WEDNESDAY 1st- SUNDAY 5th JUNE
MUSIC | Envision The Future At Volta (B)XL
Fri 3rd June 2016
Poetry, music, illustrations and photography are but a few of the artistic mediums used at the Volta (B)XL Night of the Future.
DESIGN | Check Out The Latest Fashion Trends At La Cambre Mode[s]
Fri 3rd – Sat 4th June 2016
Have a look at the possible future of Belgian clothing and the original creations of Brussels’ brightest designers.
MUSIC | Watch A Performance At The D Festival
Tues 31st May – Sat 11th June 2016
An ongoing contemporary arts event, D Festival 6 touches upon the modern questions of today’s society, among which includes pondering the pace of life, creative processes and modern consumption through performance art.
MUSIC | Sing Out Loud At The Singing Brussels Exploration Weekend
Sat 4th – Sun 5th June 2016
This event is part of Singing Brussels – a project to get the whole city singing.
HISTORY | Celebrate Family Day At The Coudenberg Castle
Sun 5th June 2016
This Sunday, visitors can travel back to the Renaissance by visiting the remains of the Coudenberg Castle.
MONDAY 6th – SUNDAY 12th JUNE
ART | Explore 100 Incredible Masterpieces In Brussels
Wed 18th May – Sat 27th August
Ever wondered what treasures can be found within the city? For 100 days, the Brussels Museum Council and Brussels Museums delivers a special tour of Brussels’ permanent collection.
MUSIC | Discover A Multicultural Festival
Sun 5th – Thur 9th June 2016
The 25th edition of the International Folk Festival commences in Brussels with a full agenda of dance and musical performances.
ART | Visit The Transhumance Exhibition At The CAB
Contemporary Art Brussels (CAB) studies the meaning of home and identities and how art prevails all through its latest exhibition Transhumance.
FOOD | Enjoy Lunch Or Apéro In Brussels’ Suspended Gardens
From June – September 2016
Inspired by the mythical hanging gardens of Babylon, Rooftop 58 brings terrace lounging to a new level, literally.
ART | Visit The Cultures World Arts Fair
Wed 8th – Sun 12th June 2016
Held in the Sablon district is a unique art festival dedicated to displaying and exploring the best Oriental, ancient and non-European artwork.
MONDAY 13th – SUNDAY 19th JUNE
FILM | Enjoy European Cinema Under The Night Sky At Brussels Film Festival
Fri 17th – Fri 24th June 2016
As tradition dictates, the capital is planning on closing out its spring palooza of film festivals with a bang.
EVENT | Explore Brussels On Wheels At The Roller Bike Parade
Sun 12th – Sun 19th June 2016
With summer just around the corner, it’s time to dig out those rollerblades from whatever cupboard or garage they’ve been gathering dust in and get that butt off the couch.
MUSIC & FILM | Enjoy The Soundtrack Of Summer At Rooftop Festival Out Loud!
Wed 8th June – Sun 10th July 2016
Afternoon picnics, drinks at the adjacent bar, music film screenings and live concerts will be filling the Brussels sky with music and laughter during the eighth edition of Out Loud!
MUSIC| Soak Up Jazzy Vibes At Jazz Jette
Sun 19th June 2016
Come June, over 60 musicians will fill the streets and 12 bars with their soulful tunes.
MUSIC | Enjoy A Midsummer Night Music Festival
Fri 17th – Tues 21st June 2016
Originally a French idea, the Fête de la Musique has become a worldwide concept with celebrations taking place in Brussels over the course of four days.
MONDAY 20th – SUNDAY 26th JUNE
MUSIC | Support Artists #withRefugees
Mon 20th June 2016
In honor of World Refugee Day, BOZAR, the Brussels Jazz Orchestra, and Ancienne Belgique come together to support the campaign, Artists #withRefugees.
THEATRE | Enjoy A Musical Performance Of Sweeney Todd
Tues 14th – Thurs 30th June 2016
La Monnaie’s production of Stephen Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd will take the audience for a ride through a thematic journey of drama and revenge.
ART | Admire The Brilliant Work Of Photographer Alex Webb
Wed 22nd June – Sun 7th August 2016
Those looking to enjoy more than just a concert at Botanique can check out The Suffering Of Light by Alex Webb.
FOOD | Treat Your Belly To ‘Frunch’ At A Pop-Up Terrace
April – September 2016
Beach chairs, a live DJ set, a bar and three food trucks serving up delicious platters of original dishes – meet Frunch.
ART | Get Lost In The Photographs Of Open Spaces | Secret Places
Fri 17th June – Sun 4th September 2016
Leading in Brussels’ upcoming international photography biennial is Open Spaces | Secret Places at BOZAR.
MONDAY 27th – THURSDAY 30th JUNE
ART | Discover Storyboards By Illustrator Etienne Davodeau
Tues 14th June – Sun 27th November 2016
Those interested in learning more about the comic illustrator behind Chute de vélo (Fall from a Bike) and Les mauvaises gens can check out the Belgian Comic Strip Museum’s latest exhibition featuring Etienne Davodeau, regarded as a pioneer of the graphic novel and other illustrations. This exhibition showcases Davodeau’s storyboards from some of his most important works.
ART | Explore The Story Of Art In Europe At BOZAR
Fri 24th June – Wed 25th September 2016
This exhibition promises to give a comprehensive look at the artistic styles that flourished not just in the West but also behind the Iron Curtain.
MUSIC | Celebrate The Summer At Alternative Art Hub Recyclart
Thur 30th June – Fri 5th August
Because just one concert festival is never enough, the Recyclart Holidays should also be on your top to-do list this summer. Housed in a former train station stop, Recyclart is the perfect ambiance for an urban outdoor festival paired with DJ sets, exhibitions and films presented throughout the summer on Thursday and Friday evenings.
ART | Appreciate The American Photorealism At The Museum Of Ixelles
Wed 29th June – Sun 25th September 2016
The Museum of Ixelles welcomes a collection of work by a generation of photorealists that gained prominence in the mid-20th century.
SCIENCE | Discover The WOW Exhibit At The Natural History Museum
Individuals can witness fantastic creatures leap in the air to escape harm or dive to catch their prey through the temporary exhibition WOW (Wonders of Wildlife), now ongoing at the Museum of Natural Sciences in Brussels.