Rental Pilar
Rental Pilar Box

Your Event at PILAR

PILAR is an open artistic laboratory in Brussels on the VUB Main Campus in Etterbeek. You can rent our location for your own activity or event. On this page you can read everything you need to know as a tenant.

About Pilar Box

The PILAR BOX is our multi-purpose black box and is located on the ground floor of the Pilar Building. The BOX has a capacity of 300 people (standing) or 90 people seated (extendable stand).  

The PILAR BOX is suitable for events such as concerts, theater, parties, lectures, debates, screenings, etc. 

Functionalities Pilar Box

The space is equipped with quality infrastructure with completely equipped lighting and sound system, as well as;
  • a stage  
  • lockers (= cloakroom) 
  • gender-neutral toilets 
  • a backstage area 
  • a loading and unloading area  
  • an equipped kitchen 
  • two furnished dressing rooms with showers, washbasins and fridges  
  • a bar (operated by Bar Pilar) 
You can check the complete technical rider (sound, light, image) via the button below.
Technical information sheet
Application form
Pictures Pilar Box


Pilar is easily accessible to visitors by public transport. Etterbeek station, metro stops Pétillon and Hankar, tram stops VUB and Arsenaal and bus stops Arsenaal and Etterbeek Station are within walking distance. For those coming by car, Pilar is easily accessible via the Brussels ring road. There are also (underground) parking facilities available.

Pilar Brussels
Triomflaan, VUB entrance 6
1050 Elsene
(Google Maps: 'Pilar Brussels')

Do you want to make an application?

If you wish to rent the PILAR BOX for your event and make an effective request, please complete the application form and return it to: Specify the period during which you wish to rent, and a PILAR staff member will propose the available rental dates to you.

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