Funds and projects

The InBev-Baillet Latour Fund supports initiatives that safeguard important elements of moveable Belgian heritage. Thanks to the fund, a major work by Hendrick Goltzius has been able to be restored. Calls for 2015 applications to the fund close on 19 May 2015.

L’Homme de Tollund (Tollund Man), a magnificent portfolio by Hugo Claus and Serge Vandercam, has recently enriched the Michel Wittock Fund. The Bibliotheca Wittockiana was able to purchase the work with help from the Heritage Fund.

The Eric Speeckaert Fund for the Study of Prince Charles-Joseph de Ligne’s Work has recently acquired an album of 13 etchings attributed to Charles, the eldest son of Prince Charles-Joseph de Ligne.

The Espace René Carcan, in partnership with the King Baudouin Foundation, is presenting a series of works submitted by candidates for the 2014 International René Carcan Prize for Printmaking. No less than 90 engravings will be on show at the BELvue Museum until 22 March 2015.

The Iles de la Semois Fund has started conservation and restoration work on three islands in the River Semois. The work is needed in order to maintain the landscape, historic and natural history value of the sites.