The Climate Show
Show Brussels ExpoView the event The Climate Show
After relaxing over the holidays, are you itching to get back into your routine of exploring all things cultural? This year once again, autumn is bursting with new exhibitions to discover, days out not to be missed and irresistible events.
To make sure you don’t miss a thing, we’ve put six cultural trends for this autumn under the spotlight.
Whether you love pop culture, fashion, new exhibitions or the live arts, drag yourself away from your screens and get ready to head out to the biggest events of the season!
Vibe:Can’t wait to be surrounded by a touch of opulence? Or do you dream of filling your wardrobe with the latest looks and adding a touch of glamour to your home? Brussels will be showing off the latest trends in design throughout September, with fashion taking the lead in October. Come and be inspired by a selection of local designers, visit markets to find vintage hidden gems, or visit stylish exhibitions to discover the history behind the Brussels fashion!
Top spots: Fashion and Lace Museum; MAD; Brussels Design Museum
Vibe: After almost two years in lockdown, we’re willing to bet you can’t wait to get back out on the live arts scene! Excited to experience the curtain raising in theatres, the buzz at concerts or nights full of laughter at comedy clubs? Whether you enjoy contemporary dance, opera, thrilling concerts or stand-up sessions, the Brussels cultural scene is back on the stage!
Top spots: All venues large and small! Enjoy an evening of dance, theatre, comedy or concerts in any genre. The choice is yours!
Show Brussels ExpoView the event The Climate Show
Show Cirque RoyalView the event Mystery Sonatas / For Rosa - Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker & Amandine Beyer / Rosas & Gli Incogniti
Show Cirque RoyalView the event MYSTERY SONATAS / FOR ROSA
Show Maison des Cultures et de la Cohésion sociale de Molenbeek (MCCS)View the event Décadrance
Show Cirque RoyalView the event Mystery Sonatas / for Rosa
Show Le Petit Chapeau Rond RougeView the event Ultracrépidarianistes
Show La MadeleineView the event Conférence Afro Debout
Show Comedy KetView the event Fabio Allibrio:"A l'italienne"
Show Parc du BemptView the event Cirque au balcon ! - Les Tripotes
Show Brussels Comedy ClubView the event Samia Orosemane
Show BeursschouwburgView the event The Diasporic Library
Show Théâtre des MartyrsView the event La finta giardiniera
Show La MonnaieView the event Les Huguenots
Show La RoseraieView the event La belle escabelle
Show La MadeleineView the event KUCHEKA COMEDY CLUB
Show The Black SheepView the event What The Fun
Show Fou RireView the event DONC
Show Family BrewsView the event Family Comedy - A Micros Ouverts
Show City CentreView the event Ommegang procession
Show Centre Culturel Jacques FranckView the event Quelque chose de sérieux
Show Abattoirs d'AnderlechtView the event Cirque au balcon ! - Les Tripotes
Show Espace LumenView the event 50 humoristes en 1 soirée
Show City CentreView the event Crossbow shooting
Show ContrebandeView the event What THe Fun
Show BeursschouwburgView the event Summer of Globe
Show Centre culturel Espace Magh asblView the event Le voyage du bout du monde
Show La Porte NoireView the event What The Fun
Show L'EntrepoteView the event What The Fun
Show La BrouetteView the event What The Fun
Show Sauce ParkView the event What The Fun
Show Cabaret MademoiselleView the event What The Fun
Show Le Reservoir barView the event What The Fun
Show GC De LindeView the event Familievoorstelling "Vuil"
Show Fou RireView the event Scène ouverte
Show Théâtre des MartyrsView the event Acis and Galatea
Show Brussels Comedy ClubView the event The Brussels Comedy Club set
Show Public library Ixelles - BiblioXLView the event Scène ouverte
Show Brussels Comedy ClubView the event Kader Bueno - A tour of my life
Show Théâtre Royal de TooneView the event PERFO-ROMANCE - Ettore Pastena
Contemporary music PARTS (Performing Arts Research & Training Studios)View the event P.A.R.T.S. EXiiiT Festival
Show Centre Culturel Jacques FranckView the event Quel Cirque !
