S.M.A.K. puts the artist at the heart of its thoughts and actions. We invest in the greatest possible quality for a broad and varied public and would like to be experienced as an open house: transparent and generous. In artistic terms, we present ourselves as a laboratory, a place of experiment and renewal, where we can see today what may be important tomorrow. S.M.A.K. leaves questions open, urges one to think, retains its scepticism.

Exhibitions at the Ghent museums


Your individual visit to S.M.A.K. during COVID-19:

If you wish to visit S.M.A.K., it is compulsory to buy your ticket online or reserve it by telephone, as we work with time slots and limit the number of visitors in the rooms. Wearing a mouth mask is mandatory (10+). A Covid Safe Ticket (16+) is only compulsory during an event or activity.

  • Book your ticket by calling +32(0)9 210 10 75. This is possible every weekday from 9:00 to 12:30 and from 13:30 to 16:00.
  • Buy your ticket online at smak.be

Jan Hoetplein 1, 9000 Gent
T +32 (0)9 323 60 01
Wheelchair access

Opening hours

S.M.A.K. is open Tuesday to Sunday.

Weekdays: 9:30 am. - 5:30 pm.
Weekends, public holidays, school holidays: 10 am. - 6 pm.

Via this link you can find everything about your visit to S.M.A.K. during COVID-19:

Closed on Mondays and on 25 & 26 December and 1 & 2 January.