Funds and projects

Thanks to several funds managed by the King Baudouin Foundation, the stained-glass window by Léon d’Oultres, considered as one of the most beautiful in Belgium, has regained its brilliance of yesteryear.

The Raoul and Margaretha Kok-Krahé Fund has provided support for the acquisition of the Den Rooy nature reserve at Hoogstraten as well as land through which flow the River Merkske and the River Mark.

The call is open to printmakers and students in printmaking, of any nationality and age. Candidates must submit their application by 15 October 2015 at the latest.

A study day at the BELvue Museum on 5 October 2015 will focus on ethnographic and non-European collections. The common theme for the day will be the challenges facing the conservation and presentation of such collections.

The Brussels tapestry Le Jugement Dernier from the Worcester Art Museum (USA) has been able to be restored thanks to the René and Karin Jonckheere Fund. The tapestry is on show at the MRAH before being returned to Worcester.