TAMAT, contemporary centre for textile arts
Place Reine Astrid 9
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Tournai historic weaving city presents TAMAT. Centre for Tapestry, Mural Arts and Fabric Arts from the Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles.
- Fabric is an art, come and discover it
- Visit Tournai's new museum
- TAMAT, the textile museum looking to the future
Get to know the textile art of today and of the past
TAMAT is located in the centre of Tournai, in a former neoclassical style mansion house
Tournai historic weaving city is proud to accommodate some of the 15th- and 16th-century Tournai tapestries which made the city's name.
Come and see them by visiting TAMAT's permanent exhibition. A series of ancient tapestries which gave Tournai its reputation and some more contemporary works.
Former museum and centre for tapestry and fabric arts
Inaugurated in 1980, Tournai's tapestry museum needed a breath of fresh air. This has now been acheived and it invites you to see its new finds.
TAMAT, the museum helping artists of tomorrow
The TAMAT has a restoration-conservation workshop and a documentation and study centre which are both accessible to the public.
TAMAT loves new talent and, to help it bloom, it welcomes 8 grant holders each year to its research departments.
Many exhibitions are planned at TAMAT. Discover them in our calendar (in French).
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