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Centre for Engravings and Prints in La Louvière

Centre for Engravings and Prints in La Louvière
© Nicolas Goossens

The Centre for Enravings and Prints is a place for encounters, creation and research, dedicated solely to contemporary prints. Discover this lively museum situated 40 minutes from Brussels.


This outstanding collection of 11,000 works from 1340 Belgian and foreign artists is is the witness of this type of art from the second half of the 20th century to the present day. The Centre of Engravings and Prints organises temporary exhibitions, from either its own collection or from other works of which it has been entrusted.

Its documentation centre consists of no less than 10,000 exhibition catalogues and reference books. Its educational service develops various tailored activities, such as guided tours, engraving workshops, educational packs, adults and children training, outdoor activities and extended educational activities.


Family Wednesdays

On Wednesday afternoons, families can enjoy free entry to current exhibitions.

2 deals on offer:

  • Independent visit + games route, the "Barda-Jeux" and a matrix table = free of charge, no reservation required.
  • Interactive visit + engraving workshop (1h30, 8 people max.) = 20 with reservation.

For bookings: + 32 (0)64/27 87 21 or edu@centredelagravure.be


Prepare your visit

The centre is open during exhibition periods.

Opening times
Tuesday-Sunday from 10am to 6pm.
Closed on 25 December, 1 January and on the weekend of Laetare (30 and 31 March and 1 April 2014).
Closed on 24 and 31 December 2014.

Prices
Adults: €6
Seniors: €4
Students, disabled persons and groups(of 10 people min.): €3
School trips €2
Free entry for children under 12 years old and the first Sunday of each month.



PARKING FOR COACHES Car park Library or documentation centre Shop ACCESSIBLE BY TRAIN EDUCATIONAL DEPARTMENT

Information

  • tel. : +32 (0) 64 27 87 27
  • fax : +32 (0) 64 27 87 29
  • website : http://www.centredelagravure.be
  • email : accueil@centredelagravure.be

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