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21.10.2023 29.10.2023

DARK WEEKends - Art & Science festival

Workshops, tours, séances, a DARK eXpo en more

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Thursday 5.10.2023 17u30–22u
Saturday 21.10.2023 10u–18u

Save the date: DARK WEEKends - Art & Science festival - 21 - 29.10.2023

Scientific and artistic research is not always enlightening. Sometimes, it can be experimental and dark. Moral boundaries are explored and challenged in the pro...
16. 06. 2023
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The 'PHALLUS. Norm & Form' exhibition is moving to Groningen (NL)

On Sunday 16 April, the GUM (Ghent University Museum) closed the doors to the PHALLUS. Norm & Form exhibition. For more than a year, thousands of visitors,...
26. 04. 2023
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GUM celebrates VULVAweekend on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 March

3 days after International Women's Day, GUM & the Botanical Garden taking a look ‘down there’ during the one and only VULVAweekend. On these two days, Satur...
25. 01. 2023
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Many people, young and old, visited the GUM & Botanical Garden in 2022!

The GUM & Botanical Garden enjoyed a very successful first post-pandemic year, with our new ‘Forum for Science, Doubt & Art’ welcoming 98,624 visitors i...
12. 01. 2023
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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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