This year, Museum Night Fever is even more committed to its inclusive policy. Part of the programming has been the subject of a appeal to artists from LGBTQIA+ communities to give pride of place to their talents and messages, which are still underrepresented in the usual museum programming.
With 34 museums open across Brussels, this is the largest edition ever organised. As every year, the Night of the Museums offers its visitors the opportunity to create their original journey through a hundred artistic events, the result of links forged between young multidisciplinary talents, collectives or art schools and the museum teams. The object of the event? Transform and decompartmentalize museums in the most original way possible for the greatest pleasure of all audiences.
To facilitate the Museum Night Fever experience, STIB shuttles run throughout the evening between the various participating locations and, new, historic trams and buses also provide one of the shuttles offered.
Also note since the lifting of the covid restrictions: the maximum capacity of the participating places is again guaranteed and an after party will be held at C12 to end the evening in style!
EVER MORE OPEN PROGRAMMING
From the point of view of programming , the museums have called on a hundred young artists for a carte blanche , the time of an evening, to reinterpret their exhibitions through their practice or simply to set the mood. Immersive installations, concerts, DJ sets, participatory workshops, dance, urban circus, fashion show, poetry or even silent disco: the festive and informal atmosphere of Museum Night Fever is a unique opportunity for those who are still hesitant to push the gate of the museums.
Museum Night Fever also improves its information for people with disabilities and carries out during the evening a complete audit for the accessibility of people with special needs via the independent organization Access-i. The recommendations made by the organization will be used to better adapt the event beyond its constraints in the years to come and, failing that, to offer courses suitable for everyone.
MASS EVENT AND SUSTAINABLE COMMITMENT
In 2019 and 2021, Museum Night Fever welcomed 17,000 and 12,000 people respectively, with an average of 75% under 35 years old.
To reduce the ecological impact of this major event and address the issue of carbon emissions in the cultural field, MNF is implementing a sustainability charter this year which will lay the foundations for annual improvement.
Prioritize the soft mobility of workers and public, reduce and treat waste appropriately, review the production of goodies in a sustainable way, adjust the production of communication media and work with local partners and local businesses for the event are all eco-friendly gestures through which we wish to contribute to sustainable development and encourage museums to adopt these practices in their daily lives.
The museums that answer the call of the night again this year are: ARGOS, art et margins musée museum, Autoworld Brussels, Choco-Story Brussels, CINEMATEK, CIVA, Fondation A, Fondation Boghossian – Villa Empain, GardeRobe MannekenPis, Grand Royal Oath and of St-Georges of the Crossbowmen, Halles Saint-Géry, House of European History, House of Arts, Maison du Roi – Museum of the City of Brussels, MIMA – Millennium Iconoclast Museum of Art, MoMuse – Municipal Museum of Molenbeek-Saint-Jean„ BELvue Museum, Museum of the National Bank of Belgium, Brussels Comic Strip Museum, Sewer Museum, Jewish Museum of Belgium, Fashion & Lace Museum, Museum of Natural Sciences – Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Coudenberg Palace, War Heritage Institute – Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and Military History and WIELS.
Other museums that participate more rarely are also returning , such as the Art & History Museum, the Parlamentarium, Train World, the Design Museum Brussels and KANAL – Center Pompidou which will present the exhibition “Kinshasa N’Tonga, between future and dust and several performances in its temporary space K1.
In addition, Fondation Thalie, ISELP and La Loge are participating for the very first time.
The 34 museums open their doors from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m.
The Afterparty takes place at C12 from midnight.
For presales – 19.09 > 21.10
Regular ticket €14
Ticket +afterparty 24 €
The day of the event – 22.10
Regular ticket €18
Ticket +afterparty 28 €
People with a museumpassmusées benefit from a reduction of €9.
Participatory prices for people in difficult situations article 27 (€1.25) and paspartoe kansentarief (€2) apply.
Points of sale
Online on our ticket page.
- Fnac Belgium shops & fnac.be , visit.brussels tourism information desks & visit.brussels website, Muntpunt, PointCulture ULB + various museums (see website)
Presales start on September 19 online and are already available via the tickets page.
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