70 years ago, 24 countries signed the Refugee Convention in Geneva. The new exhibition 'Stories of refugees' explores, beyond laws and political agreements, what it means to be on the run. From 1.04.2022 in the Shed.
The Red Star Line Museum collected stories of people who moved to Antwerp and told their story about their first five years of living in Antwerp. Which places have a special meaning to them? Watch a documentary online.
The Red Star Line Museum welcomed the Hungarian-Syrian artist Róza El-Hassan with her art installation Breeze 2017. She built a dome in the museum with which she reflects on the meaning of ‘migration, coming home and belonging'.
The Red Star Line Museum brought the cruise era back to life with an exhibition, a book and a concert by the Flat Earth Society. The emphasis was on the stories of the passengers and crews of the Red Star Line's cruise ships.
"Ali's Boat" is the work of Iraqi-Dutch artist Sadik Kwaish Alfraji. It is the artist's personal and contemporary interpretation of the museum's central theme: the dream of millions of people to build a new life elsewhere.
A photo exhibition with a selection of photos and films of the versatile Antwerp-New York artist Jan Yoors. Koen Broos selected photos of Yoor’s travels with the Roma gypsies in the 1930s, of ethnic communities in New York in the 1950s and photos of his trips back to Belgium to (re)visit the gypsies.
The Red Star Line Museum exhibited the monumental works of the Venezuelan-Hungarian artist Gaiska. Gaiska is a painter who lives and works in Antwerp. This exhibition containted a series of paintings that were inspired by the historic pictorial material of the Red Star Line.