As a group

If you want to visit the S.M.A.K. as a group, or as an outing with family or friends, choose one of the packages below that suits you best and discover the surprising, deeper levels of contemporary art together with your guide.

Book your guide now and discover the work of Gerhard Richter

As from 21 October 2017 you must come to see Gerhard Richter’s first museum exhibition in Belgium since 1976. Many people consider Richter to be one of the most important living artists still active, and to have reinvented post-war painting. Discover works by Gerhard Richter, some new and some never previously shown, together with his early works from the 1960s and ‘70s, in the exhibition About Painting. The core of the exhibition consists of the glass sculptures 4 Panes of Glass (1967) and 7 Panes (House of Cards) (2013). Add depth to your museum visit by booking a guide:

  • Book on + 32 (0)9 210 10 75.
  • Lasts about 1.5 hours
  • Languages: Dutch, French, German, English
  • Price: €75 per guide + admission (max. 20 people per guide)
  • More information

The S.M.A.K. café suggests the RICHTER LUNCH:

  • Panini with goat’s cheese, aubergine, oregano, sun-dried tomatoes and a salad + one drink of your choice (not spirits) €12.50 p.p.
  • extra: coffee and cake: €6 p.p.
  • extra: glass of cava: + €5 p.p.
  • Mail your order to info@smakcafe.be

Walk & Talk

A museum guide takes you round the exhibition. In a captivating conversation carried on as you move around, you find out about the varied temporary exhibitions and explore the artists’ themes in greater depth.

  • Options: 1. general introduction - 2. one or more specific exhibitions
  • Duration: about 1.5 hours
  • Max. 20 people per guide
  • Languages: Dutch, French, German, English
  • Price: 75 euro per guide + admission

Active tour of the museum

Ideal as a team-building activity

On this active tour of the museum, the guide focuses on your inner ‘homo ludens’. Time for discussion, analysis, philosophy, viewing and games.

  • Options: 1. general introduction 2. one or more specific exhibitions
  • Duration: about 1.5 hours
  • Max. 20 people per guide
  • Languages: Dutch, French, German, English
  • Price: 75 euro per guide + admission

The Bridge

Contemporary or ‘fine’ art? Go for both and ‘bridge the gap’. With the museum guide you will look for differences, similarities and fascinating stories that link together artists and artworks past and present. On this guided tour you cross Jan Hoetplein and visit both the S.M.A.K. and the MSKGhent. For group visits by 15 or more people over the age of 26.

  • Combined guided tour of the S.M.A.K. and MSKGhent
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Price: 100 euro per guide + admission to the two museums
  • Max. 20 people per guide

Booking – tailormade visits – more information:

  • Please book online or by phone
  • Plan your visit here
  • T: +32 (0)9 210 10 75
  • BOEKjeBEZOEK can be reached by phone from Monday to Friday, 9 to 6, but CANNOT be reached in the weekend or on holidays.

Getting here

The S.M.A.K. is easy to get to, both from the city centre and from the station.