6 - 13 november 09
26-28 okt 12

TRANSIT 2012 and World Music Days  This year TRANSIT, along with the Interna-tional Society of Contemporary Music, Flemish Section (ISCM-Flanders) and virtually all of our Belgian new-music colleagues, are organizing the World Music Days.

Thu 8 - Sun 11 Nov 12

From November 8 to 11, STUK and Museum M host the sixth edition of Playground, a festival where performing arts and visual arts meet.

13 - 24 februari 13

GROEP T is de structurele partner van STUK Mediakunst

21 tot 26 oktober 2013

During the first of four Move Me weeks, STUK offers a wide variety of inspiring dance performances that focus on The suspension of disbelief. Every performance approaches the relation between dance and fiction in a special, willful way.

13 - 23 februari 2014

Artefact is an arts festival focusing on (visual) culture, current affairs and scientific challenges.

mo 17 feb 14 . 22u30

Nostalgia de la Luz is a documentary about the continuing impact of Pinochet’s dicta

tue 18 feb 14 . 17u00

Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2010) is a documentary about the Chauvet Cave, a cavern in Southern France where the oldest human paleolithic paintings were discovered. Herzog is one of the lucky few who gained access to the cave, along with archeologists and researchers.

tue 18 feb 14 . 20u00

The inspiration behind the project begins with the painter Brion Gysin's (1916-1986) prototype Dream Machine created in the early 60s upon his return from Morocco.

di 9 feb – zo 21 feb 2016

Opening hours expo

tu 9 feb – sun 21 feb 2016
STUK + other locations 
OPENING tu 9 feb 16

DI 21 FEB 2017 - 21:00


artefact • sound • music
21 February - 9 March 2017

Artefact is a themed exhibition and festival on contemporary visual arts, current events and societal challenges. In 2017, Artefact looks at the Act of Magic. What does magic mean today? Which role does it play as a social phenomenon? How is it used as a metaphor?

WE 22, SA 25, SU 26, MO 27, TU 28 FEB & WE 1, TH 2, FR 3, SA 4, SU 5, WE 8 MAR — 14:30

The exhibition includes a lot of works that are also fascinating for kids.

WE 22 FEB 2017 - 20:00


20:15Orphan Swords


artefact • sound • music
WE 22 FEB 2017 - 20:00

In his lecture performance, Tobias Revell will address contemporary and historical relationships between magic and technology.

TH 23 FEB & FR 3 MAR — 20:30

Artefact and STUKcafé join hands for Apéro Expo!

TH 23 FEB 2017 - 20:30

Six performers enter a dark room. They seem familiar. Yet there is something unusual in their appearance. The have disappeared into oblivion, but are longing for contact.

24 FEB – 3 MAA 2017

Sans lumière, je ne suis rien
Et la lumière fut
, in Le Vif, 40, 7 oktober 2016

image • artefact • kids • performance
FR 24 FEB 2017 – 20:00

A lecture on the boundaries of knowledge and science, and on the magic of breaking those boundaries.

Thomas Hertog (BE)
°1975, Leuven

SA 25 FEB 2017 - 20:00

A magician never reveals his secrets.

25 Feb - 1 Mar

The RAINFOREST workshop, launched by Derek Holzer and Mads Bech Paluszewski-Hau, is a contemporary reinterpretation of David Tudor’s eponymous series of compositions during the 70ies.

MO 27 FEB 2017 – 19:30

An analysis of the relation between science and the public domain as a magic show: science retreats from the public eye, while the public remains both attracted to and blinded by technical ingenuity and spectacle.

TU 28 FEB 2017 – 20:00

A jaunty, jovial portrait with a surprising sting in its tail
The New York Times – (Critic’s Pick)

Tue 28 Feb 17 . 20:00

How do animals communicate? Which kind of senses do they use? What are they telling each other? How does noise affect their signals? And how do they know that they’re telling the truth?

artefact • sound • lecture
1 - 3 MAR 10:00 - 16:00

This workshop will be given entirely in Dutch. 

WE 1 MAR 2017 - 19:30

Self-repairing jeans, an invisibility cloak and clothes that can monitor and display our emotions. These things sound futuristic, magical even, but are not as far-fetched as you might think.

artefact • lecture • debat
Fri 3 Mar 17 . 20:00


artefact • sound • music
Mon 6 Mar 17 . 18:00

For the second year in a row, Artefact and Interactive Media SLAC/Academy organise a guest lecture in the context of Artefact.