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The success story of Irving Berlin

Among the two million Europeans who traveled to America on the Red Star Line was a five year old boy from Russia. The boy’s name was Israel ‘Izzy’ Beilin. He would grow up to gain world-wide fame as Irving Berlin with songs like 'White Christmas', 'Puttin' on the Ritz' and 'There's No Business Like Show Business'.

Abram Spiwak, searching for his beloved Sophie

Abram Spiwak decided to follow his beloved Sophie to America. He did not have valid papers, but he tried his luck with the financial support of his family.

The adventure of Irène Bobelijn

The stories of both the Bobelijn family and the trunk symbolise the journey millions of Europeans made to the USA.

The migration of the Hutlet family

When the Hutlet Family moved to America it was a major undertaking. They took their eight children with them as well as a lot of familiar household effects from home with them on their exciting journey to an unknown country.

Antwerp Baroque 2018 Opening Weekend

AThe opening weekend of ‘Antwerp Baroque 2018. Rubens inspires’ kicks off on the 1st of June! Visit the new expositions ‘Michaelina’, 'Celebration!' and the solo exhibition of photographer Athos Burez.

Live wall painting

Three young artists took up the challenge to overhaul a complete wall. Inspired by the 'Instinct' exhibition, they came up with a design. You can see them live at work during the weekend.

Museomix descends on the MAS

The international event Museomix descends on the MAS! Come to see them at work on Sunday November 13 where you can test all their inventions.

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