Press release

  • A gigantic pencil is floating in the Royal Museums of Fine Arts

    08.07.2015

    From July 9, the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium present a 5 meters long pencil broken in two, hanging from the entrance hall ceiling.
    The installation, created by the young Belgian arti…

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  • 150,840 visitors for the Chagall exhibition!

    06.07.2015

    The recent Chagall retrospective at the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium welcomed a total of 150,840 visitors over a period of only 4 months. This huge success in 2015 announces an exceptional…

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  • Chagall exhibition welcomes 100,000th visitor!

    03.06.2015

    The Chagall exhibition at the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium just received its hundred thousandth visitor.
    The retrospective exhibition dedicated to Marc Chagall opened its doors on Feb…

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  • Already over 30,000 visitors in 1 month for Chagall exhibit

    09.04.2015

    The Chagall retrospective seems to be one of the great successes of 2015 for the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium! Since its opening a month ago, more than 30,000 people visited the exhibition…

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  • Critique – Crisis – Desire

    Art in Europe since 1945

    31.03.2015

    Values of enlightenment, freedom, equality, human rights and social and technical progress are the common ground of the different systems in Europe since the end of World War II. This curator’s cho…

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  • Magritte in Japan

    Opening of a prestigious exhibition in Tokyo and Kyoto

    25.03.2015

    This Wednesday the 25th of March 2015, an important exhibition dedicated to the work of René Magritte opens at the National Art Center in Tokyo. The retrospective  – that gathers over 130 works by …

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  • Yoga at the museum!

    19.03.2015

    Gao Xingjian: artworks to see but also to experience thanks to… yoga! The Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium offer a full and unique immersion into this world renowned artist’s universe. The six…

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  • Opening of the exhibition “Portaels and the Call of the Orient (1841–1847)”

    05.02.2015

    From 10 February until 31 May 2015, the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium present the exhibition ‘Portaels and the Call of the Orient (1841–1847)’. It is the very first monographic show dedicat…

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  • Change in opening hours during the weekends

    05.12.2014

    From Saturday 6 December onwards, the opening hours of the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium are subject to change during the weekends. Starting then, our Museums will be open from 11 am till 6…

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  • Bruegel: new insights on a Masterpiece

    04.12.2014

    On Friday December 12, the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium will present the results of several years of research on the works of Pieter Bruegel the Elder.
    The Museums own the second lar…

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