#44: No name tags at dinner.|#3: Entrance to all exhibitions at Kunsthal Gent is free.|#120: The new type of art institute cannot merely be an art museum as it has been until now, but no museum at all. The new type will be more like a power station, a producer of new energy.|#24: We invest long-term in individual artists’ careers, working over time in different contexts. This also applies to designers / web-developers / photographers / volunteers /…|#33: We will ensure work by female artists and curators make up at least 50% of our programme each year.|#37: Operate with radical transparency.|#131: A visitor who comes back after a week might discover new additions to the exhibition.|#20: Are exhibitions the most suitable form for the art that we present?|#16: Kunsthal Gent will always be a construction site.|#70: Have the office space inside the exhibition space, it reminds of you what you are doing.|#99: Evolve according to changing needs.|#36: We support production separately.|#6: Demand that visitors are active.|#30: Don’t work with artists who are assholes.|#29: We make the program for the artist that we exhibit.|#84: The White Cube is a lie.|#75: A building is a capricious thing: it is inhabited and changed, and its existence is a tale of constant and curious transformation.|#88: Changing internships, artists, curators,... are important propositions to keep a fresh set of eyes.|#112: Spaces today don’t need to be curated, but occupied.|#64: Arrange a distribution of forces.|#119: Be a space of production.|#141: Start a Publication Studio at Kunsthal Gent in the nearby future.|#79: The layered painting in the Old House has the potential to become the emblem to explain what Kunsthal Gent is doing.|#47: Artists need to be supported more than ever in the development of their practice due to the gaps that have been created in the field of fine art|#132: Things will always look weird when you’re the first doing it.|#44: No name tags at dinner.|#3: Entrance to all exhibitions at Kunsthal Gent is free.|#120: The new type of art institute cannot merely be an art museum as it has been until now, but no museum at all. The new type will be more like a power station, a producer of new energy.|#24: We invest long-term in individual artists’ careers, working over time in different contexts. This also applies to designers / web-developers / photographers / volunteers /…|#33: We will ensure work by female artists and curators make up at least 50% of our programme each year.|#37: Operate with radical transparency.|#131: A visitor who comes back after a week might discover new additions to the exhibition.|#20: Are exhibitions the most suitable form for the art that we present?|#16: Kunsthal Gent will always be a construction site.|#70: Have the office space inside the exhibition space, it reminds of you what you are doing.|#99: Evolve according to changing needs.|#36: We support production separately.|#6: Demand that visitors are active.|#30: Don’t work with artists who are assholes.|#29: We make the program for the artist that we exhibit.|#84: The White Cube is a lie.|#75: A building is a capricious thing: it is inhabited and changed, and its existence is a tale of constant and curious transformation.|#88: Changing internships, artists, curators,... are important propositions to keep a fresh set of eyes.|#112: Spaces today don’t need to be curated, but occupied.|#64: Arrange a distribution of forces.|#119: Be a space of production.|#141: Start a Publication Studio at Kunsthal Gent in the nearby future.|#79: The layered painting in the Old House has the potential to become the emblem to explain what Kunsthal Gent is doing.|#47: Artists need to be supported more than ever in the development of their practice due to the gaps that have been created in the field of fine art|#132: Things will always look weird when you’re the first doing it.|
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24.04.2021 20:00

Nocturne

Pay what you can

Heritage Day:
Video - Roger Van Bockstaele over het Oud Huis

Erfgoeddag (Heritage Day) — De Nacht

During Heritage Day 2021, we open at night. All exhibitions can be visited, a new exhibition (Bioscopic Books) opens and we present a video interview with the Honorary Dean of Patershol, Roger Van Bockstaele (98), who delves into his memory about the history of the Old House and the 15th century mural (video: Shivadas De Schrijver.)

Saturday 24 April, 20:00 - 22:00

Honorary "Deken" Roger Van Bockstaele on the Old House
De nacht erfgoeddag