Program

temporary exhibitions

draken_ov
1 July 2019 - 1 June 2021

Dragons

on the western front

  • display cabinets (museum café)
  • dossier exhibition

In 1919 thousands of Chinese stayed in the Westhoek. From 1917 this Chinese Labour Corps had arrived in the area ...

Feniks_ov
7 March 2020 - 28 February 2021

Feniks

Reconstructing Flanders Fields

  • royal hall
  • temporary exhibition

“Reconstruction is more important than destruction and deserves to be remembered.” These words of the Belgian war reporter Rudi Vranckx ...

AiR_Viérin_ov
4 July 2020 - 3 January 2021

Place

Philippe Viérin

  • artist in residence

In 2020, the former front region of the First World War focuses on post-war reconstruction. It is now almost a ...

Events

Conf_uitdeas_ov
5 February 2021 - 6 February 2021

Rising from the ashes

resilience and reconstruction

  • city theatre, Ypres
  • conference

One century ago, hundreds of towns and villages in Belgium were destroyed. The First World War had turned the former ...