Magnum « Contact Sheets » | An exhibition at the Stavelot Abbey

  • Abbey - Stavelot - Space - Tourism - Culture - Secret Wallonia
  • Exhibition
From 29 March to 02 December 2018.

This exhibition, organised by the famous Magnum Photo agency, presents 70 years of visual history. The event will take place at the Stavelot Abbey, between March 29th and December 2nd, 2018.

A first in Belgium

Magnum « Contact Sheets » was put together by Magnum Photos, an international photographic cooperative created by Robert Capa and Henri Cartier-Bresson in 1947. This selection is presented for the very first time in Belgium.

Photos and historical portraits

70 years of visual history will be summed up through historical pictures such as the Normandy landing, manifestations in Paris in 1968, Robert F. Kennedy's funerals, portraits of famous artists, celebrities, actors and politicians, Che Guevara, Malcolm X being only examples.

There will be 70 contact-sheets with photographs, close-up pictures, articles, books, magazines to discover, each giving you a glimpse of the Magnum Photos history.

Come and see the most iconic pictures taken by the Magnum Photos agency.


From 29 March to 02 December 2018.

Every day between 10 am and 6 pm
Closed the Laetere Monday.


The information provided is an indication only. We advise you to inquire directly with the organisers of the event that interests you before you leave.