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The Baillet Latour Fund supports the preservation and restauration of major works of art from Belgian movable cultural heritage. Projects can be submitted until May 15, 2018.

The leading European foundations active in safeguarding our cultural heritage are presenting some of the major works from their collections. From May 24 to September 30, 2018 at the Art & History Museum, in Brussels.

Hugo Claus died 10 years ago. His archives were acquired by the Heritage Fund and entrusted to the Letterenhuis in Antwerp. Today, the Letterenhuis is celebrating this important Flemish author. An exhibition not to be missed on Claus and his archives.

The Pierre François Tilmon Fund is particularly pleased to have been able to acquire the only known piece of silver to bear the coat of arms of the Abbey of Notre-Dame de Leffe. The coffee pot is unique in its type and will soon be on public show at the Hôtel de Groesbeeck-de Croix - Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Namur.

An enormous 8m long screw, weighing 2 tonnes, will drive the new wood-chip boiler at the Château de Freÿr. A project of the Laubespin-Lagarde Fund, managed by the King Baudouin Foundation, designed to reduce the environmental footprint of this listed site.

You can sign up until April 30 for the summer school course: Ethnographic collections, aspects of research, preservation and conservation. An initiative of the UA, Etnocoll, the King Baudouin Foundation and FARO.