5 of the most inspiring small galleries in Bruges

1) Schipperskapel

An abandoned chapel has been turned into a striking gallery of contemporary art. Renamed the Chapel of Awesomeness, the neat white interior, where nuns once prayed, is now used for inspiring exhibitions and the occasional concert.

exhibition Schipperskapel

3) Pinsart

This contemporary gallery occupies a 16th-century gabled house. It organises interesting exhibitions by emerging Belgian artists in a series of white spaces and a video screening room.

exhibition pinsart

5) Koen Broes

Koen Broes has been around since the early 1980s promoting young, relatively unknown artists. He recently moved into a handsome 18th-century house where he presents a personal choice of prints and graphic art. You find bright, optimistic works propped against a fireplace, resting on balls of string or piled up on a table among art books.

Koen Broes Gallery in Bruges


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