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Rodin comes alive at the Fin-de-Siècle Museum!

Published on 10.05.2017

The Fin-de-Siècle Museum and Cinéart honour Rodin, who passed away exactly 100 years ago. On the 24th of May, at the same time as the film projection of "Rodin" at the Cannes Film Festival, the Belgian premiere will take place at the heart of the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium. The VIPs (invitation only!) will also admire the most famous works of Rodin during an exclusive visit to the Fin-de-Siècle Museum.

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Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Wins 2017 Experts' Choice Award!

Published on 06.05.2017

The Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium areamong the recipients of the 2017 Experts' Choice Award from TripExpert. The Award recognizes the best attractions around the world based on reviews by journalists and professional travel writers. Less than 2% of all attractions worldwide receive the award

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Magritte Museum – New audio guides for children and teenagers!

Published on 10.01.2017

New audio guides for children and teenagers are available at the Magritte Museum! They renew the experience of your family visit with exclusive content that plunges you into the surrealist world of Magritte. The mystery, the absurd, the unexpected are evoked with great originality.  

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Record attendance for the 215th birthday of the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium!

Published on 28.11.2016

This Sunday, November 27, 2016, the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium (MRBAB), celebrated their 215 years of existence. During this festive day, 6,852 visitors rushed to the RMFAB, three times more than on a usual Sunday; a true record!

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A masterpiece by Gauguin will be restored thanks to crowdfunding

Published on 15.11.2016

The crowdfunding campaign by the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium (RMFAB) for the restoration of a masterpiece by Paul Gauguin was a true success! Thanks to the public’s generosity, the goal of €22,500 was accomplished in less than three weeks and long before the deadline. A record in Belgium!

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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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