The contemporary art centre Wiels was entirely renovated a couple of years ago after the brewery Wielemans-Ceuppens went bankrupt. The industrial building was transformed into an art centre which has minimum 6 expositions a year. Various renowned international and national contemporary artist exhibit their art pieces at Wiels.
This greatness of this former brewery is particularly impressive and the architect has perfectly shown how to redevelop an abandoned industrial building into a flourishing museum and meeting place. Certainly the left-overs of the brewing machines provide an additional value to the entrance hall and building as such.
The food provided by a local neighbourhood project is delicious and very reasonable. You can choose from bio dishes like quinoa, pasta or quiche to pie and cake. It’s a great place to have something to eat after or before a museum visit.
The book shop also sells international magazines, art catalogs and specialised books.
Make sure to pay a visit, you will not be disappointed!