FAMILYWEEKEND 07-08/10/2017


A kaleidoscope of activities, performances, play and surprises awaits visitors of all ages during the first family weekend of the new season.
The interaction between art and science continues to fascinate us.
Our STEAM studio (science, technology, engineering, arts, mathematics) is ready for the second round with new experiments, discoveries and stories from Marie Curie to Countess Ada Lovelace.
Design gaming machines, fold flextangles, build a chain reaction or create your own kaleidoscope to take home with you…
And in the anniversary year of René Magritte, everyone in the ABC-collage-studio can pay homage to the grandmaster of Belgian surrealism.

– Kamishibai narratives
Saturday and Sunday
at 11:30 and 14:00 in Dutch
at 11:00 and 15:00 in French

– Installation – JA
JA, stands for Josef Albers and is a performative installation from OHT / Office for a Human Theatre from Italy, around the concept of abstraction and unicorns. It is inspired by the German artist and influential teacher of the Bauhaus in Dessau and the Black Mountain College in North Carolina.

Saturday and Sunday all day in the dance-studio.
Trailer / Download booklet

By reservation via
– Kitchen Lab
This time, the ABC-on-site-alchemist, Nick Trachet makes black tomato sauce, spices up lemonade with dragons, browns onion and lets courgette sweat… Cook, help and taste along with him

Saturday from 14:00 to 16:00
From 8 years old / Children accompanied by 1 adult
Children accompanied by 1 adult

-Performance – Nausea
Nausea is a poetic scientific performance by the Swedish-Belgian artist Oona Libens.
This enchanting miniature performance is a combination of animation, shadow theater and film for all ages.

Sunday 08/10 – Duration: 20 minutes
at 10:30 and at 15:00 in Dutch
at 11:30 and at 16:00 in French
for everyone from 3 years old
Read more / Trailer

ABC family-weekend
ABC-House, Gaucheretplein 13, 1030 Brussels
Saturday 7 and Sunday 8/10/2017
From 10:00 to 17:00
Open door – all ages