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On the occasion of the James Ensor year, the King Baudouin Foundation is lending a major work by the famous Belgian artist, Squelette regardant chinoiseries, to Bozar. The museum dedicates a major exhibition to Ensor and donates part of the proceeds to the Fight Against Cancer.

A sublime sauceboat, in Imari porcelain set in silver by the Brussels silversmith Petrus Josephus Fonson, has been acquired by the Comte Thierry de Looz-Corswarem Fund. Engraved with the Arenberg family’s coat of arms, this exceptional 18th century piece has been entrusted to the DIVA Museum.

Three works from our collection, including the famous copy of the Rubens theoretical notebook, are crossing the Channel to be part of the exhibition Bruegel to Rubens: Great Flemish Drawings at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford (from March 23 to June 23, 2024).

'James Ensor. Inspired by Brussels' is an exhibition organised by the Belgian Royal Library (KBR) as a tribute to the year of Ensor and which is accessible to blind and visually-impaired people. Thanks to support from the King Baudouin Foundation, tailor-made visits have been developed.

The Treasure of Oignies, a magnificent collection of 13th century silverware, will be shown almost in its entirety in Paris at a specially dedicated exhibition at the Cluny Museum, from 19 March to 20 October 2024.

An exceptional drawing by Félicien Rops, the second version of La Dame au Pantin, is joining the permanent collection of the Namur museum dedicated to the artist and his work, thanks to the Charles Vreeken Fund.