House of Dreamers

15 June › 1 October 2023

This summer, the Villa Empain returns to its intended use and evokes a poetic stroll through the rooms of a house revisited.

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Extra muros

A call to travel

A trail of sculptures in the Bois de la Cambre

1 December 2022 › 1 December 2023

In the Bois de la Cambre, a few steps away from the Villa Empain, six monumental works invite the public to walk, to contemplate and to discover contemporary works of art.

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Architecture and garden

The Villa Empain

The exhibitions of the Boghossian Foundation take place in the Villa Empain, a masterpiece of art deco architecture, designed by Michel Polak at the request of Baron Louis Empain. Discover the history of the house


Like a mirror of water, the huge swimming pool reflects the back side of the house. Surrounded by a pergola adorned with brightly colored mosaics, it is an essential part of the gardens. The garden of the Villa is decorated with contemporary sculptures. Discover the garden

Next exhibitions

Tentoonstelling Water op de Villa Empain Kim Tschang-Yeul


19 October 2023 › 10 March 2024

From the smallest droplet of water to the vastness of the ocean, the exhibition explores the ever-changing states of water and the different ways it is used by artists summoning different aesthetic, poetic, sensory or political approaches.

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Exhibition by Agathe Bukanowski in the Villa Empain's residence


Brussels Drawing Week 6 October › 8 October 2023

Agathe Bokanowski presents her charcoal drawings, an extension of the Bois de la Cambre, at the residence of the Villa Empain, in the frame of the Brussels Drawing Week.

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Review the exhibitions designed since the opening of the Villa Empain

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