Visit Brussels Awards

Visit Brussels Awards
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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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Sunday 01.03.20

First Sunday of the month

First Sunday of the month

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


Saturday 14.03.20

Museum Night Fever

Museum Night Fever

19:00 > 01:00

Bright jellyfish: Nora Juncker has developed an installation consisting of bright jellyfish created from recycled plastic, while acknowledging the delicacy of lace. Suspended at different levels, the installation draws the viewer's attention while they contemplate humanity's ecological imprint on the world. In the workshop, you can try your hand at weaving your own pieces of plastic lace from strips of plastic bags. Placed next to each other, the pieces will create a collective work that will ultimately take the form of a final jellyfish to complete the installation.
Workshops: 20:00 – 20:30 – 21:00 – 21:30 – 22:00

Flash guided tour (15 min)

Price: Pass MNF: € 13 (presale), € 17 (same day) / on sale at the museum

Museum Night Fever

Thursady 19.03.20

Leçon de Mode n°21

 Leçon de Mode n°21
Lace, a highly contemporary material

Internationally recognised under the name of Dentelle de Calais-Caudry®, lace woven on Leavers looms strikes a balance between tradition and innovation. This lace is the product of 200 years of knowledge, enhancing the most beautiful contemporary creations.
Who inspires whom? How do art and industry mutually nourish one another? The answers can be found with couture houses, master craftspeople and lace producers.

Sylvie Marot is an independent curator. She was responsible for the Haute Dentelle exhibition created at the Cité de la dentelle in Calais in 2018, and currently being presented in a new format at the TextielMuseum in Tilburg. Her work Décrayonner Anne Valérie Hash received the 2017 Grand Prix for books on fashion.

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10.07.19 > 19.04.20

Beautiful Lace & Carine Gilson for kids

Beautiful Lace & Carine Gilson for kids
Flowers, birds of paradise, kimonos and more, colourful and sophisticated references that Carine Gilson uses in many different
ways. With the exhibition's fun trail, children journey through these enchanting worlds and discover the art and skill of lace-making over the centuries.
From 7 years
16.10.19 > 19.04.20

Fashion Room

Fashion Room
This new space is unique in Belgium and gives a glimpse of the Fashion & Lace Museum’s recent acquisitions.

Entitled New Millennium, the first exhibition presents 16 of the museum's recent acquisitions produced in around the year 2000 – the turn of the millennium. 

With creations by: Giorgio Armani, Issey Miyake by Naoki Takizawa, Yohji Yamamoto, Junya Watanabe, Comme des Garçons, Ann Demeulemeester, Annemie Verbeke, Beauduin-Masson, Dries Van Noten, Prada, Martin Margiela, Helmut Lang, Véronique Leroy, Gucci by Tom Ford, Olivier Theyskens, Dolce & Gabbana.

Veronique Leroy, Spring-Summer collection 1998
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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.
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