Late Thursday June 2023

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On Thursday 1 June 2023, S.M.A.K. and the other Ghent museums will keep their doors open until 10pm. Come along for an evening visit to the ongoing exhibitions, live music and a drink or ice cream at Crèmerie GUILLAUME.

19:00 Guided tour Grace Ndiritu 'Healing The Museum' & Haegue Yang 'Several Reenactments'

Grace Ndiritu Event Structure Holistic Reading Room 2

Our guide will take you on a spiritual journey in the exhibition Healing The Museum with works of Grace Ndiritu. You will also discover the work of Haegue Yang in Several Reenactments.

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20:00 Curatorial Lecture Kasia Redzisz

Kasia Redzisz

Every academic year, S.M.A.K., Ghent University and Curatorial Studies at KASK & Conservatory School of Arts jointly organise the Curatorial Lectures series. Kasia Redzisz, director of KANAL-Centre Pompidou, Brussels, will give a lecture at S.M.A.K. at 20:00.

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21:00 Live music by Joelle Léandre & Jean-Luc Cappozzo

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Citadelic Jazz provides your share of live music on Thursday night.

Contrabas by Joelle Léandre & trumpet Jean-Luc Cappozzo.

Double bassist Joëlle Léandre and trumpeter Jean-Luc Cappozzo make a dream duo.

21:00-01:00 R.A.V.E.


On Thursday evening, we hold a R.A.V.E.: Reactive Audio Visual Exploration. Experience a unique music experience in S.M.A.K. at the same time as being part of a work of art. R.A.V.E. is an evening of electronic music curated by GRID. By participating in this event, you will simultaneously enter into co-creation with Lars Hiele to make an audiovisual artwork.

Practical information
  • Thursday 1.Jun.2023, 18:00-22:00.
  • 19:00: guided tour.
  • 20:00: Curatorial Lecture.
  • 21:00: Citadelic Jazz concerts.
  • 21:00: R.A.V.E.
  • Jan Hoetplein 1, 9000 Ghent.
  • Book your ticket online or at the desk.
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