Frans Masereel Centre is a place where national and international artists, researchers and graphic designers reside, meet and experiment.

Masereeldijk 5
2460 Kasterlee, BE

kunsten & erfgoed


  • Live Chat Session

    — applying for a residency at the frans masereel centrum in 2021, but having questions while filling in the application form? discuss it with one of our studio coordinators during the live chat session.
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  • House of Paper

    — the past ten days, the fmc team prepared a small gift for the 7-year old pupils (170 in total) living in its legendary home town kasterlee. the resulting coloring book, house of paper, consists…
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  • OPEN CALL | 2021

    — in recent decades, the frans masereel centrum has become one of the most challenging and inspiring environments for contemporary artists to investigate printed matter in all its aspects, or to embrace…
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  • Affiliated Artists 2020

    — from 2020 onwards, the frans masereel centrum will annually invite two to three contemporary artists to initiate new processes, and to challenge and deepen their own practice, over an extended period,…
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  • Curating the Woodland

    — besides being a dynamic printmaking workshop and a leading exhibition space, the frans masereel centrum is also a meeting point where individuals from different backgrounds spend time together, critically…
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  • Beter Safe than Sorry (Covid-19 update)

    — following the tightened measures to slow the spread of the covid-19 virus, we decided to close the exhibition 'cmd p for 2079' two days earlier than planned. thank you for your understanding.
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    — the frans masereel centrum commissioned belgian architect and visual artist olivier goethals to realize a comprehensive piece of furniture, combining a library with seating and a silent work station,…
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  • School Residency 2020: Open Call

    — deadline: march 1, 2020 period: october 2 - november 27, 2020 apply before march 1, 2020 for a one or two-week residency with your students and offer them the unique opportunity to develop a…
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  • We are hiring !

    — the frans masereel centrum is looking for an assistant-curator and an artistic communication and public relations officer.
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  • Artist talks - Fall 2019

    — the frans masereel centrum organizes between 12 october and 16 november 2019 a series of artist talks, in which contemporary artists discuss their work and the many possible connections to the medium…
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  • WIELS Art Book Fair (Brussels) Reading performance: Sat 9/7/19 (3-4 pm) Frans Masereel Centrum Workshop: Sat 9/4/19 (12 am-5 pm)

    — gato negro ediciones: reading performance & workshop wiels art book fair (brussels): saturday september 7, 2019 (3-4 pm) frans masereel centrum (kasterlee): saturday september 14, 2019…
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  • PRINT ART FAIR 06.30.2019 2pm - 8pm

    — frans masereel centre is organizing the fifth edition of its print art fair, where artists show and sell their work. in addition to books and other publications, multiples and editions will also be available.
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  • New publications and prints

    — ecstatic love, existential cookery, damn good lentil soup: it all comes - colourfully and playfully - to a boil in 'a cookbook' by bohemian grande dame dorothy iannone. and, yes, the last few…
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    — the new pavilion of frans masereel centre will be open to the public as from 30 june. by adding this new pavilion, frans masereel centre gains no less than 420 m2, offering additional exhibition space…
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  • Metropolis M - Feature on There Is A Storm, Copy That. (in Dutch)

    —   metropolis m wrote a feature on there is a storm, copy that.   you can read the (dutch) article here or you can download it.    
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