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A few minutes ago, Géry Dumoulin closed the door to the SAX200 exhibition ... for good. This website will be taken offline and archived. Thank you...

For the last few weeks of SAX200, Joe Lovano and maker and inventor François Louis have been so kind to lend the aulochrome in order to be shown...

On Tuesday, September 30th, yet another outfit will be added to the 924 costumes our national peeing hero has already received:...

In case you hadn't noticed, check the event calendar on this site. Music programmer Wim Verhulst has outdone himself to offer you a truckload of...

One of the focal points of SAX200 is undoubtedly the tenor horn that was given to President Bill Clinton by LA Sax from Illinois. Our...

The year is 1841 and there it is, an all new wind instrument. But one could not behold it just yet, only hear unheard sounds. We have arrived at...

Wind bands would probably not exist if it hadn't been for that particular man from Dinant. Up to the 1970's amateur marching bands were a regular...

Last week, SAX200 curator Géry Dumoulin accompanied 18 instruments to Venice. The objects are lent to the Fondazione Prada for their...

What on earth is a keyed serpent? And what's it to do with the saxophone? Read it on...

It's not like uncle Adolphe woke up one morning and said "Today I'm gonna invent the saxophone". Learn where his inspiration came from, starting...

Registration is open for "Adolphe Sax, His Influence And Legacy", a scientific conference at the mim on 3, 4 and 5 July.

The conference is...

This month's highlight is a saxophone (hey, what did you expect?), but not as you know it. Check out ...

On Tuesday, March 25, at 2 pm, the great Joe Lovano and saxophone maker François Louis tell you all about the aulochrome, an extraordinary, "...

Blow that horn and earn a free Museum Night Fever bracelet!

Saturday 22 February it's...

Adolphe Sax liked to create whole families of instruments. It would be strange to build an exhibition about this inventor without considering all...

Comprehensive as it may be, SAX200 still lacks an item or two from Géry Dumoulin's wish list. For instance, the second saxtuba that has known to...

"Stop! Hey, what's that sound?" ... visitors seem to be thinking when strolling in front of the mim these days. What they are perceiving is a...

Quite a special moment there! Mrs. Sabine Klaus of the National Music Museum in South Dakota, USA, hands over a tenor horn that was custom made by...

Just days before the opening of SAX200, the Friends of the mim honour their reputation by donating a splendid baritone saxophone by Adolphe Sax...

Maxine Gordon, widow of the legendary jazz artist Dexter Gordon, will give a presentation at the mim entitled "Dexter Gordon, The European Years...

We start out with a bang, opening the museum until midnight on Sat 8 Feb and, of course, with lots of music.

On Saturday 8 at 8 pm Eric...

Stop motion by Jonas at Sultan Sushi. Music courtesy of Ricercar/Outhere : Allegro Vivace from Premier Quatuor pour saxophones Op. 53 by Jean-...

The curator of the exhibition, Géry Dumoulin, presents both the catalogue and the exhibition within a fourheading framework that tells the lively...