The museum, which has preserved its original atmosphere, is dedicated to pain- ter, sculptor and writer Antoine Wiertz (1806-1865), a somwhat controversial figure of the Belgian Romantic movement. The construction of this workshop-museum in the Léopold district of Brussels was agreed in 1850 between Wiertz and the Belgian government.
Set in a charming 18th-century house in the Sablon neighbourhood, this museum presents the fantastic history of erotic art from Ancient times to present day. This private collection, one of the finest in Europe, provides you with the occasion to see some rare works of art: ivory statues, paintings, sculptures, Graeco-Roman antiques, Japanese prints and pieces by Belgian artists amongst others.
The Horta Museum is the ideal showcase for an evening during which movement and sound come together in two specific works: a choreography by Connor Schumacher and projections and sounds produced by Sébastien Seynaeve offer a reinterpretation of this jewel of Art Nouveau.
Let’s go bananas! Enter the world of the jungle and discover the life of primates in the exhibition “Monkeys”. The rhythm of the djembes and the various activities promise an evening with a tropical feel!
Take part in a role play game and discover what it takes to be a member of the European Parliament. Or discover the Parlamentarium’s Ustinovs and who is hiding inside... Gifts for the best participants!