NW is an open house for contemporary art and film along the quays in Aalst. Working closely with artists, we offer an engaging, collaborative programme that pushes the boundaries of what art can be or do. Our focus is on artistic development with an eye on the city, the region, and the rest of the world—at the intersection of the local and the global.

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Medewerker Administratie en Financiën (80%)

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NW Bookshop

Film Focus

09.04-30.06.2024

Arthouse

NW presents the latest and most remarkable arthouse cinema. Serving as the sole arthouse cinema in the Dender region, our cinema consistently offers thoughtfully co-curated lineup of films.

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A Room of Bebe’s Own

A functional replica of the BebeBooks studio as a refuge within NW

Film Focus

05.04-30.06.2024

From Here

Zij die hier zijn, zijn van hier (Walter Swennen). A curated collection of contemporary and classic Belgian film.  

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Fernando Marques Penteado in Aalst

The artist in dialogue with the legend of Saint Martin, the beggar, and the cloak

Food programme

23.03.2024-10.02.2027

Kitchen Stories

Cooking and eating as connection, ritual, and dialogue

During the renovation of NW, the emphasis was on creating a central space for cooking. The open kitchen is a shared space, linked to everything happening in the building and the community in and around NW. The open kitchen brings people together, each with their own story.  In our open kitchen, cooking is a thoughtful […]

Art on Prescription

Lisa Vlaemminck explores how art and mental health interact

Film Focus

29.03-26.04.2024

Herzog

Werner Herzog is one of the film world’s icons. Since the 1960s, he has been working on a multifaceted body of work steeped in adventure, probing boundaries and exploring the human condition. Herzog’s work consists of more than 20 feature films and 30 documentaries, a vast repertoire from which only a few works will be […]

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WAKA, STUDIO FOR ART, EDUCATION, RESEARCH AND SOCIETY

Guy Woueté connects ideas in Aalst and Njombé-Penja (Cameroon) on the question 'What is work?'

POC POC—THE CONSTANT NOW

Seven artists embark on a new artistic trajectory: Günbike Erdemir, Souhaila Maalem, Diego Herman, Fatemeh Towhidloo, Brahim Tall, Diane Marie Uwase, and Shen Özdemir

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CAR-PET

What does hospitality mean? This question is central during Katinka de Jonge's residency, which builds upon the traditions of working with textiles.