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-MuHKA’s full name is '''Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen''', or '''Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp'''. It has been housed in a converted grain silo and adjoining warehouse since 1987. This renovation and change of use is very much in keeping with the attention that is now being paid to the fascinating urban planning of the ‘Zuid’ or South area of the city.+The '''Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen''' (commonly abbreviated as ''MuKHA'', translates as ''Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp'')
 +is the [[contemporary art]] [[museum]] of the city of [[Antwerp]], [[Belgium]]. It is one of the most important art museums in Belgium. The museum holds a permanent collection of contemporary art from Belgian and international artists, an arthouse cinema and an important library of books on contemporary art.
 +The architect responsible for the creation of the museum from an old grain storage space (1987) was Michel Grandsard who also designed the extension of the museum (1997).
 +The director of the museum since 1992 is Bart de Baere.
-The MuHKA’s 4.000 square metres of exhibition space devoted to art from 1970 to the present day. The building and the collection, which of course is constantly being added to, belongs to the Flemish Community. Moreover, the museum has the Matta-Clark Foundation collection in its possession for an indeterminate period of time. Initially it formed the basis of the MUHKA collection and consists of more than 150 works by Belgian and international artists. 
== See also == == See also ==
*[[Het Zuid]] *[[Het Zuid]]
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The Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen (commonly abbreviated as MuKHA, translates as Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp) is the contemporary art museum of the city of Antwerp, Belgium. It is one of the most important art museums in Belgium. The museum holds a permanent collection of contemporary art from Belgian and international artists, an arthouse cinema and an important library of books on contemporary art. The architect responsible for the creation of the museum from an old grain storage space (1987) was Michel Grandsard who also designed the extension of the museum (1997). The director of the museum since 1992 is Bart de Baere.

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