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KIK-IRPA Open Day 2024 (sold out)

14 March 2024 10:00 - 18:00 - KIK-IRPA, Brussels

Take a behind-the-scenes look at the study, inventory and conservation-restoration of precious objects from Belgium's cultural heritage at our Open Day on Thursday, March 14.

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Symposium XXIII for the Study of the Underdrawing and Technology in Painting

11 January 2024 00:00 - 13 January 2024 00:00 - Leuven and Brussels

The international and interdisciplinary XXIII Symposium for the Study of Underdrawing and Technology in Painting focuses on 'Cross-Media Perspectives. Technical Studies of Art on Panel, Paper and Parchment (1400-1600)'.

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KIK-IRPA Art History Seminar No. 22

24 November 2023 09:00 - 17:00 - KIK-IRPA, Brussels

The Art History Seminar of KIK-IRPA number 22 will take place on November 24, 2023, at the Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage, in Brussels. This day will be dedicated to the latest research on sculpture in Belgium, highlighting various fascinating topics in this artistic field. Join us to explore the many facets of Belgian sculpture and discuss the latest developments in research in this domain.

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Heritage Days

16 September 2023 10:00 - 17 September 2023 17:00

Since 1989, the Heritage Days have been one of Belgium’s most keenly anticipated cultural events, drawing in thousands of visitors from Brussels, Wallonia, Flanders and beyond. The Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage will participate in the activities supported by with a special programme linked to the festivities for its 75th anniversary.

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Discover the restored altarpiece from Milan

16 September 2023 10:00 - 17 September 2023 16:00 - KIK-IRPA, Brussels

The Polychrome Wood Sculpture Studio exceptionally opens its doors on 16 and 17 September. Meet the conservators-restorers while visiting a beautifully restored altarpiece from Milan.

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A new outfit for Manneken-Pis

14 September 2023 12:00 - 18:00 - Brussels

The world-famous statue of Manneken Pis will wear a special costume on September 14, 2023, to mark the institution's 75th anniversary.

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KIK-IRPA Sector Day 2023

03 March 2023 10:00 - 17:00 - KIK-IRPA, Brussels

To celebrate its 75th anniversary, IRPA invites heritage professionals for an exceptional day. Researchers, academics, museologists, curators-restorers, doctoral students and students will have an opportunity to discover the services that the institute provides.

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KIK-IRPA Open Day 2023

02 March 2023 10:00 - 17:00 - KIK-IRPA, Brussels
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Artists, Agents and Patrons from the Low Countries in the Iberian World

09 December 2022 09:00 - 17:30 - KIK-IRPA, Brussels

International Study Day & Call for Papers for a Special Journal Issue

The Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage (KIK-IRPA) is organising a study day which aim is to further clarify our understanding of the artistic exchanges and influences that took place between the Low Countries and the Iberian world during the period 1400-1715.

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Working with Glass in Belgium

17 November 2022 09:00 - 18 November 2022 18:00 - Brussel, Jubelpark & Charleroi, Bois du Cazier
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KIK-IRPA Art History Seminar No. 21

10 November 2022 09:00 - 17:00 - KIK-IRPA, Brussels

The twenty-first Art History Seminar will be held at KIK-IRPA (conference room) on 10 November 2022 from 9am to 5pm. We are pleased to announce that this year's seminar will consider the theme of copying through the experience of eleven KIK-IRPA art historians working in a wide variety of artistic disciplines and periods, from photography to sculpture, from the Middle Ages to the contemporary period.

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Heritage and innovation: techniques implemented by KIK-IRPA

08 September 2022 15:00 - 17:30 - Vertbois, CESE Wallonie, Rue du Vertbois 13c, 4000 Liège
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Analysis of Temperature and Relative Humidity Data Workshop

27 June 2022 09:30 - 04 July 2022 17:00
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RICH Talk 2: Spoliation or artistic conquest?

09 November 2021 16:00 - 17:30
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Study day Orner le culte

29 October 2021 09:30 - 18:00 - TAMAT, Séminaire épiscopal, Rue des Jésuites 28, 7500 Tournai
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PAGODE FINAL CONFERENCE: "Discovering Chinese Cultural Heritage in Europeana"

23 September 2021 09:30 - 24 September 2021 12:30 - Online
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