Programme

Walking tour

Street and Art in the city centre: a fine line between art and vandalism? (fully booked)

Brussels is increasingly embracing its image as a Street><Art city. New works of street art by Belgian and international artists are popping up all the time on street corners and façades, many of them commissioned by the City of Brussels with a view to attracting a new form of tourism. This tour will take you from Bruxelles-Centrale/Brussel-Centraal station through the historic city centre – an area very popular with tourists – to the Marolles/Marollen district, where we can still see many examples of more spontaneous street art that skirt the borders of legality. The tour will end at Notre-Dame-de-la-Chapelle/Onze-Lieve-Vrouw-ter-Kapelle Church, where the old Recyclart site and the skate park provide us with the clearest examples of the rebellious subculture personified by taggers and graffiti artists.

In cooperation with Brukselbinnenstebuiten.

Practical information

Sat. at 14:00 (French) and Sun. at 10:00 (Dutch) (duration: 2 hours 30 minutes).

Starting point: in the middle of Carrefour de l’Europe/Europakruispunt (tour ends at Notre-Dame-de-la-Chapelle/Onze-Lieve-Vrouw-ter-Kapelle Church), Brussels

Advance booking recommended: call 02 218 38 78 or email bruksel@skynet.be. Up to 25 people.

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1 5 Gare Centrale - Centraal Station
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29 38 63 65 66 71 86 Gare Centrale - Centraal Station