Mauricio Ruiz is a writer and journalist who has lived in the US, Belgium, Mexico and Norway. His work has appeared in Words Without Borders, CatapultThe CommonThe RumpusElectric LiteratureJMWWRiver TeethLiteral Magazine, among others. He's been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize and Myriad Editions Competition in the UK, as well as the Fish Short Story Prize in Ireland. He has received fellowships from OMI writers (NY), Société des auteurs (Belgium), Jakob Sande (Norway), Can Serrat (Spain), and the Three Seas' Council (Rhodes). His second book, Silencios al sur, was published in early 2017, and his work has partially been translated into Dutch and French. Mauricio Ruiz can be followed on Twitter and Instagram.

23 January 2023

Aviation museum renamed after Captain ‘Sully’ Sullenberger

The Smithsonian-affiliated Aviation Museum in Charlotte, North Carolina, will reopen this year with a new name in honor of Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger III. He became […]
20 January 2023

Emily in Paris balloon museum tours Europe

The third season of Netflix’s Emily in Paris has been recently released and, as usual, fans are taking inspiration from everything Emily does to discover and […]
20 December 2022

Brussels’ town hall opens as a museum next year

Brussels’ town hall, watching over the famous Grand Place, will open as a museum as of January 2023. On the sideline of an official budget meeting, […]
20 December 2022

The effortlessly expressive faces of Marlene Dumas

Marlene Dumas’ portraits at the Palazzo Grassi in Venice must be seen by anyone who dreams of capturing character on paper or canvas. They are a […]
16 December 2022

Hilma af Klint: the mystical pioneer of abstract art

Long overlooked, the abstract art of Hilma af Klint, with its mystical language of forms and colours, is finally getting the attention and recognition it deserves. […]
15 December 2022

Peter Lindbergh photo exhibition opens in Brussels

From December 15th, 2022 until May 14th, 2023, Brussels’ Espace Vanderborght will host an exceptional photo exhibition: “Untold Stories”, the posthumous exhibition of works by the […]
13 December 2022

New Banksy Museum in Brussels opens its doors to visitors

On Thursday December 8th, a new Banksy Museum opens its doors to visitors in Brussels. More than 130 works by the equally mysterious and iconic artist […]
24 November 2022

Singapore’s Hell’s Museum invites visitors to demystify death

Haw Par Villa, Singapore’s longest-running cultural theme park relaunched on Thursday, 28 October 2021, with the opening of Hell’s Museum, the only attraction in the world […]
15 November 2022

The political messages of Venice Biennale’s National Pavilions

Ever since its opening in 1895, the Venise Biennale created, through the National Pavilions and wider exhibits, an opportunity for countries to share their artistic creations, […]
11 November 2022

The strange beauty of Murano glass

Glass is a fragile thing forged hot and has a four-thousand-year history of inspired creation. At the Glasstress 2022 – State of Mind exhibition at the […]
4 November 2022

The harsh honest truth of Anselm Kiefer in Venice

Going to the Venice for the Biennale is a conversation between the now and a thousand years of yesterday. The exhibition by Anselm Kiefer at the […]
13 October 2022

Museum Night Fever is back in Brussels

The 15th edition of Museum Night Fever returns to Brussels on Saturday 22nd of October 2022 from 7pm to 1am. This is the largest edition ever […]
22 September 2022

Antwerp’s Royal Museum of Fine Arts reopens with a weekend festival and stunning new programme

After a ten year closure, on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 September, Antwerp’s Royal Museum of Fine Arts, otherwise known as KMSKA, marks its keenly-awaited grand […]
20 September 2022

Brussels launches pilot to prescribe free museum visits for mental health patients

As of September 12th, psychiatrists in Brussels are able to prescribe museum tours to people suffering from mental health issues. The city of Brussels has developed […]
24 August 2022

What would Mona Lisa and Dali look like today?

When he embarked on his project, 26-year-old Portuguese designer Tiago Dias didn’t even have a profile on Instagram. A couple of works were the excuse to […]
19 August 2022

UK’s Horniman Museum and Gardens to return Benin Bronzes to Nigeria

72 museum objects will be transferred to the Nigerian government, following a decision by the Horniman’s Board of Trustees. The objects were taken from Benin City […]
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