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M HKA – the Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp – is one of the eight major institutions of the Flemish Community.
The museum keeps its finger on the pulse of current events in contemporary art both at home and abroad. Located in the avant-garde city par excellence, M HKA houses a rich and diverse collection which it displays in frequently changing presentations both inside and outside the museum.

M HKA is a dynamic meeting place for art, artists and culture lovers alike; every year, it presents a versatile exhibition program that is supplemented with numerous artists' talks, performances, lectures, book presentations, walking talks and activities for young and old. Also, every Thursday, the museum is open at night until 9 p.m.

The M HKAFE, M HKA’s welcoming cafeteria, is the ideal place for a drink or a delicious lunch.

Another initiative housed at M HKA is Cinema Zuid.
In the building of the FotoMuseum – where Cinema Zuid has made its home since 2009 – daily film screenings are organized in two state-of-the-art viewing rooms.
Cinema Zuid brings the history of cinema to life with its series of screening sessions such as Film Histories, Series and Matinees. The history of the medium is constantly being rewritten, forgotten films are rediscovered, supposedly lost films are recovered, classics are reissued, silent films are given new music ... Cinema South provides a rich movie experience, put into context through numerous introductions, lectures and seminars.

Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen
Leuvenstraat 32
2000 Antwerpen
Belgium
www.muhka.be

Cinema Zuid
Lakenstraat 14
2000 Antwerpen
Belgium
www.cinemazuid.be

36 videos

  • A TEMPORARY FUTURES INSTITUTE

    No one knows what doesn’t yet exist. But identifying possible, probable and preferred futures can help us understand the present and the past. The plural is important; it reminds us not to try to predict the future, one single future. Just like art, futures studies (also called foresight) is more than a discipline. It is practice and method, a roundabout tour of understanding rather than a straight path to knowledge.

  • Robert Filliou – The Secret of Permanent Creation

    M HKA dedicates an exhibition to the French poet, playwright, artist and thinker Robert Filliou: a key figure of experimental art in the second half of the twentieth century.

  • Energy Flash – The Rave Movement

    Energy Flash – The Rave Movement is the first museum exhibition for considering the rave phenomenon, as well as the social, political, economic and technological conditions that led to the advent of rave as an alternative movement across Europe.

  • Show me yours & I'll show you mine

    With Vaast Colson and Kati Heck the M HKA invites two important representatives of a new generation of Antwerp-based artists who deserve to be seen as points of reference in this regard.

  • THE GAP - Abstract art from Belgium

    Renowned Belgian painter Luc Tuymans has selected fifteen artists whose work either articulates a relationship to abstraction or takes as its cue the definition of abstraction.

  • LODGERS in M HKA

    The LODGERS programme invites some of the most imaginative artistic initiatives to come and occupy the 6th floor at M HKA.

  • In Situ - Otobong Nkanga

    Otobong Nkanga (°1974, Kano) is the inaugural artist invited to participate in the new IN SITU programme at M HKA. She has made artworks about the relations between the natural landscape, labour, people and their exploitation.

  • Panamarenko Universum

    Panamarenko (1940) is an artist, an inventor, technician, mathematician, philosopher and visionary. And all at the same time. Panamarenko Universum is the grand and one-time return to his hometown of Antwerp.

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