TAMAT, Museum of Tapestries and Textile Arts of the Wallonia-Brussels Federation

250 works testify of 6 centuries of textile

The collections present at TAMAT reflect the diversity of the textile arts.

From 15th century old tapestries, remarkable heritage of the city of Tournai, through the post-war movement of “Forces Murales” and to the most contemporary works: more than 250 works testify to 6 centuries of textile.

TAMAT also houses research and experimentation workshops, a documentation and study center and a conservation and restoration workshop.

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The guided visit allows you to approach all exhibited collections on a route that goes from the old Tournai tapestries from the 15th and 16th centuries to modern works and contemporary textile art. Specific visits on targeted thematic approaches reveal some unknown aspects of the proposed works. A way to discover the collections differently.

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LPeople with specific needs

The institution is fully accessible for people with reduced mobility: parking facilities, a lift, access ramps to the museum rooms and adapted toilets.

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JSchools

The guided visit allows you to approach all exhibited collections on a trail that runs from the old Tournai tapestries from the 15th and 16th centuries to modern works and contemporary textile art. These visits can be prepared in advance with the teachers in order to integrate them into the theme or the program to be developed.

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Practical information

TAMAT, Museum of Tapestries and Textile Arts of the Wallonia-Brussels Federation

Place Reine Astrid 9
7500 Tournai

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