A reliquary, a ring and a bishop’s crozier from the Treasure of Oignies will be shown as part of an exhibition devoted to the influence of Jerusalem on medieval art at the prestigious Metropolitan Museum of New York.

On 13 October 2016, a study day will be held at the Château de Freÿr on the role of water in historic parks and gardens. Historians and various specialists will take an in-depth look at the importance of water features.

Thanks to financial support from the Fund Abbé Manoël de la Serna, conservation treatment can be started in the coming months on Jacob van Maerlant’s « Rijmbijbel », the oldest illuminated manuscript in the Dutch language.

Etnocoll, in collaboration with the Antwerp University, organised a summer school about Ethnographic collections. Follow here the blog posts about this Summer school.

This second part focuses on the cultural sector itself and will take place in Antwerp on 11 October 2016 (13h30 to 16h). You can sign up to the event as of now!

Some 140 unpublished letters written by Maurice Maeterlinck (1862-1949) have been acquired by the Abbé Manoël de la Serna Fund. The letters provide us with fresh insight into the life of the famous writer.