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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

Cinema Zuid
Lakenstraat 14
2000 Antwerpen

40 videos

  • Middle Gate II – The Story of Dymphna Islands

    The exhibition project Middle Gate II – The Story of Dymphna is a collaboration between M HKA (Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp) and the cultural centre de Werft in Geel.

  • SANGUINE/ BLOEDROOD: Luc Tuymans on Baroque

    During the cultural city festival Antwerp Baroque 2018. Rubens Inspires, the M HKA, the Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp, juxtaposes the spirit of the baroque masters with the vision of contemporary top artists.

  • AMVK presents AMVK

    “Making this show felt like a near-death experience, but I also believe it has set me free”, says AMVK (Anne-Mie Van Kerckhoven) about AMVK, the survey exhibition she put together with curator Anders Kreuger in M HKA (Antwerp). Portrait of a pioneer.

  • Joseph Beuys – Greetings from the Eurasian

    Joseph Beuys was one of the most significant and influential artist of the twentieth century, expanding the scope of art into the realms of politics, society and ecology. This exhibition, the first major presentation of works by Beuys in Belgium since the 1980s, seeks simultaneously to consider Beuys’ activities in Antwerp, alongside his relevance to a new generation.


    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.

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