Events September

<p><span style="font-family: inherit; font-size: 1rem; line-height: 1.6;">The last of the summer wine… It’s back to school for children. It’s also that time of the year when Antwerp’s young crowd heads out to the Scheldt quays, along the river and enjoys life, without a care in the world. The new cultural season also kicks off during this month: museums, theatres and concert halls offer a slew of new exhibitions and shows.</span></p>

Overview

Sunday Shopping

Sunday Shopping

Many of the shops in the historical city centre are open every first Sunday of the month. Performances and small mobile events like the Antwerp......

Reopening of the renovated Museum Plantin-Moretus

Reopening of the renovated Museum Plantin-Moretus

The fully renovated Museum Plantin-Moretus will reopen on 30 September 2016. In addition to a new-build with a reading room and a depot, you can......

Markets

Markets

Nothing is more fun than a market.You get a taste of the city and its local offerings.Antwerp has several weekly and monthly markets spread all......

UCI Trials World Cup

UCI Trials World Cup

World Cup Trialbike at Grote Markt and Handschoenmarkt. ...

Carillon concerts at the Cathedral of Our Lady

Carillon concerts at the Cathedral of Our Lady

Music in the city? It must be the carillon. Throughout the year, you can hear the carillon play between 12.00 p.m. and 1.00 p.m. every......

450th anniversary of the town hall. The city’s best known house

450th anniversary of the town hall. The city’s best known house

On 27 February 2015 the town hall of Antwerp will celebrate its 450th anniversary. A unique anniversary which should be celebrated which is......

Luc Tuymans at the MAS

Luc Tuymans at the MAS

The MAS | Museum aan de Stroom (Museum on the River) is celebrating its fifth anniversary with an exhibition of Luc Tuymans, one of Belgium......

Antwerp à la carte

Antwerp à la carte

The exhibition “Antwerp à la carte” presents the history of the City of Antwerp through culinary glasses. It does not focus......

Exhibition Divine interiors

Exhibition Divine interiors

This unique exhibition takes you inside Antwerp’s churches in the time of Rubens. Enjoy centuries-old architectural paintings in the......

Exhibition: Small news items from the Great War

Exhibition: Small news items from the Great War

In this exhibition in the majestic Nottebohm Room of the Hendrik Conscience Heritage Library, find out about people’s efforts to stay in......

Flat-Cum-Studio of Jozef Peeters

Flat-Cum-Studio of Jozef Peeters

Jozef Peeters (1895-1960) was a pioneer of Belgian abstract art. He and his wife and their two children lived in a four-room corner flat on......

Energy Flash

Energy Flash

This exhibition focuses on the rave culture of the 1980s and 1990s. The ideologies, the aesthetics, the link with electronic music, and the effect......

Young Belgian Photography – Tom Callemin

Young Belgian Photography – Tom Callemin

For the fifth year in a row, FOMU provides a platform for young Belgian photography. This year, we present Tom Callemin’s photographic......

Photography Inc.

Photography Inc.

‘Photography Inc.’recounts the history of photography from the industry perspective. Using photographs, cameras, magazines and......

Clara Peeters. Dinner is served!

Clara Peeters. Dinner is served!

One of very few female painters in the baroque period, the Antwerp artist Clara Peeters (1594 - 1657) was a pioneer of still-life painting......

The Golden Cabinet

The Golden Cabinet

The residence of burgomaster and patron Nicolaas Rockox (1560–1640) is being transformed into a luxurious art cabinet with top items from the......

REUNION From Quinten Metsijs to Peter Paul Rubens

REUNION  From Quinten Metsijs to Peter Paul Rubens

The cathedral is celebrating the 450th anniversary of the Diocese of Antwerp with this prestigious exhibition. Magnificent altarpieces held in......