Agenda

The Spilliaert House

The Spilliaert House wants to introduce as many people as possible to the paintings of Léon Spilliaert. Targeting a broad audience, the centre wants to help improve access to and knowledge of the artist’s life and work. As a monographical arts centre, the Spilliaert House’s ambition is to host a new exhibition twice a year and position itself as the premier documentation centre for scientific research.

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Walk "Ostend creeks"

This route runs through the stunning, historic creek area and the polders to the southeast of Ostend. Walk through fields, woods, pastures and creeks and observe the animals and plants in this area. Prepare to be blown away by the stunning nature and the wind in the great wide open. You can buy the walking map at the Ostend Tourist Office (Monacoplein 2, 8400 Oostende).

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Provinciedomein Raversyde

ATTENTION: The Raversyde Estate is partially closed. The exhibitions in the inner rooms remain closed. The outside area remains accessible. ...

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BEAUFORT 21 - Pillage of the Sea

On the breakwater stands an outsized ´cairn´, a small tower of piled-up stones that serves as an orientation point for hikers and has a spiritual significance in many cultures. Rosa Barba creates a sculpture from piled-up sandbags, as an imaginary barrier against the rising sea level. Each stone represents a city that is threatened with inundation due to climate change, at its actual elevation relative to sea level. The size corresponds to each city´s population. The title references the...

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BEAUFORT 21 - Cracks & Crumbles

The spread of the ´Black Lives Matter´ movement around the globe has once again focused attention on the debate about colonial monuments. With their actions, activists questioned the all-too one-sided national colonial history depicted in such monuments. For Beaufort, the Ostend nomadic film and art collective Monokino is seeking a different perspective by creating via film a personal, intimate microperspective on colonial representation. This in contrast to the static statues that look down...

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Seafishing

Get on board for an unforgettable sea fishing trip! Experience is not required, old or young, feel free to join in for this healthy leisure activity. ...

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Two-master De Nele

Past, present and future go hand in hand on board this two-master. The 'Nele' was built after the design of the historical Oostende two-mast smack and in accordance with the best sailing traditions.

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Swimming pool

The Municipal swimming pool in Oostende consists of an olympic swimming indoor pool, slides, a childen's pool, an outdoor pool with meadow, a jacuzzi, sauna, Turkish bath, a solarium and recreational room. In addition, you can enjoy a body and relaxation treatment.

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