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Exhibitions

Exhibitions

Here you will find information on the main exhibitions at the Ghent museums.

Gerhard Richter

Gerhard Richter

Gerhard Richter is among the most influential of today’s artists and is often thought of as an innovator in post-war painting.

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Made by children

Made by children

Discover the life of a young textile worker from Ghent in the 19th century, a Belgian child star from the 20th century…

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Metafloristiek

Metafloristiek

The Swiss artists Gerda Steiner and Jörg Lenzlinger are best known for their grand installations in which they interweave plants, branches and objects into one.

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Hello, Robot

Hello, Robot

Whether they are characters in a film, cuddly companions for old people or military drones, everyone has some idea of what robots are.

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The Mystic Lamb exposed!

Het Lam Gods ont(k)leed

This permanent exhibition includes exceptional film clips, X-rays, drawings, works of art, instruments and models which relate to the Mystic Lamb during the restoration period.

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Headwind

Tegenwind

This exhibition tells the history of poverty in Belgium since the start of the nineteenth century.

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Geta Brătescu

Geta Brătescu - Museum voor Schone Kunsten

This first major retrospective in Belgium of the Romanian artist Geta Brătescu offers an overview of the exceptionally varied body of work from the now 91-year-old Brătescu.

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The Photographic I

The Photographic I

Spread over two years in two parts, this exhibition offers a look at the present-day position of photography within the field of contemporary art.

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Medardo Rosso

Museum voor Schone Kunsten

This exhibition presents sculptures, photos and designs by the Italian sculptor Medardo Rosso, one of Rodin’s contemporaries

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The Cabinets

De Kabinetten

This exhibition offers a stage to ‘solitary creators’, in continually alternating configurations: recent acquisitions will be shown, vulnerable work will be returned to the depot and new themes will be presented.

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Events

Overview of all activities in a single pdf file

Overview of all activities in a single pdf file.
Only available in digital format

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Whale spotting

Whale spotting

In 2015, a young finback whale came into the port of Ghent on the bow of a ship from Brazil. The young animal, measuring almost 12 metres long, had died at sea and was brought to land by the fire brigade.

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Out of the box

Whale spotting

Ghent University is celebrating its 200th anniversary and displaying the Ghent University Museum’s collection at various locations around the city. Scientific objects invite dialogue with their new surroundings.

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