The Léon Courtin-Marcelle Bouché Fund has acquired the oldest documented saxophone to have belonged to Adolphe Sax, an E-flat baritone saxophone dating from 1846. It will be exhibited at the Museum of Musical Instruments in Brussels.
Malgorzata Chomicz, Fumio Yamaguchi and Henri Dupont are the winners of the 2020 René Carcan International Prize for Printmaking. Through this prize, the René Carcan Fund, managed by the King Baudouin Foundation, aims to promote the art of printmaking and engraving at international level.
Original artwork created for the strip cartoons Les Terres Creuses and Les Cités Obscures, from the François Schuiten Archival Fund, will be highlighted at the Musée Royal de Mariemont as part of the exhibition « Bye Bye Future! L’art de voyager dans le temps » (25 January - 24 May 2020).
110 years ago, the jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt was born in Liberchies, Belgium. A significant part of His work has been preserved thanks to the Pernet Fund and is exhibited at the Musical Instruments Museum in Brussels.