Agenda: musea and expositions in Ostend

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James Ensor and Léon Spilliaert. Two Masters of Ostend

Where:
Mu.ZEE
When:
30/04/16 to 09/01/26

Mu.ZEE, the Art Museum by the Sea, introduces a superb new collection featuring works by James Ensor and Léon Spilliaert in its brand-new wing.Opening in May 2016

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Beaufort 2018 - Triennial of Contemporary Art by the Sea

When:
30/03/18 to 30/09/18

Beaufort is a cultural tourist project along the Belgian coast. Every three years, a selection of national and international artists present their works of art in public space, particularly in the natural biotope of the Belgian coastal landscape. The sixth edition of Beaufort, Beaufort 2018, led by curator Heidi Ballet. takes place from 30 March to 30 September 2018.

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Ensor Dreams of mother-of-pearl

Where:
Mu.ZEE
When:
12/05/18 to 16/06/19

This new Ensor presentation consists almost exclusively of paintings and drawings from the collection of the Royal Museum of Fine Arts in Antwerp. With 38 paintings and some 650 drawings, the museum not only has the largest, but also the very best Ensor collection.

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Un|settled expo

Where:
Raversyde
When:
01/07/18 to 11/11/18

UN|SETTLED is a large-scale project about what it feels like to be displaced. Artists share stories and visualise the sense of being uprooted, of being forced to leave the place you call “home”, in various ways and in various locations.

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Fusillade Nationale. Léon Spilliaert in dialogue, with you.

Where:
House of Spilliaert
When:
10/06/18 to 14/10/18

In 'Fusillade Nationale', the fifth exhibition of the Spilliaert House, guest curator Patrick Florizoone takes an associative look at Léon Spilliaert's oeuvre. Through various ensembles, we get acquainted with the many themes connecting Spilliaert and his oeuvre with Ostend, with contemporaries such as James Ensor and Hans Arp and also with contemporary artists such as John Baldessari and Gerhard Richter. In the second part of the exhibition, the curator invites you by means of an experimental set-up to enter into a dialogue with Léon Spilliaert. Only open on weekends and during Belgian school holidays.

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Museum Amandine

April 3rd 1995. On this day the Amandine entered Oostende harbour for the last time. On this day it dropped anchor for the very last time. The crew disembarked, swallowed hard and went home without looking back. The last page in Oostende's book on Iceland Fishing had been turned. Now, 13 years later, the Amandine has started her second career, a career as an interactive museum. It has taken two years of hard and concentrated work in the old shipyard 'Seghers' to restore the...

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Ostend City Museum

The museum tells you Ostend’s fascinating life story and also casts light on its future. A host of objects, posters, documents and multimedia applications reveal the secrets behind the development of the city, its tourism, fishing industry and shipping. Discover the Ostend of former times and the most famous resident of the premises, Louise-Marie, the first Belgian queen. She shows a strong presence, and even has her say ...

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Royal Galleries

The Royal Galleries were finished in 1905. They are approximately 400 m long and served to protect the middle classes from sun and rain during their walks. They connected the Royal Pavilion with the Wellington racing track. In the beginning of the thirties, the Thermae Palace was built next to it. These days it is a four-star hotel still breathing the Belle Époque atmosphere.

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James Ensor House

Do not fear. To truly understand the master, you must visit his house at least once. The displaying cupboards full of crazy, bizarre, bewildering objects will bring you into the atmosphere of his work, breathing in the air on the piano nobile will do the rest. The Ensor House is closed since November 5th, 2017. Reopening will be in the summer or autumn of 2018, after finishing the constructions of the Ensor visitor centre.

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Mercator

Arctic traveller Adrien de Gerlache designed this three-master which was built in Scotland. The Mercator had only two commanders and made 54 voyages. In 1956 it repatriated the remains of Father Damien from Molokai. In 1960, it sailed into the harbour of Antwerp and in 1961, it was equipped as a museum ship. Since 1964, it has been the pearl in Ostend’s crown.

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