07|10|2016-11|06|2017 Albrecht Bouts exhibition
With prestigious loans from the National Gallery London, the Prado Museum and the Louvre among others, the exhibition
Blood & Tears. Albrecht Bouts and the Image of the Passion
brings together for the first time exceptional works from the late 15th and early 16th centuries. Organized in collab...
In 2012 the restorers of the Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage (KIK-IRPA, Brussels) started treatment of the Ghent Altarpiece by the Van Eyck brothers. No one expected this restoration to turn into a revelation: the real Van Eyck proved to have been hidden underneath overpaint for centuries!
9-10|02|2017 Seminar Flandes by substitution
Flandes by Substitution: Copies of Flemish Masters in the Hispanic World (1500-1700). Art History Seminar 18 of the Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage (KIK-IRPA), Brussels, 9-10 February 2017.
On 9 and 10 February 2017 an international conference will be held on the copies of paintings of Flemis...
9|03|2017 Open days at the KIK-IRPA
The KIK-IRPA invites you to its Open Days on Thursday 9 March 2017. A unique occasion to get an inside view of the study and restoration of art works. You can stroll along the different documentation units, studios and laboratories where our experts will explain their work.
We welcome you on ...
27-28|04|2017 Call for papers
Patrimoines en mouvement : entre préservation et dévotion
Bruxelles, 27-28 avril 2017
Ce n'est que dans les dernières années du XXe siècle que, sous l'impulsion de l'UNESCO, le patrimoine immatériel a été reconnu comme une fraction essen...