The grid, formed by the regular intersection of vertical and horizontal lines, was an iconic structure in twentieth-century art that has never ceased to fire artists’ imagination. The exhibition, also entitled The Grid, explores this theme.
FamiliesSchoolsAdults The exhibition goes behind the scenes of archaeology and explores its historiography as a discipline not limited to fieldwork, but drawing on aspects of various other disciplines to create a new way of interpreting the past. The artefacts on display are accompanied by archival documents, recreating the context in which the discipline emerged as a science.
FamiliesSchoolsAdults From prehistoric times to the present day, humans have erected monuments over individual or collective graves : Tumuli. How and for whom was it made? What treasures does it contain ? Delve into the heart of the tumuli an discover the secrets hidden beneath these ancient grassy mounds of earth and skilfully crafted stone structures.
AdultsSchools Drawing, even more so than writing, is one of the most instinctive ways to express our thoughts and ideas. Who hasn’t doodled on the corner of a sheet of paper or used a sketch to try to convey their thoughts or emotions ? The exhibition features sketches by Belgian artists that demonstrate the many possibilities of this discipline, as an endless source of research and exploration for visual artists.
AdultsSchoolsFamilies Featuring some of the finest works from the magnificent collection of ancient Japanese books in the Rare Books Reserve of UCLouvain the exhibition showcases the art of images and illustrations. Japan donated more than 13,600 books to the Université catholique de Louvain in the 1920s, the oldest dating back to the 13th century. At the time, it was regarded as the most beautiful collection housed outside Japan.
AdultsSchoolsFamilies The Museum of Capitalism is coming to Louvain-la-Neuve and taking up temporary residence at Musée L ! Questioning our economic and cultural system through capitalism’s origins, hopes, limits and alternatives. Addressing topics such as food, health, culture, consumerism and finance. Provoking debate about complex economic issues that nevertheless structure our lives.
AdultsSchoolsFamilies Should Europe become a fortress or a place for encountersand dialogue? The BienvenUE exhibition is a forum for cultural and human exchange on the topic of South-North migration. Some 43 artists reflect this societal challenge in their work. Whatever their format – written text, drawing, painting, sculpture, assemblage, photograph, film or song – the exhibits reach out to visitors as European citizens and inhabitants of the world.