Fine art & Human rights @ Fine arts museum

since September 2019. The Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium and the Belgian sections of Amnesty International have joined forces to develop a human rights education trail in the heart of the Museums’ collections. This tour deals with different human rights such as equality, migration, women’s rights, freedom and security, justice, etc. in order […]

Art & Mental Illness @met museum

Introducing “Met Escapes: Spring Edition” – an inspiring event specially designed for individuals living with dementia, along with their family members or care partners to immerse themselves in the world of art. The museum environment, known for its serene atmosphere and awe-inspiring exhibits, provides a tranquil setting that encourages relaxation, reflection, and connection. The event […]

Connect & Reflect- Co-creation

8 June. Lasso will host a second edition of Connect & Reflect, the bilingual inspiration and networking event. This year, we will be inspired by co-creative projects and go exploring in Jette. Connect & Reflect is for everyone working or wanting to work around cultural participation. During this activity, we bring together voices and insights […]

Brussels Queer Graphics @ Design Museum

17 may – 5 nov. From the 1950s on, LGBTQI+ communities in Brussels have used graphic design and developed a specific language. This visual language signals their presence and their commitment to a set of shared principles, identities, and values. Shaped by struggle and celebration, turmoil and compromise, this tool of both resistance and resilience […]

QUEER EXHIBITION HISTORIES – Symposium @ Kanal Centre Pompidou

3 june. Coinciding with the launch of Queer Exhibition Histories, a new publication edited by KANAL curator Bas Hendrikx, this symposium examines the efforts of artists and curators from the LGBTQIA+ community to show their work in European museums and society at large over the past decades. While artistically oriented, the projects and events in […]

WHOSE HERITAGE? Unsettling Archives and Collections @CI.II.III.IV.

25 May. In his seminal lecture “Whose Heritage? Un-settling the ‘Heritage,’ Re-imagining the Post-nation” (1992), Stuart Hall called on diasporic communities to take over the foundational ground on which the process of heritage construction has proceeded. For this event, CIVA has brought curators, scholars, and cultural activists to discuss critical heritage practice in archives and […]

Matrimony Days 2022

22 sept – 25 sept.   “The Matrimony Days shed light on the historical Brussels matrimony – architectural, sculptural, urbanistic, social. On the other hand, the Matrimony Days are also an opportunity to discover the current heritage – artistic, political and feminist. Beyond the discovery of Brussels’ matrimony, which is sometimes, and often even overshadowed, […]

Heritage days

  Heritage days 17 & 18 SEPT. 2022 TRACES OF COLONISATION   “Since 1989, the Heritage Days have been one of Belgium’s most keenly anticipated cultural events, drawing in thousands of visitors from Brussels, Wallonia, Flanders and beyond.” “This year’s theme concerns our relationship with colonisation and the direct and indirect links forged with the Congo […]

BEING HOME IS… @ Jewish Museum of Belgium

  Being Home is … “You have before you the result of the artistic and social project Being Home is … that the Jewish Museum of Belgium set up in 2020-2021 for a dozen of young people, both French-speaking and Dutch-speaking, on the occasion of the photo and video exhibition of Assaf Shoshan – Home. […]