Ghent and the Japanese city of Kanazawa have been twinned for 45 years. During this period, the cities have exchanged quite some presents. For Japanese people, the presentation of gifts is a ritual that must follow the etiquette. Come and discover a selection of Japanese presents and learn how the Japanese give presents according to the rules of the art
This small exhibition about Japanese relation gifts coincides with the Floraliën (Flower Show), including a Japanese pavillon on the Bijloke site, from Friday April 22nd until Sunday May 1st.
In cooperation with Honda, the City of Ghent, De Zwarte Doos – Municipal archives Ghent, Stadsarchief Gent, Department of Eastern Languages and Cultures, Ghent University.
Feel free to touch! A fun children’s trail that leads through every room in the museum. Children become merchants, craftspeople, architects or city trippers and participate in city life. They sell cloth, make coats of arms, face façades and work out routes.
STAM turned ten last year... time for a make-over for the permanent exhibition! Since the end of 2020 you can stroll through the new Story of Ghent.