#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.|#60: Look after all tools. The moment it looks like things are missing it means that things are missing.|#105: Kunsthal Gent is local in scale, but globally connected.|#65: No excuses: Thursday morning, team meeting.|#56: Take a lunch break.|#55: Keep basic human needs on the forefront.|#61: No all male install teams.|#30: Don’t work with artists who are assholes.|#5: Kunsthal Gent is a city where different identities collide in an ongoing exhibition without end date. New exhibitions are always a new layer in this ongoing story.|#99: Evolve according to changing needs.|#25: Never ask the artist to just present their work, ask them to co-create and co-organise the space.|#81: Things come alive when there is friction.|#112: Spaces today don’t need to be curated, but occupied.|#94: No objections? Just do it.|#132: Things will always look weird when you’re the first doing it.|#17: An exhibition is never finished.|#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|#92: We’re a learning organisation.|#59: Always protect the floor when painting (or pouring concrete)|#82: Clean and sterile looks professional, but really boring.|#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.|#130: Be a uniquely charged and curated gallery that is an artwork in itself.|#68: Once in a while we need to get out of utopia and get something done.|#131: A visitor who comes back after a week might discover new additions to the exhibition.|#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.|#60: Look after all tools. The moment it looks like things are missing it means that things are missing.|#105: Kunsthal Gent is local in scale, but globally connected.|#65: No excuses: Thursday morning, team meeting.|#56: Take a lunch break.|#55: Keep basic human needs on the forefront.|#61: No all male install teams.|#30: Don’t work with artists who are assholes.|#5: Kunsthal Gent is a city where different identities collide in an ongoing exhibition without end date. New exhibitions are always a new layer in this ongoing story.|#99: Evolve according to changing needs.|#25: Never ask the artist to just present their work, ask them to co-create and co-organise the space.|#81: Things come alive when there is friction.|#112: Spaces today don’t need to be curated, but occupied.|#94: No objections? Just do it.|#132: Things will always look weird when you’re the first doing it.|#17: An exhibition is never finished.|#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|#92: We’re a learning organisation.|#59: Always protect the floor when painting (or pouring concrete)|#82: Clean and sterile looks professional, but really boring.|#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.|#130: Be a uniquely charged and curated gallery that is an artwork in itself.|#68: Once in a while we need to get out of utopia and get something done.|#131: A visitor who comes back after a week might discover new additions to the exhibition.|
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Kunstal Gent is accessible, also for less mobile visitors and persons with an auditory or visual handicap.

Less mobile visitors
  • All stairs and steps on the ground floor are provided with a slope.
  • There are benches in the hall church and adapted toilets.
  • Kunsthal Gent is located on the edge of the Patershol and surrounded by cobbled streets.
  • The first floor (KHG#01 and KHG#03) is currently only accessible via stairs.
Persons with an auditory handicap
  • Informative room texts are available in the museum.
  • Most of the works in Kunsthal Gent are very visual.
  • All film fragments are subtitled (always in English, sometimes additionally in Dutch).
Persons with a visual handicap
  • Guide dogs are welcome in the museum.