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The GUM (Ghent University Museum) postpones its opening due to coronavirus

In accordance with government measures, Ghent University and the GUM (Ghent University Museum) have decided to postpone the grand opening of the brand-new scien...
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GUM nominated for European Museum of the Year Award!

GUM (Ghent University Museum) has been nominated for the European Museum of the Year Award 2022, the most prestigious museum prize in Europe. The new 'Forum for...
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Street artist ROA takes over brand-new GUM

World-renowned street artist ROA expresses his love for anatomy on the façade of the brand-new Ghent University Museum.Right this moment, universally acclaimed...
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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...
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ROA completes impressive mural in Ghent

This Tuesday, internationally praised street artist ROA finished his masterpiece on the façade of the GUM (Ghent University Museum). The brand-new science museu...
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The stories of our opening campaign

How maggots and flies can solve a murder case. kunnen oplossen. How a parasite inside an octopus became a penis. How a swarm of bees gets robots to work togeth...
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The conservation of a unique masterpiece: Antonio Chichi’s cork model of the Pantheon

This cork model of the Pantheon, which is part of the GUM’s heritage collections, was created by Antonio Chichi (1743-1816). We know very little about this arti...
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