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Work, leisure, rest: a right…!?Little Museum

  • Exhibition
  • Little Museum

In the Little Museum, children and adults can discover a small part of the collection of the Province of Hainaut. This space presents the works of art at eye level for the young visitor and encourages a dialogue between the generations who are visiting the exhibition together.

For this third exhibition in the Little Museum, let’s explore artistic approaches dealing with three blocks of eight hours each. How do we see article 24 of the Declaration of Human Rights today? “Everyone has the right to rest and leisure, including reasonable limitation of working hours and periodic holidays with pay.” With what are these three eight-hour blocks filled? What differences do we see between work and employment, between leisure and entertainment, between rest and sleep? Is inactivity a source of boredom? What happens when we sleep? These questions and many more are tackled through the exhibition.

Bernard BEGHAIN, David BROGNON & Stéphanie ROLLIN, Marcel BROODTHAERS, Pol BURY, Isabelle CAMBIER, Stéphanie CHARLIER, Medhi CLEMEUR, Jérôme CONSIDÉRANT, Marcel DEMOULIN, Léon DEVOS, Victor DIEU, Lise DUCLAUX & Olivier BARREA, Patrick EVERAERT, Anne-Marie HENDRICKX, Julien LE BLANT, Michel LEFRANCQ, Thierry LENOIR, Jacques LIMBOURG, Albert François MATHYS, Eudore MISONNE, Pierre PAULUS, Calisto PERETTI, Concetta TODDE, Romain VANDYCKE, Robert WAINS.