#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.|#70: Have the office space inside the exhibition space, it reminds of you what you are doing.|#61: No all male install teams.|#24: We invest long-term in individual artists’ careers, working over time in different contexts. This also applies to designers / web-developers / photographers / volunteers /…|#57: Volunteers must be: cared for / hands on / ready to learn / willing to share / in it to win it / show new or old tricks.|#23: That’s a very interesting piece, but how would it behave in a pizza joint?|#111: Do it together.|#127: Remain practical: what happens to the work in an endless exhibition?|#74: Last one out turns of the lights.|#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.|#107: Build a community / scene.|#40: Follow the artist|#33: We will ensure work by female artists and curators make up at least 50% of our programme each year.|#65: No excuses: Thursday morning, team meeting.|#92: We’re a learning organisation.|#35: The artist fee should be good.|#82: Clean and sterile looks professional, but really boring.|#60: Look after all tools. The moment it looks like things are missing it means that things are missing.|#91: Embrace doubt.|#17: An exhibition is never finished.|#137: Use the publication as programming space|#14: Can you also remain a toddler institution?|#89: Build-in impurity within the organisation.|#75: A building is a capricious thing: it is inhabited and changed, and its existence is a tale of constant and curious transformation.|#90: The best systems have a failure or ‘a hole’ in them…|#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.|#70: Have the office space inside the exhibition space, it reminds of you what you are doing.|#61: No all male install teams.|#24: We invest long-term in individual artists’ careers, working over time in different contexts. This also applies to designers / web-developers / photographers / volunteers /…|#57: Volunteers must be: cared for / hands on / ready to learn / willing to share / in it to win it / show new or old tricks.|#23: That’s a very interesting piece, but how would it behave in a pizza joint?|#111: Do it together.|#127: Remain practical: what happens to the work in an endless exhibition?|#74: Last one out turns of the lights.|#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.|#107: Build a community / scene.|#40: Follow the artist|#33: We will ensure work by female artists and curators make up at least 50% of our programme each year.|#65: No excuses: Thursday morning, team meeting.|#92: We’re a learning organisation.|#35: The artist fee should be good.|#82: Clean and sterile looks professional, but really boring.|#60: Look after all tools. The moment it looks like things are missing it means that things are missing.|#91: Embrace doubt.|#17: An exhibition is never finished.|#137: Use the publication as programming space|#14: Can you also remain a toddler institution?|#89: Build-in impurity within the organisation.|#75: A building is a capricious thing: it is inhabited and changed, and its existence is a tale of constant and curious transformation.|#90: The best systems have a failure or ‘a hole’ in them…|
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The Ghent guides association Gandante offers guided tours in Kunsthal Gent. They focus on the artistic story of Kunstal Gent and the rich history of the Caermersklooster.

  • A tour for a group of 1 hour costs 60 euros, a tour of up to 2 hours costs 90 euros. Mail info@gandante.be for information and bookings.
  • Open tours also take place on a regular basis, starting at 8 euros per person. Dates, registration and more information via the website of Gandante.