Funds and projects

The René Carcan Fund has launched the fifth "René Carcan International Prize for Printmaking". Entry to the competition is open until 30 September 2021.

After three years of research and restoration, Jan II Borman's iconic Saint George Altarpiece (1493) shines again in the Art & History Museum in Brussels. The interdisciplinary research, funded by the Jonckheere Fund, led to unexpected discoveries and provided answers to age-old mysteries.

The City of Ghent’s museum (the STAM) re-opened its doors in December 2000, after renovation. Three works, restored thanks to support from Funds managed by the King Baudouin Foundation, illustrate the history of Ghent.

Previously unseen images of King Leopold III of the Belgians on the Pyramid of Cheops were unearthed during research undertaken by historian Jean-Michel Bruffaerts while preparing a biography of Jean Capart, the famous Belgian Egyptologist.

The Irène Heidebroek – Eliane van Duyse Fund has exceptionally recompensed two projects for young people and museums. This is excellent news for the culture sector during this period of crisis.

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