Tumulus, moutains of eternity

Families Schools Adults 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.


Ink, quill, charcoal

Adults Schools 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.


Images and illustrations from the Japanese Edo period (1603-1868)

Adults Schools Families 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.


The Museum of Capitalism at Musée L

Adults Schools Families 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.



Adults Schools Families 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. 


Reinventing Humanism

At the turn of the 15th and 16th centuries, the emergence of the modern States, the invention of the printing press, the great discoveries, the Protestant Reformation, and the works of the humanists marked the end of an age-old world and the beginning of a new era.