Funds and projects

The René & Karin Jonckheere Fund supports conservation or restoration of works of art. Candidates must submit their application by 26 April 2017.

The Jean-Jacques Comhaire Fund is supporting the research and analysis of 7 pre-Columbian mummies, including the one that inspired Hergé in the creation of his character Rascar Capac. A multidisciplinary study undertaken by the Cinquantenaire Museum that includes using exact sciences.

KBC Brussels and the asbl Archi Human have come together to sustainably reintegrate homeless people in homes that have a high architectural and environmental value. A philanthropic venture managed by the King Baudouin Foundation.

The history of computing is now accessible to everyone, thanks to the efforts of 4 collectors. A new space devoted to computers and computing opened in Namur on 27th October, 2016.

Thanks to financial support from the Fund Abbé Manoël de la Serna, conservation treatment can be started in the coming months on Jacob van Maerlant’s « Rijmbijbel », the oldest illuminated manuscript in the Dutch language.