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COLLOQUIUM : Before and after? Continuity or rupture? Belgian art around World War I (24 & 25.11.2016)

Published on 02.09.2016

The Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium are organising an international  scientific colloquium dedicated to the place of Belgian Art in a European context. For reasons of generational confrontation, the avant-garde and more traditional or singular positions are covered as well.

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The Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium will celebrate their 215th birthday

Published on 02.09.2016

Exactly 215 years ago, on September 1st 1801, Napoleon Bonaparte signed the ‘Chaptal decree’ creating 15 departmental museums including the one in Brussels: hence the future Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium were born. From a few dozen paintings sent from Paris at the time, the collection has expanded to more than 20,000 works today, tracing the history of art from the fifteenth to the twenty-first century.

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Public Organization of the Year 2016

Published on 06.07.2016

On Tuesday 28 June, after a big moment of suspense, the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium obtained a position as a finalist for the Public Organization of the Year award.

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1st of May: official holiday

Published on 29.04.2016

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The Museum's got talent: second edition!

Published on 15.01.2016

After the raving success of last year, even more staff members signed up and contributed to this extraordinary exhibition.

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