NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: max. 15 persons (schools: 20)
BOOKING: book your tour preferably 3 weeks in advance
WHEN: during opening hours of the museum (closed on Wednesday)
MUSEUM OF DAILY LIFE
Daily events and special occasions define the rhythm of our lives. Days turn into weeks, months into years. In the exhibition, every museum room is linked to a date in the calendar, which tells a story about the theme of the room. This might be a well-known day, such as 1 January, New Year's Day. But it might be the birth of a baby in February or a couple getting married in September. These events, big and small, show that the every day is not at all ordinary.
Be it for a parade, demonstration, pride march or procession, we regularly take to the streets, either without a plan or after lengthy preparations. Such events allow groups to express themselves. Music, banners and slogans fill the streets. Placards, clothes, masks, figures and floats reinforce the message. The exhibition 'Taking it to the street' sheds light on parades in Flanders and Brussels from the past and present. It provides an insight from the organisers’, participants’ and onlookers’ perspective.