of both Da Vinci himself, science and clockpunk around the globe, before taking its current stop in the capital of Belgium.
The exhibit has been very well set up. They start by explaining the purpose of the exhibit as well as the reason for the use of the replicas on display. I’m sure that some will be bothered by the use of copies, but, to be honest, it is so well put together that no one should let the lack of originals get to them. Continue reading “Da Vinci: The Genius”