This exhibition at the Musée de Wellington covers two themes: German pictures taken in Wallonia and The Great war in a nutshell.
German pictures taken in Wallonia
In 1917-18, 30 or so art historians, architects and photographers, all German, took pictures of iconic Belgian monuments: churches, béguinages, museums, castles, private hotels, public monuments, facades, interiors...
- The exhibition gathers 40 high quality photographs
- New pictures taken from the same viewpoints to compare the changes which occurred in a 100 years
The Great war in a nutshell
40 panels retrace national and international elements of the first world war, like the occupied zones in Belgium, the trenches, technological progress, forced labour, resistance...
10 of these panels focus of what happened in Walloon Brabant
- Attacks in Incourt, Hélécine and Jodoigne
- Towns damaged during the war
- Locals sent to war camps or sent to the front
- Occupation and liberation of the region
From Tuesday 01 December 2020 to Sunday 18 April 2021.