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Street art in Ostend

Discover all the locations of Public Art Festival "The Crystal Ship"

For the fourth time in a row, The Crystal Ship conquers Ostend together with world-famous artists. With the theme ‘The Dictatorship of Art’ in mind, they make gigantic murals and fantastic art installations during the Easter holidays. Only Art has the power to change the world. Choose Art, choose The Dictatorship of Art!

  • 06/04 - 13/04: Artists at work
  • 13/04: Grand opening


 Free map*

  • Free and handy map 
  • Discover all the locations in Ostend
  • More than 70 interventions in the city 

* A map with the locations of 2019 will follow soon

For sale: The Crystal Ship walking guide

Do you want to know everything there is to know about the artists, their works of art and how they tie in to Ostend?

Then The Crystal Ship walking guide is exactly what you're looking for! This convenient guide will give you lots of information and fun facts to make your exploration of the Ostend street art scene even more interesting.

The booklet is available in Dutch and in English. The catalogue can be obtained for only € 9.99 at Tourist Information (Monacoplein 2) or purchased online from the Lannoo bookshop.


New in 2019

  • Case Maclaim (DE)
  • Crystal Wagner (USA)
  • David Walker (UK)
  • Escif (ES)
  • Helen Bur (UK)
  • Jaune (BE)
  • Leon Keer (NL)
  • Lonac (HR)
  • Marina Capdevila (SPA)
  • Miss Van (FR)
  • Mohamed l’Ghacham (SPA)
  • Paola Delfin (MEX)
  • Tom Herck (BE)
  • Wasted Rita (POR)
  • Students Ensorinstituut (BE)
  • Pixel Pancho (IT)
  • Elian (AR)
  • Roa (BE)
  • Disorderline (BE)
  • Robert Montgomery (UK)
  • 1010 (DE)
  • Faith47 (SA)
  • Smates & Locatelli (BE)
  • Agostino Iacurci (IT)
  • Fintan Magee (AUS)
  • Alexis Diaz (PR)
  • Axel Void (US)
  • Bosoletti (AR)
  • C215 (FR)
  • Hyuro (AR)
  • Johannes Mundinger (DE)
  • Levalet (FR)
  • Nelio (FR)
  • Mister Fiksit (BE)
  • Pol Cosmo (BE)
  • Guido van Helten (AUS)
  • Ella & Pitr (FR)
  • Siegfried Vynck (BE)
  • Cyrcle (US)
  • Eversiempre (AR)
  • Jaz (AR)
  • Zio Ziegler (US)
  • Isaac Cordal (ES)
  • Jaune (BE)
  • Wouter Persyn (BE)
  • Hell'O Collective (BE)
  • Henrik Uldalen (NO)
  • Outings Project (FR)
  • Pastel (AR)
  • Phlegm (UK)
  • Ricky Lee Gordon (SA)
  • Sebas Velasco (ES)
  • SpY (ES)
  • Strook (BE)
  • Schellekens & Peleman (BE)
  • A Squid Called Sebastian (B)
  • Ben Slow (UK)
  • Chiara Daneels (B)
  • Sainer (PL)
  • Gaia (US)
  • Icy & Sot (IR)
  • Jaune (B)
  • Joachim (B)
  • Matthew Dawn (B)
  • Milu Correch (AR)
  • Oak Oak (FR)
  • Wasp & Elder (UK)
  • Telmo & Miel (NL)
  • Zoer x Velvet (FR)
  • Johannes Verschaeve (B)
  • Colectivo Licuado (URY)

Art for kids: The Crystal Ship Kids Guide

For children as well, The Crystal Ship is one big adventure! With The Crystal Ship Kids Guide, you can get to know the festival in a playful way.

Download the free Kids Guide*

  • Fun facts
  • Questions about the artworks
  • Assignments for kids

* An update of the Kids Guide with new fun facts will follow on 15/04/19

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E.g., 2019-03-19
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Some pictures of The Crystal Ship in Ostend

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