Antwerp from a different point of view
Katoen Natie – Museum De Reede – Axel Vervoordt Gallery
Saturday 19 October 2019, from 8:30am to 6:30pm
For this automn’s cultural escapade, the Boghossian Foundation will visit Antwerp, from a different point of view.
The day begins at the headquARTers of Katoen Natie, an architectural masterpiece by Robbrecht and Daems, where we will be shown around in the exhibition 3500 years of textile art, a world-renowned collection that takes you through the history of Egypt and Central Asia, on the basis of old fabrics, clothing and other archaeological finds.
We will have lunch in the Art Nouveau restaurant, which is also housed in this architectural complex.
In the afternoon we go to Museum De Reede, a new museum entirely dedicated to graphic art, with Goya, Munch and Rops as its main masters, who are prominently present here. We will also be guided through the temporary exhibition La Celestina, Life between the lines with work by Picasso.
The day will end with the collection of Axel Vervoordt, with works of Anish Kapour and James Turrell. His gallery is located in the majestic corner building on the water in the historic site along the Albert Canal.
BOGHOSSIAN FOUNDATION – VILLA EMPAIN
Centre for art and dialogue between the cultures of the East and the West
Avenue Franklin Roosevelt 67
B – 1050 Brussels
140€ for the members of the Circle of the Villa
By participating in this cultural excursion, you will benefit from the advantages of the Circle for one year as a Friend of the Villa.
The price includes transport, breakfast and lunch, exhibition entrances and guided tours.
Infomation and reservations
Please make reservation before 11 October 2019
T. +32 2 627 52 30