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Guided tour of AMUZ

St. Augustine’s Church, a gem of early Baroque architecture, and Jan Fabre
A unique glimpse behind the scenes at the former church and present-day concert hall.

The former St. Augustine’s Church is a gem of early Baroque architecture. The fascinating story of the renovated church, the creation of the new infrastructure and Jan Fabre’ artworks form the basis of this guided tour that AMUZ organises on request. These guided tours also offer you a look behind the scenes at AMUZ as a concert hall and organisation.

Practical details
+/- 1 hour
Only for groups of maximum 20 people, available in Dutch and English.
€ 75 per group
Reservations and practical info at tickets@amuz.be or +32 (0)3 292 36 80.

Optional: guided tour with coffee / cake
Coffee formula: € 3 p.p. (coffee/tea (unlimited))
Coffee & cake formula: € 6 p.p. (coffee/tea with cake)

 

Guided tour of the city of Antwerp

Baroque Shock: a limited edition
An exclusive introduction to timeless creativity and ostentation

Baroque Shock brings together the two most beautiful Baroque churches in Antwerp. However this new city walk is far more than an encounter with the wonderful religious art of the 17th century. An enthusiastic city guide will show you the highlights of the Baroque in Antwerp and the traces it has left behind in the streets, as well as the hearts and minds of the city’s residents. After all, the city on the Scheldt remained under the spell of the Baroque for centuries. This can be seen in the countless magnificent facades in luxurious rococo, glamorous neo-Baroque and impressive Beaux-Arts style. The Baroque even fascinates and inspires contemporary artists in 2018, so we will be looking at their new creations as well!

The highlight of this temporary thematic walk will be an exclusive visit to the former St. Augustine’s Church: Music Centre AMUZ. The famous Antwerp all-round artist Jan Fabre has designed three new works for the magnificent interior of the Baroque church especially for ‘Antwerp Baroque 2018’. 

‘Baroque Shock’ is a stunning introduction to almost unrivalled glamour, making it a unique experience that explains Antwerp’s ongoing admiration and love of the Baroque. Unmissable!

Practical details
+/- 2 hours
Only for groups of maximum 20 people, available in Dutch, French, English or German.
€ 75 per guide
Reservations and practical info at www.antwerpenbarok2018.be