10.07.19 > 19.04.20

Beautiful Lace & Carine Gilson

Beautiful Lace & Carine Gilson
Worn by famous singers or actresses like Beyoncé, Nicole Kidman or Monica Bellucci and snapped by the greatest photographers such Nick Knight, the pieces from the Maison Carine Gilson combine skill and modernity. Her signature is the lace inlay.

In this new exhibition, one of the first of its kind, the Brussels designer reveals what inspires her, talks about her collaborations and draws on the museum's collections to celebrate Brussels lace, particularly on lingerie.

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10.07.19 > 29.09.19

Summer of lace #2

Summer of lace #2

The Fashion & Lace Museum has joined forces with the Art and History Museum to present some major pieces of Brussels lace.

This summer, discover the train of Queen Marie-Henriette (1865-1902).


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10.07.19 > 19.04.20

Creative space

Creative space
Participate in the making of a giant "lace" inspired by the work of Carine Gilson.

For children ... but also for adults who want to have fun.


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Lace Room

Lace Room
Recognised for its quality, the refinement of its patterns and the fineness of its threads, over the centuries, Brussels Lace has acquired an international reputation.
This highly skilled industry beguiled the grandest European courts: from Maria Theresa of Austria to Louis XIV and Princess Josephine Charlotte of Belgium.
©M.Detiffe

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Sunday 04.08.19

First Sunday of the month

First Sunday of the month

On the first Sunday of every month admission to the museum is free.