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FOMU | Photo Museum

FOMU | Photo Museum

FOMU is one of the most prestigious and leading photography museums in Europe. As an open house, we like to open a dialogue with our public. FOMU collects and manages unique collections of photographic images, equipment and books. FOMU creates ambitious exhibitions that contextualise and connect. FOMU is an ambassador of both local young talent and established photographers. FOMU inspires and enriches.

FOMU is the meeting place for photography in Belgium. It is an open house where a diverse and broad section of the public feels welcome, involved, surprised and inspired, and where they are encouraged to create and to engage in dialogue. FOMU is an inclusive museum that comes forward and strives for social relevance and impact. Innovation, education and quality form the core of our goal of public mediation and they run as a common thread throughout our offerings.

3 reasons why this is worth your visit

  • FOMU is one of the most prestigious and leading photography museums in Europe and manages unique collections of photographic images, equipment and books. FOMU creates ambitious exhibitions every year and is an ambassador of both local young talent and established photographers.
  • As an open house, we like to open a dialogue with our public. FOMU has an ear for multiple voices and keeps its finger on the pulse of the broader social context. Each season, FOMU organises a wide range of public activities that revolve around photography and social themes, such as vernissages, artist talks and debates, New Narratives Tours and the Nightwatch museum takeover by young talent.
  • FOMU is a place to reflect and experience. Not only can you visit exhibitions, but you can also browse the FOMU library, consult photo books and magazines in the reading room, eat or drink something in the museum café Pixel, shop in the FOMU shop or see a quality film in Cinema Lumière. Het Zuid is the ideal starting point for a day out in Antwerp.