News 2015


- Video VERONA: Madrid Annunciation
In September 2015 the team of the VERONA project (Van Eyck Research in OpeN Access), that documents and studies the works by Jan Van Eyck in European ... Read More

- KIK-IRPA carries out excavations in Menorca
From 20 September until 11 October the radiocarbon dating lab of the KIK-IRPA, in collaboration with Ghent University and volunteers of AVRA (Antwerp ... Read More

- IPERION CH calls for transnational access
Within the Integrated Platform for the European Research Infrastructure ON Culture Heritage ARCHLAB, MOLAB and FIXLAB call for proposals are ... Read More

- Homage to Paul Coremans
Exactly 50 years ago, on 11 June 1965, the announcement of the death of the Belgian researcher Paul Coremans was received worldwide as a great loss fo ... Read More

- Online inventory and glossary of wall papers
In 2005 the KIK-IRPA and the Monuments and Sites Directorate of the Brussels-Capital Region signed a convention to create a database of wall papers. ... Read More

- PREFORMA starts prototyping phase
The KIK-IRPA is partner of the European project PREFORMA. The veraPDF consortium, Easy Innova and MediaArea start development on open source file com ... Read More

- Free e-book Frames and Supports
The KIK-IRPA publishes the free e-book Frames and Supports in 15th and 16th-century Southern Netherlandish Painting by Hélène Verou ... Read More

- The KIK-IRPA applies for EMAS
As a continuation of previous actions the KIK-IRPA now formalises its commitment to take all the necessary measures to decrease or at least restrain ... Read More

- The KIK-IRPA supports the appeal of UNESCO
As a member of several national and international heritage associations (ICCROM, ICOMOS, International Committee of the Blue Shield, ICOM…) the ... Read More

- VERONA: Van Eyck research in open access
Pioneer project of the Centre for the Study of the Flemish Primitives, financed by the Belgian Science Policy Office (BELSPO) within the framewor ... Read More

- CoMa 2013 conference acts
The proceedings of the international conference "CoMa 2013: Safeguarding Image Collections", held at the KIK-IRPA on 31 October 2013, are now availabl ... Read More

- ELinC: European Lacquer in Context
The ELinC project, which started in February 2014, is a collaboration project between the KIK-IRPA (Painting laboratory, coordinator), the Royal Mus ... Read More

Activities 2015


- 4|10|2015 KIK-IRPA at the Biennale Art nouveau & Déco
This Sunday 4 October (10-18h) the KIK-IRPA will have a stand at the Brussels Biennale Art nouveau & Art deco to present its unique ... Read More

- 12-26|06|2015 RE-ORG BELGIUM WORKSHOP
RE-ORG Belgium: Towards a museum storage reorganization network. You are not alone! More information, in French or in Dutch ... Read More

- 9|06|2015 Conference by Abigail D. Newman
On Tuesday 9 June Abigail D. Newman, visiting researcher at the Rubenianum and the University of Antwerp, gives a conference entitled An Antwerp artis ... Read More

- 7|05|2015 Digitaal: kans of noodzaak (conference)
On 7 May the conference Digitaal: kans of noodzaak takes place in the Jubelpark museum in Brussels. The KIK-IRPA co-organises this event. More i ... Read More

- 8|05|2015 Workshop Cimorné
On 8 May 2015 the Workshop Cimorné: een decoratieve cementbepleistering herontdekt takes place in the Brussels Meeting Cent ... Read More

- 22-23|04|2015 Colloquium Tournai cathedral
On 22 and 23 April 2015 the DG04 / Département du Patrimoine organises the colloquium Les couvertures médiéva ... Read More

- BRAFA Art Talks
From 24 January to 1 February BRAFA organises a series of art talks on the theme of 'The Preservation and Transmission of Cultural Heritage'. On Thurs ... Read More

- 26|03|2015 Open days at the KIK-IRPA
  Le jeudi 26 mars 2015, l’IRPA vous invite à une journée Portes Ouvertes dédiée spécialement aux &eacu ... Read More

- 15-17|06|2015 Symposium Paul Coremans
From 15 to 17 June 2015 the KIK-IRPA organises an international symposium in honour of its founder and first director Paul Coremans (1908-1965). Fif ... Read More

- 27|08-2|09 SOIMA 2015 pre-conference WORKSHOP
As a precursor to the SOIMA 2015, a five-day intensive workshop will be held on the theme of "Sustaining Sound and Image Collections". You can apply u ... Read More

- 3-4|09 SOIMA 2015: registration extended
Last opportunity: registration has been extended to 23 August. The definitive programme is now available. See, Listen and Share! What? An internat ... Read More

- 22-24|10|2015 Symposium Flesh, gold and wood
On 22, 23 and 24 October 2015 the KIK-IRPA organises its 16th Art History Seminar in Brussels, entitled Flesh, Gold and Wood. The Saint-Denis alt ... Read More

- 21-23|10|2015 Conference Dead Men Talking
A team of the KIK-IRPA was recently involved in the thorough analysis on the contents of the shrine of the Blessed Abbot Idesbald, held in Bruges. Thi ... Read More

- 13|11|2015 Conference F. Pourbus Tournai
The KIK-IRPA co-organises the conference François Pourbus l'Ancien. De l'abbaye Saint-Martin au Séminaire épiscopal de Tournai (X ... Read More

- 6-16|11|2015 14-18 l'art dans la tourmente
On 6 and 7 October 2015 the international conference "14-18, l'art dans la tourmente", co-organised by the KIK-IRPA, takes place in the cultural centr ... Read More

- 4|12|2015 Studiedag: Omgaan met waterschade
Op 4 december 2015 organiseert het Belgische Blauwe Schildcomité vzw, in samenwerking met het KIK, de Stad Antwerpen, de VVBAD, FARO, ICOMOS Vl ... Read More