Museum of Contemporary Art (S.M.A.K.), Ghent

Museum of Contemporary Art (S.M.A.K.), Ghent (must see)

S.M.A.K. (Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst) displays the best of contemporary art and is renowned both for its permanent collection (Karel Appel, Francis Bacon, Panamarenko, Andy Warhol, etc.) and for its provocative exhibitions created by both Belgian and international artists. Here you can view very unusual and extremely creative art pieces, such as the Aeromodeller of the future. Much of the work on display is made from different materials using a variety of techniques.

Why You Should Visit:
If you are a fan of modern art/design, you'll feel at home in this gorgeous building.
It's right next door to the Fine Arts Museum, so you can do both at one go.
Excellent café serving hot and cold lunches – seating both inside and outside.

Tip:
Check beforehand which exhibitions are running and you'll have a good time.

Opening Hours:
Tue-Fri: 9:30am-5:30pm; Sat, Sun, Holidays: 10am-6pm

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Museum of Contemporary Art (S.M.A.K.) on Map

Sight Name: Museum of Contemporary Art (S.M.A.K.)
Sight Location: Ghent, Belgium (See walking tours in Ghent)
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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