09.05.18 > 03.09.18

Affiches Belle Epoque

Affiches Belle Epoque

A unique collection

With their advertising messages, these posters heralded the consumer society. They extolled the joys of a multitude of products, from telephones and bicycles to circuses and theatres. The artists set their sights on the image of the middle-class, liberated woman of the time, the spearhead of this desire for luxury and modernity. Their huge public popularity created a phenomenon called "affichomanie" or "poster frenzy", with fans amassing huge collections. The exhibition presents the collection of Ernest de Try, which was bequeathed to the City of Brussels in 1934. This collection, shown to the public for the every first time, is characterised by its exceptional attention to everyday life in Brussels. It is the perfect summer discovery !


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Thursday September 14, 2017 - 6.30 pm

"History" Thursdays

Baudelaire and Rops

Conference by Véronique Carpiaux, Conservatrice du Musée provincial Félicien Rops (in French)

Throughout this story, the Maison du Roi, where the exhibition is held, occupies a special place. It was on the pretext of giving five conferences in this venerable building that led Baudelaire to settle in Brussels in 1864. This was where the historical meeting between Baudelaire and Brussels failed to take place, and where they would be reunited 150 years later.

Booking : brusselsculture@brucity.be

Place: Gothic Room at the Brussels Town Hall
Admission: € 8, € 6, € 4, € 0

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Sunday March 4, 2018

First sunday of the month

First sunday of the month

On the first Sunday of every month admission to the museum is free.

 

09.05.18 > 03.09.18

Affiches Belle Epoque

Affiches Belle Epoque

For kids

Colours, drawings, techniques, a fun visit is designed especially for children from 7 to 12 years.

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A ne pas manquer #1
Due to the circumstances, we ask our visitors to open their bag and their coat at the entrance of the Museum. NO LUGGAGE.