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.
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.