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PHALLUS. Norm & Form

The look down leads to questions up there

From 24.03.2022 - Info & Tickets

GUM receives 'Special Commendation' during European Museum of the Year Award 2022

Saturday 7 May, the European Museum of the Year Award 2022 took place in Tartu (Estonia). GUM, along with 3 other Belgian museums, was among the nominees. We re...
09. 05. 2022
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GUM teaches the public to draw phalluses, vulvas and more with a surprising connect-the-dots booklet.

20 pages, 20 vaginas – or not at all?What do you see down there? Using a remarkable connect-the-dots booklet, GUM (Ghent University Museum) shows the world that...
02. 05. 2022
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The Botanical Garden and GUM welcome Floraliën Ghent

From 29 April to 8 May 2022, Ghent will put flowers in the spotlight... with "My Paradise, My Worldly Garden", the theme of the Ghent Floralies. There is plenty...
28. 04. 2022
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GUM opens PHALLUS. Norm & Form

The exhibition PHALLUS. Norm & Form focusses on the male member. Is that putting it on a pedestal? Maybe - but only so that it can also be pulled down. One...
23. 03. 2022
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“Firespitter” helm mask
Greek statue of a woman
Model of a Horse-chestnut
Beauchêne preparation of a long-horned beetle
Fauna of Corpses
Long-spine porcupinefish
Leg prosthesis
Ifá divination bowl
Wax model of a woman’s face with leprosy
Wip Wap
Gallo-Roman hunting beaker
Model: age estimation of a horse
Hat mould “conformateur”
Glé head
Exoskelet Wall-X
Volcanic slag
Female bowl-bearing figure
Bust of a Neolithic chieftain
'Ball and stick’ model of benzene
Model of human ear
Metaphase in meiosis
Twin figure
Swarm robots
Red–figure kylix with athlete scene
Obstetrical forceps
Measuring cylinder
Platinum crucibles
Wire frames for surface tension study
Glossopteris fossil leaves
Tomb stele of Hetepe and Iki
‘Screw-barrel’ microscope
The god K’awiil
Phenakistiscope disc
Cast of a horse’s cerebral arteries
Simmental Cow
Lavoisier-Laplace calorimeter
White European mole
Hydrostatic balance
Seahorse tail
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