Culture

Exhibition of the cabinet of curiosities

Exposition du cabinet de curiosité(s)After having been exhibited in the foyer of the 'Justus Lipsius' building in Brussels, seat of the Council of the European Union in Brussels, in the context of the Luxembourg Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the cabinet of curiosities has been installed in the entrance hall of the Ministry of Culture.

The aim of this exhibition is to draw the attention to less known facets about Luxembourg, to personalities that have marked the past or the present of the country, as well as to surprising and sometimes unusual objects which witness the creativity, the culture, the history, the inventive spirit, the excellency, the conviviality, the tastes, the hobbies, etc. of the Luxembourg citizens, who have always lived in a European environment. Thus 45 small stories, going from Ketty Thull to Buff, over the Madeleines of Léa Linster, the porcelaine series Acapulco by Villeroy & Boch, the history of Radio Luxembourg or Georges Christen's bent nails.

From 3 March to 18 March 2016 the Luxembourg public will have the occasion to discover the cabinet of curiosities at the Ministry of Culture (4, boulevard Roosevelt in Luxembourg).

The exhibition is open from Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Wednesdays until 8 p.m.

(Source: press release of the Ministry of Culture)

  • Updated 07-03-2016