Past Exhibitions

2019-01-29 ... 2019-03-30

From January 29 till March 30, 2019 the War Heritage Institute welcomes the Polish travelling exhibition Armoured Wings. Created in Warsaw and presented in Gdansk, it now arrives in Belgium! The visitor will discover the history of General Maczek’s Polish 1starmoured division through both sound bites and images. The exhibition was put together in the framework of the 75thanniversary of the liberation of Belgium upon initiative of the Flemish government, the Polish embassy in Belgium and the non-profit organization “Eerste Poolse Pantserdivisie België”. 

 

In the spring of...

2020-10-01 ... 2021-08-29

In the framework of the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War and the discovery of the horror of the camps the War Heritage Institute sets up an exceptional photographic exhibition at the Royal Military Museum.

Retroacts

In September 2019 Luc Mary-Rabine, a Belgian photographer and author, presents the War Heritage Institute with 242 original prints. The two series are entitled “Si je t’oublie” (If I forget you), a series dedicated to deportation and “De guerre en guerre” (From one war to the next), a series about the traces of the two world...

2021-05-04 ... 2021-03-27

Exhibition/workshop at the Royal Museum of Mariemont: from May 4 till 16, 2021
Exhibition/workshop at the Royal Military Museum: from November 16 till 27, 2021
Under the patronage of the German Embassy in Brussels and the Belgian Embassy in Berlin.

In mid-November 2021 the War Heritage Institute/Royal Military Museum will welcome eleven museum cases realized by students in French language and culture of the university of Paderborn, in joint operation with UCL History students. The museum of the Belgian Armed Forces in Soest, a city in the vicinity of Paderborn,...

2021-11-10 ... 2022-04-08

NEW TEMPORARY EXHIBITION AT THE ROYAL ARMY MUSEUM!

In March 2020, our country went in lockdown for the first time, due to a novel and unknown coronavirus. This virus has hit hard, especially in residential care centers. Logistical and medical assistance quickly became necessary, and the medical component of the Defense was called upon for this purpose.

It is in this context that the 1st reserve petty officer of the 3EMI and professional photographer at the War Heritage Institute, Jerusalem Piérard, was commissioned to capture this mission, respecting sanitary and customary...

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