Show Château du KarreveldView the event Elisabeth
Show La MadeleineView the event Alok
Traditional or folk dance Petite rue MalibranView the event Summer in Cuba
Contemporary music Les BrigittinesView the event Brigittines International Festival : Le cri des méduses/ Alan Lake Factori(e)
Show Salle DublinView the event Bal des Clowns
Show Ferme du chant des caillesView the event Mousse
Contemporary music Les BrigittinesView the event Brigittines International Festival : Seven Winters/ Yasmine Hugonnet - Arts Mouvementés
Contemporary music Les BrigittinesView the event Brigittines International Festival : Motifs/ Pierre Pontvianne - Compagnie Parc
Show Théâtre MarniView the event Mousse
Vibe: A wave of pop culture overwhelms our desire to go out in order to prolong the summer. We dream of colourful performances, humorous exhibitions, being immersed in the world of comic books, and even of meeting Louis de Funès! Whether you’re in geek or street mode, you can visit the hip galleries, enjoy some cosplay at Comic Con Brussels or take a look at some manga in the aisles of Made in Asia. Enjoy our must-see events throughout the autumn!
Top spots: Pixel Museum, MIMA, Belgian Comic Strip Center, Smile Safari
Vibe: Whether you need to see a dash of colour, photos, drawings or simply some new works of art, returning from the summer holidays gives us even more of an excuse to rediscover contemporary art! Brussels has a whole host of new exhibitions, artistic fairs and events in galleries and museums for fans of British artist David Hockney, British photographer Martin Parr, Belgian poet and artist Marcel Broodthaers and Italian artist Chiara Fumai. Why not enjoy some artistic inspiration?
Top spots: Vanhaerents, BOZAR, Mont des Arts, La Loge, Hangar, La Centrale
Multidisciplinary Fondation CABView the event Fred Sandback
Multidisciplinary Museum of Natural SciencesView the event T.rex
Decorative art Halle Gate – RMAHView the event Magical Theatres
Multidisciplinary MIMA the Millennium Iconoclast Museum of ArtView the event "Invader Rubikcubist"
Photography Centre for Fine Arts - BozarView the event Vivian Maier
Multidisciplinary Counter Hall of the National Bank of BelgiumView the event (UN)COMMON VALUES. Two Corporate Collections of Contemporary Art.
Audiovisual art ParlamentariumView the event Imagine Ukraine
Painting Royal Museums of Fine Arts of BelgiumView the event The death of Marat
Painting Royal Museums of Fine Arts of BelgiumView the event Christian Dotremont - Painter-Poet
Multidisciplinary CENTRALE for contemporary artView the event Els Dietvorst - This is what you came for
Multidisciplinary Centre for Fine Arts - BozarView the event This is what you came for
Painting Royal Museums of Fine Arts of BelgiumView the event Omar Ba
Painting Royal Museums of Fine Arts of BelgiumView the event Tanya Goel
Multidisciplinary Centre for Fine Arts - BozarView the event Project Palace, a centenary
Photography AtomiumView the event View from my window
Audiovisual art VIAGE - Digital Art TheatreView the event Viva Frida Kahlo - Immersive Experience
Audiovisual art Galerie HortaView the event Frida Kahlo : The Life of an Icon
Installation, performance AtomiumView the event ID#2021 - Symbol
Multidisciplinary Brussels ExpoView the event Antoine de Saint Exupéry. The Little prince among Humans
Multidisciplinary Wiels - Contemporary art centreView the event Kasper Bosmans - 'Husbandry'
Comicstrip The Belgian Comic Strip CenterView the event Comics at the Louvre
Graphic art THE WORLD OF BANKSYView the event The World of Banksy - Brussels
Multidisciplinary KBRView the event Toots 100. The Sound of a Belgian Legend
Sculpture Wiels - Contemporary art centreView the event Didier Vermeiren: Double Exposition
Audiovisual art Wiels - Contemporary art centreView the event Shimabuku - Instrumental
Fashion Fashion & Lace MuseumView the event Kidorama, 200 years of Children's fashion
Vibe: Having travelled to all four corners of Europe, perhaps it’s time to enjoy the treasures the capital has to offer. If you’re dreaming of looking round exceptional homes, discovering places steeped in history during Heritage Days or learning about the role trains have played (and continue to play) in our culture with Europalia, you’ve got plenty of options to find out more about Belgium’s heritage and architecture!
Top spots: Hotel Solvay, Palais du Coudenberg, Mont des Arts, Gare Maritime and more!
Vibe: The Cannes Festival may be over, but you can still walk down the red carpet throughout the autumn! From late August, Brussels’ cinemas will be opening their doors and inviting you to discovera host of film festivals. Whether you love international films, short films or festivals dedicated to young audiences, take a look at our suggested events for what to catch on the big screen!
Top spots:Cinematek, Cinéma Palace, Cinéma Nova... and many other cinemas around Brussels!
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