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Ensor en Spilliaert museumvleugel. Twee grootmeesters uit Oostende

Ostend and James Ensor are inextricably linked. Ensor loved Ostend: the city served as his muse and inexhaustible source of inspiration. He loved it for its crowds, the tempestuous North Sea, the carnival that painted the streets in festive colours each year. The name of the painter Léon Spillaert, twenty years his junior, is also connected with this Queen of Seaside Resorts. His nocturnal rambles through the city and long walks along the beach spurred him to create his best works, dark and suffused with mystery. Although Ensor and Spilliaert were very different as artists, their names are often mentioned in the same breath.In Two Masters of Ostend, the museum aims, above all, to allow the masterworks that are the highlights of its collection to speak for themselves. Behind every work of art or document in our archives you will find a myriad of anecdotes and tales featuring and recounting the lives of people such as the judge Eugène Demolder, writer Edgar Allan Poe, scientist Ernest Rousseau, bacteriologist Mariette Hannon-Rousseau, artist Willy Finch, writer and art critic Emile Verhaeren, poet and director of the ‘Kursaal’ (casino) Henri Vandeputte, the patron and music lover Emma Lambotte, Brussels publisher Edmond Deman, art promoter and gallery owner Paul-Gustave Van Hecke, art critic and artist Théodore Hannon, philosopher Walter Benjamin, author Stefan Zweig, composer Richard Wagner, the French writers Honoré de Balzac and Alfred Jarry, the author of Don Quixote, Miguel de Cervantes, and the film-maker Henri Storck, to name but a few. They take us back to the Ostend of a bygone era, reflected in the city as it is today.

Opening hours

Open today from 10h to 18h.
Closed tomorrow.
This week
Monday 29 Jun 202029 June 2020:
closed
Tuesday 30 Jun 202030 June 2020:
10:00 to 18:00
Wednesday 1 Jul 20201 July 2020:
10:00 to 18:00
Thursday 2 Jul 20202 July 2020:
10:00 to 18:00
Friday 3 Jul 20203 July 2020:
10:00 to 18:00
Saturday 4 Jul 20204 July 2020:
10:00 to 18:00
Sunday 5 Jul 20205 July 2020:
10:00 to 18:00
Next week
Monday 6 Jul 20206 July 2020:
closed
Tuesday 7 Jul 20207 July 2020:
10:00 to 18:00
Wednesday 8 Jul 20208 July 2020:
10:00 to 18:00
Thursday 9 Jul 20209 July 2020:
10:00 to 18:00
Friday 10 Jul 202010 July 2020:
10:00 to 18:00
Saturday 11 Jul 202011 July 2020:
10:00 to 18:00
Sunday 12 Jul 202012 July 2020:
10:00 to 18:00
In 2 weeks
Monday 13 Jul 202013 July 2020:
closed
Tuesday 14 Jul 202014 July 2020:
10:00 to 18:00
Wednesday 15 Jul 202015 July 2020:
10:00 to 18:00
Thursday 16 Jul 202016 July 2020:
10:00 to 18:00
Friday 17 Jul 202017 July 2020:
10:00 to 18:00
Saturday 18 Jul 202018 July 2020:
10:00 to 18:00
Sunday 19 Jul 202019 July 2020:
10:00 to 18:00
Closed on 25/12 and 01/01

Contact

Location

Romestraat 11
Oostende 8400
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Prices

Default price:
€9
Kids up to 12 years:
Free
Youngsters up to 26 years:
€1
55+:
€7.5
Groups from 15 people:
€7.5 per person

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