Antwerp’s MAS (Museum aan de Stroom (literally ‘Museum by the River’)) opened its doors in May 2011.

The MAS’s pioneering architecture and its ambition to be not just a museum but rather a new urban centre or meeting place make it one of the port city’s hotspots.

Elia promotes ‘Metropolis’, one of the museum’s social themes, exploring 500 years of the city of Antwerp’s history in the form of an permanent exhibition.

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