On the initiative of the Laubespin Lagarde Fund, the Société Archéologique de Namur has published a reference book and mounted a double exhibition entitled Freÿr-sur-Meuse. Un patrimoine exceptionnel en province de Namur. From 3 May to 22 September 2013 at the Château de Freÿr and the Musée des Arts Anciens du Namurois respectively.
The Bibliotheca Wittockiana has organized Papier-Papier, a competition and an exhibition of paper bookbinding. The first prize, offered by the King Baudouin Foundation, was awarded for the project of two students at the Cambre, Jessica Astier and Camille Boisaubert. From 19 April to 9 June 2013 at the Bibliotheca Wittockiana, Brussels
An important retrospective exhibition held in Weimar and Brussels to mark the 150th anniversary of Henry van de Velde’s birth, featuring the impressive oeuvre of this all-round artist, including the only ring to be attributed to him with certainty.
The Braun-van den Corput Collection, a reference in Brussels and European glazed earthenware is on show at the Château de Freÿr from April 1. An acquisition by the Léon Courtin-Marcelle Bouché Fund, managed by the King Baudouin Foundation.
A selection of 17th and 18th century terracotta statuettes is on show until 2015 at the Bonnefanten Museum in Maastricht, due to the renovation work currently being carried out at the Antwerp Royal Fine Arts Museum.