Continuing its position as a city of the avant-garde, Antwerp harbors a vibrant contemporary art scene, ranging from internationally renowned museums and galleries to project spaces, an artist-in-residence program, two prominent art schools, a Kunsthal and young, upcoming artist initiatives.

Conveniently located in the proximity of Brussels, Paris, London, Rotterdam, Amsterdam and Cologne, Antwerp hosts a continuous flow of artists and art lovers, complementing the already strongly present local scene.

Since 2014, Antwerp Art connects and promotes the activities by its members, as well as a brisk pool of upcoming art initiatives and temporary exhibitions, located in Antwerp. Antwerp Art is the joint platform for these exhibition spaces, listing relevant exhibitions and openings for both professionals and a wider audience.

Antwerp Art organizes the annual Antwerp Art Weekend and Antwerp Art Nocturne, two citywide manifestations for contemporary art in Antwerp, its main goal being the promotion of contemporary art as a valuable and essential part of society. We are now working on our ninth edition of the Antwerp Art Weekend and the third edition of the Antwerp Art Nocturne.

Antwerp Art is a non-profit organization supported by its members, the City of Antwerp, and the players of the National Lottery.

Antwerp Art Weekend

Every year, Antwerp Art organizes the Antwerp Art Weekend, a four day, citywide manifestation, where art venues in and around Antwerp put their hands together to celebrate contemporary art. This is the best time to experience the city and its flourishing art scene, with an abundance of galleries, art spaces, museums and special events to visit. We are now working on our 10th anniversary edition, happening 16-19 May, 2024.

Visit antwerpartweekend.be for more information.

Application process

To apply for an Antwerp Art membership, email info@antwerpart.be to receive the application form and conditions. The deadlines are June 15 and November 15.

To apply as an external participant of the Antwerp Art Weekend, email info@antwerpart.be to receive the application form and conditions. The deadline is February 1.




The Board:
Chairman Bart Vanderbiesen (Base-Alpha Gallery)
Elke Segers (Tim Van Laere Gallery)
Frederick Keteleer (KETELEER GALLERY)
Frederik Vergaert (FRED&FERRY)
Lina Ejdaa (MORPHO)
Mia Prce (Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp)

The Committee consists of the Antwerp Art board plus four committee members:
Robert Monchen (Pizza Gallery)
Martijn van Pieterson (IBASHO Gallery)
Tijs Lammar (TICK TACK)
Pamela Peters (FOMU)

All design: Vrints-Kolsteren
Website: Matthias Deckx


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