The Map of Utopia, made by Abraham Ortelius and acquired thanks to the Charles Vreeken Fund, has been listed among the ‘Topstukken’ (masterpieces) in Flanders. This visual representation of Thomas More’s Utopia, dates from the end of the 16th century and has been entrusted to the Plantin-Moretus Museum.
A number of Coptic textiles from the Fill-Trevisol Collection have joined the Musée L for a brand new exhibition that immerses us in the history of archaeology through the notebooks of two leading archaeologists.
From 6 February, 2020, the Model of Rome is on public show again at the Museum of Art & History in Brussels. The Model has now been enhanced by digital and interactive devices, partially financed by the Alexis Liénard Fund.
The Léon Courtin-Marcelle Bouché Fund has acquired the oldest documented saxophone to have belonged to Adolphe Sax, an E-flat baritone saxophone dating from 1846. It will be exhibited at the Museum of Musical Instruments in Brussels.