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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!

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.

Are you already dreaming of great days out during the summer? If so, why not fix a date to visit the Royal Museum of Mariemont, the Diamond Pavilion at the MAS Museum in Antwerp, the Piconrue Museum in Bastogne or the Bonnefanten Museum in Maastricht? In each of the museums you will find some of the most important works from our collections.

Some 140 unpublished letters written by Maurice Maeterlinck (1862-1949) have been acquired by the Abbé Manoël de la Serna Fund.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.