Discover the collection pavilion online

In the new collection pavilion, you can (re)discover hidden works of art from the collection of Middelheim Museum. These works are less suitable, or sometimes unsuitable, for presentation in the park.

On the hidden collection

Today, Middelheim Museum is best known for its outdoor collection in the art park. But there is also a hidden collection: just over 80% of the works of art are stored in depots, inaccessible to visitors. These works are less suitable, or sometimes unsuitable, for presentation in the park, but they have been acquired by the museum in accordance with its original mission: to provide an international overview of modern sculpture, from its great precursors at the end of the nineteenth century to the present. There are also supporting collections with models, drawings and prints, media art and photography. And there are sculptures that were meant for display outdoors but turned out to be more suitable for indoors.

Take a look at the collection online

 

The collection pavilion in words and images

Veerle Meul, responsible collections at the Middelheim Museum, explains how the new collections pavilion came to be.