The mission

Created in 2014 by Nathalie Guiot, an author and curator, the Fondation Thalie is a committed philanthropic project, which aims to support contemporary creation as a lever for action, exchange and transmission.
Based in Brussels, the Foundation offers a multidisciplinary program which combines visual arts, performance, literature and culinary arts. It welcomes an audience of passionate amateurs but also professionals and students.

Activities

  • Semi-annual exhibitions, in particular emerging scenes and women artists.
  • Encounters, projections, performances, readings, dinners, …
  • artists and writers residencies (by invitation): European chronicles
  • Publication of multiples, publications,…

Outside the wallsCo-productions with cultural and artistic events or institutionsEducational and artistic projects outside Europe

The place
Not far from avenue Louise and Ixelles’s ponds, in the heart of the gallery district, the house, seat of the Foundation, was built in 1924 by the architect Jean Hendricks. It has been completely renovated to welcome its activities by the duo Vanden Eeckhoudt – Creyf architects, in a contemporary style, while retaining its modernist spirit. In addition to the exhibition and work spaces, the venue offers a library, four bedrooms and a large kitchen-dining-terrace area.

 

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